The official Samsung Galaxy Note 9 launch date is set for August 9, following the invite sent out by Samsung on June 27. The unveiling will happen in Brooklyn, New York at 11am EST (8am PST, 4pm BST).
The Galaxy Note 9 is expected to pack a sizable 6.4in display, bigger than the Note 8’s 6.32in offering. According to some reports, the device will come with a horizontal dual-camera setup and a fingerprint scanner beneath the camera system.
Here’s everything we know about the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 so far below.
Samsung has confirmed that the Galaxy Note 9 will make its debut at on 9 August at a Samsung Unpacked event in New York. The device is expected to be up for pre-order on 14 August and on sale 24 August.
Since Note 8 retailed for $929 (£869, AU$1,499) at launch, We don’t see Samsung lowering the price for the Note 9, especially now Apple has pushed smartphone prices even higher with its iPhone X.
- A slightly larger 6.4in screen (up from 6.3in) with slimmer screen bezels
- Faster Snapdragon 845/Exynos 8910 processor
- A higher-capacity 4000mAh battery (up from 3300mAh)
- Faster wireless charging
- An enhanced dual-camera with ISOCELL Plus technology
- Upgraded S Pen stylus with Bluetooth support
- Bixby 2.0
|Specifications||Note 8 (2017)||Note 9 (2019)|
|Display||6.3in Quad-HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity Display||6.4in Quad-HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity Display|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 835/Exynos 8895||Qualcomm Snapdragon 845/Exynos 8910|
|Memory||6GB RAM||6GB RAM|
|Storage||64GB, microSD support||64/128/256GB, microSD support|
|Rear cameras||12Mp + 12Mp dual-camera, dual-OIS||12Mp + 12Mp dual-camera, dual-OIS, ISOCELL Plus|
|Connectivity||4G LTE, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, NFC, USB-C||4G LTE, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, NFC, USC-C|
|Fingerprint scanner||Rear-facing, next to camera||Rear-facing, below camera|
|Extra features||Iris scanner, heart-rate monitor, 3.5mm headphone jack||Iris scanner, heart-rate monitor, 3.5mm headphone jack|
|Wireless charging||9V 1.67A||12V 2.1A|
|Software||Android 7.1.1 Nougat, Bixby 1.0||Android 8.1 Oreo, Bixby 2.0|