Specifications

Design

Colors

Ocean Blue
Ocean Blue
Lavender Purple
Lavender Purple
Cloud Silver
Cloud Silver
Midnight Black
Midnight Black

Dimensions &
Weight

Illustration of Galaxy Note9 seen from the front and the right, showing the 6.4-inch Infinity Display measurement
3.01" 0.35" 6.37" Galaxy Note9 Dimensions:
6.37 x 3.01 x 0.35 in
Weight: 7.09 oz
Illustration of S Pen from the front and the right
0.22" 0.17" 4.19" S Pen Dimensions:
0.22 x 0.17 x 4.19 in
Weight: 0.11 oz

Display

6.4" Quad HD+ Super AMOLED
(2960x1440)
516 ppi
  • *Screen measured diagonally as a full rectangle without accounting for the rounded corners.
  • *Default resolution is Full HD+ and can be changed to Quad HD+ in Settings.
  • *Infinity Display: a near bezel-less, full-frontal, edge-to-edge screen.

S Pen

S Pen

  • Bluetooth enabled
  • Super capacitor: 30 minutes of standby with 40 seconds of charging
  • Pressure levels: 4096
  • Pen Tip diameter: 0.7 mm
  • IP68
  • Live message
  • Samsung Notes
  • Screen off memo
  • Smart select
  • Screen write
  • Translate
  • Bixby Vision
  • Glance
  • Magnify
  • PENUP
  • Coloring
  • *S Pen remote function reaches about 32 feet in an open space. Performance subject to circumstances.
  • *S Pen battery life may vary based on usage.
  • *IP68 rating is based on test conditions for submersion in up to 5 ft of freshwater for up to 30 minutes. Rinse residue/dry if wet.

Camera

Front Camera

  • 8MP AF sensor
    • Sensor size: 1/3.6"
    • Pixel size: 1.22µm
    • Sensor ratio: 4:3
  • FOV: 80˚
  • F1.7 aperture
  • Selfie focus
  • Selfie
  • Wide selfie

Rear Dual Camera

Illustration of Galaxy Note9 seen from the rear, showing the dual lens camera and fingerprint scanner
Wide-angle
  • Super Speed Dual Pixel 12MP AF sensor
    • Sensor size: 1/2.55"
    • Pixel Size: 1.4µm
    • Sensor ratio: 4:3
  • FOV: 77˚
  • Dual Aperture: F1.5 mode/ F2.4 mode
Telephoto
  • 12MP AF sensor
    • Sensor size: 1/3.4"
    • Pixel Size: 1.0µm
    • Sensor ratio: 4:3
  • FOV: 45˚
  • F2.4 aperture
  • Dual OIS (Optical Image Stabilization)
  • Optical zoom at 2x
  • Digital zoom up to 10x
  • Scene Optimizer
  • Flaw Detection
  • Live Focus (background blur effect)
  • Dual capture
  • Panorama
  • Auto/Pro
  • Super Slow-mo
  • AR Emoji
  • Hyperlapse
  • *Scene optimizer supports 20 modes: 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.
  • *Accuracy of Scene Optimizer may differ depending on shooting conditions including multiple subjects, being out of focus, or moving subjects.
  • *Accuracy of Flaw Detection may differ depending on surrounding conditions or subject.
  • *Blink and blur detection works best when there are three or fewer people in the frame, 5 feet or closer to the camera.
  • *Lens smudge and backlighting detection notifies once every 24 hours if flaw is detected.
  • *AR Emoji may only be sent with apps supporting GIF format.
  • *Super Slow-mo only supports HD resolution. In single manual mode, video is approximately 0.4 seconds of recording and 12 seconds of playback at 960 fps. In other modes, video is approximately 0.2 seconds of recording and 6 seconds of playback (with up to 20 shots in multi taking mode).

