Samsung is all set to launch its Galaxy Note 9, the second flagship device of 2018 from the South-Korean company, on the 9th of August. Also, this Samsung’s Galaxy Unpacked event is scheduled to take place at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York on August 9 at 11 am E.T. (8:30 pm IST).
As anticipated, this latest Samsung Galaxy Note 9 would have a major upgrade in terms of battery and native storage as compared to its previous iteration, Galaxy Note 8. Now the list of things users needs to know about this latest flagship device by Samsung.
Samsung Galaxy Note 9: Launch date, Live stream time, how to watch
Samsung would be hosting a live stream for the Galaxy Unpacked event on August 9 where the Galaxy Note 9 would be unveiled. The event would start at 11:00 am E.T. (8:30 pm IST). For users who are more interested, might watch the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 live stream at the following link, https://news.samsung.com/in/.
Samsung Galaxy Note 9: Specs and features
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is said to feature a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED display with 18.5:9 aspect ratio. The physical design of the device is expected to remain similar to the one found in Galaxy Note 8. The phone is expected to pack a larger 4000mAh battery. Where its predecessor came with a standard 3300mAh battery.
It would be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845 SoC for China and US market or the in-house Exynos 9810 processor for other global markets. India would be receiving the Exynos variant. One of the variants of the Galaxy Note 9 is said to feature a massive 512GB native storage. The phone is also said to come with an improved S Pen stylus that would, in fact, offer new features.
Talking of the camera section, Galaxy Note 9 is expected to have 12MP dual camera sensors, in addition to a dual variable aperture that was introduced on Galaxy S9 series. The phone is tipped to run by a new version of Samsung’s voice-assistant Bixby, which would have better natural language processing and faster response time. Galaxy Note 9 could likely come with faster wireless charging support and bundle a new wireless charging accessory.
Samsung’s Good Lock app is supposed to customize the phone’s UI and is speculated to be present in this new Note handset. Reports also suggest that the Note 9 might have a fingerprint sensor embedded below the dual rear camera sensors. Talking about the software front, the phone would run on Android 8.1 Oreo. As for the storage, the Galaxy Note 9 might offer two RAM/storage options, listing 6GB RAM+256GB storage and 8GB RAM+512GB storage.