Samsung Galaxy Note 9

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Samsung released the Galaxy Note 9 on August 2018. Samsung’s new flagship phone packs an S Pen that works as remote control of the phone. Galaxy Note 9 is bigger than all other Galaxy Note phones and has a screen of 6.4 inches with a resolution of 1440 x 2960 pixels. Having a thickness of 8.8mm the phone weighs 201gm. The phone feels quite heavy in the hand and is also thick when compared to Galaxy Note 8 which has a thickness of 8.6mm. It is a dust/waterproof phone (up to 30mins in a depth of 1.5m). Galaxy Note 9 has a glass body with an aluminum frame. Front glass has corning gorilla glass 5 while the back glass has corning gorilla glass 5. The mobile has a super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen and with a pixel density of 516 (PPI). Galaxy Note 9 has a hybrid Dual Sim slot. The phone is powered by Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 chipset along with 6GB/8GB RAM which will give a smooth experience to the user while multitasking. This phone is packed with Adreno 630 GPU to provide an amazing experience to the user while playing games. The phone is available in White, Blue, Purple, Copper, and Black colors. It has a dual camera setup (12MP + 12MP) in the rear and a single camera (8MP) in the front. The Mobile phone runs on Android v8.1 (Oreo) and is upgradable to Android v9.0 (pie). The 6GB/128GB version of the mobile phone is priced at £899 while the 8GB/512GB version is priced at £1099. Let us get a detailed review of Samsung Galaxy Note 9 here in this article to harness your buying skills.


Design: Just like Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy Note 9 features a Super AMOLED panel with quad-HD resolution. As mentioned above the phone has a big screen of 6.4 inches. OLED panels bring out the rich colors of the phone. In terms of screen, it is one of the best smartphones in the market. You can find a Type C charging port, a 3.5mm headphone socket, and an S Pen in the bottom of the phone. There is a button on the left-hand side of the phone for Samsung Assistant, Bixby. Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is available in Metallic Copper, Lavender Purple, Ocean Blue, Midnight Black, Pure White, and Alpine White colors. The screen of the phone is protected by corning gorilla glass 5. The phone has a hybrid slot which means either you can insert two sims or one sim and one microSD card. The phone has IP68 dust/water resistance rating which means the phone can resist water for 30 minutes in a depth of 1.5m.

Software and Hardware Features: This phone comes with a screen which has Super AMOLED Display with quad-HD resolution. It has a PPI density of 516. The phone comes in two different variants, one with 6GB of RAM and 128GB internal storage, and another with 8GB of RAM and 512GB internal storage. Samsung Galaxy Note 9 runs on the older version of Android i.e. Android v8.1 (Oreo) and can be upgraded to the latest version of Android i.e. Android v9.0 (pie). S pen has Bluetooth connectivity so it can be used as a remote. With the new S pen in hand, you can click pictures just by pressing the remote button. You can also assign actions to a single click and double click of the button for an app that is compatible with it. The phone comes with Bluetooth v5.0, NFC, GPS, and 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector. You can also find Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, and Wi-Fi hotspot. The phone has Iris Scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted) sensors, accelerometer, gyro, proximity sensors, and compass. It has a face unlock feature. This phone also has heart rate and SpO2 sensors. It has Samsung’s voice assistant, Bixby.

Performance: Galaxy Note 9 has a fast and powerful chipset. Compared to Note 8, Galaxy Note 9 has a 3x bigger thermal spreader, which is designed for better cooling. This phone is powered by two quad-core (2.8 GHz Kyro 385 Gold and 1.7 GHz Kyro Silver) processors. It has Adreno 630 GPU and 6GB/8GB RAM which can give smooth gaming experiences, even after extended periods. If you love multitasking or playing high-end games then you will love this phone.

Battery: The latest Samsung Galaxy Note 9 comes with a non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery which is very big when compared to 3300 mAh battery of Galaxy Note 8. This phone has a Type-C charging port. This phone features fast battery charging (15W), and Qi/PMA wireless charging. Once fully charged this phone can give approximately 28hr of talk time (3G), 12hrs of web browsing and 16hrs of video playback. The phone comes with Ultra Power Saving mode which is common in all Samsung flagship phones.

Camera Quality: Samsung Galaxy Note 9 comes with 12MP (f/1.5-f/2.4, 26mm wide, dual pixel) +12MP (f/2.4, 52mm telephoto, 2x optical zoom) dual camera. It has a wide and ultrawide mode which is very amazing and can help you click some great landscape. It also has a 2x optical zoom feature. Samsung has added artificial intelligence to the camera software which sets it apart from the other Samsung phones. Just like other Samsung’s phones it also has different customization's available such as adjusting ISO, contrast, brightness, saturation, and exposure and with all the different modes available it makes clicking pictures an enjoyable experience. Different modes such as auto-HDR and panorama are also there. This phone also has a dual video recording feature. The phone even has a portrait mode. Rear Camera can record 2160p video at 60fps. The phone comes with 8MP (f/1.7, 25mm wide) front-camera which can click amazing wide selfies and it also has a dual video call and auto-HDR feature. With the front camera, you can record 1440p video at 30fps.

Conclusion: The phone with glass at its front and back will look gorgeous on anyone’s hand. AI in the camera can help you improve the way you click pictures and with the amazing S pen and a big battery, Galaxy Note 9 is worth all the money.

• Amazing Display
• S Pen
• Battery Backup
• Fast Charging

• Hybrid Slot

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Technical Detal

operating system


Screen category


Screen resolution

2960 X 1440


12 million pixels + 12 million pixels


Snapdragon 845

Operating system and version

Android 8.1

body color

Blue, black, purple, white


161.9 x 76.4 x 8.8 mm mm


201 gram

Battery type


RAM capacity


ROM capacity


Expandable memory

Micro SD

Maximum support memory



Support IP68 waterproof, wireless charging, S-Pen

Fingerprint function