Everything we know about the Samsung Galaxy Note 9

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is scheduled to be introduced on August ninth at 11 am at the Barclays Middle in New York. That is in rather less than 2 weeks from now. It’s onerous for Samsung to maintain this all beneath wraps due to how excessive profile this gadget is. We have now seen leaks that go from official renders to software program info to hardware specs to the launch of the telephone itself. It’s typically arduous to seek out all of this info, so here’s a roundup of the whole lot we know about the Samsung Galaxy Note 9. We might be updating this with info as we study it.

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Design

The design of the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is similar to the Samsung Galaxy Note eight. They appear virtually the similar. The Galaxy Note 9 is barely smaller in the prime and backside bezel, but in addition barely thicker. The telephone was going to have thicker glass, however Samsung delayed the launch for two weeks to be able to make the glass thinner and higher. On the prime bezel, Samsung has added a barely bigger earpiece grill in comparison with the Galaxy Note eight. That is to make room for the new speaker which will probably be just like the Galaxy S9 and S9+. The Note 9 could have the AKG Tuned stereo audio system with Dolby Atmos help. Our supply who has used the Note 9 hands-on says that the design of the gadget matches that of the renders completely. The gadget will more than likely be made out of 7000 collection aluminum like the Galaxy S9 and S9+, although we cannot affirm this. The Note 9 will even be IP 68 water-proof which can permit for water submersion of 1.5 meters for 30 minutes.

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Supply: Nieuwe Mobiel

The again of the system will change just a bit. Samsung is preserving the digital camera array horizontal as an alternative of vertical like the Galaxy S9 and S9+. They’re additionally placing the fingerprint scanner underneath the digital camera array as an alternative of subsequent to it. When the fingerprint scanner was subsequent to the digital camera, it was extensively referred to as being a horrible place and hated by many. The well being sensor subsequent to the digital camera flash will help coronary heart price, blood oxygen, and blood strain, identical to the Galaxy S9 and S9+. The fingerprint scanner takes design cues from the S9 and strikes it beneath the digital camera array. There’s additionally a distinction in the digital camera array. The world round the cameras is the colour of the telephone. On earlier telephones, like the Note eight and S9, the shade round the digital camera was black.

The telephone goes to return in 4 colours: Coral Blue, Brown, Lilac Purple, and Midnight Black. We don’t have the official identify for the brown colour but. The purple, brown, and black colours include S Pens that match the colour of the telephone. The blue telephone comes with a yellow S Pen. The colour of the S Pen has nothing to do with the hardware in it. The one factor particular about the yellow S Pen is the colour itself.

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 S Pen

The brand new Galaxy Note 9 goes to return with a brand new S Pen. Our supply was calling it a “smart S Pen.” It’s because the telephone will hook up with the S Pen with Bluetooth. The brand new S Pen can be utilized as a digital camera shutter button, slideshow controller, or music controller. We have been capable of affirm the digital camera management and music controls in an APK teardown of the AirCommand app from the Galaxy Tab S4. We have been additionally capable of finding a function that permits for the S Pen to have the ability to unlock the telephone. Our supply was in a position to enter extra element saying that it will additionally management slideshows. The S Pen could have integration into video games like Fortnite. We don’t know how, however our supply stated the new sensible S Pen will be capable of management Fortnite ultimately.

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Bluetooth S Pen confirmed via Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 firmware

The S Pen is meant to final for round 200 clicks of the button with Bluetooth. It’s also supposed to have the ability to cost in about 40 seconds. To cost the S Pen you’ll simply insert it into the S Pen socket in the backside of the telephone. With this charging velocity and quantity of clicks, we can guess the battery measurement of the S Pen will probably be round 50 mAh, so it gained’t make a lot of a distinction in the 4000 mAh battery inside the telephone. We don’t know the actual measurement of the S Pen battery, however will probably be small.

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We have been capable of finding lots of the new S Pen options in the strings of the app from the Galaxy Tab S4 firmware. Here’s a abstract of all the new options we have been capable of affirm:

  • Management music with the S Pen. It will in all probability permit you to management music like you’ll be able to with earbuds by urgent the play/pause button. The S Pen button will in all probability allow you to play and pause music whereas additionally permitting you to skip music tracks.
  • Use the S Pen as a distant digital camera shutter. This could possibly be helpful in conditions the place you need to take an image of your self and prop up your telephone.
  • It is possible for you to to remotely unlock your telephone if the S Pen was faraway from the telephone after which the telephone locks.
  • It is possible for you to to press the S Pen button to do extra in a variety of apps. We don’t know about what different integrations with apps the S Pen could have, although, as the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 hasn’t launched.
  • Press and maintain the Pen button to open any app or S Pen function.
  • Arrange single and double press Pen actions.

