The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 might be the best flagship the Korean giant has produced thus far, but that does not make it’s impervious to glitches when it reaches the users. According to the account of several Note 9 users, the phablet reportedly is facing difficulty with respect to its speaker, a whole bunch of details regarding the problem given below.
Samsung Galaxy Note 9: Speaker Malfunctioning
While this problem is small in number, users are reporting speaker-related issues with the Galaxy Note 9. What happens is after six or seven minutes, the volume level of the bottom speaker starts to automatically lower. In the Samsung Community forums, the following instructions have been highlighted in an attempt to see if the problem can be tackled with at home.
Go to Settings > Apps > Show system Apps (click on the 3 vertical dots upper right of screen) > Youtube > Storage > Clear Data and Clear Cache.
Afterwards, carry out the following steps.
Go to Settings > Apps > Show system Apps (click on the 3 vertical dots upper right of screen) > Netflix > Storage > Clear Data and Clear Cache. After this, restart the phone.
Samsung Galaxy Note 9: What Are Users Reporting
Lots of people on Samsung’s forums are reporting about the exact same issue, with one Galaxy Note 9 user already performing the factory reset twice.
“Yes when im watching videos it happens between 6-7 minutes into the video and it happens all the time its really annoying it even does it in safe mode.”
“Ive done a factory reset twice already”
One user from Singapore visited a Samsung service centre and it was confirmed that this is a known issue and that an update is going to be forwarded in the near future. As a conclusion, what this means is that the problem that users were facing was purely software-based and it had nothing to do with hardware.
Galaxy Note 9: Specifications, Features
The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 features a 6.4-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity Display with a resolution of 2960 x 1440 and an aspect ratio of 18.5:9. Under the hood, the Note 9 is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC paired with either 6GB or 8GB RAM and an Adreno 630 GPU. A different model features an Exynos 9810 paired with an ARM Mali-G72 GPU (this is for the Indian market).
For optics, the device comes with a 12 + 12MP intelligent dual-camera setup with dual optical image stabilization. The smartphone also sports AI-powered scene recognition, allowing you to take flawless images. At the front, there is an 8MP sensor that will be responsible for taking selfies. The 6GB RAM version gives you 128GB of internal storage, while the 8GB RAM variant gives you 512GB of onboard memory. Though you might not require it but the storage is expandable up to 512GB more which give you almost a terabyte of space.
The Galaxy Note 9 also comes pre-loaded with apps like Samsung Pay, Samsung Health, and the Knox Security platform. For an improved artificial intelligence experience, the device comes with an improved Bixby Assistant and for amazing audio, the Note 9 is equipped with AKG-tuned stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos support.
To better manage the device and applications, Samsung has an advanced S Pen that comes with Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) technology. It is the first pen accessory in a long time that Samsung has filled with a lot of features, as it comes with a customizable remote control that assists you in managing apps and accessing functions, including the camera.
Inside the flagship is a 4000mAh battery, which can easily last for an entire day and if you want connectivity options, there are lots of them in the smartphone. This will include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac dual-band, Bluetooth 5.0 Low Energy, USB Type-C charging port, NFC, GLONASS, GPS, BeiDou Navigation Satellite System, and A-GPS. As for the software, the smartphone is running Android 8.1 Oreo on top of Samsung’s custom UI.
Galaxy Note 9: Price in India
The base model of the Galaxy Note 9 costs the buyer Rs. 67,900, which features 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage, while the 8GB RAM + 512GB storage model will cost Rs. 84,900. The available colours of the Note 9 are Midnight Black, Lavender Purple, and Metallic Copper.
Let us hope that this speaker problem gets resolved as early as possible so that customers can once again place their faith blindly in the Galaxy Note 9 and buy one immediately.