Samsung has launched a new Snow White color variant of the Galaxy Note 9 smartphone in Taiwan. The new model comes with a matching S Pen stylus. Previously, the flagship handset came in Midnight Black, Lavender Purple, Metallic Copper, and Ocean Blue color options. The company also launched a Cloud Silver color option in late September. Read more to find about Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Snow White Variant Price in India, Specifications, and Features
Price and Availability
|Price||TWD 30,900 (approx Rs 70,500)|
The new Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Snow White variant is priced in Taiwan at TWD 30,900 (approx Rs 70,500). It only comes in a 128GB storage option. The new handset will be available in the country early next month. The company is also offering a free limited edition Wireless Fast Charge Charger (worth TWD 1,190 – approx Rs 2,700) for customers who order the device before December 31.
The Galaxy Note 9 was launched in August at a starting price of $999 (approx Rs 70,500). In India, the flagship smartphone is priced at Rs 67,900 for the 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage variant. The 8GB RAM/ 512GB storage variant comes with a price tag of Rs 84,900.
|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 new Snow White variant is expected to feature identical specifications and features to the original model.
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
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.