The S Pen may have all of the similar options as the previous S Pen. You’ll have the on-screen notepad on the All the time On Show. The Coral Blue telephone with the yellow S Pen could have yellow ink for this notepad, whereas the different colours must be white. Stay Drawings for the Note 9 goes to be up to date with new backgrounds, new ink types, AR Emoji help, and the means to export the drawings as an MP4 video. The brand new ink types might be hearts, snow, and a shade altering rainbow choice.

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Digital camera

The cameras on the Galaxy Note 9 will probably be an improve over these of the Galaxy Note eight and Galaxy S9+. Our supply, who owns a Galaxy Note eight, stated that the digital camera on the Note 9 is noticeably higher than that of the Note eight. He additionally stated that it’s higher than the S9+. The digital camera aperture might be f/2.four and f/1.5, identical to the S9+. There are additionally rumors of the Note 9 digital camera utilizing AI relying on the surroundings with an AI filter on it.

Samsung ISOCELL Plus Technology

Samsung may be utilizing the new ISOCELL Plus know-how showcased at MWC Shanghai. This might permit for higher shade accuracy and lightweight sensitivity. Footage might be extra shade correct and maintain extra colour info. This might end in extra vibrant and true to life footage. It will additionally imply movies would have higher shade accuracy. This might assist with HDR help on the digital camera. The higher mild sensitivity would additionally make low mild photographs higher. This might additionally enhance tremendous slow-mo to permit for the potential to report the movies in additional lighting circumstances than we presently can. Tremendous slow-mo can also be altering just a bit. Will probably be 960fps for zero.2 seconds when recording in the auto mode. Whereas recording in the guide mode it is going to be 480fps for zero.four seconds. These modifications won’t look like a lot however actually make a distinction. The distinction between 480fps and 960fps is a noticeable one. The traditional sluggish movement may also help 240fps at 1080p.

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Specs

The Galaxy Note 9 goes to launch with 128GBs of storage and 6GBs of RAM for the base mannequin. The telephone could have both a Snapdragon 845 or Exynos 9810, relying in your area. The Snapdragon mannequin can be in North America, Latin America, Japan, Hong Kong, and China. The remainder of the world will get the Exynos mannequin. That’s the solely a part of the telephone that’s area dependent. The telephone goes to have UFS 2.1 storage for quicker switch speeds. It’s going to include a 6.three″ WQHD+ show. The show is meant to be about 10% brighter than that of the Galaxy S9 and S9+. The telephone goes to have a four,000 mAh battery. That is 500 mAh greater than the S9+ and 700 mAh greater than the Note eight. It’s going to have the new sensible S Pen with Bluetooth Low Power. The S Pen ought to final about 200 clicks and cost in 40 seconds. The cameras are going to be upgraded from the S9+. They’ll almost certainly be the similar apertures as the S9+ with f/2.four and f/1.5 on the variable aperture lens which it is going to be inheriting from the S9+. The second lens will probably be a telephoto lens at an f/2.four.

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Show Measurement 6.three” QHD+ (2960×1440) sAMOLED 18.5:9 Glass Sort Gorilla Glass 5 Show Shade Palette HDR 10 System-on-chip Qualcomm Snapdragon 845/Exynos 9810 RAM Capability 6GB/8GB Storage Capability 128GB/512GB + Micro SD Card slot (as much as 400GB) Speaker System AKG Tuned stereo audio system Headphone Jack Sure, three.5mm Entrance Digital camera 8MP entrance digital camera with autofocus Rear Digital camera 12MP with f/1.5 and f/2.four variable aperture + 12MP zoom lens f/2.four Battery Capability four,000 mAh battery Wi-fi Charging Sure, Samsung Quick Wi-fi Charging Quick Charging Sure, Samsung Adaptive Quick Charging Biometrics Iris, Facial, and fingerprint recognition Water and Mud Resistance IP68 Software program Android eight.1 Oreo with Samsung Expertise 9.1 S Pen Samsung Sensible Bluetooth S Pen


