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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Specs

Release Date in Hong Kong
ModelSM-N960F
DateAug 2018
Processor
Processor frequency2.7 GHz
Processor familySamsung Exynos
Processor cores4
64-bit computingYes
Processor lithography10 nm
CoprocessorYes
Coprocessor frequency1.7 GHz
Coprocessor cores4
Display
Display diagonal16.3 cm (6.4")
Display resolution2960 x 1440 pixels
TouchscreenYes
Screen shapeCurved edge screen
Display typeSAMOLED
Display glass typeGorilla Glass
Display number of colours16 million colours
Native aspect ratio18.5:9
Touch technologyMulti-touch
Touchscreen typeCapacitive
Pixel density516 ppi
Rounded display cornersYes
Ports & interfaces
USB portYes
USB connector typeUSB Type-C
Headphone connectivity3.5 mm
ANT+ enabledYes
Weight & dimensions
Weight201 g
Width76.4 mm
Depth8.8 mm
Height161.9 mm
Pen weight3.1 g
Network
SIM card capabilityDual SIM
Mobile network generation4G
SIM card typeNanoSIM
3G standardsHSPA
4G standardLTE
Wi-FiYes
BluetoothYes
SIM card hot swappingYes
2G standardsEdge, GPRS, GSM
Wi-Fi standards802.11a,Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac),802.11b,802.11g,Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Bluetooth version5.0
Tethering (modem-mode)Yes
Wi-Fi DirectYes
MiracastYes
Near Field Communication (NFC)Yes
Storage
RAM capacity8 GB
Internal storage capacity512 GB
Compatible memory cardsMicroSD (TransFlash)
RAM typeLPDDR4
Maximum memory card size512 GB
USB mass storageYes
Navigation
Position locationYes
Assisted GPS (A-GPS)Yes
GPS (satellite)Yes
GLONASSYes
BeiDouYes
GalileoYes
Electronic compassYes
Wi-Fi positioningYes
Software
PlatformAndroid
Operating system installedAndroid 8.1
App distribution platformGoogle Play
Google applicationsGmail,Google Calendar,Google Play
Virtual assistantSamsung Bixby
Camera
Rear camera typeDual camera
Rear camera resolution (numeric)12 MP
Front camera typeSingle camera
Front camera resolution (numeric)8 MP
Rear camera flashYes
Rear camera sensor ratio4:3
Second rear camera sensor ratio4:3
Front camera sensor ratio4:3
Second rear camera resolution (numeric)12 MP
Rear camera dual aperture number1.5/2.4
Second rear camera aperture number2.4
Rear camera pixel size1.4 µm
Second rear camera pixel size1 µm
Rear camera field of view (FOV) angle77°
Second rear camera field of view (FOV) angle45°
Optical zoom2x
Digital zoom10x
Front camera aperture number1.7
Front camera pixel size1.22 µm
Front camera field of view (FOV) angle80°
Flash typeLED
Video recording modes720p,1080p,2160p
Auto focusYes
Zoom capabilityYes
Face detectionYes
Video recordingYes
Image stabilizerYes
GeotaggingYes
Multi-shotYes
Self-timerYes
Night modeYes
Smile detectionYes
Battery
Battery capacity4000 mAh
Wireless chargingYes
Standby time (pen)30 min
Charging time (pen)40 s
Design
Form factorBar
Product colourBlack
Colour nameMidnight Black
International Protection (IP) codeIP68
Protection featuresDust resistant, Splash proof, Water resistant
Subscription
Subscription typeNo subscription

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Release Date, Price, and Specs in Hong Kong

When the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 launched it was a little bigger, slightly more colourful, a bit more powerful and pricier than prior Note phones, but be warned: it’s no longer the latest Note on the market. It’s been superseded by the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10 Plus, but if your budget can’t quite stretch to the new Note asking prices but still looking for an S Pen stylus with your smartphone, the Galaxy Note 9 is still a top handset.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 has a sizable 6.4-inch AMOLED display, huge 4,000mAh battery and up to 512GB of internal storage and 8GB of RAM. Slide in a 512GB microSD card, and you can get one of the first mainstream 1TB phones in your hands to save all your photos, videos, and music. That’s more space than a lot of the best laptops on the market.

