And what are the pre-order offers?
Designed so you want to wear it all day. The fingerprint sensor is now below the camera, whereas the Note 8 had the sensor next to the cameras.
Other than that, though, things are looking pretty familiar - but that is no bad thing. Pre-booking the Galaxy Note 9 will grant consumers a chance to own a Samsung Gear Sport smartwatch for INR 4,999.
So you won't get asked to hand over the Note 9 before boarding an airplane?
The handset houses a 4000mAh battery, which is 21% bigger than that of the Note 8. They give you an instant discount on your purchase before you ever trade-in your phone, unlike nearly everyone else who does this. "We have opened software development kit (SDK) for S Pen and will soon have more applications and features", he added. This remote control functionality is extended to other applications. And even if the battery is dead, it'll still work as an old-school S-Pen.
According to Satish Meena, Senior Forecast Analyst at Forrester Research, Chinese players are bigger threat for Samsung than Apple as the company is losing more customers to Android phones made by Chinese manufacturers than Apple.
Would the Note 9 be a good match for your business? That's because we already know what to expect from the phone, given it uses identical camera hardware to the S9+.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Is Official: Bluetooth S Pen, $1000 Price Tag
Samsung also unveiled the Galaxy Home, its smart speaker with Bixby, at the event. This means the camera detects various objects and scenarios and adjusts its parameters accordingly - much like the Huawei P20 Pro. Carriers traditionally set their own rules when it comes to Android phones, making it hard for customers to figure exactly how much the phone actually costs.
Samsung Galaxy Home features: What's inside? Samsung cleverly included inductive charging in the S Pen, so it'll fill up when docked in the phone.
You will be able to use the automatic switching and setup services on Samsung devices even if you don't have a Spotify Premium account: "Spotify users on both Free or Premium will have access to the Samsung multi-device integration across mobile, speakers and TV". It has tied-up with Epic Games to make its immensely popular mobile first-person shooter "Fortnite" available on the Note 9, the first for an Android-based phone.
Samsung calls this new cooling system, a "water-carbon" one and it claims that there is real water inside it. Useful? Absolutely - but not groundbreaking.
For the first time in recent memory, the Galaxy Note 9 is priced at $999 for the 128GB model and $1,249 for the 512GB model across the board. With an extra 512GB SD card, users can expand the storage to 1TB. For a phone, that is just insane. It's a lot of money for a phone.
"We're three generations removed now", Samsung's director of USA product marketing, Suzanne De Silva, said of the company's renewed confidence in the battery.
The Note 9 utilizes AI functions to enable the camera to guess what is being photographed and checks if a photo has been taken properly. Stay tuned for our full review.