Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Review: Everything You Need To Know

Samsungs next phone is here, The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is a little bigger, a little more colorful, and a little more powerful than all prior Note phones, but be warned: it’s a little more expensive, too.

It has the biggest Android phone that will grab your attention in 2018, with a sizeable 6.4-inch Super AMOLED display, a huge 4,000mAh battery for all-day performance, and up to 512GB of internal storage and 8GB of RAM.

Samsung is a South Korean multinational company. It is headquartered in Seoul. It comprises numerous affiliated businesses most of them united under the Samsung brand and is the largest South Korean business company. It is founded by Lee Byung-Chul in 1938 as a trading company.

Here’s the detailed review of Samsung Galaxy Note 9, to know more about the phone read the whole article till the end.

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Price:

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is too expensive than its older version. The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is priced at Rs 67,900 (MOP) for the 6GB RAM+128GB storage version while the 8GB RAM and 512GB storage variant cost Rs 84,900 (MOP). Both the devices support up to 512GB micro SD cards.

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Colors:

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 will be available in four colors

  • Black (with Black S-Pen)
  • Purple (with Purple S-pen)
  • Copper (with Copper S-Pen)
  • Ocean Blue (with Yellow S-Pen).

Interestingly, the default font color of the off-screen screen memo is now similar to the color of the S-Pen.

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Release Date:

Finally Samsung take a step forward and released Galaxy Note 9 in India on 24th of August 2018.

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Design:

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 looks largely similar to the current-generation Galaxy Note 8. At a glance, it would be hard to differentiate between the Galaxy Note 9 and Note 8. Samsung, however, has introduced minute changes in the design. The sides are a bit trimmed making the Smartphone more compact to hold. The real difference in design is at the back of the phone. The Galaxy Note 9 features a horizontally- places dual-lens setup with the fingerprint scanner placed at a convenient location just below the camera module. Talking about the fingerprint scanner, it’s a bit small and users will need to get used to it. Apart from these changes, the phone has completely similar to the Note 8.

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The Samsung Note 9 also features an all-glass design and its build quality is premium. It feels a bit heavy at 200 grams but overall it’s a solid device. The focus of the maker this time is on the S-Pen, Samsung has introduced a new color combination for it.

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Display:

Thankfully, Samsung is continuing with its promise to deliver a notch-less almost bezel-less display. The Galaxy Note 9 features a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED Infinity display with Quad HD+ resolution of 2960×1440 pixels and 516 PPI pixel density. All and all, it is among the finest display in flagship phones.

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Sunlight visibility is excellent and the Infinity Display manages to provide an edge-to-edge bezel-less immersive feel. The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5 and promises to prevent scratches. We highly recommend that you invest in a cover to protect the rear glass from accidental falls and minor scratches.

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Performance:

In India, the Galaxy Note 9 will run on the company’s flagship 2.7GHz 64-bit octa-core Exynos 9810 processor. This is the same processor that powers the company’s current-generation flagship Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ Smartphones. Keeping performance in mind, Samsung claims that its Note 9 is 33% faster than the Note 8 and has deployed bigger carbon fiber heat pipes with water inside to dissipate heat. The Galaxy Note 9 runs on Android 8.1 Oreo operating system out-of-the-box.

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We used the Galaxy Note 9 for editing Full HD videos along with moderate gaming and didn’t find the device becoming hot. The Galaxy Note 9 offers a smooth experience overall and within the week’s usage, since its launch, we haven’t found the device stuttering during multitasking as well as heavy gaming. The device is built to deliver on multitasking and productivity fronts and Samsung has indeed optimized the Galaxy Note 9 accordingly. Interestingly, we found the mobile and Wi-Fi internet speeds to be faster on the Galaxy Note 9 thanks to the customized Cat. 18 LTE modem in the Exynos 9810 SoC.

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Camera:

As far as the camera is concerned, Samsung has used the same hardware module that is available in the flagship Samsung Galaxy S9+. There is a dual-camera setup at the back with a 12MP wide-angle sensor with f/1.5 and f/2.4 dual aperture and a 12MP telephoto sensor with f/2.4 aperture. Both the lenses have optical image stabilization. At the front, there is an 8MP camera with the f/1.7 aperture for selfies.

Talking about enhancements in the camera, the Galaxy Note 9 comes with AI-power software that detects flaws in the images that you have clicked. The Galaxy Note 9 comes with a range of camera modes along with bokeh effect on both front and back. There is AR Emoji along with several live stickers. The Pro mode in the camera offers greater control while clicking images. As far as image quality is concerned, the Galaxy Note 9 clicks greats photographs in all lighting conditions and with true colors. This is, without any doubt, one of the best camera phones on the market right now. Talking about video recording, the camera supports recording up to 3840 x 2160 UHD format in 60 FPS. It supports slow-motion video along hyper-lapse recording. The camera will easily impress rather it for clicking photographs or while recording video.

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Battery:

Samsung seems to be finally over the hangover of Galaxy Note 7 battery disaster. The Galaxy Note 9 has packed the biggest battery in a Note device. The phone is backed by a 4,000mAh battery with fast charging.

The battery life has definitely improved when compared to the older Galaxy Note 8 and users can easily expect one day’s worth of the battery life on moderate usage. Initially, its battery lasts for 11 hours and 16 minutes.

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Features:

  • S Pen is a remote control: The stylus now has Bluetooth connectivity, so you can use it for taking selfies, giving presentations, skipping music tracks and more.
  • Huge battery: The 4,000 mAh battery is the biggest ever in a Samsung handset, which is a big step up from the Note 8 and its 3,300 mAh power pack. However, testing has produced only marginal improvements so far.
  • AI camera: The dual camera on the Note 9 can automatically recognize more than 20 different types of scenes (food, plants, etc.) and adjust the settings to get the best shot.
  • Dex without the dock: You only need an adapter and an HDMI cable to turn the Note 9 into a mini PC rather than a $69 accessory. The phone doubles as a touchpad.
  • Water cooled: The Note 9 uses a water-carbon fiber cooling system to prevent overheating and deliver sustained high performance, though our testing didn’t yield impressive results.

Samsung Galaxy Note 9: Final Verdict:

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 offers better performance, has a slightly compact design, better battery life, enhanced productivity with new S-Pen.

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The Note 9 is clearly a strong phone that ticks all the boxes, refine all its features and adds some unique elements. The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is a brilliant Smartphone with a lot of top-end features. It could easily be the number one choice for people who are willing to spend as much as it takes to have the latest and greatest features. So, if you want to buy a Smartphone with the latest technology and you have enough money than make Galaxy Note 9 as your first choice.

Take a look at the pros and cons of the Smartphone:-


  • It has excellent battery life.
  • Has versatile S Pen.
  • Good display and sound quality.
  • Very good cameras.


  • It is heavy and bulky.
  • Screen reflections are unavoidable

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