Design & Display:
When it comes to the body design, the new Galaxy Note 9 has a lot of similarities with its predecessor; the previous Galaxy Note 8. Although, there are a few notable changes. At first glance, the smartphone portrays class, style, and excellence. What do you expect to get from a high-end device from Samsung? Nothing, but the best! The phone is quite attractive as it comes with a matte metal aluminum frame with stylishly cut edges and a front and black glass that differentiates it from other high-end devices. Even though it might be quite difficult to hold while operating it because of its large size, with the newly designed S-Pen and other features such as the 3D touch home button, it is a lot easier to navigate the phone without stress. The new Note 9 comes with slimmer bezels that automatically gives you a premium feeling when you hold it. One of the major differences between the Note 8 and the Note 9 is that the fingerprint has been moved from the side of the camera to below the camera. The dual camera can be found at the rear of the device. The loudspeaker, audio jack, USB port, and the S Pen dock are located at the bottom. The Bixby button is placed at the left edge. This time, it can be disabled if you do not want to use it. There is also the presence of a Water Carbon Cooling System that helps to absorb heat and enables the device to run smoothly under heavy usage. If you are a lover of large display screens, you should consider the new Note 9 is probably the perfect phone for you. This display is no doubt the largest and best display screen ever produced by Samsung. The new flagship device comes with a massive and super attractive 6.4-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 16M colors. The device comes with a very large infinity display that offers you a great entertainment experience and an immersed feeling as you get to watch your favorite movies on the display. There is an impressive Quad HD as well as a screen resolution of 1440 x 2960 pixels with 516PPI that gives you realistic, sharp and bright colors. The brightness of the screen is designed to adjust automatically depending on the amount of light in your environment. There is the Corning Gorilla Glass that protects the screen against damage in case of accidental falls. Samsung created the new inbuilt Dex mode feature that enables you to connect to a much larger display through the use of an HDMI adapter.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 features a 4000mAh battery capacity. The high-end device is the first Galaxy Note to come with a battery capacity as large as this. With this battery capacity, you are confident that you can go through your day without having to worry about your battery level once it is fully charged. The thermal spreader is larger than that of the previous Note 8 and the 4000mAh battery is designed to be used under heavy usage. The phone supports a fast-charging technology as well as a fast new dual wireless charger that can be used to power your phone and Galaxy watch simultaneously. There is also the Samsung Wireless Charging Duo feature that is designed to power two Qi-compatible devices at the same time; one would be charged on a baked-in- stand while the other would be charged lying flat.
Samsung is known for the camera quality of their phones and the Note 9 is no different. The device features a better AI-powered dual-camera setup as well as a dual pixel feature. The smartphone comes with a dual 12MP rear camera that features the f/2.4 aperture mode that is designed to shift the lens during the day to allow your photos come bright and excellent while the f/1.5 mode functions mostly in a dark environment. It helps to pull in light, which, in turn, creates a bright picture. The 12MP back camera also has other amazing features like the portrait mode, optical image stabilization as well as the 2X optical zoom. If you are a selfie lover, get ready to capture amazing selfies without blemish with the 8MP front camera. Also, there is a flaw detection feature which is new. This feature detects when a picture is blurry and alerts to retake it.
Software and Hardware:
This phone is one of the most powerful phones produced by Samsung so you are sure not to experience any glitch while operating the new Galaxy Note 9. The device runs on an Android 8.1 (Oreo) that can also be upgraded to the Android (9.0)+ Samsung Grace UX + Bixby virtual assistant. The phone is also powered by an Octa-core CPU - 4x2.7 GHz Mongoose M3 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55 so you can be sure that apps and games would run much faster on this flagship device. With the new Note 9, there is the absence of a memory card SD slot, but not to worry, the device features a 512GB internal memory storage that is large enough to store all your files, documents, and multimedia.
The All-New S-pen & Security:
Samsung Note phones are known to have Stylus pens. However, the S-pen that comes with Galaxy Note 9 has enhanced features. The new S-Pen has a Bluetooth technology that allows you to control over 7 devices at the same time from a distance. You can also control different apps, Youtube, Powerpoint, and a lot more with the aid of this pen. Charging the stylus pen is a lot easier this time. Simply insert it into the device and it can be powered from 0-100% in 1 minute and used for 30 minutes. This is one of the features that distinguish the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 from other smartphones. The phone sports security features like the fingerprint scanner, Iris scanner, face recognition and the software screen lock which includes the PIN, password, pattern.e.t.c
Operating system: Android 8.1 Oreo
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
Front camera: 8MP
Rear camera: 12MP + 12MP Dual camera
Battery capacity: 4000mAh (Non-removable)
Design & Display: 6.4 inches; 1040 x 2960 pixels
Sensor: Fingerprint scanner, Iris scanner etc