In less than a week from now, Samsung will be taking the wraps off the highly anticipated Galaxy Note 9 at an Unpacked event in New York City. Ahead of the big launch event next week, Samsung New Zealand has accidentally released the official introduction video for the upcoming flagship device on its YouTube channel. The video was spotted first by reputed leakster @OnLeaks. As expected, though, the video was quickly taken down. Samsung has also started sending emails to some users with a link to pre-order the Galaxy Note 9.
Samsung Galaxy Note 9: Official Intro Video Confirms Key Features
The 30-second video starts off by showcasing the updated S Pen in the Yellow color option. Just as the recent teaser videos had suggested, Samsung is boasting “powerful all day battery” with the Galaxy Note 9. The upcoming flagship is expected to pack a huge 4000mAh capacity battery, a significant upgrade when compared to the Galaxy Note 8 as well as the Galaxy S9 Plus. The official introduction video also claims the Galaxy Note 9 will be “1TB ready” with expandable memory. This means the Galaxy Note 9 will be available with up to 512GB of onboard storage in select markets. With an additional 512GB microSD card, you can have a whopping 1TB of storage on the device.
Samsung Galaxy Note 9: Specifications, Features
The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is expected to arrive with a large 6.4-inch dual-curved Super AMOLED Infinity Display offering Quad HD+ resolution and an 18.5:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood, the flagship Galaxy device will be powered by an Exynos 9810 chipset in most markets, while the US-bound variants will likely be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset. In terms of memory, the Galaxy Note 9 is likely to be available with 6GB of RAM in most markets, while in South Korea and perhaps a few other markets, it could be available with 8GB of RAM as well. In terms of storage, recent leaks have confirmed the Galaxy Note 9 will be available in 128GB and 512GB storage variants. For further expansion, the device will have a microSD card slot as well.
In the camera department, Galaxy Note 9 is rumored to feature a 12MP + 12MP dual-camera setup with OIS on both sensors. While no details are available currently, the Galaxy Note 9 is rumored to be a big improvement over the Galaxy S9 in terms of camera performance. The device will be fueled by a huge 4000mAh capacity battery with fast wired and wireless charging support. Some of the other rumored features include a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, an iris scanner, IP68 certification for dust and water resistance, AKG tuned speakers, and more. On the software front, Galaxy Note 9 will be running on the Android 8.1 Oreo operating system with the latest iteration of the Samsung Experience UX running on top.
Samsung Galaxy Note 9: Expected Price in India
The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is expected to be launched in India as a Flipkart-exclusive sometime later this month. If rumors are to be believed, the flagship phablet will go on sale in the country starting early next month. As for the price, the Galaxy Note 9 is likely to be start at Rs.70,000 in India for the base storage variant.