Samsung Galaxy Note 9 carries a price tag of US $999.99 for the 6GB RAM with 128GB storage variant while the 8GB RAM with 512GB internal storage variant cost US $1,249.99. The Galaxy Note 9 comes in several colour options like Midnight Black, Lavender Purple, Metallic Copper with matching S Pen, and Ocean Blue with a Yellow S Pen.
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Specifications, and Features
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Specifications
On the specifications front, the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 features 6.4-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity display with a resolution of 1440 x 2960 pixels, has an aspect ratio of 18.5:9, and a pixel density of 516 pixels per inch. The display on Galaxy Note 9 is end-to-end while the bezel-less screen extends to the phone’s sides and display comes with support for HDR10, allowing you to view lifelike content. The display on Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass. Depending on the region, the Galaxy Note 9 runs on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor (2.8GHz + 1.7GHz) or Exynos 9810 processor (2.7GHz + 1.7GHz) which is coupled with Adreno 630 GPU/Mali-G72 MP18 GPU and 6GB/8GB of RAM. The Galaxy Note 9 runs on Android 8.0 Oreo operating system with Samsung TouchWiz UI on top of it and has 128GB/512GB internal storage which can be expanded further up to 512GB via microSD card.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 features dual camera set up at the rear – 12-megapixel primary camera with variable aperture, uses f/1.5 aperture for night shots for a brighter picture while f/2.4 aperture for normal shots in daytime and the secondary 12-megapixel Telephoto lens enable 2X lossless optical zoom and up to 10X digital zoom, and portrait mode for DSLR-like bokeh effects with background blur. On the front, there is an 8-megapixel (f/1.7) camera with auto-focus for selfie and video-calling. The Galaxy Note 9 lets you capture slow-motion videos at 960fps in HD resolution.
Depending on the region, the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 has single-SIM and dual-SIM (hybrid) support and comes with connectivity features like 4G VoLTE for HD voice calling, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac, NFC, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS, USB Type-C port for charging and data transfer, and Gigabit LTE (Cat. 18) with support for speeds up to 1.2Gbps.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 fuelled with 4000mAh battery and supports adaptive fast charging, and wireless fast charging. The battery on Samsung Galaxy Note 9 offers a full day usage and more, as per company claims.
Samsung Galaxy Note S Pen
The S Pen Stylus on Galaxy Note 9 comes with Bluetooth Low Energy support, lets you to use Stylus as a remote shutter to click photos (selfie or group pictures) or record videos, pressing the button once it will trigger the shutter while pressing it twice it lets you switch between the front and rear camera. The S Pen also lets you control presentations as well as apps like Gallery, and YouTube. Additionally, the S Pen remotely unlock your smartphone and control the music playback. The Bluetooth functionality requires the S Pen to be charged, which happens automatically when you place it inside the smartphone. According to Samsung, just 40 seconds of charging, you can use S Pen for 30 minutes or 200 button clicks.
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Features
The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 comes with features like Samsung Pay for cashless payments, IP68 certification for water and dust resistance (the smartphone is water resistant up to 1.5 meters of water for 30 minutes), stereo speakers by AKG HARMAN with Dolby Atmos audio enhancement, a heart-rate sensor, and Samsung Knox for added security. The Galaxy Note 9 has Iris Scanner, and the fingerprint sensor is placed below the camera module, ensuring that you don’t accidentally touch the camera lens. The smartphone comes with a new carbon-water cooling system that curbs the heat levels during prolonged gaming sessions.
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Bixby Voice Assistant
The Galaxy Note 9 comes with Bixby voice assistant and there is a dedicated Bixby hardware button. The voice assistant has support for Live translation in different Indian languages such as Hindi, Gujarati, and Punjabi among others.
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 DeX Support
The company has built the DeX support into the Galaxy Note 9, which means you can get a desktop-like experience with your smartphone by just plugging in a monitor via a Type-C to HDMI adapter.
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 AR Emoji
The company has included Apple iPhone X-like 3D facial recognition technology and an Animoji-like feature called AR Emoji. The AR Emoji uses machine learning to analyse and map more than 100 facial features to create a 3D model that reflects and imitates expressions.
