Features of electronic giant’s first smartwatch revealed — Samsung Galaxy Watch

Features of electronic giant’s first smartwatch revealed — Samsung Galaxy Watch

Features of electronic giant’s first smartwatch revealed — Samsung Galaxy Watch

The Galaxy Note 9 also comes pre-loaded with Samsung apps like Samsung Health, Samsung Pay, and the Knox security platform.

Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney took to the stage during the Note 9 unveiling to announce Fortnite Android - with the beta coming to Samsung Galaxy first.

As for the cameras, the Galaxy Note 9 brings a configuration similar to the Galaxy S9+.

Its new Bluetooth S Pen, though, is where it really stands out from competing devices. The other colours have a matching colour S-pen. It is an IP68 rated dustproof and waterproof smartphone. The anything-but-the-Note 9 brigade. It also the largest edge-to-edge display ever on a Note. While Samsung will be hard pressed to sway iPhone users, the Note 9 makes an excellent case as to why it should be your phone of choice. Biometric security is catered for with Iris Scanner, Fingerprint Scanner, Facial Recognition or the "Intelligent Scan" combo of iris and face. The 46mm model has a 1.3-inch screen, 472mAh battery, and 80 hours of battery life. Samsung has installed a large water-cooling heat pipe inside the phablet to regulate its internal temperature. The Note 9, which was launched in two storage options 128GB and 512GB will be retailing in the country at a starting price of Rs 67,900. There's an upgraded phone with 512GB of storage and 8GB of RAM. The Note 9 also features a microSD card slot. You'll get an immediate notification if the image is blurry, if the subject blinked, if there is a smudge on the lens or if there is backlight impacting the quality of the image.

Sticking with Samsung for a moment, the S9 Plus arrived earlier this year at great expense, but thankfully prices fell fast and far.


You no longer have to worry about whether it is called the Galaxy Watch or something else.

"The Note has always been our showcase product for premium technology and industry-defining innovation, and Galaxy Note 9 is no exception", said Koh Dong-jin, CEO of the company's mobile division, at Barclays Center in NY. You can now use this to scroll through PowerPoint slides with just a click of the S-Pen. For clicking selfies, it has an 8MP front facing camera. The Screen Memo feature allows Note 9 users to take note on the display without waking it up. This shortcut is set by default, but you can customize it to launch any app the Note 9 has to offer. Will the Note 9 be different?

The Galaxy Note 9 is expected to ship to customers (and stores) on August 24. However, it will be coming to India very soon since Samsung India has already started its pre-booking.

The phone comes in two variants - 128GB storage/6GB RAM and 512GB storage/8GB RAM. The smartwatch now retails at ₹22,990 in India. We asked Spotify a few questions, therefore, to understand more clearly what Samsung device and home kit owners will get from the partnership and whether it will benefit users without Spotify Premium too. Express your views by adding your comments below.

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