Samsung Galaxy Note 9 launched in India

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 was launched in India on Wednesday, at an event in New Delhi.

The smartphone was unveiled at an event in New York earlier this month, and since then, it had gone up for pre-orders in India - revealing its price.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 features a massive 6.4-inch QHD+ display, and comes with a Bluetooth-enabled S Pen that provides remote control functionality amongst other new features.

Another major highlight is support for up to 1TB of storage on the smartphone.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 price in India starts from Rs 67,900 for the 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage variant, while the 8GB RAM/ 512GB storage variant costs Rs 84,900.

The smartphone is available to buy via Amazon India, Flipkart, Paytm Mall, and the Samsung Mobile Store online, and is also available from offline stores.

The Galaxy Note 9 is also available via Airtel, at a downpayment of Rs 7,900.

The dual-SIM (Nano) Samsung Galaxy Note 9 runs Android 8.1 Oreo with the Samsung Experience UX on top.

It sports a 6.4-inch Quad HD+ (1440x2960 pixels) Super AMOLED Infinity Display panel, and is powered by an octa-core Exynos 9810 SoC, coupled with 6GB and 8GB RAM options.

Galaxy Note 9 has a horizontally-placed dual rear camera setup that includes a 12-megapixel dual pixel sensor along with a wide-angle lens that has a variable f/1.5 and f/2.4 aperture and a 12-megapixel sensor along with a telephoto, f/2.4 autofocus lens.

Both sensors are powered by dual OIS (optical image stabilisation) and support features such as 2x optical zoom and 10x digital zoom. For selfies, there is an 8-megapixel sensor backed by an f/1.7 aperture, autofocus lens.

In terms of storage, the Galaxy Note 9 has 128GB and 512GB of onboard storage options that both are expandable via microSD card (up to 512GB).

There are several connectivity options, including 4G VoLTE (LTE Cat. 18), dual-band (2.4GHz and 5GHz) Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, ANT+, USB Type-C, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.

Sensors on board include an accelerometer, barometer, gyroscope, geomagnetic sensor, hall sensor, heart rate sensor, proximity sensor, RGB light sensor, Iris sensor, and a pressure sensor.

There is also a fingerprint sensor that sits below the rear camera setup.

(Agencies)