Samsung Galaxy Note 9

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Announced:
Aug 9, 2018
Status:
Released
Release date:
Aug 24, 2018

PhoneArena Rating:

9.0
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Display

Size:

6.4 inches

Resolution:

2960 x 1440 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio, 516 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

83.51 %

Features:

HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845

Processor:

Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU:

Adreno 630

RAM:

6GB

Internal storage:

128GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS:

Android (10, 9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

4000 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera

Main camera:

12 MP

Features:

OIS, PDAF

Second camera:

12 MP

Features:

Telephoto, OIS, Autofocus

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features:

Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, EIS

Front:

8 MP

Features:

Wide Angle, Autofocus

Design

Dimensions:

6.37 x 3.01 x 0.35 inches (161.9 x 76.4 x 8.8 mm)

Weight:

7.09 oz (201 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (179 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics:

Iris scanner, 2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Notification light, Stylus

Colors:

Midnight black, Ocean blue, Cloud silver, Lavender purple

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46

UMTS:

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed:

LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA

SIM type:

Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack

Features:

32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features:

Charging, OTG, Video out

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer

Other:

NFC, ANT+

Shopping information

In The Box:

S Pen, USB Cable, Earphones, SIM removal tool, USB power adaptor, USB connector, Pen, nibs, Tweezer, Clear cover case, Quick start guide, USB connector leaflet.

MSRP:

$ 1000

This device is also known as Samsung SM-N960U, Samsung SM-N960F

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ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Samsung Galaxy Note 9

With 512 GB storage

Differences from the main variant:

RAM:

8GB

Internal storage:

512GB

MSRP:

$ 1250

Samsung Galaxy Note 9

SM-N960F International version

Differences from the main variant:

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 9 9810

Processor:

Octa-core, 2900 MHz, Exynos M3 and ARM Cortex-A55, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU:

Mali-G72 MP18

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

Dual SIM:

Shared with microSD

Samsung Galaxy Note 9

for Verizon

Differences from the main variant:

LTE (FDD):

Bands 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 13(700 c), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3)

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Samsung Galaxy Note 9

for AT&T

Differences from the main variant:

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 14(700 PS), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3)

Samsung Galaxy Note 9

for T-Mobile

Differences from the main variant:

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 27(800 SMR), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

UMTS:

850, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Samsung Galaxy Note 9

for Sprint

Differences from the main variant:

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

Samsung Galaxy Note 9

for U.S. Cellular

Differences from the main variant:

LTE (FDD):

Bands 2(1900), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 25(1900+), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 46

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Available
Discontinued

Pros

  • High screen-to-body ratio (83.51 %)
  • Supports wireless charging
  • High pixel density screen (516 PPI)

Description

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is a feature-packed high-end phone aimed at power users and productivity-minded individuals. Its key stand-out features include the large Super AMOLED display, the versatile dual-camera, the huge 4000mAh battery, and the S-Pen digital stylus allowing you to take down notes and annotate documents, as well as to control media playback and flip between presentation slides remotely thanks to its wireless connectivity. And with DeX mode, the Galaxy Note 9 can connect to a TV or Monitor giving you a desktop-like environment for work or play.

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