New Samsung Galaxy Note 9 renders reveal redesigned rear camera

New Samsung Galaxy Note 9 renders reveal redesigned rear camera
Not long ago, we made some Galaxy Note 9 renders in an attempt to imagine what Samsung's next high-end stylus-bearing smartphone would look like (based on rumors, leaks, and speculations). Now, reliable @OnLeaks presents what are, allegedly, "official-looking" Galaxy Note 9 renders. Made in collaboration with 91mobiles, these new renders are reportedly based on factory CAD (computer-aided design) drawings, and likely provide an accurate look at what will be the real Samsung Galaxy Note 9.

As it turns out, the Galaxy Note 9 won't be too different from last year's Note 8 – just as we previously assumed. The front of the new Note is barely changed when compared to that of the Note 8, albeit its top and bottom bezels appear to be slightly thinner. Also largely unchanged are the phone’s sides – including the top and bottom (this hosts a USB Type-C port, speaker grille, microphone, a good old 3.5mm headset jack, and the S Pen stylus).

Samsung did make some design changes on the back of the Note 9. The phone's dual rear camera system is arranged horizontally, with a fingerprint scanner positioned just a tad below it.

It's said that the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 measures 161.9 x 76.3 x 8.8 mm. This means it's going to be about as large as the Note 8 (162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm), while sporting a similar 6.3-inch Super AMOLED screen (most probably with 1440 x 2960 pixels).

More significant upgrades should be waiting for us under the hood of the Galaxy Note 9, including a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor (at least in North America), and a beefier, 3,850 mAh battery. Of course, the handset's camera will bring important enhancements, too.

Samsung could be ready to officially announce the Galaxy Note 9 sooner than you'd expect – on August 9. Until then, tell us: What do you think of the minor design changes that the device will apparently bring?


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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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61 Comments

1. Sora77

Posts: 70; Member since: Mar 31, 2014

They have to do something to differentiate it from Note 8.

2. BLUEBLASTER

Posts: 932; Member since: Feb 23, 2014

They should have just copied the back of the S9 + that looks much better.

26. Mreveryphone

Posts: 1822; Member since: Apr 22, 2014

Then everyone would be saying it's just a S9+ with a s-pen. The back looks good and with the updated processor, new speaker in the earpiece and camera enhancements this will be a beast as usual and the Note 9 will be a lot different than the 8 due to these upgrades. Looking forward to the new software upgrades that come with the note as well... I'm going to put this S9+ down for a bit and use this G7, that way the Note 9 will feel fresh when I get my hands on it!

36. nodes

Posts: 1160; Member since: Mar 06, 2014

so with this different back will stop people calling it S9+ with a pen? lol. a Note is always an S+ with a Pen.

37. Mreveryphone

Posts: 1822; Member since: Apr 22, 2014

Says the person who doesn't know how to properly use a Note or has never used one. It's never just a S series with a pen... There are so many more features baked in that separate it from the S series...

38. nodes

Posts: 1160; Member since: Mar 06, 2014

i have used Notes in the past, especially when they have higher specs than the S lineup. but nah, it's only an S with a Pen, i don't need one, i prefer to use my finger than a stylus lol.

54. Mreveryphone

Posts: 1822; Member since: Apr 22, 2014

Then you just don't know to properly utilize it's features... Because it's so much more than a S series...

43. AstronautJones

Posts: 305; Member since: Aug 01, 2012

Wrong, the S+ is a Note withOUT the pen!

47. deleon629

Posts: 463; Member since: Oct 04, 2014

Smart move. I so wish I'd thought of a G7 as a backup/media/mp3 player device, but I ended up getting a Note 8 (exynos). The G7 has a sweetspot-screen size, and no other device besides a dedicated HiFi audio player can match its mp3 playback quality. The screen is excellent as well.

55. Mreveryphone

Posts: 1822; Member since: Apr 22, 2014

Yes.. LG is unmatched when it comes to it's sound processing... Once I get the note 9 the G7 will definitely be my media device because of the this...

3. CreeDiddy

Posts: 2215; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

Sales will be flat on this...It will retail around $1000.

6. Back_from_beyond

Posts: 1424; Member since: Sep 04, 2015

Who honestly gives a f*ck! It's still destined to be the best looking phone of the year and doesn't come with a hideous notch. So you go and pay a $1000 for a boring ass iPhone with a notch like all the sheep, those who love a Note will buy it anyway.

12. Sora77

Posts: 70; Member since: Mar 31, 2014

Could we say the best looking phone in 2 years as the design is the same? (At least for you) :D

19. chenski

Posts: 770; Member since: Mar 22, 2015

How do you know destined to be best? You can predict the future?

24. BlackhawkFlys

Posts: 919; Member since: May 07, 2014

I don't like this blocky design. The S9 looks much better.

31. Trex95

Posts: 2381; Member since: Mar 03, 2013

And what new about note 9? Nothing same as galaxy s line with Spen and might be Samsung add 3D armoji that already on iPhone X.

59. path45th

Posts: 405; Member since: Sep 11, 2016

It looks too boxy to be the best looking.

60. path45th

Posts: 405; Member since: Sep 11, 2016

It looks too boxy to be the best looking.

53. deleon629

Posts: 463; Member since: Oct 04, 2014

Few other things it WILL have that will almost guarantee that the phone will fly off the shelves just like all the other Note devices... It WILL have better features than any phone in its class It WILL have a better screen than on any device in its class It WILL be worth every penny...in contrast to buying a device where the creator will blatantly take away features and call it state-of-the-art *coughApplecough!*

61. path45th

Posts: 405; Member since: Sep 11, 2016

It will be a flop

4. Foxgabanna

Posts: 599; Member since: Sep 11, 2016

Yeah this ain’t going nowhere. The S9 is already doing bad.

49. TechSceptic

Posts: 1156; Member since: Feb 05, 2018

What a bunch of Samsung hating crap. It's a beautiful device, and it's probably going to be one of the best, if not the best device of the year, as usual. The fact that it is able to beat the screen-to-body ratio of devices who has to resort to notches to gain a high ratio is impressive. That's what makes the design better, objectively speaking and subjectively, imo.

5. Blazers

Posts: 746; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

As a long time Note user, I have to admit that Samsung will have to concede 2018 to Apple, since they're holding everything back until next year for their anniversary models.

16. Heisenberg

Posts: 374; Member since: Feb 11, 2015

IPhones that will be released this year will look like last year versions,why should Samsung concede things year to Apple?

51. deleon629

Posts: 463; Member since: Oct 04, 2014

Ii'd said the exact same thing in a previous comment. Samsung would be stupistupid to keep worrying about changes with their devices if their #1 competition has kept the same retarded setup for almost 10 years...AND the masses are still dumb enough to pay top-dollar for their phones despite the fact that THEY TAKE AWAY MORE FEATURES FROM EACH ITERATION???!!! O_o

50. TechSceptic

Posts: 1156; Member since: Feb 05, 2018

Samsung's devices are going to use the same design language as last year's model, yes. However, the new iPhones is going to have the exact same design as last year's model as well, so why would Samsung need to concede anything? Apple uses a notch to gain the biggest screen possible, yet Samsung has more screen real estate in a smartphone of the same size.

7. Chrusti

Posts: 100; Member since: Jul 25, 2015

Fingerprint on the back? f**k that why would I want to get a phone with a fingerprint scanner on its back if there are chinese alternatives available with the fingerprint in the screen ?

10. Blazers

Posts: 746; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

They're holding it back for the 2019 models. It is what it is.

27. AronWunarso

Posts: 242; Member since: Feb 21, 2016

Well, in screen fps isn't mature yet since it's new and a bit not effective like separated fps.

9. A_A_A

Posts: 222; Member since: Jan 23, 2017

Dissapointed. Looks like it will just as huge, bulky and inconvenient to use as Note 8 is.

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