Check out the first Samsung Galaxy Note 9 camera samples

Check out the first Samsung Galaxy Note 9 camera samples
Rest assured we are working hard on our Galaxy Note 9 review, which should be just around the corner.

Yet, as we are always striving to satiate your hunger for knowledge and insight into the cutting edge of mobile technology, we thought we'd let you take a glimpse at our first camera samples taken with the monstrous phablet.

As a refresher, the Note 9 flaunts a wide-angle 12-megapixel main shooter with variable aperture camera that shoots at f/2.4 when you have good light, but opens wide to f/1.5 in low-light conditions to capture as much light as possible; the secondary camera is a 2x telephoto one. Both are stabilized, ensuring you get blur-free pictures almost all of the time. AI plays pretty big part of the whole shebang - Samsung has thrown in improved scene recognition that is capable of intelligently identifying  and improving over 20 different types of scenes and shooting scenarios.3

Take a gander at nearly 20 camera samples from the Galaxy Note 9, which should give you a pretty good insight as to what the hot new phablet is capable of in the imaging department. You'll see a bunch of portrait and night-time shots included in the mix.

We'd reserve our judgement of the picture quality for the final review, but suffice to say we like what we're seeing!

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Galaxy Note 9
  • Display 6.4 inches
    2960 x 1440 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP (Dual camera)
    8 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, 6GB RAM
  • Storage 128GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 4000 mAh
  • OS Android 10
    Samsung One UI



20. kamil1079

Posts: 1; Member since: Aug 15, 2018

Its ok to me

16. GalaxyLeads_iCrapFollows

Posts: 216; Member since: Nov 29, 2017

Note 9 camera will once again beat Iphone 9, Pixel 3, and huawei camera

17. chenski

Posts: 797; Member since: Mar 22, 2015

Nope it might beat iphone 9 but will lose to pixel and Huawei, heck it won't even beat p20pro

18. Trex95

Posts: 2397; Member since: Mar 03, 2013

It’s the same camera as S9 and S9 plus lol.

15. NinoH

Posts: 133; Member since: Feb 09, 2018

So far I’ve seen IPhone X has much better contrast,although Note 9 is better then S8 it still produces over sharpened and overexposed pictures. I noticed that on my “old” S7 edge and S8 that I previously owned. I bought S7 edge after I had Nexus 5X and needless to say I was dissapointed with the results.

13. taz_chaz

Posts: 135; Member since: Aug 29, 2014

immature for sure....

12. strategic_developer

Posts: 1627; Member since: Jul 17, 2018

After being on the fence since the announcement, I decided to pull the string and jump on Verizon BOGO deal. You just can beat getting 2 phones for the price of one. Zero down, and for $3 more than what I am paying for my Note 8, plus $450 trade in and I have 2 Notes to trade in, that means I will pay $350 for my Note 9 512Gb, and get the 2nd which I chose the 128GB for free. No phone is worth $1000. But for $350, on a brand new phone; that's a steal of a deal I couldn't pass. I can't wait to try out some of the new stuff and also find out what they didn't talk about.

14. sissy246

Posts: 7129; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

Pretty sure I am going to buy also. I have someone to buy my note 8 when the note 9 is in stores, I have to use it tell then.

10. nikhil23

Posts: 507; Member since: Dec 07, 2016

Good ones. If only someone can use pro mode to shoot in low light and post them, that would be great.

9. hateftotti

Posts: 234; Member since: May 03, 2011

Absolutely stunning

7. GreenMan

Posts: 2704; Member since: Nov 09, 2015

The low-light performance is quite impressive compared to my S6. The ISO seems to be cranked up high but photographs still somehow look smooth and grain free. GreenMan, an immature photography enthusiast, is impressed! An Apple fan might say the shutter speed is set to 0.5-1.0sec but if you look closer at image no. 16 and 17; you can clearly see the bulbs. If shutter speed was slow; then we wouldn't be able to see the bulbs because they would be covered with a bright spot of light. That's one of the many perks of using a slow shutter speed! Although I can't say I like the high saturated colors in image 19, 20 and overall; images appear warm and have a yellow hue. But since the phone supports RAW; it shouldn't pose too big of an issue for shallow photographers like me. All in all an impressive feat and dare I say a new benchmark in mobile photography. The sensor is just... groundbreaking given the lens which is practically a tiny little peephole with a variable aperture. It's truly a shame that I can't afford it. G'Day!

5. DolmioMan

Posts: 349; Member since: Jan 08, 2018

They’re good but by no means groundbreaking.

8. GreenMan

Posts: 2704; Member since: Nov 09, 2015

And I suspect you don't know much about photography, correct?

3. Phantom1031

Posts: 267; Member since: Aug 02, 2014

I dont see much difference from my note 8 camera

2. taz_chaz

Posts: 135; Member since: Aug 29, 2014

they look slightly over sharpened over saturated...but its way toned down compare it to their predecessors

11. Macready

Posts: 1832; Member since: Dec 08, 2014

Hard to judge sharpening on a heavily downsized original.

1. ibeginner

Posts: 22; Member since: May 23, 2017

Do you have full res , because on mobile-review dot com Eldar Murtazin have some fotos and they are ugly Here is comparsion with iPhone X - https : // uploads.disquscdn. com/images/c26b4a329acedfde9a7bdd64b4a37d79b21ea58​457d2d9fa1232d5636c74eeed.jpg And foto with plastic filter http : / / mobile-review. com/review/image/samsung/galaxy-note9/camera/iphon​e-x/note9/note9-16.jpg

4. worldpeace

Posts: 3135; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

Can't you give a proper link?

6. pecapello

Posts: 108; Member since: Feb 19, 2015

Just erase the blanks

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