The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is finally out. The long-awaited smartphone is finally here with impressive features and specs that meet up with expectations. The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is now the latest and top flagship smartphone of 2018. The phone is properly built with enticing features such as Face ID, S-Pen, and other regulars.
KEY FEATURES AND SPECS OF Samsung Galaxy Note 9.
- Display: 6.4-inch, Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 1440 x 2960 pixels (516 ppi)
- Operating System: Android 8.1 Oreo (Samsung Experience UI)
- Processor: Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 CPU with 6GB/8GB RAM
- Memory: 128GB/512GB built-in storage, up to 512GB memory card supported
- Camera: Dual 12MP + 12MP rear camera and an 8MP front camera
- S Pen with Bluetooth
- IP68 water and dustproof
- Samsung Pay and NFC
- Samsung DeX (desktop experience support)
- 4G LTE
- Fingerprint scanner (rear)
- Face ID
- Battery: 4, 000mAh Nonremovable.
DESIGN AND DISPLAY.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 still packs the latest design on modern smartphones. Though the handset looks like the Galaxy Note 8, still you will notice some changes if you hold them together. For example, the Galaxy Note 9 is thicker and heavier than the later.
You can only notice this changes when you hold the duo Phone at the same time. Also, the S-Pen on the Note 9 is now yellow and it comes with additional features that you will love. The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 features an aluminum frame and a Water Carbon Cooling System to help maintain the heat of the phone when gaming.
The phone also retains the Bixby button and it’s resistant to water up to 1.5m for 30 minutes and also immune to dust. The 6.4 inches is offering an impressive Quad HD+ resolution. This is in line with a Super AMOLED panel that will deliver a contrast and excellent color reproduction.
It has a resolution of 1440 x 2960 pixels with a 516 PPI pixel density with HDR support. The front screen is also shielded by a Corning Gorilla Glass 5 with an always-on display feature.
This is not all, the DEX Mode is now available on the Note 9 which is only popular on Samsung Tablets that allows you to connect to a larger display using an HDMI adapter. This means you can use this beast as a touchpad or virtual keyboard.
CAMERA AND STORAGE.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 still maintain the same camera configuration with the Galaxy S9. The only difference is the improve AI features which has an algorithm to identify 20 different scenes in other to make appropriate changes to capture beautiful photos.
In addition to this is a Flaw Detection feature that signals you to retake picture that is blurry or the person’s eyes are closed. The Dual 12MP on the back indeed has a lot to offer users. You will be getting the 8MP sensor on the front for taking selfies even on low light condition.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 comes in two variant, there’s a model with 128GB and another with 512GB. This internal memory can still be extended with Micro SD card.
HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE.
In term of hardware, the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor while Europe, the Middle East, and Africa models have the Exynos 9810 chipset. The first model has Adreno 630 GPU and the latter comes with a Mali-G72 MP18 GPU. You will either get 6GB or 8GB of RAM depending on how much you are willing to splash. Powering this phablet is Android 8.1 Oreo with Samsung Experience UI on top.
BATTERY AND S-PEN.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is prepared both for gamer’s and movies lovers. This elegant phone has a massive battery capacity of 4000mAh which will give you time to enjoy your phone than charging it. Good news, the phone comes with quick charge and it also supports fast charging technology as well.
The yellow S-Pen you will find on this phone now features Low Energy (LE) Bluetooth. You can use it as a remote to operate your Note 9. For example, you can long press it to launch the camera app, double tap to switch between back and front camera and then tap to take pictures. You can also customize the S-Pen and its charges through a special semiconductor in less than 30 minutes.
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 PRICE IN Dubai, UAE.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is now available in Dubai and UEA at a price of AED 3699 for the 128GB, while the 512GB cost around AED 3599.
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 General Features and Specifications
|Dimensions||161.9 x 76.4 x 8.8 mm|
|SIM||Single Sim, Dual Standby (Nano-SIM)|
|Color Shades||Metallic copper, Lavender purple, Ocean blue, Midnight black|
|Back Camera (Main)||12 MP f/1.5-2.4, 26mm, 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS + 12 MP f/2.4, 52mm, 1/3.4″, 1µm, AF, OIS, 2x optical zoom|
|Selfie Camera (Front)||8 MP, f/1.7, 25mm, 1/3.6″, 1.22µm, AF|
|Camera Features||Dual video call, Auto-HDR|
|OS||Android 8.1 (Oreo)|
|CPU||Octa-core (4×2.7 GHz Mongoose M3 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A55) – EMEA
Octa-core (4×2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4×1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) – USA/LATAM, China
|Chipset||Exynos 9810 Octa – EMEA
Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 – USA/LATAM, China
|GPU||Mali-G72 MP18 – EMEA
Adreno 630 – USA/LATAM, China
|Technology||Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Display Size||6.4 Inches|
|Resolution||1440 x 2960 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~516 ppi density)|
|Internal||128GB, 512GB Built-in, 8GB RAM|
|Card slot||microSD Card, (Yes)|
|Capacity||Non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery|
|2G Band||SIM1: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)|
|3G Band||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100|
|4G Band||LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 32(1500), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100)|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||v5.0 with A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes + A-GPS support, & GLONASS|
|USB||2.0, proprietary reversible connector|
|Sensors||Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2|
|Messaging||SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM|
|Games||Built-in + Downloadable|
|MISC||Active Noise Cancellation With Dedicated Mic, Photo/video Editor, Document Viewer, Lightning to 3.5 mm headphone jack adapter|