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    Thanks to the great S Pen stylus the Galaxy Note9 is still in a class of its own.

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    Note9 is a gaming beast.

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    Do what can't be done.

    Galaxy Note has always put powerful technology in the hands of those who demand more. Now, the all new Galaxy Note9 surpasses even these high expectations, focusing on what matters most in today’s always-on, mobile world.

    Performance

    The phone powerful enough to keep up with you.

    Closeup image of Galaxy Galaxy Note9 with S Pen ejected slightly

    Battery

    Introducing a powerful, all day battery that goes the distance on a single charge — keeping pace with your life.1

    3300mAh
    Interaction of all day battery expanding from 3300mAh to 4000mAh over Galaxy Note9

    Storage

    Store more. Delete less. With the power of 512GB storage built in — expandable up to 512GB more — you’ll have almost a terabyte of space for what matters.2

    Extreme closeup of top of Galaxy Note9, with hybrid SIM/micro SD tray ejected

    *Up to 512GB additional storage with external microSD card, sold separately.

    Optimized for Gaming

    Level up your mobile gaming experience. The water-carbon cooling system on Galaxy Note9 sustains high performance during game time by preventing overheating of the cutting-edge processor that cuts down on lag. Plus, the AI-based performance adjuster ensures your game stays smooth, not sluggish.3

    Galaxy Note9 shown at slight angle, with game playing onscreen. The game fades to reveal the hardware inside for game optimization

    *Image simulated for illustration purposes.

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    Design

    See even more with our largest Infinity Display ever.

    Extreme closeup of Galaxy Note9 from the lower right side, showing the Infinity Display

    *Infinity Display: a near bezel-less, full-frontal glass, edge-to-edge screen.

    Colors

    Complementing the screen is a monochrome metal frame available in a vibrant set of colors — Ocean Blue, Midnight Black, Lavender Purple, Metallic Copper, Cloud Silver, or Alpine White — with a matching or contrasting S Pen to suit your style.

    • Galaxy Note9 seen from the rear, showing the different color choices.
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    S Pen

    All new Bluetooth enabled S Pen. Now with intelligence for ultimate control.

    Extreme closeup of the button on S Pen

    Bluetooth Enabled and Perfect Control

    The all new S Pen now boasts powerful Bluetooth technology, letting you press a button to take control of your camera, presentations, and apps without touching your phone.4 While drawing, taking notes, and sending Live messages with the S Pen is as intuitive and natural as pen and paper, thanks to the fine tip and 4096 pressure levels.

    Galaxy Note9 laying flat seen from the left, a line appears on screen then the S Pen follows
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    Camera

    Dual Aperture adapts like the human eye for stunning shots, day or night.

    An extreme closeup of Galaxy Note9’s dual lens rear camera and fingerprint scanner

    *The rear wide-angle lens supports F1.5 and F2.4 modes.

    Intelligent Camera

    New revolutionary features make it nearly impossible to take a bad shot. The Galaxy Note9 intelligently recognizes what you’re looking at, optimizing color settings like contrast, white balance, exposure, and more.5 And by detecting blinks and blurs, you can reshoot while the moment's right.6, 7, 8

    Simulated image of a photo being enhanced by Scene Optimizer
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    Accessories

    Stay stylish and powered up with cases and wireless chargers.

    Galaxy Note9 and Galaxy Watch on Wireless Charger Duo, with charging UI seen on both device screens

    *Accessories sold separately. Availability may vary by country or carrier.

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    Specifications

    See what makes Galaxy Note9 work for you.

    Rear view of Galaxy Note9 next to front view of Galaxy Note9 with simulated X-ray image showing the hardware inside
    • OS

      Android 8.1 (Oreo)

    • Display

      6.4" Quad HD+ Super AMOLED

    • Camera

      Rear: Super Speed Dual Pixel 12MP AF Front: 8MP AF

    • Speakers

      Stereo speakers tuned by AKG, Dolby Atmos surround sound

    • IP68

      Water and dust resistance

    • AP

      10nm 64-bit Octa-Core Processor

    • Storage

      128GB, expandable up to 512GB via microSD card

    • Battery

      4000mAh

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    1. Estimated against the usage profile of an average/typical user. Independently assessed by Strategy Analytics between 11-24 July 2018 in USA and UK with pre-release versions of SM-N960 (128GB). Actual battery life varies by network environment, features and apps used, frequency of calls and messages, number of times charged, and many other factors.
    2. 512GB internal memory as standard. Also available in 128GB. Actual storage available may vary depending on pre-installed software.
    3. Turn on full screen mode in Settings to enjoy a greater view when playing.
    4. S Pen remote function reaches up to 10 meters in an open space. Performance subject to circumstances.
    5. Accuracy of Scene Optimizer may differ depending on shooting conditions including multiple subjects, being out of focus, or moving subjects.
    6. Accuracy of Flaw Detection may differ depending on surrounding conditions or subject.
    7. Blink and blur detection works best when there are three or fewer people in the frame, 1.5 meters or closer to the camera.
    8. Lens smudge and backlighting detection notifies once every 24 hours if flaw is detected.
    9. Some functions and user experience may differ from DeX Pad and DeX Station.