[EXCLUSIVE] Samsung Galaxy Note 9 New Silver Color Variant Leaked; Launching Soon in the US Market


Samsung Galaxy Note 9 will soon be available in a new silver color option in the US. We have managed to get our hands on a press render of the upcoming Galaxy Note 9 color variant, which looks quite similar to the Arctic Silver shade that Samsung introduced for the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus smartphones last year.

Samsung Galaxy Note 9: New Silver Color Option to Launch Soon

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is currently available in four colors – Midnight Black, Ocean Blue, Metallic Copper, and Lavender Purple. However, the flagship smartphone will soon be available in a new Silver color option in the US market. While it is certainly possible that Samsung might launch the new color option in a few other markets as well, we cannot confirm the same at this point. The S Pen, as you can tell from the render below, also comes in a matching finish.

Samsung Galaxy Note 9: Specifications, Features

Samsung’s latest flagship offering, the Galaxy Note 9 sports a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED Infinity Display with 1440 x 2960 Quad HD+ resolution, an 18.5:9 aspect ratio, HDR10 compliance, and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. The smartphone runs on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset in the US and select few markets, while the rest of the variants are powered by Samsung’s own Exynos 8910 octa-core processor. In the memory department, Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is available in two configurations – 6GB RAM + 128GB storage and 8GB RAM + 512GB storage. Thanks to Hybrid Dual-SIM slots, users can expand the storage further by up to 512GB.

In the camera department, Galaxy Note 9 is nearly identical to the Galaxy S9 Plus with two 12MP sensors. The primary 12MP sensor features an f/1.5-2.4 dual-aperture, Dual Pixel phase-detection autofocus, and a large 1.4um pixel size. Both the sensors come with optical image stabilization and enable up to 2x optical zoom. Just like the Galaxy S9 Plus, the Galaxy Note 9 can capture 4K Ultra HD resolution videos at up to 60fps and HD slow-motion videos at 960fps. For selfies, the Galaxy Note 9 has an 8MP AF selfie camera with an f/1.7 aperture. Connectivity features include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac dual-band, Bluetooth 5.0 Low Energy, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo, NFC, 4G VoLTE, and a USB 3.1 Type-C port. The smartphone packs a large 4000mAh capacity battery with wired and wireless fast charging support. Some of the other key features of the Galaxy Note 9 include a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, an iris sensor, heart rate sensor, stereo speakers, and an IP68 rating for dust and water resistance. The S Pen this year comes with Bluetooth connectivity, allowing it to be used as a remote control for clicking photos, controlling media playback, and more. In terms of software, the Galaxy Note 9 runs on the Android 8.1 Oreo operating system currently with the latest version of the Samsung Experience UX on top.

Samsung Galaxy Note 9: Price in India

The Samsung Note 9 is priced at Rs.67,900 in India for the 6GB RAM variant with 128GB of internal storage. On the other hand, the 8GB RAM variant of the smartphone with 512GB of internal storage costs Rs.84,900. Both the variants of the smartphone are sold online by both Amazon and Flipkart. You can also purchase the Galaxy Note 9 at any major offline phone retailer near you.