S Pen Magic Tricks

The S Pen for the Galaxy Note 9 is capable of performing Bluetooth-connected magic tricks from up to 30 feet away. Samsung’s engineers managed to squeeze a small supercapacitor and tiny Bluetooth Low-Energy antenna into the otherwise unchanged stylus so that it can perform various remote functions. The best feature is being able to remotely launch the camera app with a long press of the S Pen button, flip the camera to selfie mode with a single short press, and snap a group photo with two clicks.

Samsung made the S Pen shortcuts customizable:

  • Camera: Flip the camera/ take a photo
  • Camera: Flip the camera/ record a video
  • Music Player: Play and pause music/ skip to the next track
  • Photo Gallery: Advance to the next photo/ cycle back to a previous photo
  • PowerPoint: Back and forth through presentation slides

The Ocean Blue Note 9 has the more dynamic yellow S Pen for a nice contrast. It writes in yellow digital ink, while the Lavender Purple phone has a purple pen and purple digital ink.

Massive Battery Capacity

The Note 9 battery capacity has been unshackled, hitting the 4,000mAh ceiling. This is the best Samsung phone you can buy when it comes to battery life. While there are two Note 9 storage configurations, the battery size, thankfully, is the same no matter which version you buy. You also get Fast Charging and Fast Wireless Charging capabilities.

Design and Display

Samsung’s Super AMOLED display doesn’t need to change much to look really great. It’s consistently the best smartphone screen in the world until the next Samsung phone launches - every year. The 6.4-inch Note 9 screen has grown by a tenth of an inch over the 6.3-inch Note 8 display, the nearly bezel-less Infinity Display is bright and punchy, and confirmed to be 27% brighter and with 32% more contrast ratio than the Note 8. The Note 9 is IP68 water-resistant and dust-proof, and that resistance rating stays the same whether or not the S Pen is embedded.

Camera

The Note 9’s rear camera is essentially the same 12-megapixel dual-lens shooter Samsung put in the Galaxy S9+, which means you can capture portraits with blurred backgrounds. The camera also sports a dual aperture, which can automatically open at either f/1.5 to f/2.4 for brighter low-light images or crisper shots, depending on your shooting conditions. But Samsung added artificial intelligence to Note 9’s camera software to set it apart from the other Galaxies, and it really made a difference.

Samsung isn’t the first company to make its camera smart - LG and Huawei flagships both have intelligence baked in for automatically configuring the camera settings depending on what you’re shooting. The Note 9 recognizes 20 scenes, including snow, sunsets, beaches and backlit subjects, and adjusts the contrast, brightness, saturation, white balance and other settings you’d normally have to manually configure in the camera’s Pro mode. You can turn off Scene Optimizer if you’d rather take photos without its intervention.

Did Samsung make a Note 9 Plus?

Yes, the Galaxy Note 9 actually has an even larger display but the S9 Plus has the slightly higher pixel density and screen-to-body ratio (AKA bezel size), so the Note 9 stands toe-to-toe with the S9 Plus.

Is Note 9 still worth buying?

Yes, the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is definitely still worth buying. Bigger than the previous Note phones in every way, the Note 9 has a larger 6.4inch screen, heftier 4,000mAh battery, and a massive 1TB of storage option. The already good camera is slightly better, the stereo speakers are a first for the Note, and the Bluetooth-connected S Pen can activate fun customizable shortcuts remotely.

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 vs Note 10: Specs

Galaxy Note 10

Galaxy Note 10 Plus

Galaxy Note 9

Display

6.3-inch Dynamic AMOLED (2280x1080)

6.8-inch Dynamic AMOLED (3040x1440)

6.4-inch Super AMOLED (2960x1440)

CPU

Snapdragon 855; Exynos 9825

Snapdragon 855; Exynos 9825

Snapdragon 845; Exynos 9810

RAM

8GB

12GB

6GB, 8GB

Storage

256GB

256GB, 512GB

128GB, 512GB

microSD

No

Yes

Yes (up to 512GB)

