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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 to launch on August 9: Expected price, India release date, specs, etc

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 global launch, price and specifications: Here's a look at the upcoming launch of Samsung's latest Note series device, that is expected to deliver both on the big battery, and the S Pen

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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 launch: Samsung will launch the Galaxy Note 9 at an event in New York, that will take place on August 9.

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 launch: Samsung will launch the Galaxy Note 9 at an event in New York, that will take place on August 9. This phone is the latest iteration of the company’s Galaxy Note series, that has been known for its unique design and its stylus, the S Pen. While many rumours appear to stand confirmed, Samsung will largely base the Galaxy Note 9 on its S Pen, that could come with its own Bluetooth capabilities. In India, Samsung is expected to price the latest Note 9 series around a starting price of above Rs 72,990.

The Galaxy Note 9 is expected to offer wireless charging, and we have seen leaks of a Wireless Charger Duo. The company’s wireless charging system comes with two charging bays, that is expected to charge the Galaxy Note 9, as well as other Samsung devices that are compliant with Qi-based charging systems.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 rumours: Samsung’s Good Lock app to return in the new Galaxy Note handset

Samsung’s Good Lock app, which is meant to customise the phone’s UI is said to return in the upcoming Galaxy Note 9. The new Galaxy Note is expected to ship with Android Oreo-based on the in-house Experience UI.

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 rumours: The next Galaxy Note to get a smarter Bixby 2.0 assistant

As per reports, Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is said to run an upgraded version of Samsung’s voice-assistant, Bixby 2.0. The new version of the voice-based assistant which is powered by Viv technologies is said to compete with the likes of Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa.

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 rumours: The upcoming Galaxy Note device tipped to feature a 19.5:9 display

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is said to feature a Super AMOLED display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio. While reports speculate, the new Galaxy Note device to sport a 'similar footprint' to the Galaxy Note 8, the phone is expected to feature a slightly tall 6.4-inch QHD+ display. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 came with a 6.3inch Super AMOLED display with 18.5:9 aspect ratio.

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 rumours: Price in India, launch date

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is widely anticipated to come at a price under Rs 70,000 for the base model in India. As for the launch date, reports suggest that the upcoming Samsung flagship could mark its debut in the Indian smartphone market on August 16.

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 rumours: The new Galaxy Note handset expected to come at a

Latest reports suggest that the next-gen Samsung Galaxy Note 9 could come for a price of RUB 69,990 (roughly Rs 75,800) for the 128GB version and RUB 89,990 (roughly Rs 97,400) for the 512GB storage model. Samsung at its second-quarter earnings report mentioned that the new Galaxy Note device will be announced at a “reasonable” price.

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 rumours: Samsung's new flagship model to feature variable aperture

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is tipped to feature dual rear cameras having a 12MP unit each. Reports suggest that the dual lens on the Galaxy Note 9 could come with variable aperture of f/1.5 and f/2.4 respectively. To recall, Samsung introduced the industry-first variable aperture lens on its flagship Galaxy S9 series this year.

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 rumours: A new smartphone but old design

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is said to bear a physical design similar as its predecessor, the Galaxy Note 8. The phone is tipped to feature Samsung's Infinity Display with curved edges. However, the fingerprint sensor is said to repositioned and placed below the rear camera sensors on the new Galaxy Note handset. Reports suggest that Galaxy Note 9 might get an additional camera shutter button as well. 

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 rumours: All-new S Pen to work as Bluetooth remote

Perhaps the highlight of the Galaxy Note 9 could be its all-new S Pen stylus. It's being said that the stylus will get Bluetooth support, which will allow users to use the S Pen to control your phone. Evidently, the Bluetooth feature on the S Pen could be used to control music on the Galaxy Note 9. 

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 rumours: High-end phone to offer 4000mAh battery

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is said to offer a 4000mAh battery, a big upgrade over the Galaxy Note 8's 3,300mAh battery. This is definitely a good news for those who are planning to buy the Galaxy Note 9, which will make its global debut on August 9 in New York. 

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 rumours: Flagship smartphone will use Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor

A Snapdragon 845 processor will be seen inside the Galaxy Note 9. Keep in mind that the variant with a Snapdragon 845 will likely to be made available in the US, China, and Japan. For other markets, including India and the UK, Samsung will be using an Exynos 9810 mobile processor. 

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 rumours: Official leaked video confirms design and 1TB storage

The video in question was leaked from Samsung's New Zealand account when the site accidentally published an official pre-order advert for the upcoming device. Based on the video, Samsung Galaxy Note 9 looks identical to its predecessor - the Note 8 - in terms of design. Interestingly, the Note 9 will come with 1TB of internal storage. Technically, the top-end version of the Note 9 will have 512GB of internal storage; plus, users are free to expand the internal storage up to 512GB using a microSD card slot. 

Also read: Samsung Galaxy Note 9 retail box leaked, reveals 4000mAh battery and S Pen remote control

Galaxy Note 9 is expected to feature 6.4-inch Super AMOLED display with Quad HD+ resolution. While the size is only slightly different from Galaxy Note 8, the phone will also come with a tweak to its design. This will push the Galaxy Note 9's fingerprint sensor below the dual-rear camera configuration, which remains horizontally stacked.

Expected to feature a 4000mAh battery, the phone will ship with Android Oreo with Samsung Experience 9.0 on top. The latest leaks have also suggested that Galaxy Note 9 could come in 128GB and 512GB internal storage options. While the first storage option could be paired with 6GB RAM, the 512GB variants could come alongside 8GB of RAM.

Across all variants, the phone is expected to provide up to 1TB expandable memory through microSD support.

Read more: Samsung Galaxy Note 9 official video leaked ahead of August 9 launch

Galaxy Note 9 could feature 12MP+12MP dual-rear cameras. While the primary lens is expected to have f/1.5 and f/2 dual aperture, the secondary sensor could enable optical zoom at f/2.4 aperture. Meanwhile, it could come with an 8MP front lens with autofocus.