New features added to Galaxy Note9 Intelligent Camera

Last modified : Aug 21. 2018
Note9 Camera

Relentless Innovation to deliver best – quality photo & Videos

  • Scene Optimizer
  • Flaw Detection
  • Performance in Low-light conditions
  • Enhanced AR Emoji
  • How to take Super slow mo videos on Note9
  • Discontinuation of Sports mode in Edit camera modes
  • Removed Shooting Methods 
Scene OptimizerClick to Expand
Scene Optimizer

Real-time intelligence assists users to take the best pictures. Automatically recognizes 20 scenes by analyzing object, scenery and time → Optimizes the color.

Scenes include:

  • Food
  • Portraits
  • Flowers
  • Indoor scenes
  • Animals
  • Landscapes
  • Greenery
  • Trees
  • Sky
  • Mountains
  • Beaches
  • Sunrises and sunsets
  • Watersides
  • Street scenes
  • Night scenes
  • Waterfalls
  • Snow
  • Birds
  • Backlit
  • Text 
Scene Optimizer
Flaw DetectionClick to Expand
Flaw Detection

The Galaxy Note9 can detect four common glitches―closed eyes, smudges on the lens, blurring, and excessive backlighting―and offer solutions. If you take a photo and miss the right moment, you’ll get an alert so you can reshoot. Take two, and get the perfect shot this time.


Performance in low-light conditionsClick to Expand
Low Light
  • Improves low light quality by image synthesizing algorithm
  • Low-light noise will be reduced and bright area saturation will be suppressed


Enhanced AR EmojiClick to Expand

An AR Emoji is an avatar that looks just like you. The Galaxy Note9’s AR Emoji have been upgraded with an expanded variety of hairstyles, skin colors, accessories such as hats and glasses, backgrounds, and newly adjustable facial features. Change your avatar’s style at will, and express yourself in endless ways. Be the star of your own AR fashion shoot.


There are more Disney AR Emoji available: Mickey & Friends, Frozen, The Incredibles and Zootopia (downloadable from Galaxy Apps and may not be available at launch) 

Super Slow MoClick to Expand
Charge S Pen

In Super Slow-mo, you can record up to 20 video segments at 960 frames per second—four times faster than most smartphones!* With this camera you an radically slow down time, making everyday moments epic. Use Auto mode to activate Motion Detect and capture the moment as soon as a moving subject enters the Motion Detect window. Or use Manual mode and tap the Super Slow-mo button to capture each video segment. Play your videos back and see all the details that flew by.

The new Live Message features:Click to Expand
Live Message

There are several additions to Live Message from the Note8 to the Note9:

  • My Emoji Stickers as the background
  • New brushes - Hearts, Snowflakes and Rainbow
  • Colour Picker - choose any colour that you want for your brush (Rainbow brush will give you a choice of 7 gradients) 
Discontinuation of Sports Mode in Edit camera modesClick to Expand
Sports Mode

Galaxy Note9 no longer supports Sports mode. You are able to take clearer photos of fast-moving subjects, such as a person running or a pet in motion via auto mode with it's improved performance. Alternatively in Pro mode, you can adjust the Shutter Speed to take pictures similar to Sports mode.

Removed Shooting MethodsClick to Expand
Shooting Methods

Shooting Methods like Tap Screen and Tap heart rate sensor are no longer available on the Galaxy Note9. However, you can now take photos conveniently using the S Pen Remote.

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