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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Specifications, Key Features Detailed in Hands-On Coverage

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While the prototype had an always on display, it is expected to be available only after the Galaxy S10 launch as it might not be ready for the Note 9.

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 specifications and key features have been detailed in a hands-on coverage by Russian tipster Eldar Murtazin.

According to the latest reports, the well-known giant South Korean smartphone manufacturer, of course, Samsung recently confirmed officially the release date of the new flagship smartphone of the brand, of course, I am talking about the Galaxy Note 9. Murtazin even sheds some light on the weight of the Galaxy Note 9 and says that it has slightly heavier courtesy the 4000mAh battery. There is also a horizontal dual rear camera setup instead of the vertical dual rear camera setup featured on the Galaxy Note 8.

He further explains that users will have to look really hard to distinguish Note 9 from the Note 8 as it has the same front panel and "exactly the same material". Murtazin has revealed that with new algorithms onboard and improved optical image stabilization, the dual cameras are able to deliver better photography experience.

This year, Samsung is again basing the Note 9 on the Galaxy S9+ but with a few improvements thrown in.

In terms of performance, the Samsung Note 9 will be powered by the Snapdragon 845 SoC in Korea and United States and an Exynos SoC in other markets including India. The South Korean company has also updated the AR Emojis on the Note 9. Something New: S Pen According to Murtazin, Samsung has completely redesigned the S Pen and has added Bluetooth support to it. The handset will be arriving with 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage.

While the US and South Korean version will run on Qualcomm SoC under the hood, the rest global versions will sport Exynos SoC.

For this year's Note, it will come with 6GB RAM and a minimum of 128GB of storage. The official invitation also puts an emphasis on the new S Pen in order to drop some hints about what the buyers can expect.

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