What is the difference between the Galaxy Note8 and Note9?

Last Update Date : Aug 24. 2018

The Note9 introduces a series of new features alongside super powerful technology. Highlights include the Bluetooth-enabled S Pen, intelligent camera features, improved storage and an all-day battery.

What is the difference between the Galaxy Note8 and Note9?

Specifications

Note8

Note9

Dimensions

162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6mm, 195g

161.9 x 76.4 x 8.8mm, 201g

Processor

Octa-core Exynos 8895

(Quad 2.3GHz + Quad 1.7GHz)

Octa-core Exynos 9810

(Quad 2.7GHz + Quad 1.7GHz)

Display

6.3” Curved Super AMOLED1

Quad HD+(2960x1440)

6.4” Curved Super AMOLED1 

Quad HD+(2960x1440)

Network

LTE Cat.162

LTE Cat.182

S Pen

S Pen

S Pen with Remote Control + Bluetooth connection

Camera

Rear: Dual Pixel

12MP OIS (F1.7)

+ 12MP OIS (F2.4)

Front: 8MP AF (F1.7)

Rear: Super Speed Dual Pixel

12MP OIS (F1.5/F2.4)

+ 12MP OIS (F2.4)

Front: 8MP AF (F1.7)

Storage

64GB or 128GB

+ Micro SD slot (up to 256GB)2

128GB or 512GB

+ Micro SD slot (up to 512GB)2

Memory

6GB RAM

6GB RAM

or 8GB RAM (for 512GB)

Battery

3,300mAh

4,000mAh

Security

Iris + Fingerprint scanner

Iris + Fingerprint scanner

 + Intelligent Scan

OS

Android OS 8.1.0

Android OS 8.1.0

IP Classification 

Water and dust-proof (IP68)

Water and dust-proof (IP68)

Colors

Midnight Black, Maple Gold2

Ocean Blue, Midnight Black, Lavender Purple, Metallic Copper2

¹ Screen measured diagonally as a full rectangle without accounting for rounded corners.

² Network and color availability will vary by country.

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