As, promised Samsung has now officially launched the company’s latest smartphone, Samsung Galaxy Note 9 in India. Last, week they had started taking pre-orders for Galaxy Note 9 smartphone. There was also an offer to get a chance to own a Samsung Gear Sport smartwatch for Rs. 4,999 (Originally costs Rs. 22,990) for customers who pre-book the Galaxy Note9.
It sports a 6.4-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED Display–an end-to-end, bezel-less screen that extends to the phone’s sides. It is powered by Snapdragon 845 SoC with Adreno 630 GPU/Octa-Core Samsung Exynos 9 Series 9810 processor with Mali G72MP18 GPU and runs on Android 8.1 Oreo. It has a fingerprint sensor below the camera on the back of phone and comes with Iris scanner as well as several other sensors. It packs 4000mAh battery, which is the largest on its flagship device till date and supports both wired Adaptive fast charging as well as wireless fast charging.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 comes with an improved S Pen stylus with Bluetooth support with a button along with a clicker on the bottom. Using, this button you can take selfies and group pictures, present slides, pause and play video, and many more. Later this year Samsung will open it to developers, so that they can integrate the S Pen’s Bluetooth functionalities into their apps. . It also comes with Bixby assistant and have a dedicated Bixby hardware button.
It is water resistant up to 1.5 meters of water for 30 minutes with IP68 ratings. It has stereo speakers that support Dolby Atmos and tuned by AKG. It also has AR Emoji that uses machine learning to analyze and map more than 100 facial features to create a 3D model that reflects and imitates expressions.
It comes with dual rear cameras, the primary is 12 MP camera with variable aperture tech that uses f/1.5 aperture for night shots for a brighter picture and f/2.4 aperture for normal shots in daytime. The secondary camera is 12MP Telephoto lens for live focus for bokeh effect with background blur. On the front side it has 8MP auto focus front-facing camera with wide-angle lens.
Samsung Galaxy Note9 specifications
The mobile sports a 6.4-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity display with 516ppi, Corning Gorilla Glass protection with a resolution of 2960 × 1440 pixels.
It is powered by Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC with Adreno 630 GPU / Octa-Core Samsung Exynos 9 Series 9810 processor with Mali G72MP18 GPU and runs on Android 8.1 (Oreo).
The device comes with two variants 6GB LPDDR4x RAM with 128GB storage and 8GB LPDDR4x RAM with 512GB storage (UFS 2.1). The storage memory can be expanded up to 512GB using microSD card.
It has dual rear cameras, the primary is 12MP primary rear camera with f/2.4-f/1.5 variable aperture, LED Flash, 960fps super slo-mo, 12MP secondary rear camera with f/2.4 aperture
On the front side it has 8MP auto focus front-facing camera with wide-angle lens, f/1.7 aperture.
Connectivity & Sensors
The mobile supports 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4/5GHz), VHT80 MU-MIMO, Bluetooth 5 (LE up to 2Mbps), GPS with GLONASS, USB 3.1, NFC, MST. It has Single / Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD), Stereo speakers tuned by AKG, Dolby Atmos and comes with BLE S Pen with a size measurement of 5.7 x 4.35 x 106.37mm and weight is 3.1g.
It has a fingerprint sensor below the camera on the back of phone and comes with several other sensors like Accelerometer, Barometer, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, Heart Rate Sensor, Proximity Sensor, RGB Light Sensor, Iris Sensor and Pressure Sensor.
Battery and Dimensions
The mobile packs 4000mAh battery with fast charging both on wired and wireless (WPC and PMA) charging. It has a size measurement of 161.9 x 76.4 x 8.8mm and weight is 201g.
Price and availability
The Samsung Galaxy Note9 is priced at Rs. 67,900 for the 6GB RAM with 128GB storage version and it costs Rs. 84,900 for the 8GB RAM with 512GB storage version. It comes in Midnight Black, Ocean Blue and Metallic Copper (128GB only) colors. It is available for order from Flipkart, Amazon.in, Samsung online Shop as well as offline retailers across India.
- From Airtel online store Samsung Galaxy Note9 (128 GB) is available at a down payment of just Rs. 7,900 and an EMI of INR 2,999, built-in with a monthly postpaid plan.
- For Airtel customers users will get an additional 75GB of 3G/4G data per month, for 30 billing cycles on Rs. INR 499 or INR 799 infinity postpaid plan.
- For Jio customer on Jio postpaid at a cost of Rs. 5,000, can enjoy a 30-day International Roaming Pack (Voice & Data).
- For Vodafone customers can enjoy an unlimited entertainment experience with free Netflix subscription for 12-month on subscribing to Red postpaid plans of Rs. 999 and above.
- If, you buy from Paytm Mall you can get a cashback of Rs. 6,000.
- For HDFC Bank credit or debit cards or HDFC Consumer Durable loans (CD Loans) users, a cashback of Rs. 6,000 is available.
- On exchange of old device for Galaxy Note9, a upgrade bonus of 6000 is available under the Samsung Upgrade Program. The upgrade bonus is over and above the exchange value.
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