Galaxy Note 9 – All the New Things You Need to Know

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Finally, the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 has been officially announced through the 2018 unpacked event last night. And for those of you who don't watch, here's a summary of the event, as well as the details of all the new ones on the Samsung Galaxy Note 9.

Galaxy Note 9 was updated insanely by Samsung on various sides - from performance, productivity, battery, up to at ease of use.

In terms of performance, the Galaxy Note 9 comes with the best specs today, with Exynos 9810 Octa or Snapdragon 845 chips, 6GB RAM for 6GB storage variants, and 8GB RAM for 512GB storage variants. You can expand internal storage with a 512GB microSD - making it have a maximum of 1TB of storage. Also added is a water-carbon cooling system, to make the Galaxy Note 9 cooler when used game.

QHD + AMOLED super screen with Gorilla Glass 5 protection, but the size is now slightly enlarged to 6.4 inches.

also in the battery capacity, from the previous one which was only 3300 mAh, now it is 4000mAh. These specs make the Galaxy Note 9 one of the most powerful Android smartphones today - for productivity, entertainment, or gaming.

And talking about gaming, Samsung in collaboration with Epic Games - presents Fortnite Beta to the Galaxy Note 9, faster than comes to another Android smartphone.

For the design is still the same as the Galaxy Note 8 - but the fingerprint is moved to the bottom of the camera to make it more accessible. There is also a headphone jack, as well as AKG stereo speakers.

Talking about the camera, Samsung brings the sophistication of the Galaxy S9 camera to the Galaxy Note 9. There are dual 12MP rear cameras with dual aperture, f1.5 for low-light and f2.4 for conditions enough light, making you able to take photos optimally both in bright or dark conditions. The rear camera is equipped with OIS, can record super slow-mo up to 960fps in HD resolution. Whereas for the front camera only has an 8MP sensor.

But from the software side, there are many improvements to the camera. There is an intelligent camera feature that will give a warning if the photo you take is blurred, or the object's eye is blinking, so you can take another photo again.

There is also a scene recognition feature, which will recognize more than 20 object scenarios, such as food, animals, roads, sights, etc. - then optimize the colour so that it can provide the best shots.

And the main superior feature of the Galaxy Note 9 is the new S Pen. This new S Pen can function like a Bluetooth remote, to take photos, play and pause YouTube videos, navigate presentation slides, and other purposes. This S Pen will automatically charge as soon as it is plugged into the Galaxy Note 9 - and only takes 40 seconds to make the battery full with half an hour usage. Samsung also provides an S-Pen SDK for developers, so that later developers can create applications that utilize this S-Pen.

Then the last update on the Galaxy Note 9, now Samsung DeX or Desktop Experience no longer needs a dock. You just use an adapter cable that is much more simple, compact, and easy to carry anywhere. You can also use the Galaxy Note 9 as usual even though the Desktop Experience is active you are using. With the current specifications, of course, the Galaxy Note 9 can do quite a number of things in the PC experience.

For those of you who are interested, there are 4 colour variants of the Galaxy Note 9, namely ocean blue with yellows pen, lavender purple, metallic copper, and midnight black

Samsung Smartwatch

In addition to the Galaxy Note 9, at the last event, Samsung also introduced a Samsung Smartwatch. The design is like a real watch, so it's not a digital watch. There are 3 size options, with 60 thousand more watch faces in the store.

The screen uses AMOLED touchscreen, with corning gorilla glass, water resistant, so you can use the pool.

This Samsung Smartwatch can connect to a smartphone, or you use it separately aka standalone because it supports LTE networks. And this smartwatch, you can use a few days for a single charge and supports wireless charging, such as the Samsung Wireless Charger Duo.

For software, Samsung Smartwatch focuses on three areas, namely stress management that monitors heart rate and gives the advice to stay relaxed, stay healthy with 39 different exercises, and sleep quality with sleep monitoring.


Then there is also a Bixby update that is now more conversational and personal.

Galaxy Home

Then there's the Samsung Galaxy Home - speaker Bixby is smart with a unique design that is different from most smart speakers today.

This speaker is made by AKG with realistic surround sound, capable of detecting the location and optimizing sound to be pleasant to hear from your current position and equipped with eight microphones to listen to the command.


Finally, Samsung showcased the continuity music feature in collaboration with Spotify, where You can continue the music you hear from one device to another, from smartphones to TVs to smart speakers and even refrigerators.

That's what he summarized the Samsung Unpacked 2018 event last night - as well as the details of new features on the Samsung Galaxy Note 9.

Convey in the comments column your opinion about the Galaxy Note 9, what you like and what you don't.

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