How the Note9 Compares

Find out how the Samsung Note9 compares against other phones in speed, picture quality, display and more.

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Samsung Galaxy Note9
The bottom edge of the Galaxy Note9 and yellow S Pen.

Performance

Speed, storage & battery life—learn how each performs & lets you do more with the Note9.

Performance-related features and specifications
Battery
Samsung Galaxy Note9
4000 mAh

All-day battery.1

Storage
Samsung Galaxy Note9
Internal Storage: 128GB, 512GB

1 terabyte ready with expandable memory, for your favorite shows & music.2

Processor
Samsung Galaxy Note9
Octa-Core (2.8GHz + 1.75GHz), 64-bit, 10nm processor

Faster downloads/uploads.

RAM
Samsung Galaxy Note9
6GB, 8GB3

Multitask effortlessly.

S Pen
Samsung Galaxy Note9

The S Pen with intelligence for powerful remote control.

Performance-related features and specifications
Samsung Galaxy Note9
Battery 4000 mAh

All-day battery.1

Storage Internal Storage: 128GB, 512GB

1 terabyte ready with expandable memory, for your favorite shows & music.2

Processor Octa-Core (2.8GHz + 1.75GHz), 64-bit, 10nm processor

Faster downloads/uploads.

RAM 6GB, 8GB3

Multitask effortlessly.

S Pen

The S Pen with intelligence for powerful remote control.

An extreme close up of the Galaxy Note9's camera lens.

Camera

With features like Scene Optimizer, Dual Aperture, and Flaw Detection, Galaxy Note9 helps your photos shine with brilliant color & contrast and detects flaws before you notice them.

Camera-related features and specifications
Scene Optimizer
Samsung Galaxy Note9
Yes

Intelligently recognizes scenes and optimizes colors for brilliant shots.4

Aperture
Samsung Galaxy Note9
Dual Aperture

F1.5, F2.4 in the rear lens. Adapts just like your eyes for great shots, day or night.5

Flaw Detection
Samsung Galaxy Note9
Yes

Intelligently detects flaws, so it's nearly impossible to take a bad shot.6

Camera-related features and specifications
Samsung Galaxy Note9
Scene Optimizer Yes

Intelligently recognizes scenes and optimizes colors for brilliant shots.4

Aperture Dual Aperture

F1.5, F2.4 in the rear lens. Adapts just like your eyes for great shots, day or night.5

Flaw Detection Yes

Intelligently detects flaws, so it's nearly impossible to take a bad shot.6

A yellow S Pen drawing a curve on the Galaxy Note9.

Design

Take better selfies & control more content with the powerful new S Pen and our largest smartphone screen yet.

Design-related features and specifications
Screen & Display7
Samsung Galaxy Note9

Quad HD+ Super AMOLED

See even more with our Infinity Display, a near bezel-less, full-frontal glass, edge-to-edge Screen.7

Design-related features and specifications
Samsung Galaxy Note9
Screen & Display7

Quad HD+ Super AMOLED

See even more with our Infinity Display, a near bezel-less, full-frontal glass, edge-to-edge Screen.7

The high-performing Galaxy Note9

With better cameras, more storage, and a larger display than any Galaxy phone yet, the Galaxy Note9 can be whatever work phone, camera phone or all-around life phone you need.

All device images simulated for comparison purposes.

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  1. Based on average battery life under typical usage conditions. Average expected performance based on typical use. Actual battery life depends on factors such as network, features selected, frequency of calls, and voice, data, and other application- usage patterns. Results may vary.
  2. For 512GB models equipped with additional 512GB SD card (sold separately). Availability of 512GB SD card may vary by country and manufacturer. Actual storage space availability may vary depending on pre-installed software.
  3. 512GB models come with 8GB RAM. 128GB models come with 6GB RAM.
  4. Accuracy of Scene Optimizer may differ depending on shooting conditions including multiple subjects, being out of focus, or moving subjects.
  5. Dual Aperture supports F1.5 mode and F2.4 mode. Dual Aperture is installed on the main rear camera.
  6. Accuracy of Flaw Detection may differ depending on surrounding conditions or subject.
  7. Measured diagonally, the Galaxy Note9's screen size is 6.4" in the full rectangle and 6.3" with accounting for the rounded corners. Measured diagonally, Galaxy S10e's screen size is 5.8" in the full rectangle and 5.6" with accounting for the rounded corners; Galaxy S10's screen size is 6.1" in the full rectangle and 6.0" with accounting for the rounded corners; and Galaxy S10+'s screen size is 6.4" in the full rectangle and 6.3" with accounting for the rounded corners; actual viewable area is less due to the rounded corners and camera hole. Measured diagonally, Galaxy S10 5G’s screen size is 6.7” in the full rectangle. Actual viewable area is 6.5” due to rounded corners and camera hole.
  8. Battery mAh sourced from Forbes: iPhone X, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XS, iPhone XR, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6, iPhone SE.
  9. RAM sourced from Forbes: iPhone XS Max, iPhone XS, iPhone XR.