Samsung Galaxy Note 9

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Review & Rating


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On August 22, 2018
Last modified:August 23, 2018


Samsung’s next phone is here. The Galaxy Note 9 packs a bigger screen than ever before, along with the usual upgrades in power, style, and camera technology.

One of the biggest smartphones in the entire series of the note phones, Samsung Galaxy Note 9 finally marks its presence on the 9th day of August 2018. With a little bigger in dimensions, a little more colorful than others in the entire series, and more stronger, this smartphone from Samsung will charge you a bit higher.

It was months of bubble blooming that Samsung finally walks in with its magnificence note phone in August 2018

The rumors for the launch of a new phone in the note phone series were hovering in the air since the month of October in the year 2017. Since then, many hints were timely released from the desk of Samsung that it is making sheer efforts to improvise the S-Pen smartphone series. In the month of April this year, rumors about the battery size of 4000 mAh gave a sort of pre-confirmation about the arrival of a new note phone from Samsung.

It was in the latter half of the May that the performance numbers started appearing on the Exynos version. It was in the same week that customers got the confirmation about the arrival of a smartphone with an internal RAM of about 8GB and a storage capacity of 512GB. With it, came the official release date of Samsung Galaxy Note 9 as 9th August 2018. As we move on to the month of June, the new Samsung Galaxy Note 9 phone designs were revealed. In the initial days of August, the world witnessed the official video introduction featuring Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9.

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What makes Samsung Galaxy Note 9 stand unique in the crowd?

One can say that the new release of Galaxy Note leverages a lot of features and functionalities of the Galaxy S9 and S9+. On the other hand, the phone comes ahead with a lot of twists and swirls for the youths of today. The flavor and innovations that Galaxy Note 9 brings in are enough to keep the customers engaged for a long haul. To list a few of the add-ons over its antecedent Galaxy S9+.

  • A robust 6.4” WQHD display which makes the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 to stand out unique in the market as the smartphone with a large display.
  • The presence of 4000 mAh battery pushes the smartphone to perform for some more time than the rest.
  • With storage of around 512 GB,  you can save on your music, files, movies and other stuff in a precise manner.
  • With the introduction of a larger sized micro SD card slot, Samsung Galaxy Note 9 marks its presence as the only smartphone with Terabyte support.
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is equipped with Samsung’s flagship AI camera.
  • The S-Pen is designed to impart a remote control capability along with the Bluetooth LE.

What’s new with the new stylus pen from Samsung Galaxy Note 9

Expert comments on Galaxy Note 9 Review reveals some of the outstanding feature display by the stylus pen that accompanies Samsung’ new release.

Resembling a big gimmick for the Note phone users, the new S pen possesses the caliber to perform the magical tricks of Bluetooth from a distance of around 30 feet. The stylus majorly remains unchanged. However, the introduction of a small supercapacitor and tiny low-energy blue-tooth antenna. Some of the easy customization features exhibited by the stylus pens are inclusive of the following:

  • Flip the camera with the stylus to snap a photo down or record a video.
  • With the assistance of the stylus pen, you can play or pause your favorite music or even make a switch in between the tracks.
  • Stylus pen offers assistance in navigating back and forth through your photo gallery or powerpoint presentation with ease.


S pen is free from charging issues; however, as per the latest Galaxy Note 9 Reviews, the pen needs a minimal charge time of around 40 seconds. This figure corresponds to the battery standby time life of 30 minutes or approximately 200 clicks. Besides, if we believe the Galaxy Note 9 Reviews, the S pen has its battery indicator as a part of notification shade. Further, with our Galaxy Note 9 Reviews, we conclude that it is convenient to charge S Pen in comparison with the Apple’s iPad pencil.

Galaxy Note 9 SPen

Quality Sound Features

One of the unusual features that accompany the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is the speaker array. Resembling the family of S9 variants, Galaxy Note 9 speakers have a tuning with AKG and accompanies a couple of drivers. In place of its counterpart variant of iPhone X, users will be able to plug in headphone pairs into Samsung Galaxy Note 9.


Galaxy Note 9 is the one with the best display screen with a dimension of 2960 X 1440 pixel screen. When compared with the Note 8, the display screen of Galaxy Note 9 is bigger by a figure of 0.1 inches. Galaxy Note 9 is an amalgam of a perfect contrast, sharpness, and brightness to present you’re a balanced display screen.

Since the Samsung smartphones are available in curved variants, flat screens present the real connoisseur.

Galaxy Note 9 Display


Concerning camera specification, Samsung Galaxy Note 9 camera set up resembles its counterpart variant S9+. The back camera is a dual one with 12-megapixel specs. One of the dual cameras has a 2x zooming lens. Equipped with fantastic shooting ability, Samsung Galaxy Note 9 has a dynamic range of optimization. Not to forget about the low-light performance at its best! Optical image stabilization is another stand out of the Samsung Galaxy Note 9.

Galaxy Note 9 Camera

Galaxy Note 9’s Software and Hardware

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 has a pre-installed Android 8.1.0 with the Samsung interface resembling S9 series. The latest release of Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is smooth and reliable with 128GB and 512GB  storage variants. £200 upgrade of the 512GB variant, further adds of 2GB RAM to make it 8GB.

One can say that the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is like the Mac Donald’s Big Meal loaded with extra fries, added bacon with cheese delight and finally an apple pie as a desert.

Price and availability of Samsung Galaxy Note 9

Users will be able to make a selection from two color variants of Samsun Galaxy Note 9: Ocean Blue and Lavender Purple. AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, Verizon Wireless, U.S. Cellular and Xfinity will be able to sell the 128GB variant of Galaxy Note 9 from the 24th of August for $999. On the other hand, the 512GB variant of the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 will be available for sale at selected retail outlets. The prominent ones being the U.S. Cellular,, T-Mobile, Verizon and others at a price of around $1249.


  • Gorgeous, vibrant, bright, big display
  • Lots of storage, even in the base model
  • Fast performance
  • True all-day battery life
  • Superb camera, even in low light


  • High price tag
  • Large, unwieldy size
  • No HDR video recording

While wrapping up the features, it is not wrong to say that this smartphone is fully equipped with the latest technology, which can make your life better and your tasks effortless. If you are planning to buy a new phone, then the choice of this smartphone can be a perfect pick for you.

Samsung’s next phone is here. The Galaxy Note 9 packs a bigger screen than ever before, along with the usual upgrades in power, style, and camera technology.

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