Samsung Galaxy Note9 Review

Score: 10.36/10

Samsung Galaxy Note9 is an absolutely amazing cellphone launched in 2018, which counts with an enormous 6.4 inches screen, an extremely powerful Octa-Core CPU speeding at 2800 MHz, a 12 MP back camera and an 8 megapixels front camera.

Samsung decided to power this phone using a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845 system chip, which holds an exceptional Octa-Core processing unit speeding at 2.8 GHz with a great 6 GB RAM. This cellphone has an awesome 128 GB internal storage and an SD memory card expansion slot, which allows the user to store hundreds of applications and even the largest games available nowadays without having to worry about running out of space at all.

This phone is only 6.37 inches long, but it's still able to fit a a 6.4" display. Being just 0.35 inches thick,this device is incredibly thin and comfortable. Talking about its materials, this phone is majorly built with Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5) and Aluminum . It appears that Samsung didn't care so much about the weight in this 7.09 ounces phone. Samsung sells this phone in a lot of color options: cloud silver, lavender purple, midnight black and ocean blue.

Samsung packed this cellphone with a incredible 6.4 inches display, and a resolution of 1440 x 2960 , which makes everything look brightful and colorful.

This cellphone has wi-fi connectivity (and it can share it with other devices acting as a mobile hotspot), LTE-A (4G) super fast internet connection and also HSPA+ connection type (which is a bit slower 4G variation) and 3G fast connection type, using HSDPA and HSUPA technologies. The Note9 works with a Nano SIM card to connect to GSM networks.

This cellphone has two cameras, a 12 MP back-facing camera and an 8 mega-pixels front facing camera. Its back-facing camera lens has an aperture of 1.5 so it can capture very nice pictures even in low light environments. It can also capture videos up to 3840x2160 (4K) at 60 fps, and 1280x720 HD slow-motion videos up to 960 fps (32 times slower than regular videos). In addition, the camera counts with time lapse video and auto-focus.

This cellphone counts with an inmense 4000 mAh Li - Ion non-removable battery providing this phone a marvelous battery duration. An issue to take into account is that this phone's battery is not replaceable so you won't be able to replace it when it begins to last shorter, whereas with its 4000 mAh you will probably discard this phone before that becomes a real problem.

The Note9 also includes a wide variety of useful characteristics such as Fingerprint ID, Face ID, Wireless charger compatibility, NFC (to trigger actions, transfer data or make payments by holding your device close to another NFC device or tag), Bluetooth (5.0 ) and GPS, and lots of sensors like Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Barometer and Compass.

Samsung sells this cellphone for 1000 dollars, which is not cheap for comparing with similar phones. No matter whether you want it to take lots of photos, will use this phone majorly for social networks and internet browsing, are looking for a phone for playing games or will use this cellphone for work, this phone is the right choice . The Note9 comes with Clear cover case, nibs, USB Cable, SIM removal tool, USB connector, USB power adaptor, Quick start guide, Earphones, USB connector leaflet. , S Pen, Tweezer and Pen.

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Device Type:Phone
Also Known As:Samsung SM-N960F||Samsung SM-N960U
Dimensions:6.37 x 3.01 x 0.35 inchesMetric16.18 x 7.65 x 0.89 cmImperial
Weight:7.09 ouncesMetric201 gImperial
Colors:Cloud silver, Lavender purple, Midnight black and Ocean blue
Materials:Aluminum and Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5)
Scratch Resistant Glass:Yes
Accessories:Clear cover case, Earphones, Pen, Quick start guide, S Pen, SIM removal tool, Tweezer, USB Cable, USB connector, USB connector leaflet. , USB power adaptor, nibs
Release date:2018-08-24
Price:$ 1000.00


Screen Type:Super AMOLED
Size:6.4 inchesMetric16.3 cmImperial
Resolution:2960 x 1440 pixels
Pixel density:514 pixels per inchMetric202.36 pixels per cmImperial
Touch screen:No


Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845
Processor:Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm (Octa-Core 2800 MHz)
RAM Memory:6 GB
Graphics Processor:Adreno 630
Internal Memory:128 GB
SD Card Slot:microSDXC (up to 512 GB)


Battery type:Li - Ion
Capacity:4000 mAh
Wireless Charging:Yes


Back camera:12 megapixels
    Focal length:26mm (35mm equivalence)
    Sensor size:0.39 inches (1/2.55")
Front camera:8 megapixels
Max video resolution:3840 x 2160 (60 fps) (4K)
Max slow motion video:1280 x 720 (960 fps) (HD)
Camera features:Auto-Focus, Slow Motion Video (32 times slower) and Time Lapse Video


    Mobile Hotspot:Yes
SIM Card Type:Nano SIM
LTE (4G) Bands:1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46
UMTS Bands:Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Technologies:LTE-A (4G), LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA and HSUPA

Other Features

Bluetooth:Version 5.0
NFC (Near Field Communication):Yes
Fingerprint ID:Yes
Face Unlock:Yes
Sensors:Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor