T-Mobile's Des takes the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 on a road trip to test its 4000mAh battery



T-Mobile has become known for its unusual unboxing videos starring Desmond Smith, the carrier's Content Director. With the unveiling today of the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 and its 4000mAh battery, Des decided to take the phone on a road trip to see if he could outlast the handset during the course of an all-day unboxing. The video kept track of the battery life of the Galaxy Note 9, which started at 100% at 9:05 am on the day of the road trip.

By 10:30am, the battery was at 99%. By 12:40pm, after using the camera often to display several features (including Super Slo-mo and Panorama), the cell still had 83% of its charge remaining. Des was also going strong, even after nine roller coaster rides. Next up was a small seaplane flight, and more video was shot. By 5:27pm, the battery inside the Galaxy Note 9 still had 64% of its "life" remaining.

Des certainly had a full day. After partaking in some Jet skiing and Paragliding, it was beginning to get dark. At 7:42pm, the battery had 42% of its original charge remaining. Des? He had to be feeling beat. In fact, when he was ready to pack it in at 8:01pm, the Galaxy Note 9 was still rearin' to go with 36% of its battery life still available.

You can check out Des' wild day, and the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 by clicking on the video at the top of the story. Word to the wise: it might make you tired just watching the clip. Do not operate any machinery while viewing it.

T-Mobile, as we told you earlier today, has a sweet deal on the Samsung Galaxy Note 9. Trade in an eligible Samsung handset and save 50% on the new Galaxy Note 9.

source: T-Mobile

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Galaxy Note 9
  • Display 6.4" 1440 x 2960 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Octa-core, 2800 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 4000 mAh(29h 3G talk time)

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1 Comment

1. gigicoaste

Posts: 461; Member since: Feb 21, 2016

Nonsense! PA knows better so will come with ultra-poor performance in their "benchmark", way under their beloved premium device.

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