Samsung’s latest flagship, the Galaxy Note 9 was launched in India at an event in the capital. All the details were already available to us as it was unveiled at a global event in New York earlier this month.
The Galaxy Note 9 sports a massive 6.4″ Quad HD+ (1440x2960p) Super AMOLED Infinity Display panel that is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. It is powered by an octa-core Exyns 9810 processor, 6/8GB RAM, 128/512GB storage and a 4000mAh battery. The storage can be expanded via microSD card by upto 512GB. The main highlight of the device is the Bluetooth enabled S Pen that helps provide remote control functionality to the device.
At the back is a dual rear camera setup that includes a 12MP dual pixel sensor with a wide angle lens having variable f/1.5 & f/2.4 aperture and a 12MP autofocus telephoto lens with f/2.4 aperture. They come with dual OIS support, 2x optical zoom and 10x digital zoom. At the front is an 8MP autofocus selfie lens with f/1.7 aperture. A special scene optimiser that can detect 20 scene types intelligently helps enhance images further.
For security, there is face unlock and iris scanner and a rear mounted fingerprint sensor backed by Samsung Knox and biometrics. The stereo speakers and bundled earphones have been specially tuned by AKG audio. The Note 9 and S Pen are IP68 rated.
Priced at Rs.67,900 for 6GB RAM/128GB and Rs.84,900 for 8GB/512GB, Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is available for purchase online and offline. Current launch offers include Rs.6,000 cashback on HDFC Bank debit/credit cards and HDFC Bank no-cost EMI. There is also Rs.6,000 extra exchange discount on select models and Rs.6,000 cashback on PayTM Mall.
Display: 6.4″ SAMOLED (1440x2960p)
CPU: Exynos 9810
GPU: Mali-G72 MP18
Memory: 6GB/8GB RAM
Operating System: Android 8.1 Oreo
Colour: Metallic copper, Lavender purple, Ocean blue, Midnight black
Camera: 12MP+12MP rear, 8MP front