Leaked: Samsung Galaxy Note 9 to include 6.4-inch display, 4000mAh battery and more
12 Apr 2018, 13:51
Samsung will most likely unveil the Galaxy Note 9 in the second half of 2018, as early as July or August. As we near the launch, many leaks regarding the device have surfaced online.
According to tipster Ice Universe, the smartphone will either sport a 3850mAh battery, or a 4000mAh battery. This would be a massive upgrade from on the battery front, in comparison to the Galaxy Note 8. At the moment, the Samsung Galaxy S9 includes a 3000mAh battery while the Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus features a 3500mAh battery, reports dnaindia.com.
The upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is rumoured to feature a 6.4-inch AMOLED display along with an aspect ratio of 18.5:9. It will be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor or an Exynos 9810 processor for the Indian market. It might feature 6GB of RAM along with internal storage options – 64GB or 256GB. The report by Slashleaks points out that the device will most likely include a dual camera setup and will run Android Oreo. It may be available in Midnight Black, Titanium Gray, Coral Blue and Lilac Purple colour variants. At the moment, no other details have been shared.
The previous iteration Galaxy Note 8, comes equipped with a dual-camera setup, out of which one is a 12MP wide-angle lens of aperture f/1.7, while the other is a 12MP telephoto lens of aperture f/2.4. It also includes an 8MP front-facing camera with optical image stabilization.
Connectivity features include 4G with VoLTE, Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11ac and GPS. Running Android 7.1.1 Nougat with TouchWiz UX on top, the smartphone is expected to receive the Android Oreo update soon. A 3,300mAh battery completes the package.
In other features, the smartphone includes a fingerprint scanner and iris scanner for biometric authentication, IP68 certification for water and dust resistance. One of the highlights of the device is its S Pen. Samsung says that ‘when communicating with text just isn’t enough, Live Message allows you to reveal your unique personality and tell expressive stories. With the Galaxy Note 8, you can now share animated texts or drawings across platforms that support animated GIFs.’ The S Pen is said to sense 4,096 levels of pressure with a latency of less than 50 milliseconds. Lastly, the S Pen also works on the screen when submerged under water. You can write even when the display is wet.