Samsung Galaxy Note 9 price, release date, REVEALED specifications

Samsung has unveiled its new Galaxy Note 9 phone as the technology giant seeks to strengthen its position as the world's largest smartphone maker.

The new device of the Seoul company has once again the Pen S Pen Note line, this time improved with integrated Bluetooth functionality.

It also comes equipped with the feature-sized screen "phablet", this time with a huge Infinity Infinity AMOLED 6.4-inch screen.

The firm claims that this phone will raise the barrier of speed and power once more & # 39; and is available in four colors: Black Midnight, Purple Lavender and Ocean Blue.

Samsung said that Note 9 was designed with the games in mind, and announced that Fortnite will be available in the gadget, the first Android device to host the game.

Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney also announced a skin & # 39; Galaxy & # 39; Special for Fortnite for the select group of players who access the game on the new device.

The Samsung marquee product will be available from August 24 in the UK with prices of £ 899 ($ ​​999) for the 128GB variant and £ 1,099 ($ ​​1,249) for the 512GB variant.

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Samsung has unveiled its new Galaxy Note 9 phone as the technology giant seeks to strengthen its position as the world's largest smartphone maker. The new device from the Seoul company once again presents the distinctive S Pen from the Note line, this time in an improved form

Samsung has unveiled its new Galaxy Note 9 phone as the technology giant seeks to strengthen its position as the world's largest smartphone maker. The new device from the Seoul company once again presents the distinctive S Pen from the Note line, this time in an improved form

Samsung has unveiled its new Galaxy Note 9 phone as the technology giant seeks to strengthen its position as the world's largest smartphone maker. The new device from the Seoul company once again presents the distinctive S Pen from the Note line, this time in an improved form

The company claims that this phone will raise the speed bar and power once again & # 39; and is available in four colors: Black Midnight, Purple Lavender and Ocean Blue.

The company claims that this phone will raise the speed bar and power once again & # 39; and is available in four colors: Black Midnight, Purple Lavender and Ocean Blue.

The company claims that this phone will raise the speed bar and power once again & # 39; and is available in four colors: Black Midnight, Purple Lavender and Ocean Blue.

Samsung today launched the phone at its Samsung Unboxed event in New York, which broadcast live to more than half a million people worldwide.

The most notable improvements to Note 9 of its predecessor, Note 8, are found in the S-pen, processor and battery life.

It is also equipped with a large number of sensors and complex equipment, including an accelerometer, a barometer, a fingerprint sensor, a geomagnetic sensor and a heart rate sensor.

"The Note has always been our showcase for premium technology and innovation that defines the industry, and Galaxy Note9 is no exception," said DJ Koh, president and CEO of Samsung Electronics' mobile and IT communications division at a hearing at the Samsung Unboxed event in New York.

& # 39; It is designed for a level of performance, power and intelligence that today's advanced users want and need.

& # 39; The fans of the note are the most loyal of Samsung; we know they want it all, to get the most out of work and play, and Galaxy Note9 is the only phone that can keep up with their busy lives. "

Best battery

Samsung has dramatically increased the battery within the Galaxy Note 9.

The next-generation phone now has a 4,000 mAh battery, the largest ever sent on a Galaxy phone, which the company says will offer a one-day battery life.

On the other hand, the Note 8 has a cell of 3300 mAh.

Greater storage

Galaxy Note 9 is available with two internal storage options: 128 GB or 512 GB.

The basic version is capable of storing up to 670 hours of movies.

Like the previous models, the phone supports expandable storage through microSD, allowing users to increase the amount of storage available up to 1TB of memory.

Samsung's previous entry in the Note range focused on productivity included a maximum of 256 GB of built-in storage.

It comes equipped with the characteristic size screen "phablet", this time with an Infinity Infinity AMOLED screen of 6.4 inches

It comes equipped with the characteristic size screen "phablet", this time with an Infinity Infinity AMOLED screen of 6.4 inches

It comes equipped with the characteristic size screen "phablet", this time with an Infinity Infinity AMOLED screen of 6.4 inches

Faster processor

Samsung claims that its new Galaxy Note 9 is "super powerful".

The next-generation phone is powered by a flagship Qualcomm SnapDragon 845 processor, along with 8 GB of RAM.

It is also shipped with support for the fastest mobile network speeds currently available, which will allow Galaxy Note 9 owners to download content of up to 1.2 gigabits per second.

To ensure that the phablet does not suffer from the same overheating problems that plagued Note 7, Samsung has equipped its latest phone with a customized carbon water cooling system & # 39; industry leader & # 39 ;.

The Galaxy Note 9 also uses AI on the smartphone to adjust the power of the smartphone to ensure stable performance.