Headphone Jack

No

No

Yes

Rear Cameras

  • 16MP ultra-wide (f/2.2)
  • 12MP wide angle (f/1.5-f/2.4)
  • 12MP telephoto (f/2.1)
  • 16MP ultra-wide (f/2.2)
  • 12MP wide angle (f/1.5-f/2.4)
  • 12MP telephoto (f/2.1)
  • Time-of-Flight VGA
  • Dual 12MP (f/1.5, f/2.4)

Front Cameras

10MP (f/2.2)

10MP (f/2.2)

8MP (f/1.7)

Battery Size

3,500mAh

4,300mAh

4,000mAh

OS

Android 9 Pie with Samsung OneUI

Android 9 Pie with Samsung OneUI

Android 9 Pie with Samsung OneUI

Colours

  • Aura Glow
  • Aura White
  • Aura Black
  • Aura Blue
  • Aura Glow
  • Aura White
  • Aura Black
  • Aura Blue
  • Lavender Purple
  • Ocean Blue
  • Cloud Silver
  • Midnight Black

Size

5.9 x 2.8 x .31 inches

6.4 x 3.0 x .31 inches

6.3 x 3 x 0.34 inches

Reviews of Samsung Galaxy Note 9

lifewire.com
Reviewed on 2019-04-08
Huge, stunning OLED screen, Incredible battery life, Plenty of processing power, Useful S Pen stylus
Very expensive, Niche upgrades over Galaxy S9+, Disappointing AR Emoji
Huge, stunning OLED screenIncredible battery lifePlenty of processing powerUseful S Pen stylusVery expensiveNiche upgrades over Galaxy S9+Terrible AR EmojiThe Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is one of the absolute best extra-large phones on the market...
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ubergizmo.com
Reviewed on 2019-02-11
Ahead of the Galaxy S10 launch, let's see where today's top Samsung Mobile Camera stands. The comparison will be interesting in the coming days. In this review, we will provide a quick overview of the hardware capabilities and check what the actual image...
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notebookcheck.net
Reviewed on 2018-12-31
Light into the dark! All smartphone manufacturers want you to believe that their smartphone has the best camera. This year, we have chosen to compare the camera capabilities of seven flagship smartphones released in 2018. We will also consider more left-f...
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notebookcheck.net
Reviewed on 2018-12-31
Light into the dark! All smartphone manufacturers want you to believe that their smartphone has the best camera. This year, we have chosen to compare the camera capabilities of seven flagship smartphones released in 2018. We will also consider more left-f...
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androidcentral.com
Reviewed on 2018-12-07
Class-leading AMOLED display, All-new S Pen, Exquisite hardware, Headphone jack, Excellent camera
Still on Oreo, Bixby still isn't great, Fast charging needs an update
When you sell over 20 million units of something, you don't change the formula. You instead try to make it better by tweaking a few elements. That's Samsung's strategy in a nutshell with the Galaxy Note 9.The phone retains the same basic design aestheti...
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techwelike.com
Reviewed on 2018-12-07
I consider myself an expert on the Samsung Galaxy Note series. I've had all of them with the exception of the Note7. For most of the year, the Galaxy Note is one of my daily drivers. So what changes do I enjoy with the Galaxy Note9? This is my long-term r...
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anandtech.com
Reviewed on 2018-11-26
The Note9's been has been out for several months now, but unfortunately we never really did get to reviewing the phone. A big question from a lot of our community members that kept coming up is whether we'd redo testing of the Snapdragon vs Exynos models...
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techguysmartbuy.com
Reviewed on 2018-11-20
Its 2018 and Samsung's Galaxy Note 9 is more of a beast than ever – on paper anyways. They took the kitchen sink analogy and moved the needle up even further. You got up to 8GB of RAM, a water-cooling system, up to 1TB of storage, a more powerful S Pen, a...
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gottabemobile.com
Reviewed on 2018-10-26
The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is easily one of the best Android smartphones you can buy in 2018, and one of the best smartphones overall. Samsung's been making big screen smartphones since before it was cool, and the experience and maturity helps the Galaxy N...
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techaeris.com
Reviewed on 2018-10-08
Still a sexy design, Build quality remains strong in the Note series, Samsung's displays are always amazing, Strong performer breezes through everything quickly, S-Pen options are much better this year, Battery life lasts all day and beyond, Speakers are...
Glass back is a fingerprint graveyard, Pricing is very high, approaching the range some users may pass, Bixby (and its button) is improved but is still not going to be for everyone
I am writing this review fully aware that most Galaxy Note9 review articles and videos have been up for weeks. It's been a long almost two months for me as I've transplanted myself and the Techaeris operations from Chicago to Des Moines. So you'll have to...
