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Samsung Galaxy Note 9

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Release Date: Release date: 8 August 2018
Samsung Galaxy Note 9

  • 6.4 inches, 103.2 cm2
  • Snapdragon 845, Octa-core
  • 12 MP +12MP rear, 8 MP selfie
  • 128GB/512 GB Internal, 512 External
  • Android 8.1 Oreo

4000 mAh Lite Yes Fingerprint

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Pros and cons

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 - Full Specifications

Device Information

  • Device Type
    smart android phone
  • Model
    Galaxy Note9
  • Released
    08 August, 2018
  • Status


  • Type Type refers to the phone's size and shape or the overall layout that the smartphone adapts. Generally, we see these types. - Bar, sliding, phablet and foldable.
  • Dimensions
    160.4 x 78.2 x 7.3 mm
  • Weight
    182 g (6.42 oz)
  • Colors The shade of a single or gradient tint uses by the device.
    Metallic copper, Ocean blue, Lavender purple, Midnight black
  • Flashlight The flashlight is the LED (Light emitting diode)
  • Waterproof
    - IP68 dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 minutes)


  • 2G
    GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 to SIM 1 & SIM 2, CDMA
  • 3G
    HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G
    LTE bands India, China
  • SIM SIM (Subscriber Identity Module)
    Nano SIM
  • Dual SIM
    Hybrid Dual Nano SIM with dual stand-by,


  • Display Type
    Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
  • Size
    6.4 inches, ~83.4% screen-to-body ratio
  • Resolution
    1440 x 2960 pixels
  • aspect ratio Height of the display screen compared to the width.
    18.5:9 ratio
  • Display Colors The different degree (hue, tone) of colors that the display is showing. There are 64K colors, 256K colors and 16 million colors. As of now, 16 M is the most distinguished color value.
  • Touch Screen
    Multitouch - Flyme UI
  • Other Features It includes rest of mobile features including the display to apps.
    - Samsung Pay, S-Pen


  • FM Radio
  • Notifications In the notification panel, the user gets notified while receiving an alert, task, updates or event.
    vibration, wave, mp3, ringtone
  • Ring Tones
  • Loudspeaker


  • Rear (Primary)
    12 Mega Pixels, f/1.5-2.4, 26mm, 1.4µm
  • Rear 2
    20 MP with f/2.4, 52mm, 1/3.4", 1µm
  • Front
    20 MP, f/2.0 focal length, depth sensor
  • Video quality
    [email protected] Main, [email protected] front, dual-video rec
  • Face Unlock Face-unlock enables the function to unlock the face by seeing on the screen.
  • 4K supported 4 dimensional or 4K is a short phrase given for the video resolution of [email protected]/60fps/120fps. It's now a standard meter for the newage smartphones.
  • Back Flash
  • Front Flash
  • Rear Camera Features
    (First rear)dual pixel PDAF, (second rear) OIS, AF, OIS,
  • Camera Features The rear and the front camera hold many features making every phone work differently. There are some features that the smartphone usually holds are - Optical Zoom, smile-detection, self-timer, brightness setting e.t.c.
    Auto-HDR, face beauty, Dual video call, 2x optical zoom


  • Operating System
    Android 8.1 (Oreo)
  • User Interface
  • Java Support


  • Chipset Chipset is an array of integrated circuits meant to perform in real-time constraints and dedicated functions. Expensive smartphones tend to have better chipset, which performs more advanced operations.
    Exynos 9810 Octa - EMEA, Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845(USA, China)
  • CPU It stands for a Central Processing Unit. It's generally known as the brain of the device. In short, the CPU process the lines of tasks assigned by the operator.
  • GPU The Term GPU stands for the graphics processing unit. It is a single-chip processor meant to boost up object alteration, image production, and 3D Motion by manipulating the memory.
    Adreno 630
  • RAM (Memory) Random Access Memory
    8 GB RAM/6GB RAM
  • Processor Speed
    4x2.7 GHz Mongoose M3 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55
  • Internal Storage It's a reserved memory in Smartphones, laptops, tablets, e.t.c, allowing to save all the data pertaining to the applications, videos, images, and other files in one place.
  • Expandable Memory It's an alternative external memory to extend the storage size by means of MicroSD card, flash e.t.c
  • Card Slot It's a medium or location putting the memory card.
    Yes (attach in Sim slot 2)
  • Sensors
    Fingerprint, proximity, compass, accelerometer, gyro, Iris scanner, barometer, SpO2, heart rate


