Korean electronics major Samsung has "changed" its strategy for the mass and mid-price phones to bring in innovation across its smartphone range and not limit them to premium flagships, Samsung mobile chief DJ Koh today said. The most awaited Samsung Galaxy Note 9 flaunts a 6.4-inch display along with a Bluetooth-enabled S Pen which comes with new remote features.
The camera in the Galaxy Note 9 is upgraded a bit, the sensors are similar to the previous one but both the sensors now comes with Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) to stabilize both types of pictures.
In Ukraine the flagship will go on sale August 31. The latest Samsung flagship phone is now available for pre-order on the company's e-store along with Rs 6,000 cashback (for HDFC credit card users) and no cost EMI starting at Rs 4,140.
The smartphone is available to buy via Amazon India, Flipkart, Paytm Mall, and the Samsung Mobile Store online, and is also available from offline stores. Paytm users can also get Rs 6000 as cashback.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 sports an 18:9 aspect ratio WQHD+ display with 2960 x 1440 pixels resolution and 522 ppi pixel density. LTE Galaxy Watches will have a starting price of $380. The smaller 42mm model comes with a 1.2-inch Super AMOLED screen and includes a 270mAh battery. For an improved artificial intelligence experience, the device comes with an improved Bixby Assistant and for audio, the Note 9 is equipped with AKG-tuned stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos support. In some regions, the handset comes powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor. The phone runs on Android Oreo 8.1 operating system.
The smartphone is available in two variants one with 128GB storage and another with 512GB.
Anyway, the phone has a dual camera setup on the back with 12MP + 12MP sensors. The front-facing camera is 8MP with an aperture of f/1.7.
The report claims that according to industry data, more than half of customers who preordered the Galaxy Note 9 in South Korea have opted for the 512 GB version over the 128 GB version.