Front & Rear Camera

  • VDIS (Video Digital Image Stabilization)
  • HDR (High Dynamic Range)
  • Full view
  • Floating camera button
  • Flaw Detection
  • AR Emoji
  • Motion photo
  • Filters
  • Stamps
  • Grid line
  • Location tags
  • Timer
  • Quick launch

Video
Recording

  • 4K video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps
  • QHD video recording at 30 fps
  • 1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps
  • 720p HD video recording at 30 fps
  • Super Slow-mo video support 720p at 960 fps
  • Slow Motion video support 1080p at 240 fps
  • Hyperlapse video support 1080p
  • VDIS (Video Digital Image Stabilization)
  • Digital zoom up to 10x
  • High CRI LED Flash
  • Continuous autofocus video
  • Face detection
  • Tracking AF
  • Take 9.1-megapixel still photos while recording 4K video
  • Playback zoom
  • Video location tags

*Super Slow-mo only supports HD resolution. In single manual mode, video is approximately 0.4 seconds of recording and 12 seconds of playback at 960 fps. In other modes, video is approximately 0.2 seconds of recording and 6 seconds of playback (with up to 20 shots in multi taking mode).

Performance

Battery

Battery capacity

4000mAh

Charging

Fast Charging compatible on wired and wireless
  • *Wired charging compatible with QC2.0 and AFC
  • *Wireless charging compatible with WPC and PMA

Network
& Connectivity

Enhanced 4x4 MIMO, 5CA, LAA, LTE Cat.18

*May differ by location and carrier.

Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz), VHT80 MU-MIMO, 1024QAM,

Bluetooth® v 5.0 (LE up to 2Mbps), ANT+, USB Type-C, NFC, Location (GPS, Galileo, Glonass, BeiDou)

*Galileo and BeiDou coverage may be limited. BeiDou may not be available for certain locations.

AP

  • 10㎚ 64-bit Octa-Core Processor
    ※2.8GHz + 1.7GHz (Maximum Clock Speed, Performance Core + Efficiency Core)

*May differ by location and carrier.

Memory

  • 6GB RAM
  • 128GB
  • 8GB RAM
  • 512GB
  • *May differ by location and carrier.
  • *512GB models come with 8GB RAM. 128GB models come with 6GB RAM.
  • *Available internal storage may vary depending on pre-installed software.

Expandable
Memory & SIM Card

One Nano SIM and one MicroSD slot (up to 512GB)

  • *MicroSD card sold separately. Availability of 512GB MicroSD may differ by location and manufacturer.

OS

Android 8.1 (Oreo)

Audio

Stereo speakers tuned by AKG
  • Surround sound with Dolby Atmos technology (Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus included.)
  • Ultra high quality audio playback
  • UHQ 32-bit & DSD support PCM: Up to 32 bits
  • DSD: DSD64/128

*DSD64 and DSD128 playback can be limited depending on the file format.

Audio playback formats

MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA, DSF, DFF, APE

Bluetooth

Dual Audio: connect two Bluetooth devices to the Galaxy Note9 to play audio through the two devices simultaneously.

  • *The two connected devices may exhibit a slight latency in sound output. Scalable Codec: Enhanced Bluetooth connection under ambient radio frequency interference.
  • *Only available with certain accessories made by Samsung.
Recording

Recording quality is improved with the High AOP Mic that minimizes distortion in noisy environments.

*AOP: Acoustic Overload Point

Bundled earphones

Pure sound tuned by AKG
Hybrid canal type
2way dynamic unit

Video

Video Playback Formats

MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM

TV connection

Wireless: Smart View (Miracast 1080p at 30 fps, mirroring support available for devices supporting Miracast or Google Cast.)

With cable: supports DisplayPort over USB type-C. Supports video out when connecting via HDMI Adapter. (DisplayPort 4K 60 fps)

Water
Resistance

IP68

*IP68 rating is based on test conditions for submersion in up to 5 feet of freshwater for up to 30 minutes. Rinse residue/dry if wet.