  • Bluetooth Bluetooth is a wireless computing technology to collect and transmit the data in two paired devices. Using Bluetooth, A User can connect the wired and wireless device to share any kind of file without the Internet. It's slow but self-reliant.
    5.0, LE, aptX, A2DP
  • Wi-fi
    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct
  • Wi-fi Hotspot A Hotspot is a kind of technology devised to connect multiple devices all in one Internet. The hotspot is solely dependent on the person who is sharing it, and other people need to turn on the wifi to use it.
  • Infrared It's an old electronic way to share data between two devices using infrared beams.
  • GPS The Global Positioning System is a widely used satellite technology to navigate the location, velocity and the position of the object.
  • NFC It's A Standard mobile feature that stands for Near field communication. It acts under the proximity sensor when bringing two devices too close.
  • HDMI High-Definition Multimedia Interface
  • USB (Universal Serial Bus)
    USB 3.1 Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
  • OTG
  • Wireless Charging It works when an electromagnetic field develops the tension between the two objects providing the output via inductive coupling
  • Microphone Jack
  • Headphone Jack
  • Remote Control
    dedicated mic with Active noise cancellation


  • GPRS GPS (General Packet Radio Service) allows wireless data transfer service in 2G and 3G GSM SIM. Example - pictures, SIM network browsing, and videos.
  • EDGE EDGE (Enhanced Data GSM Environment) enables a 4x faster data transfer rate compared to the regular 2G GSM Service.
  • Speed
    HSPA, LTE-A (5CA)
  • Web Browser Web Browser can be a software or a web that lets users surf contents (Images, videos, texts, and other stuff) on the WWW (World wide web) URL. Web browser renders the HTML (markup language) from the website to display contents.


  • SMS Short Messaging Service
  • MMS Multimedia Messaging Service helps users send more graphical short messages including Audio clip, GIF e.t.c.
  • Email Electronic mail is not so different from a traditional mail system as it lets the user send, receive and store data in the form of images, text and other digital files. Each user has a unique email address, If you have no one yet, then you can get it via GMAIL and Yahoo
  • IM


  • Battery Type In short, these are some of the battery types that smartphones use - Lithium Polymer, Lithium-Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride, and Nickel Cadmium. Li-po and the Li-on are in the current phase.
    Li-Ion (Lithium Ion)
  • Capacity Battery capacity is the maximum number of energy packets stored in the mass of the battery.
    4000 mAh with Quick Charge 2.0 Fast battery charging
  • Fast charging An Integrated technology that powers up the smartphone much faster than the regular charging.
  • Removable Users can disengage the removable battery, but the non-removal battery comes fixed with the device and cannot be removed.

What's inside the box

  • Overall
    SIM ejector
    Latest USB
    warrant card
    manual guide

Total Specs Score

9.5 4.8 1
  • Design 9
  • Display 9
  • Camera 10
  • Features 9
  • Cpu 10
  • Battery 10

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 full specifications, Review


Samsung Galaxy Note 9 comes with a 6.4″ Super AMOLED display at a resolution of 1440 x 2960 pixels, 516 Pixels density and 18.5:9 aspect ratio. The device integrates a multitouch Flyme UI (User Interface).


As to the cameras, This phablet flaunts a dual 12MP+12MP Main camera and 20MP Front camera. Rear cam supports a 4k resolution or to say [email protected] picture and video quality whereas a selfie cam has [email protected] quality. Both the cams are equipped with multiple features like Auto-HDR, Dual video call recording, 2x optical zoom, live pictures and many more.


When it comes to the performance, Samsung Galaxy Note 9 has a powerful Snapdragon 845 specifically for US and China regions and Exynos 9810 Octa – EMEA for Asian markets. Furthermore, it has an 8GB/6G of RAM and coupled with an octa-core processor and Adreno 630 to give your gaming a flawless experience. Galaxy Note 9 offers a cutting-edge processor and a water-carbon cooling system that helps counteract overheating when necessary. Regarding the storage and SIMs, the smartphone houses a 128 GB of Internal Memory which can further be expandable up to 512GB via MicroSD card, Have to say; it does not support a dedicated MicroSD, so Users have to swipe a SIM 2 Slot up with a card.


No one frets about a battery when it comes to Samsung, and this time it’s even more with a Galaxy Note 9. The smartphone gets its juice from a massive 4000 mA Li-ion battery which is backed by a quick charge 2.0 technology. So, Users don’t have to wait for hours to charge a phone, hook up a charger and wait for a while to get it fully charged.

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Frequently asked questions and answers

Does it have an NFC?

A. Yes, it supports an NFC including ANT+, USB Type C.

Does it have a GPS?

A. Yes, It has a GPS including Glonass, Galileo, Beidou.

What type of sensors does it support?

A. It supports a total of 11 sensors which are named as Barometer, Iris sensor, proximity, Fingerprint sensor, Accelerometer, Pressure Sensor, RGB Light Sensor, Hall Sensor, HR Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, and Gyro Sensor.

Does it support a Fast quick charge?

A. Yes, it has quick 2.0 fast-charging system.

Does Selfie camera have a LED flash?

A. No

Does the Main camera have a dual-LED flash?

A. Not only dual primary camera has a LED Flash.

 What is the S-Pen in the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 and how it works?

A. S-Pen is integrated with a Bluetooth technology to help create an emojis, Gif, write a note, Pin a note, control your apps e.t.c with more control preciseness and accuracy like a real Pen. Read in detail about a Bluetooth S-PEN.

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 - Users Reviews

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