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Product Details
Design and Display
The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 comes with a refined and refreshed look. The device offers a premium feel and loaded with features. The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 comes in multiple colour options like Metallic copper, Lavender Purple, Ocean Blue, and Midnight Black. The fingerprint sensor placed on the rear side and it lets you unlock your device quickly. The device measures 161.9 x 76.4 x 8.8 mm and weighs 201g.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 flaunts a 6.4-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity display with a resolution of 1440 x 2960 pixels (516ppi). The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5 for enhanced protection against impacts.
Performance and Storage
The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 has strong configuration and offers power performance. The device is powered by either Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor or Exynos 9810 processor (depending on the regions) and there are no lag issues, you can do multitasking with ease. The graphical requirements taken care by an Adreno 630 GPU/Mali-G72 MP18 GPU and a 6GB/8GB RAM offers a smooth performance and day to day tasks can be easily handled.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 has a good amount of storage and it comes in two storage variants – 128GB internal storage or 512GB internal storage options. The internal storage can be expanded further up to 512GB via microSD card.
Camera And Operating System
The camera quality on Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is simply amazing as it comes with dual camera setup on the back – two 12MP sensors with dual LED flash, and an 8MP front-facing camera. The camera app has features like Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus and you can record a video of 2160p quality at 30fps speed.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 runs on Android 8.1 operating system out-of-the-box with Samsung TouchWiz UI on top of it.
Connectivity and Battery
The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 has single-SIM or dual-SIM support (depending on the region), and has connectivity features like 4G LTE, dual-band MIMO Wi-Fi 802.11 ac/b/g/n, Bluetooth v5.0 with aptXHD support, Mobile HotSpot, GPS with A-GPS, NFC and USB Type-C.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 fuelled with 4,000mAh Li-Ion non-removable battery and it supports fast charging. The device can be charged through the USB Type-C port, as well as wirelessly.
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Technical Specifications
|Model||Samsung Galaxy Note 9|
|SIM Slot||Hybrid Dual SIM Card Slot|
|Box Content||Mobile Phone, Data Cable, Travel Adaptor, Stereo Headset, Ejection Pin, User Manual|
|Type||Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen|
|Resolution||1440 x 2960 Pixels|
|Pixel Density||516 ppi|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 5|
|Screen to body percentage||83.4%|
Processor and Operating System
|Architecture||Kryo 385/Cortex A55|
|No of Cores||8 (Octa Core)|
|GPU||Adreno 630/Mali-G72 MP18 GPU|
|Operating System||Android 8.1 Oreo|
|User Interface (UI)||Samsung TouchWiz UI|
Memory And Storage
|USB OTG Support||Yes|
|Rear Camera||12 MP, f/1.5-2.4, 26mm, 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS|
12 MP, f/2.4, 52mm, 1/3.6″, 1µm, AF, OIS, 2x optical zoom
|Front Facing Camera||8 MP (f/1.7)|
|Features||LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama, Dual video call, Auto-HDR|
|Video Recording||2160p@60fps, 1080p@240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR, dual-video rec, 1440p@30fps|
|Optical Image Stabilizer||Yes, Dual OIS|
Internet And Connectivity
|Operating Frequency||4G Bands:TD-LTE 2300(band 40), FD-LTE 1800(band 3)|
3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
|Network||4G VoLTE, GSM, 4G LTE, HSPA|
|Internet||EDGE, GPRS, LTE|
|WLAN||Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||v5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO|
|USB Connectivity||Yes, 3.1 Type-C reversible connector|
|Voice Over LTE (VoLTE)||Yes|
|Headphone Connector||Yes, 3.5mm|
|Build||Front glass, back glass, aluminium frame|
|Colours||Metallic copper, Lavender purple, Ocean blue, Midnight black|
|Dimensions||161.9 x 76.4 x 8.8 mm|
|S-Pen Dimensions||5.7 x 4.35 x 106.42 mm|
|S-Pen Weight||3.1 gram|
|Water Proof||Yes, Water resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 1.5 meter), IP68|
|Payment||Yes, NFC, MST, Samsung Pay|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, Barometer, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, Heart Rate Sensor, Proximity Sensor, RGB Light Sensor, Iris Sensor, Pressure Sensor|
|Messaging||SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail|
|Warranty||1 year manufacturer warranty for Phone and 6 months warranty for in the box accessories|
|Audio||MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA, DSF, DFF, APE|
|Media Player||Yes (MP3, AAC, WMA, FLAC)|
|Video Player||Yes, MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM|