Samsung's 'largest yet' Galaxy display, or how the Note 9 was made



Surprise, surprise, Samsung has again ever-so-slightly tweaked the design of the Note 9 from what we have on the Note 8, just like it did with the transition from the S8 to S9 earlier this year, and dedicated a whole blog post on the new and "refined" body. We already saw the Galaxy Note 9 in its official Midnight Black, Lavender Purple, Metallic Copper with matching S Pen, and Ocean Blue with a Yellow S Pen colors, but this design story tells us that the beauty here is not just skin deep. 

Samsung apparently rounded up the edges of the new flexible 6.4" AMOLED display to the "bare minimum" that would still keep its Edge design aesthetics, which should make applying Note 9 screen protectors easier compared to the Note 8. In addition, the display is seemingly brand new, too, "the series’ largest yet," and capable of busting out higher peak brightness levels and more credible color presentation than the Note 8's already excellent panel.



The S Pen is refreshingly joyful, as we were worried that the renewed focus on the stylus that gave it Bluetooth connectivity and its own battery, would do to the black model what it did to the blue one - equip it with an S Pen in contrasting color, but luckily that was not the case. The stylus will draw in the color of its body, so the yellow one will leave a lemon-ish mark on the blue Note 9's display, and so on. In addition, unlike on the Note 8, Samsung matched the camera area to the respective body color for a more uniform look. 

As for the frame itself, the diamond-cut process shown in the video above is explained by Samsung in a semi-technical, semi-poetic manner:


source: Samsung

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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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The king is almost here.

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