Galaxy Note 9 Software program and Options

The Note 9 goes to launch with Android eight.1 and Samsung Expertise 9.5. We have been capable of affirm this with a screenshot from the Galaxy Note 9. In line with our supply who used the gadget, there’s not a lot new stuff in the software program. It’s imagined to be just about the similar as Android eight.zero and Samsung Expertise 9.zero from the Galaxy S9 and S9+. The Note 9 continues to be going to have Dolby Atmos like the Galaxy S9 and S9+. The Note 9 isn’t going to have a semi-transparent like inventory Android. That is going to be the similar Samsung expertise that we know and love (or hate).

The brand new options are coming as a part of the Note line of telephones. With the new Bluetooth S Pen, it is possible for you to to regulate music, slideshows, and the digital camera shutter. All of this shall be attainable due to the Bluetooth help in the S Pen. There shall be extra options than this to return with it although. We’re advised that there are many new S Pen options coming however weren’t given any specifics. It’s alleged to have integration into Fortnite cellular, which goes to launch with the Note 9 at Samsung Unpacked.

Samsung can also be launching Bixby 2.zero with the Note 9. That is going to have a barely up to date consumer interface. It’s also going to have extra options and be extra correct. Bixby 2.zero goes to help being linked to third social gathering apps. It will use the Bixby SDK and permit for Bixby to regulate apps identical to how Bixby can management Samsung apps. Bixby 2.zero ought to help apps like Spotify for controlling music. That is going to actually broaden the variety of apps supported by Bixby. Bixby 2.zero can also be getting higher pure language processing, noise resistance capabilities, and can get quicker response occasions. Samsung may additionally be together with Viv in Bixby 2.zero. Viv was created by one in every of the founders of Siri earlier than it was bought by Apple. To study extra about Viv you possibly can watch this speak given by Adam Cheyer about Viv.

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Equipment

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 goes to be launching with a brand new wi-fi charger and a bunch of instances. The wi-fi charger shall be a twin wi-fi charger that may launch with the new Samsung Galaxy Watch. This new wi-fi charger can each quick cost the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 whereas additionally charging the Samsung Galaxy Watch. That is helpful for individuals who have each units and wish to maintain them on a dock to cost at night time. This wi-fi charging dock is related to a USB Sort C cable, which is new for Samsung wi-fi chargers. The brand new charger is rumored to value  €75/$75.

Samsung can also be launching their ordinary instances with the Galaxy Note 9. There can be the clear view case, LED case, and protecting standing case. The clear view case permits so that you can have the All the time On Show present by way of the flipping entrance of the case. The LED case has a customizable LED grid on the entrance which you could set to totally different choices. The final case is a army grade case with a kickstand on the again. The flip view case is available in blue, black, brown, and purple. The LED case is available in blue and grey. The protecting standing case is available in grey and black.

Galaxy Note 9 Launch and Availability

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 goes to be introduced at an occasion on August ninth at 11 am EST. It is possible for you to to observe the reside stream on YouTube, Fb, and Twitter. Throughout the launch, they’re going to exhibit a pair new equipment for the system. It’s stated Samsung shall be launching a good quicker quick wi-fi charger for the telephone. The telephone ought to be out there for pre-order between August 10th and August 14th. The telephone might be formally obtainable on August 24th. When you preorder you’ll most certainly obtain the telephone a pair days early.

The telephone goes to launch in 4 colours: Lilac Purple, Brown, Coral Blue, and Midnight Black. The bottom storage might be 128GBs with 6GBs of RAM. There must be a 256GB storage mannequin additionally with 6GBs of RAM. There are rumors of a 512GB storage mannequin with 8GBs of RAM coming to Korea. We now have additionally heard rumors that there might be a 512GB storage mannequin with 8GBs of RAM coming to the United States on T-Cellular and Verizon. We aren’t capable of affirm this, so take it with a grain of salt.

The bottom worth of the telephone ought to be $950/€1,029. It will get you the 128GB storage with 6GBs of RAM mannequin. For the 512GB mannequin with 8GBs of RAM, it’s going to value about €1,250. We don’t have any info on United States pricing. Bear in mind these costs are rumors and usually are not official. The telephone might value kind of than the rumored costs.

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