The much awaited Samsung Galaxy Note 9 has been launched in India. The launch was scheduled for midnight of August 22. Reportedly, pre-orders for the Note 9 had began shortly after its global launch in New York on August 9.
Samsung claims that the Note 9 can do things not imaginable before on a mobile device. The flagship offering will reportedly carry the biggest display screen till date on a Note. Other key features include a new stylus with Bluetooth support and an all new larger capacity battery to power the giant.
The India Launch event was attended by DJ Koh, President and CEO of IT & Mobile Communications Division. This will also be his first official India Trip.
The price of the Galaxy Note 9 was listed on Samsung’s official website prior to the India launch . The Galaxy Note 9 has been priced at Rs 67,900 for 128GB/6GB RAM, while the high- end variant 512GB/8GB RAM is retailing at Rs 84,900.
Potential buyers will have three color options to choose from including Midnight Black, Ocean Blue and Metallic Copper.
Launch offers can be availed at the Samsung Mobile Store. These include:
The key highlighting feature of Galaxy Note 9 is that it has a stylus (S) pen which can be used to write, notes or memos directly on the screen of the smartphone. Obviously, the flagship smartphone looks attractive in terms of appearance as it is developed with premium design and double glass panel.
The flagship smartphone offers bezel- less display and its smooth rounded design not only good in terms of appearance but also feels good when you hold the smartphone in your hands.
The Galaxy Note 9 comes with a 6.4-inch edge-to-edge display along with 1440 x 2960 pixels resolution while in terms of hardware, it gets a modern Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC coupled with 6GB/8GB RAM and 128GB/512GB internal storage. It is worth noting that variants capacity might depends on the market availability.
Ocean Blue is a different color being offered by Samsung in Galaxy Note 9 which comes with yellow color S-pen while other colors variants have the same color of stylus pen as the smartphone.
It runs on top of the line Android Oreo 8.0 Oreo operating system and soon to come with Android Pie.
In terms of photography, Samsung Galaxy Note 9 comes with horizontally placed dual 12MP cameras on the rear panel and fingerprint scanner positioned underneath the rear cameras. Up front, the smartphone has the 8MP front-facing camera.
The camera set up comes with Artificial Intelligence powered (AI) capabilities which offers face detection technology and informed to the users instantly if any of the photos captured blur and warn to capture the photos again.
It will be powered by a 4,000mAh battery that supports fast charging via cable as well as wireless charging.