Samsung Galaxy Note 9 creates flutters in Apple's camp

Doris Richards
August 11, 2018

'It [the Galaxy Note 9] is three times more effective from a cooling perspective than the Note 8, ' she said, noting that the new £899 phone boasts a 4,000mAh battery and won't heat up even if you're running a bunch of apps simultaneously.

Fortnite Galaxy skin - How do you get the Fortnite Galaxy skin? And hit up the comments to let us know which of the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 wallpapers is your favorite! The Galaxy pattern is really popular right now and they were trying to do a play off of the phone type itself: Samsung Galaxy.

The entry-level edition comes with 128GB but if that isn't enough, there's a 512GB contender too.

Samsung's latest pen-focused flagship Galaxy Note 9, which was launched a day earlier will be available in India on Flipkart, a latest teaser on the e-commerce site suggested on Friday.

SAMSUNG HAS SURPRISED no one with the unveiling of the Galaxy Note 9, which is exactly what you were expecting it to be. For the lower end SKU, It works out to $41.67 per month for 24 months, and $52.08 per month for 24 months for the higher end model.

With the Note 9, Samsung is ready to be more daring again. You also still get to choose from the aforementioned bonus perks when preordering.


The device runs Android 8.1 Oreo OS, the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset for the United States customers and the models powered by Samsung's very own "Exynos 9 Series 9810" chips will head to the rest of the world, including India. Go here to check it out. The Note 9 is slightly shorter, wider, and heavier than the Note 8. The fingerprint sensor is now below the camera, whereas the Note 8 had the sensor next to the cameras.

The S Pen is always an important aspect of the Note series and invariably gets more features in each iteration.

The S-pen was first released in 2011. The anything-but-the-Note 9 brigade. That means, during the setup of your phone, you will be asked for your Spotify login details and the music streaming experience will therefore be completely set-up without you having to download an app manually.

The S Pen, which is a key feature of the Note series, now serves as a remote-controller that operates the camera, making it easier to take selfies. All you need to do is plug it in with an HDMI adaptor.

If the Note9's steep starting price puts you off, but you want in on the Samsung life, Cricket has a deal that might interest you.

As to whether Samsung now has the weapon in its locker to take down the Apple Watch remains to be seen, but from what I have seen, it genuinely looks like a contender that can help run it close and generate more interest and innovation in the smartwatch market.

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