It is also equipped with a large number of sensors and complex equipment, including an accelerometer, a barometer, a fingerprint sensor (in the image), a geomagnetic sensor and a heart rate sensor.

It is also equipped with a large number of sensors and complex equipment, including an accelerometer, a barometer, a fingerprint sensor (in the image), a geomagnetic sensor and a heart rate sensor.

It is also equipped with a large number of sensors and complex equipment, including an accelerometer, a barometer, a fingerprint sensor (in the image), a geomagnetic sensor and a heart rate sensor.

The next-generation stylus now uses Bluetooth Low-Energy (BLE), which consumes much more energy and reduces the impact of the wireless pen on the smartphone's battery.

The next-generation stylus now uses Bluetooth Low-Energy (BLE), which consumes much more energy and reduces the impact of the wireless pen on the smartphone's battery.

The next-generation stylus now uses Bluetooth Low-Energy (BLE), which consumes much more energy and reduces the impact of the wireless pen on the smartphone's battery.

Along with the largest battery cell inside the Note 9, the battery life should generally be improved with the new headset

Along with the largest battery cell inside the Note 9, the battery life should generally be improved with the new headset

Along with the largest battery cell inside the Note 9, the battery life should generally be improved with the new headset

Samsung still has the largest market share worldwide, but a handful of rivals, including Apple, will launch new phones soon, as they seek to close the gap

Samsung still has the largest market share worldwide, but a handful of rivals, including Apple, will launch new phones soon, as they seek to close the gap

Samsung still has the largest market share worldwide, but a handful of rivals, including Apple, will launch new phones soon, as they seek to close the gap

The most notable improvements to Note 9 of its predecessor, Note 8, are found in the S-pen, processor and battery life, but note 9 has marked improvements in all areas

The most notable improvements to Note 9 of its predecessor, Note 8, are found in the S-pen, processor and battery life, but note 9 has marked improvements in all areas

The most notable improvements to Note 9 of its predecessor, Note 8, are found in the S-pen, processor and battery life, but note 9 has marked improvements in all areas

S improved boom

Samsung has updated the Pen S Pen, one of the features of the Note range.

Like previous models, the S Pen can be used to navigate the touch screen, annotate images and screenshots, and create animated GIFs from videos.

The next-generation stylus now uses Bluetooth Low-Energy (BLE), which consumes much more energy and reduces the impact of the wireless pen on the smartphone's battery.

Along with the larger battery cell within Note 9, the battery life should generally be improved with the new handset.

Samsung has added a strip of functionality to the button on the S Pen.

Clicking on this button can now be used to activate a remote shutter function, take a selfie or a group image from a distance.

It can also be used to scroll the slides in a main presentation or control the playback of videos.

The next-generation phone now has a 4,000mAh battery, the largest ever sent in a Galaxy flagship, which the company says will offer a one-day battery life.

The next-generation phone now has a 4,000mAh battery, the largest ever sent in a Galaxy flagship, which the company says will offer a one-day battery life.

The next-generation phone now has a 4,000mAh battery, the largest ever sent in a Galaxy flagship, which the company says will offer a one-day battery life.

Samsung said that Note 9 was designed with the games in mind, and announced that Fortnite will be available in the gadget, the first Android device to host the game. Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney also announced a skin & # 39; Galaxy & # 39; special for Fortnite for the select group of players who access the game on the new device

Samsung said that Note 9 was designed with the games in mind, and announced that Fortnite will be available in the gadget, the first Android device to host the game. Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney also announced a skin & # 39; Galaxy & # 39; special for Fortnite for the select group of players who access the game on the new device

Samsung said that Note 9 was designed with the games in mind, and announced that Fortnite will be available in the gadget, the first Android device to host the game. Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney also announced a skin & # 39; Galaxy & # 39; special for Fortnite for the select group of players who access the game on the new device

Galaxy Note 9 is available with two internal storage options: 128 GB or 512 GB. The basic version is capable of storing up to 670 hours of movies. Like the previous models, the phone supports expandable storage through microSD, allowing users to increase the amount of storage available up to 1TB of memory.

Galaxy Note 9 is available with two internal storage options: 128 GB or 512 GB. The basic version is capable of storing up to 670 hours of movies. Like the previous models, the phone supports expandable storage through microSD, allowing users to increase the amount of storage available up to 1TB of memory.

Galaxy Note 9 is available with two internal storage options: 128 GB or 512 GB. The basic version is capable of storing up to 670 hours of movies. Like the previous models, the phone supports expandable storage through microSD, allowing users to increase the amount of storage available up to 1TB of memory.

