The smartphone is slated to be launched on August 9.

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 specs leaked May sport massive battery have 512GB variantImage source: Screenshot/Sammobile
Atom Tech Shorts Saturday, August 04, 2018 - 22:40

There is always excitement built around the launch of flagships by Samsung and Apple and in the case of the South Korean company, it leaks videos or renders ahead of the release of its phones from its own end. The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is the next big phone to be announced by the company on August 9 and there is a fresh video which has also given away some key features.

The highlights of the Galaxy Note 9 will include the S-Pen stylus and the 1TB overall storage that the phone will come with. Its internal storage will be 512GB and the microSD card can add another 512GB. One of the images has a microSD card of this capacity protruding out of the phone. An earlier video which was hosted on YouTube is no longer there, but it has reappeared as posted by some Samsung fans.

One of the claims about the phone’s video is that it would be highly ‘powerful’. This claim can be connected to another remark on the video that the battery to be fitted on the new Samsung Galaxy Note 9 could last the whole day.

Another interesting sidelight is that Google would be releasing the next version of its Android OS, ‘P’ around the same date as the launch of Galaxy Note 9. Would the new phone be loaded with Android P? There is no clarity on this. It is possible the upgrade from Oreo to P may happen a few days later.

While many rumors have been doing the rounds on the internet about the specs and features many have been confirmed through these official Samsung videos, but there are other speculations still on about the phone’s pricing.

One report claiming to originate from Malaysia where the phone will be sold, there will be a 128GB variant of the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 available at MYR 4299 (Rs 72,300) and the 512GB variant will be sold at MYR 5099 (Rs 85,800).

There is another report from South Korea which quotes the rates in Korean Won and it claims there will be no difference in the price of Note 9 over Note 8 and these would be the equivalent of Rs 66,600 and Rs 82,600 respectively for the two variants as above. The Galaxy Unpacked event slated for August 9 will reveal all details.

Also read: Apple hits record market cap of $1 trillion

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