Sensors
& Buttons

Sensors
  • Iris sensor
  • Pressure sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Gyro sensor
  • Geomagnetic sensor
  • Hall sensor
  • HR sensor
  • Proximity sensor
  • RGB light sensor
Buttons
  • On/Off key
  • Volume key
  • Bixby key

Security

Security

  • Knox Platform: real-time security monitoring and protection.
  • Virus, malware prevention. (Powered by McAfee)
  • Secure Folder: a secure space on the device to keep content such as apps, photos, movies, and private files secured by iris scanning or fingerprint scanning.

*Virus and malware prevention solution providers may vary by location.

Authentication

  • Lock type: pattern, PIN, password
  • Biometrics lock type: iris scanner, fingerprint scanner, face recognition
  • Intelligent Scan: Combines iris scan and face recognition for convenient unlocking and in some cases provides enhanced security for certain authentication services.

Payment

  • Credit & debit cards: supports MST or/and NFC
  • Membership cards
  • Gift cards
  • Transit cards
  • Reward point service

*Available in select locations. Payment solutions and available features may vary by location, carrier and service providers.

Intelligence

  • The all-new Bixby, Samsung's intelligent assistant
  • Vision: AR Experiences for Translation, Shopping, Place, Food, and Image
  • Reminder: Remember standard to-dos, emails, texts, videos, photos, website links and more
  • Home: Personalized contents in a single screen
  • *Available functions and features may vary by location.
  • *Samsung Account login and data network (Wi-Fi or internet connection) required for some features. Translation speed may vary depending on internet connection and word count. This function is limited to selected languages. For the full list of languages please visit http://www.samsung.com/us/explore/bixby/.
  • *Bixby only recognizes select languages and accents/dialects.

Customization

Edge Screen

Edge Panels: Apps edge, People edge, Smart select, Reminder, Tasks edge, Quick panel, Clipboard edge, Device Maintenance, Weather, Calendar

Edge Lighting

Video Wallpaper

Up to 15 seconds of video can be used.

AOD
(Always On Display)

AOD Content

View time, date, and notifications while your screen is off.

Choose from a variety of clock designs and information.

  • Clock: digital clock, analog clock, world clock, and edge clock (option to choose color and wallpaper).
  • Active clock (with second hand)
  • Calendar
  • Image: select an image from Gallery or Smart select and set it as wallpaper for the AOD screen.
  • Animated GIF
  • Other settings: set custom text, date, battery level, app notifications, and song information.

Face Widgets

Experience different widgets on the AOD screen by double-tapping the clock area.

Pin to AOD

  • Pin text and images you wish to remember to the AOD screen. The pinned memo can be easily viewed or deleted.
  • You can pin memos to the AOD screen using Reminder and Share via.

AOD Themes

  • Download AOD-exclusive themes from Theme Store.
  • Decorate your AOD screen with various themes.

*Available contents and features may vary depending on location/carrier and may be subject to additional charge.

Themes are downloadable customization packages that modify your wallpaper, icons and other user interface elements to help you customize the look of your phone.

  • *Compatible apps and features may vary by theme.
  • *Available contents and features may vary depending on location/carrier and may be subject to additional charge.

Accessibility

Accessibility Features

To continue making our technology accessible to everyone, Samsung has developed and applied a variety of technical solutions. With solutions for vision, hearing, dexterity, and interaction, people with disabilities can easily use smartphones and take advantage of new and exciting features.

  • Voice assistant
  • Voice label
  • High contrast theme, font, and keyboard
  • Magnifier window
  • Magnifier widget
  • Color lens
  • Color adjustment
  • Sound detector
  • Flash notification
  • Sound balance
  • Mono audio
  • Universal switch
  • Assistant menu
  • Direction lock
  • Direct access

In the box

Galaxy Note9

  • Device
  • S Pen
  • USB cable
  • AKG Earphones
  • SIM Ejection Pin
  • USB power adaptor
  • USB connector
  • Pen nibs
  • Tweezer
  • Quick start guide
  • USB connector

*In-box items may vary by location, region, or carrier.

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