But following in the footsteps of the Galaxy S9 earlier this year, the Galaxy Note 9 breaks with tradition and employs a series of ancillary changes rather than introducing any major design modifications.
No one reported any problems with the Note 8, and analysts don't foresee problems with the Note 9. As per the leak, the alleged price of the base variant, that comes with 128GB internal storage will be IDR 13,500,000 (roughly Rs 64,400). Once the phone has detected the scene, it optimizes saturation, white balance, brightness and contrast to best suit the scene.
The fingerprint scanner is now in the middle of the back behind the device, further from the camera lens.
And then we have the signature, all-new S Pen with Bluetooth support. The selfie camera has remained the same 8MP f/1.7 snapper. Additionally, users will also have an option to expand the Note 9's storage by 512GB through the addition of a microSD card. The phone also has Samsung's water cooling solution to help dissipate heat from the processor over extended periods to prevent performance drops associated with overheating.
With the addition of a super capacitor, it can now run for 30 minutes when charged for just 40 seconds (by sliding it back into the phone).
At one end the company is targeting the device towards gaming users by launching Fortnite for Android with the Galaxy Note 9.
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The beta of Fortnite on Android will be available on the Samsung Galaxy S7 and above from today, August 9. Perhaps most interestingly, you can now use the S Pen to click pictures as well, pressing the button once to trigger the shutter, and pressing it twice to switch between the front and rear cameras.
However, not every color version will be available in every market at launch.
The Note 9 gets a big upgrade when it comes to battery life - in fact, Samsung promises you'll be able to go all day before it's time to recharge.
Meanwhile, the top of the line Galaxy Note9 with 512GB storage is listed at RM4,599. Preorders for both models will begin on August 10th at 12:01 AM EDT, and the Note 9 will be available on August 24th.
While the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 isn't as exciting as the Note 8, it's still a very, very refined and capable flagship smartphone. Buyers who pre-order will get a decent bonus in the form of a pair of AKG headphones or an in-game Fortnite currency pack. If you simply can't choose between the two, you can also pay $99 and get both promotional offers (and still save a few hundred bucks).