Samsung Galaxy Note 9, which is the upcoming installment in the flagship Galaxy Note series of devices will go on sale from August 24. We already know that Samsung is scheduled to unveil the Galaxy Note 9 phablet on August 9. With just a month to go, more details of the flagship device have started to surface online. Samsung will launch the Galaxy Note 9 as an upgrade to last year’s Galaxy Note 8 although there will not be a major overhaul of the hardware components.
As per a report by South Korean publishing house ETNews, the upcoming phablet from Samsung will go on sale earlier than expected this year. The date of sale of the device has been reportedly set for August 24. To recall, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 was launched on August 23 last year and it went on sale from September 15 onwards. The report states that the earlier than expected sale date is because Samsung wants the phablet to be made available before the launch of the 2018 iPhone models by Apple in September.
Since the last few months, the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 has been on the news courtesy of leaked renders that has revealed most of the specifications. To recall them quickly, the phablet will feature a 6.4-inch QHD+ Super AMOLED Infinity Display with an 18.5:9 aspect ratio and 8GB of RAM. It may feature a massive 512GB of inbuilt storage space. It will be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 or Samsung Exynos 9810 SoC. Some reports have also claimed that it may sport an under-display fingerprint sensor and also feature an additional button possibly for the camera shutter.
A recently leaked press render of the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 also indicated that it will arrive with thinner bezels than its predecessor and will feature a dedicated Bixby button on the left edge. It will feature dual rear cameras of 12-megapixels and an 8-megapixel camera on the front for taking selfies.