Samsung claims that its new Galaxy Note 9 is "super powerful". The next-generation phone is powered by a Qualcomm SnapDragon 845 flagship processor, along with 8 GB of RAM

Samsung claims that its new Galaxy Note 9 is "super powerful". The next-generation phone is powered by a Qualcomm SnapDragon 845 flagship processor, along with 8 GB of RAM

Samsung claims that its new Galaxy Note 9 is "super powerful". The next-generation phone is powered by a Qualcomm SnapDragon 845 flagship processor, along with 8 GB of RAM

Improved cameras

The double front and rear double cameras of the Galaxy Note 9 have also been updated, for clearer photography and selfies.

It is shipped with a dual camera system consisting of a 12MP Dual Pixel wide-angle lens and a 12MP telephoto lens. Both have optical image stabilization (OIS) technology.

The dual lens system allows a 2x optical zoom, and also allows the smartphone to take portrait style images with a blur of bokeh style in the background

It uses artificial intelligence to identify elements of a photo, such as scene and subject, to automatically classify it in one of the 20 categories and optimize it instantly according to the category.

If the first shot does not go well, the Galaxy Note9 allows users to know that something is wrong, so they can take another picture without losing the moment.

An immediate notification will appear if the image is blurred, the subject is blinking, there is a spot on the lens or if the backlight affects the quality of the image.

It also comes with advanced noise reduction technology and double aperture lens, which adjusts to light just like the human eye.

That means that, regardless of the lighting conditions, the camera should offer a clear shot.

PARTICIPATION OF THE SAMSUNG FALL MARKET IN PERCENTAGE (Source: IDC)
Maker Smart phone shipments from July 2017 to June 2018 Year to year change Market share in Q2 2018
Samsung 307.5 million -0.019 0.21
Huawei 174.7 million 0.149 0.159
Apple 217.5 million 0.009 0.121
Xiaomi 116.2 million 0.812 0.094
Oppo 111.8 million 0.006 0.086
Alive 93.4 million 0.085 0.079
LG 48.7 million -0.13 0.029
Others 376.6 million -0.225 0.223
The Galaxy Note9 is based on the legacy of innovative camera technologies from Samsung Electronics with a smart camera that eliminates the task of capturing a photo

The Galaxy Note9 is based on the legacy of innovative camera technologies from Samsung Electronics with a smart camera that eliminates the task of capturing a photo

The Galaxy Note9 is based on the legacy of innovative camera technologies from Samsung Electronics with a smart camera that eliminates the task of capturing a photo

New features, including Scene Optimizer and Flaw Detection, use artificial intelligence to help users get the most out of the device's advanced camera

New features, including Scene Optimizer and Flaw Detection, use artificial intelligence to help users get the most out of the device's advanced camera

New features, including Scene Optimizer and Flaw Detection, use artificial intelligence to help users get the most out of the device's advanced camera

The Galaxy Note9 Defect Detection automatically scans for defects and notifies you if you find any. The feature helps users capture and save more memorable moments by ensuring that the image they take is the best possible shot

The Galaxy Note9 Defect Detection automatically scans for defects and notifies you if you find any. The feature helps users capture and save more memorable moments by ensuring that the image they take is the best possible shot

The Galaxy Note9 Defect Detection automatically scans for defects and notifies you if you find any. The feature helps users capture and save more memorable moments by ensuring that the image they take is the best possible shot

HOW DOES SAMSUNG COMPARE GALAXY NOTE 9 WITH NOTE 8?

Note 8 Specifications

Display: 6.3-inch Quad HD + InfinityDisplay Super AMOLED

Resolution: 2960 x 1440 (521PPI)

Colors: midnight black, orchid gray, maple gold and deep navy blue.

Processor: 64-bit Octa-core processor (2.35 GHz Quad + 1.9 GHz Quad)

Storage: 64 GB, 128 GB, 256 GB

Price: starting at £ 869 / $ 929 for a phone without a SIM card

IP rating: IP68 for water and dust resistance

Rear cameras: dual rear camera system with a 12 MP wide-angle main lens and a 12 MP AF telephoto sensor. Both have OIS

Front camera: 8MP AF sensor with aperture ƒ / 1.7

Note 9 Specifications

Display: Quad Infin HD 6.4-inch + Super AMOLED infinite screen

Resolution: 2960×1440 (516 PPI)

Colors: Midnight Black, Lavander Purple and Ocean Blue

Processor: 64-bit Octa-core processor (Max 2.7 GHz + 1.7 GHz)

Storage: 256 GB, 512 GB

Price: starting at £ 899 / $ 1,156 for a phone without a SIM card

IP rating: IP68 for water and dust resistance

Rear cameras: dual rear camera system with a 12 MP Dual Pixel wide angle main lens with variable aperture between f / 1.5 and f / 2.4. Along with a 12 MP telephoto AF sensor. Both have OIS

Front camera: 8MP AF sensor with aperture ƒ / 1.7

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