Samsung Galaxy Note 9 has been announced by Samsung, I know you’ve wanted to see what the successor to the Galaxy Note 8 would be. The Galaxy Note 9 has received a lot of notable upgrades when comparing it to last year’s Note model. The S-Pen now has received it own upgrades talking about the Bluetooth integration in to it making it able to work as a remote for the Galaxy Note 9. Samsung Galaxy Note 9 price in Nigeria, it’s specs and features are carefully entailed in this post.
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Key Specs
• 6·4 inches Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
• Exynos 9810 chipset OR Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset
• 6GB or 8GB of RAM
• 128GB or 512GB of internal storage
• 12MP+12MP dual rear camera
• 8MP selfie cam + 2MP dedicated iris scanner
• 4,000 mAh battery
• 4G LTE
• S Pen with Bluetooth
• Rear mounted fingerprint sensor
• IP68 water and dust resistant
Design and Body
The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is a large smartphone with a large display and has Corning Gorilla Glass 5 envelope. The back design is very similar to that of the Note 8 except for the fingerprint sensor which is now below the camera. On the front, the display has very much reduced bezels making it have a larger display despite it’s overall size is just like it’s predecessor. It still retains the Bixby button but if you don’t like it you can disable it in the settings.
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 has a Water Carbon Cooling System to help when playing games for long. The Galaxy Note 9 is IP68 water and dust resistant, can survive in 1·5 m deep water for up to 30 minutes.
The phone has a body dimension of 161.9 x 76.4 x 8.8 mm and weighs about 201 grams. It also has Samsung Pay integrated in to it.
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 has a 6·4 inch Super AMOLED display with QHD+ resolution, 18·5:9 aspect ratio and 83·4% screen to body ratio.
The Super AMOLED screen has a track record to prove itself with its impressive contrast and excellent colour reproduction. In numbers the resolution is 1440 x 2960 pixels with a 516 ppi pixel density with HDR10 support. It has the always on display feature which shows Time & Date and other useful information.
The display is protected by the 5th Corning Gorilla Glass 5 which is scratch resistant and can withstand easy falls.
Processor and Memory
As Samsung has been doing, you get two different chipset powering this phone depending on your region. In the EMEA region, you get an Exynos 9810 chipset and in the China, US, LATAM region you get a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset.
The EMEA model uses Mali G72 MP18 GPU while the latter model uses Adreno 630 GPU.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 comes with either 6GB or 8GB of RAM coupled with either 128GB or 512GB of internal storage. There’s a shared micro SD card slot for expanding storage.
The Galaxy Note 9 camera is very impressive.
On the back, we have a dual camera setup with a 12MP wide sensor coupled with a 12MP telephoto sensor. The duo supports OIS, PDAF, AF and 2x optical zoom. The camera has a LED flash. It can record 4K videos at 60 fps with no OIS or EIS, 4K at 30 fps with OIS or EIS, 1080p videos up to 240 fps and 720p videos up to 960 fps.
On the front, we have a 8MP selfie cam coupled with a 2MP dedicated iris scanner.
In addition, there’s a flaw detection feature that tells you to retake a photo if it comes out blurry or the person eyes is closed.
Network and Connectivity
The Galaxy Note 9 has 4G LTE network in it for downloading and surfing the web. It supports the following LTE bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 38, 39, 40, 41, 66, 71. It has download speed of up to 1,200 Mbps and upload speed of up to 200 Mbps.
It comes with dual band WiFi 5, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, GPS, WiFi Direct and Hotspot. It has a USB 3.1 type C port which supports OTG and reverse charging.
Battery and Charging
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 got a considerable upgrade in the battery department. We have a 4,000 mAh battery which is sure to deliver more gaming time and general usage.
It has support for 15W fast charge which charges the phone in no time alongside the Qi/ PMA wireless charging support.
The S Pen
The signature of the Note series has always been the S Pen and it has gotten more functional features added and Low Energy (LE) bluetooth.
It can now function as a remote for your Samsung Galaxy Note 9, where you long press it to launch the camera app, tap to take pictures, a double tap to switch between back and front camera.
There is a separate menu where you can customize the tasks you want the pen to do. Once it is slot in, it recharges in less than a minute through a special semiconductor in the holster. It has a life span of 30 minutes or 200 clicks which you can certainly work with.
The Galaxy Note 9 runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with Samsung Experience UI. It is upgradeable to One UI 2.0 based on Android 10.
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 price in Nigeria starts at 132,000 Naira for the 6GB+128GB model and starts at 392,000 Naira for the 8GB+512GB model.
Remember the DeX mode, it is now built into the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 and allows you to connect to a larger display using an HDMI adapter. You can use the phablet as a touch pad or virtual keyboard. There’s a iris scanner and also a fingerprint sensor for securing the device from unauthorized access. The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 retains the 3.5 mm headphone jack which most flagships device tend to not have.