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phonearena.com
Reviewed on 2018-10-05
Slightly more comfortable to grip, Superfluid gesturebased UI, Face ID is better than Samsung's faceor irisscanning solutions, More powerful chip offers better graphics in gaming, access to niche creative software, Allows access to the Apple ecosystem — i...
It's no surprise that the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 and the iPhone XS Max are two of the (if not the) most celebrated devices this year. Sammy's Note line has always been the poweruser's dream — the phones where Samsung drops the latest and greatest commercia...
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topnewreview.com
Reviewed on 2018-09-28
STEPHEN LAMBRECHTS ]ON PAPER, THE new Note 9 mightn't seem all that different to its predecessor, 2017's Galaxy Note 8. Look beneath the surface, however, and you'll find a smartphone that has addressed almost every issue that last year's model had (a...
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androidauthority.com
Reviewed on 2018-09-26
In most metrics, the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is an impressive flagship phone. It's got a great camera, it's very powerful, and it's one of the best Android phones on the market. Perhaps most importantly, it's got one of the best batteries in the Android ec...
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zdnet.com
Reviewed on 2018-09-20
Samsung has been making Android phones with wireless charging capability for years and Apple added it last year while Google and others have yet to fully embrace it as a standard feature. Enough devices I have and am testing have it that I attempted to on...
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pcworld.com_techhive.com
Reviewed on 2018-09-20
Switching from a Samsung Galaxy Note 9 to an LG Stylo 4 is analogous to going from a Ferrari 812 Superfast to a Kia Optima. They're both 2018 smartphones with styluses built in, and they both run the same version of Android (Oreo 8.1). But other than tha...
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hitechcentury.com
Reviewed on 2018-09-17
Beautifully vibrant and sharp display, exceptionally powerful hardware, impressive battery life, superb cameras, S Pen has innovative features,
Casing is still a fingerprint magnet, needs a learning curve to truly master every trick available, conservative design, We say Samsung's Galaxy Note9 soundly thumps all comers with chart-topping specifications, amazing cameras, a revamped S Pen stylus w...
Externally the Galaxy Note9 doesn't wander too far aesthetically from the Galaxy Note8 and retains a similar form factor in the form of a rectangular chassis with gentle curves all around and a mirrored backplate hewn of glass. The Galaxy Note9's front 6...
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androidauthority.com
Reviewed on 2018-09-13
Good exposure, White balance is almost always right, Great Portrait Mode performance, Food Mode performs amazingly, Vibrant colors
Bad dynamic range (HDR), Food Mode can make images look warm, Over-processing can hurt detail
Commonly labeled as Samsung's true high-end line, the Galaxy Note series features some of the most impressive devices in the market. Refined design, stronger specs, more advanced features, and S-Pen functionality are but a few of the things you can expect...
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techarp.com
Reviewed on 2018-09-10
We know just how eager everyone is to read about the new Samsung Galaxy Note9 smartphone. Is it the best Note Samsung ever made? Is it much better than the already impressive Galaxy Note8? Is it worth buying?Here is our comprehensive review of the Samsung...
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dxomark.com
Reviewed on 2018-09-10
Very good autofocus and effective tracking, Bright and vivid colors, Exposure accuracy is good and updates quickly, Fine detail retained in outdoor lighting, Noise levels are low in bright lighting, Effective stabilization when moving and during still mot...
Loss of detail in low-light conditions, Chroma and luminance noise slightly visible in low light, Aliasing occasionally visible in outdoor scenes
The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is the latest iteration of the Korean manufacturer's stylus-equipped, high-end smartphone. Like many premium smartphone manufacturers, Samsung is concentrating on the Note's camera features to make it more attractive in this comp...
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zdnet.com
Reviewed on 2018-09-10
The 10 best smartphones of 2018CES and MWC are over and it's time to clear the dust and see what smartphones are leading the pack this year.Read MoreI started using an evaluation Galaxy Note 9, see my full review, on 9 August and just past a month of use...
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