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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Advantages, Disadvantages, Review – Perfect Smartphone

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 high-end smartphone launched into the market. So, check out Samsung Galaxy Note 9 advantages (Pros), disadvantages (Cons), problems and drawbacks/defects before purchasing. Currently, it is available on online shopping sites like Amazon to buy.

Samsung Galaxy Note9Best Price: Rs.67,900(India), $929(USA)

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Advantages (Pros):

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 9 comes with latest Android OS, v8.1(Oreo).
  • It offers  6.4-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with a good screen-to-body ratio of 83.4% and Multitouch in it.
    • Its display has superb pixel density for its Quad HD resolution(~516 PPI) with 18.5:9 aspect ratio.
    • The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
    • Supports Dolby Vision/HDR10 compliant and Always-on display.
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 9 comes with Stylus(Bluetooth integration) for easy user Interface and this is an IP68 water/dust proof up to 1.5m for 30 mins.
  • It is built with glass front/back that is made up of Gorilla Glass 5 and surrounded by the aluminum frame.
  • It supports only single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by).
  • It provides 6/8 GB of RAM for uninterrupted multitasking.
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 9 has equipped with powerful Exynos 9810 Octa – EMEA or Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 – USA Chipset and the performance is a stunner with this chipset.
  • It encompasses with Octa-core processor and Adreno 630 or Mali-G72 MP18 GPU. So gaming performance is stunning.
  • Brings an internal memory of 128/512 GB and expandable memory is supported up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot for Dual SIM model).
  • It offers Dual 12 MP (f/1.5-2.4, 26mm, 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS) + 12 MP (f/2.4, 52mm, 1/3.4″, 1µm, AF, OIS, 2x optical zoom) rear camera with additional features like LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama.
  • It offers 8 MP front-facing camera with additional features like f/1.7, 25mm, 1/3.6″, 1.22µm, AF, Dual video call, Auto-HDR.
  • Supports quad HD video recording at 2160p@60fps, 1080p@240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR video, dual-video.
  • It has the battery capacity of 4000 mAh(Non-removable) which is good for heavy usage. Supports Fast battery charging(Quick charge 2.0) and Wireless charging.
  • Supports almost all connectives like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB, 3G, 4G, NFC.
  • Supports sensors like Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
  • It is available in Metallic copper, Lavender purple, Ocean blue, Midnight black colors to choose.
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 9 supports additional features like Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, Samsung DeX (desktop experience support), ANT+ support, Bixby natural language commands.


Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Disadvantages (Cons):

  • Comes with hybrid SIM slot. So you can’t use both SIM cards and microSD card at a time.
  • Heavy to carry.

Check out Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Specifications:

General Features
Brand Samsung
Model Name Galaxy Note 9
SIM Type Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Operating System Android 8.1
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
Processor Octa-core (4×2.7 GHz Mongoose M3 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A55) – EMEA
Octa-core (4×2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4×1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) – USA/LATAM, China
GPU Mali-G72 MP18 – EMEA
Adreno 630 – USA/LATAM, China
Colors Metallic copper, Lavender purple, Ocean blue, Midnight black
Accessories in Box
Display & Dimensions
Touch Screen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.4 inches, 103.2 cm2 (~83.4% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1440 x 2960 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~516 ppi density)
Dimensions 161.9 x 76.4 x 8.8 mm (6.37 x 3.01 x 0.35 in)
Weight 201 g (7.09 oz)
Build Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame
Other Display Features Multi-Touch, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, HDR10 compliant, Always-on display
Camera Features
Main Camera 12 MP, f/1.5-2.4, 26mm, 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS
12 MP, f/2.4, 52mm, 1/3.4″, 1µm, AF, OIS, 2x optical zoom
Other Main Features LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama
Selfie Camera 8 MP
Other Selfie Features Dual video call, Auto-HDR
Video Recording 2160p@60fps, 1080p@240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
RAM and Storage
RAM 6/8 GB
Internal Memory 128/512 GB
Expandable Memory microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM2 slot for Dual SIM model phones)
Battery Capacity
Type Non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery
Talk Time
Internet & Connectivity
GPRS Yes
3G Yes
4G Yes
Wifi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
USB Connectivity 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
NFC Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Other Features
FM No
Sensors Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
Additional Features & Apps Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, Samsung DeX (desktop experience support), Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 2.0), Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent), ANT+ support, Bixby natural language commands and dictation.

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Check out Oppo Find X features which is a competitor to Note 9

9.5 Total Score
Perfect Smartphone!!!

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 smartphone comes with superb features & performance for its price. It excels in all the departments, we suggest grabbing this mobile if you are looking for a good flagship mobile.

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