Samsung Galaxy Note 9 update adds manual Night Mode in the US

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 update adds manual Night Mode in the US
The Galaxy Note 9 is the most recent Samsung smartphone that's getting the highly-anticipated Night Mode for the camera. Up until now, the South Korean company pushed the new camera function to the Galaxy S9 and S10 series, so it makes sense for the Note lineup to get a bit of attention as well.

AndroidPolice has been tipped about the availability of the update that brings the Night Mode for Verizon's version of Samsung Galaxy Note 9. The new camera feature comes with the July security patch and should be rolled out all Note 9 in the US with one exception. It appears that T-Mobile users won't get the Night Mode until September, according to a Reddit thread.

The same Reddit thread mentions that some Sprint users received the update as well, but we have no information about AT&T. We'd also like to know whether or not Samsung plans to roll out the Night Mode to unlocked Galaxy Note 9 units as well and when it will happen.

If you own a Verizon Galaxy Note 9 smartphone, you should be looking for firmware version N960USQU2CSGA, but if you're on Sprint, you'll be getting another build that we have no info yet.

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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 512 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 4000 mAh(29h 3G talk time)

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8 Comments

1. j_grouchy

Posts: 173; Member since: Nov 08, 2016

The US version (Snapdragon) of the S9/S9+ does not yet have it. As far as I know, only the Exynos variants have received it so far.

2. Takeharu

Posts: 285; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

I had it for over a month already, European version (dual sim).

3. joelg1988

Posts: 8; Member since: Jun 03, 2012

I love having the Pixel 3 XL and not having to wait for updates. I just sold my Note 9 for almost as much as I paid originally for it. Although I have to admit Samsung's hardware is light years ahead of Google's. Both devices are great in different ways.

4. Cat97

Posts: 1863; Member since: Mar 02, 2017

Most people do not spend time waiting for updates, they are enjoying their phones and use them for their intended purpose.

5. darkkjedii

Posts: 30969; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Best phone I've ever owned, bar none.

6. berns

Posts: 34; Member since: Jun 07, 2014

The still kicking ass phone on the market, a satisfaction guarantee. I have this almost a year old now, but it never fails to quench my needs when it comes to what a phone should provide for.

8. rkoforever90

Posts: 435; Member since: Dec 03, 2011

The price and features of this phone make it a steal deal compared to the upcoming Note 10

9. tokuzumi

Posts: 1868; Member since: Aug 27, 2009

It will be nice to try this out on my Snapdragon variant of the S9, if it becomes available.

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