Samsung has finally unveiled its much-awaited Galaxy Note 9 handset. The new smartphone comes with a bigger display and battery. It is accompanied by a Bluetooth-powered S Pen stylus and supports up to 1TB internal storage. Additional highlights include up to 8GB RAM and dual rear cameras. Read more to find about Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Price in India, Specifications, and Features
Price and Availability
|Price||$999 (approx Rs 68,700)|
The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is priced at $999 (approx Rs 68,700) for the 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage variant. Whereas the 8GB RAM/ 512GB model comes with a price at $1,250 (approx Rs 85,900). The new smartphone will be available in the US on August 24. Pre-orders begin on Friday.
As of now, there is no confirmation about an Indian launch date or price. Samsung India is expected to announce an India launch event pretty soon. It is likely to bear a slightly higher price tag than the US variant.
|Processor||Exynos 9810/ 2.7GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845|
|RAM||6GB LPDDR4/ 8GB LPDDR4|
|Internal Storage||128GB/ 512GB (expandable up to 512GB)|
|Display||6.4-inch, Super AMOLED, Quad HD+ (1440 x 2960 pixels), 18.5:9 aspect ratio, 516ppi|
|OS||Android 8.1 Oreo|
|Primary (Rear) Camera||Dual (12MP + 12MP) with flash|
The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 sports a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED Infinity Display with Quad HD+ (1440 x 2960 pixels) resolution, an 18.5:9 aspect ratio and a pixel density of 516ppi. It is powered by a 2.7GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor (the Indian variant is likely to come with Exynos 9810). The internal storage can be further expanded via a microSD card (up to 512GB).
In terms of optics, the Galaxy Note 9 sports a dual camera setup on the back with OIS (optical image stabilization) feature. It combines a 12-megapixel wide-angle super speed dual pixel (f/1.5 – f/2.4 aperture) autofocus sensor with a 12-megapixel telephoto autofocus sensor (f/2.4 aperture, 2x optical zoom and up to 10x digital zoom). The 8-megapixel autofocus sensor on the front comes with f/1.7 aperture. Camera features include AI scene identification, portrait mode, and low-light HDR.
The Galaxy Note 9 is backed by a 4000mAh battery with fast charging. It also supports wireless charging.
- Bluetooth-enabled Stylus
- Dual cameras
- Android 8.1 Oreo OS
- Fingerprint scanner
- Face unlock
- Animated emojis
- Heart rate sensor
- IP68 rating
- Dual-SIM option
- Gigabit LTE (Cat. 18)
- Dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac
- Bluetooth v5.0
- USB Type-C
- 3.5mm headphone jack
- AKG Harman speakers
- Built-in DeX
- Multiple color options
The new smartphone is marginally wider, thicker than its predecessor. It weighs over 200g. The all-glass design is wrapped in a metal frame. The IP68-rated device (water and dust proof) comes in single-SIM and dual-SIM configurations, depending upon the markets. Connectivity options include Gigabit LTE (Cat. 18), dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, USB Type-C, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
The Samsung runs Android 8.1 Oreo operating system. It features AKG Harman speakers. Additionally, built-in DeX allows you to plug your smartphone in a monitor via a Type-C to HDMI adapter. Samsung claims that the Note 9 features a new cooling system based on water, a bigger heatsink and some carbon fiber parts.
Additional features include Face unlock, fingerprint sensor, animated emojis, and a heart rate sensor. It will also be the first Android smartphone to get Fortnite game.
The all-new S Pen stylus comes with a Bluetooth Low Energy module. It acts as a remote/ camera shutter after double tap a button. For example, pressing it twice allows you to switch between the front and rear cameras. Samsung claims that just 40 seconds of charging will last for 30 minutes, or for 200 button clicks.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 comes in Midnight Black, Metallic Copper, Ocean Blue, and Lavender Purple color options. While the Ocean Blue model comes with a yellow-colored S Pen, other models come with a stylus of the same color.
The new flagship smartphone comes with several upgrades over its predecessor, including a new S Pen with Bluetooth support. The powerful device comes with Snapdragon 845 SoC, up to 8GB RAM, and up to 1TB storage. What do you think of the new phablet? Are you waiting for the new smartphone? Let us know in the comments section below.