Samsung Galaxy Note 9 : Overview (Rumored)

Samsung confirmed the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Note 9(crown) in Jul – Aug (expected). Walking in the footsteps of OnePlus, Samsung also published blog post revealing the details and features of the model.

 

Expected features-

Under screen Fingerprint scanner

This is a big rumor leaked by a reliable gadget leaker  “Ice universe” However, Korean news site The Investor doesn’t support these rumors, saying “It is not, however, expected to feature an in-screen fingerprint sensor.”

Contradicting rumors suggests the feature is still in the air for the Galaxy Note 9.

 

New Skin over Android

New Samsung skin over Android can be a new feature in the upcoming Note 9. Samsung might come with a                  Crown UX which is used by Samsung to differentiate between other Android devices.

Improved Camera

Note 9 will be highlighted for many features. One of that feature will be its new and improved camera. Although it will have a similar dual camera set up which it might improve its quality.

Bixby 2.0 and S-Pen

 

Samsung may introduce a new and improved version of Bixby with Galaxy Note 9,  said by Samsung to ZDNet.
this is a very important improvement as Bixby lacks being Siri, Alexa, and Google assistant.

Improvements:

  • More natural sounding voice
  • Bixby assistant
  • more available for other devices

Samsung is looking to improve the S-pen in the Galaxy Note 9 although the company hasn’t revealed the detailed information.

Rumored features –

  • GSM / HSPA / LTE
  • Front/back glass  aluminum frame
  • Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
  • IP68 certified – dust/waterproof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
  • 6.4 inches Super AMOLED (1440 x 2960 px) screen with 18.5:9 ratio (~514 ppi density)
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  •   Always-on display
  • Android 8.1 (Oreo)
  • Exynos 9810 Octa – EMEA
  • Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 – USA & China
  • CPU Octa-core (4×2.7 GHz Mongoose M3 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A55) – EMEA
    Octa-core (4×2.7 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4×1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) – USA & China
  • GPU Mali-G72 MP18 – EMEA
    Adreno 630 – USA & China
  • micro SD, up to 400 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) – dual SIM model only
  •  6 GB RAM |64/128/256 GB
  • Camera
    • Rear – Dual: 12 MP (f/1.5-2.4, 26mm, 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, Dual Pixel PDAF) + 12MP (f/2.4, 52mm, 1/3.6″, 1µm, AF), OIS, phase detection autofocus, 2x optical zoom, LED flash
    • Front – 8 MP (f/1.7, 25mm, 1/3.6″, 1.22µm), autofocus, [email protected], dual video call, Auto HDR
  • 3.5mm jack
  • Bluetooth v5.0
  • USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
  • Iris scanner
  • fingerprint (rear-mounted/IN screen)
  • Samsung DeX (desktop experience support)
  • Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 2.0)
  • Bixby natural language commands and dictation
  • Non-removable Li-Ion 3850 mAh battery
  • Colors-Midnight Black, Coral Blue, Titanium Gray, Lilac Purple

 

 

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