More interestingly, the phone will have a 7-inch display which will bring it to tablet territory. The reporter Martin also covered that the new phone will have a second display bar on the exterior of the device.
The speculated price of the phone is around $1500 at launch, which is quite higher than the most expensive version of the iPhone X.
The phone, codenamed Winner, won’t probably be a mass appeal phone, but it will be interesting to see if Samsung can make a phone with foldable screen actually practical to use on a day to day basis.
The phone will have a flexible OLED display and Korean conglomerate is believed to be working on curved batteries for the phone.
The new phone updates the design and it also has some performance improvements while keeping its price to a similar level.
The new phone runs on Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box and it has a 5.2-inch HD+ display with a taller aspect ratio. It is powered by MediaTek MT6750N which is paired with 2 or 3 GB of RAM. Storage options are 16 or 32 Gb although it can be expanded using MicroSD cards.
It will be priced at INR 10,499 or roughly $152 in the US. Considering the phone comes with Android One and as such it will get regular updates from Google mothership, it may be a good choice for users looking for cheap phones with clean software.
Ice Universe on Twitter shared an image of the phone which shows the Note 9’s back, which looks a bit different than the last one. One thing still impressive is that the phone looks to be keeping its headphone jack. Alongside that, we can see a USB-C port and a slot to keep the S-Pen each Note device ships with.
Interestingly, the photo shows that the S Pen will come in a gold color which will be a first for the series.
According to the rumors, the Note 9 will be most expensive in the series with a price tag of PLN 4299 which is roughly Rs. 80,ooo in India. The pre-orders will begin on the 9th August which is also the day of phone’s official announcement.
The phone will probably have a bezel-less display without a notch and it will have an in-display fingerprint sensor as well.
This was well expected by industry pundits, but surprisingly enough, the latest leaks suggest that the phone will come with a triple camera setup on the back.
This information came from ETNews which stated that apart from a flat 5.8-inch display variant, the phone will have a tri-camera setup on its back, sadly, the report did not state any specs of the sensors but if it is true, we can expect some more leaks about it in future.
Take these reports with a pinch of salts though, as no info about the Galaxy S10 is official. Still, it will be interesting to see if triple lens camera setup becomes the next industry trend next year.
The Note 9 looks a lot like the Galaxy Note 8 launched last year which indicates that users expecting a huge redesign will be disappointed. And about specs, you can expect top of the line silicon powering the phone.
It will be running on Snapdragon 845 SoC or Samsung’s homegrown Exynos 9810 SoC and will come with 6 GB of RAM alongside with expected minimum 64 GB storage and a dual 12-megapixel camera setup on the back. Front of the phone will house an 8-megapixel sensor and the phone will have a huge 4000 mAh battery.
Remember when we covered Samsung launching a cheaper version of Galaxy S8? well, it looks like the phone is real and will launch soon. The phone is reportedly set to for a launch in China this month and the phone and a model number of SM-G8750. At the moment, the company has not revealed the final name for the phone but we can assume it will be called Galaxy S8 Lite or Galaxy S9 Lite.
The phone was recently leaked on Chinese certification website and according to the listing, the phone will have an AMOLED display with 1080 x 2220 pixel resolution and it will have the SoC clocked at 2.2 GHz. The processor will be paired with 4GB of low-powered RAM and 64 GB of internal storage. The listing also revealed that the phone will comes with Android Oreo pre-installed.
In the camera department, the phone will come with a 16-megapixel sensor on the back and an 8-megapixel sensor on the front.
Just recently, the company revealed a new variant of the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus on its Chinese website. The new phone variant comes in a Red color with the same glass back and it admittedly looks rather cool.
The phone will cost the same as other variants of the phone but Samsung has not talked about any plans of the phone being launched on countries outside of China.
Interestingly enough, the phone ships with a matching red Yves Saint Laurent lipstick, probably to attract women looking for a Luxury phone.
I will keep an eye on it and let you know if the phone ever comes to US and India but judging from past experience, it probably won’t happen.
Samsung announced that the company’s sales figures have been poor in China and launching exclusive phone variants and marketing then via celebrities looks to be a way to increase sales, only time will tell if it works out in Samsung’s favor.
The phone has a 5.5 inch 780p AMOLED display and it runs on an Exynos 7 series octa-core SoC which is clocked at 1.6 GHz, the phone comes with 4 GB of RAM and 32 GB of ROM.
Aside from that, the back of the phone contains a dual camera system much like the flagships one of which is a 13-megapixel sensor and the other one is a 5-megapixel sensor with f/1.9 aperture. The back camera supports autofocus, flash and FHD video recording. On the front of the phone, Samsung has added an 8-megapixel secondary camera with a f/1.9 aperture and an LED flash.
Apart from the above, the phone supports Face unlock, Selfie focus and beauty mode features. Connectivity wise, the phone supports LTE, 802.11 Wifi, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS and Glonass. The power pack of the phone is an average 3000 mAh and the phone weights 174 grams.
The phone will cost roughly 260 USD which is fairly competitive for the specs. However, Only time will tell if the phone manages to beath Xiaomi, Oppo, and Moto in the market.
It looks like the company is finally working on improving battery performance on its new phone, Leaks suggest that Galaxy Note 9 will come with a bigger 4000 mAh battery which would be the largest on any Samsung Note phone yet.
The information came from a popular tipster on Twitter. It is worth noting that Note 8 came with a 3300 mAh battery which barely lasted a day with high to moderated use.
Aside from the battery, the phone is supposed to come with a 6.4-inch display and it will come running on Android 8.1 Oreo. The Note 9 will probably be powered by a Snapdragon 845 SoC and 6 GB of RAM.
It will be interesting to see how the phone performance in the market.
Just recently, the company launched an updated version of its J2 Prime in the county with some spec improvement and newer software. The phone has a 5.5-inch full high definition display and the subtle design changes make it easy to hold the phone in one hand.
Aside from that, the phone runs on a 1.6 GHz Exynos octa-core processor. The SoC is paired with 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage which can be expanded with a microSD card like most Samsung made phones in the market. The phone has a metal unibody design and the front of the phone contains a fingerprint sensor alongside with 2.5D glass.
In the shooter department, the phone has a 13-megapixel camera on both front and rear. These cameras have f/1.9 aperture and the back camera supports Full HD video recording. Probably unique feature of the phone is Samsung’s Pay Mini which is designed for cashless payments in the country for entry-level smartphones.