Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is finally ready to be launched in India today. The South Korean tech giant is organizing an event in India, where the new Samsung Galaxy Note 9 phablet will be unveiled. After a worldwide launch of the device, Samsung had already confirmed the start date of India's smartphone. In particular, the launch of the device in India will take place only two days earlier than the global availability scheduled for August 24. Samsung had unveiled the Galaxy Note 9 price in India and specifications when it started pre-orders last week. The main new features of the device are the largest display in the Note series, an improved S Pen with Bluetooth support and a larger battery.
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 starts live stream
According to an invitation previously sent by Samsung, the Galaxy Note 9 will be launched at noon at an event in Delhi NCR. As previously reported, DJ Koh, president and CEO of IT & Mobile Communications Division, Samsung Electronics, will be present at the launch event during his first visit to India. You can view the livestream of the launch event via the official Samsung site.
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 First Impressions
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 price in India, launch offers
As mentioned earlier, the price of the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 in India starts from Rs. 67,900 for the 6GB RAM / 128GB built-in storage option, and the 8GB RAM / 512GB built-in storage model is available at Rs. 84,900. Until Tuesday, interested buyers could book the device in advance via online and offline channels. The pre-bookings are now closed.
In terms of launch offers, they can be used with the Galaxy Note 9 through the Samsung Mobile Store. The device can be purchased with an Rs. 6.000 cashback on transactions made using HDFC Bank cards. Buyers who have reserved the smartphone will receive a Gear Sport worth Rs. 22,900 for only Rs. 4.999. In addition, Samsung gives an exchange discount of up to Rs. 6.000 via Samsung Shop. Meanwhile, Amazon India and Flipkart also offer the same set of offers, but the first gives an exchange discount of up to Rs. 15,850 and the latter gives a maximum of Rs. 15.950 discount on exchange.
Meanwhile, you can also purchase the Galaxy Note 9 via the Airtel Online Store. The company offers the smartphone with a deposit of Rs. 7.999 and 24 EMI & # 39; s of Rs. 2,999. Customers also receive 100 GB of data per month (with rollover), bundled local and SOA calls, free national roaming calls, Airtel Secure device protection, Amazon Prime membership for a year, as well as access to Wynk Music and Airtel TV. It is worth noting that only the 6GB RAM / 128GB storage version of the Galaxy Note 9 is available under the Airtel EMI plan.
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 specifications, features
Samsung launches a dual-SIM version of the Galaxy Note 9 in India. The smartphone runs Android 8.1 Oreo with Samsung Experience UX on it. It features a Super AMOLED Infinity Display panel of 6.4-inch Quad HD + (1440×2960 pixels). In particular, the variant of the Galaxy Note 9 introduced in India is made possible by the Exynos 9810 processor. It comes with 6 GB and 8 GB RAM options.
In terms of optics, the Galaxy Note 9 carries a horizontally placed double camera with a 12-megapixel double pixel sensor and a wide-angle lens with a variable f / 1.5 and f / 2.4 aperture and a 12-megapixel sensor together with a telephoto lens , f / 2.4 autofocus lens. In particular, the sensors are powered by double OIS (optical image stabilization) and supporting functions such as 2x optical zoom and 10x digital zoom. For selfies, the device comes with an 8-megapixel sensor that is supported by a f / 1.7 lens with aperture and autofocus. There is a scene optimizer with 20 scene types. In addition, the phone has functions such as error detection that can detect the blinking of eyes, lens spots and backlighting to improve the images. Furthermore, there are HDR and live focus modes and an AR Emoji function that arrived for the first time on the Galaxy S9 models earlier this year.
In terms of storage, the Galaxy Note 9 comes with 128 GB and 512 GB of built-in storage options, both of which are expandable via a microSD card (up to 512 GB). There are various connectivity options, including 4G VoLTE (LTE Cat.18), dual band (2.4GHz and 5GHz) Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS / A-GPS, NFC, ANT +, USB Type -C and a 3.5 mm headphone jack. Onboard sensors include an accelerometer, barometer, gyroscope, geomagnetic sensor, hall sensor, heart rate sensor, proximity sensor, RGB light sensor, iris sensor and a pressure sensor. There is also a fingerprint sensor that is located under the set-up of the reversing camera.
The Galaxy Note 9 is powered by a 4000 mAh battery with fast charging support and is compatible with wired and wireless charging technologies. Samsung has also integrated street loudspeakers tuned by AKG and an improved security offer via Samsung Knox and biometrics. The Galaxy Note 9 measures 161.9×76.4×8.8mm and weighs 201 grams. In terms of size, the Bluetooth-compatible S Pen measures 5.7×4.35×106.37 mm and weighs 3.1 grams. Besides, both the Galaxy Note 9 and the S Pen have IP68 rating.