The day has finally come! Samsung has revealed the much awaited Galaxy Note 9. A lot has already been said about this phone, but there are still plenty of questions and a lot to talk about.
Samsung Note 9 Reviews
Google has named the Note 9 as the best phone for YouTube. Youtube themselves announced a 'Signature Devices' list for a top class YouTube experience, and guess their top choice? The Samsung Galaxy Note 9.
What has got everyone raving though is its camera. Samsung's category-defining Dual Aperture lens adapts to various lighting conditions like the human eye. With two f-stop modes, you can capture stunning images with ease.
"Where the Galaxy S9+’s camera succeeds over its rivals without question, however, is in its Super Slow-Mo feature" - The Times
Samsung has pushed a software update that allows users to record Super Slow-Mo at an incredible speed of 960 frames per second for moments that last either 0.2 or 0.4 seconds when in manual mode. You can create captivating Super Slow-Mo videos and add instant edits effortlessly.
The Samsung Note 9 Design Features
" See more. Hold less".
We all know that Samsung makes stunning phones, and it's no different with the Galaxy Note 9. Samsung's Infinity Display, measuring at 6.4 inches, is the biggest the company has created to date. The screen and the bezel blend together to form a seamless design. Meanwhile, the iris scanner is hidden away within the upper bezel to highlight the Infinity Display. As much fun as it is to look at and hold the Note 9, it's even more exciting to take a closer look at just what goes into crafting a device of its calibre.
"What's innovative to others is already a Galaxy essential".
The Note 9 Specs
Android 8.1 Oreo
|Display||6.4-inch Super AMOLED, 2960x1440 (18.5:9)|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 845|
|Expandable||MicroSD up to 2TB|
|Primary rear camera||12MP SuperSpeed Dual Pixel, OIS, f/1.5 or f/2.4|
|Secondary rear camera||
12MP, OIS, f/2.4, telephoto lens
|Front camera||8MP, f/1.7, autofocus|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi 802.11ac MIMO, 1.2Gbps (Cat-18) LTE, Bluetooth 5.0 LE
ANT+, NFC, GPS, Glonas
|Security||One-touch fingerprint sensor
|Colours||Ocean Blue, Lavender Purple (U.S.)
Midnight Black, Metallic Copper (intl)
Do you need to Upgrade?
We are tempted to! That being said, the Note 8 is still a great smartphone. The Note 9 does offer the expected improvements to the RAM, camera etc. but where it stands tall above its predecessors is the improved SPen and a huge battery. If you do not want to spend a big wad of cash on the Note 9 and need a few repairs on your current phone, we at Fix My Mobile do just that at great prices. Have a look here.
What's New With The S Pen?
The S Pen is the number one reason for people to flock towards the Note series year after year. It comes as no surprise that Samsung has given the S Pen one of its biggest upgrades in years. The new Bluetooth Low Energy added to the S Pen, gives the Note 9 a wide gamut of features. It allows one to control the Note 9 from a distance, use the button as a camera shutter and navigate through presentations and some more exciting features.
This is the first S Pen to have a battery but that should never be an issue as it charges seamlessly in the background when stored inside the Note 9.
So to sum things up, the Note 9 is Samsungs biggest and most powerful phone of the year. The 512GB Note 9 saw more pre-orders than the 128GB model in Korea. According to a report from The Investor, Samsung's highest-end 512GB model was the most popular in the country.SK Telecom, Korea's biggest wireless carrier, notes that "users mostly preferred to buy the 512GB version" which costs 1.35 million won (or $1,208 USD). At this time, it's unclear if the 512GB preference carriers over to the U.S. and other markets. Korean pre-orders for the Note 9 have also been stronger than that of the Galaxy S9, but not as high as last year's Note 8.
We will know soon enough!
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