Spec comparison: Galaxy Note 8 vs Galaxy Note 9

Today, we are comparing Galaxy Note 9 with its predecessor Galaxy Note 8 to see whether the upgrade worth your money or not?

Published Date
13 - Aug - 2018
| Last Updated
16 - Aug - 2018
 
Spec comparison: Galaxy Note 8 vs Galaxy Note 9

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 was the first smartphone by Samsung, which featured a dual camera set up at the back. Now, the Samsung is back with the most expensive device of their smartphone lineup "Galaxy Note 9". The smartphone is thicker than the Galaxy S9 and has thicker bezels than the Galaxy Note 8. Now, the competition in this price range is also quite high as this year the Oppo and Vivo released Find X and NEX which are both bezel-less and notch less. However, it would be interesting to see what's new the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 has to offer in comparison to its predecessor the Galaxy Note 8. The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 starts in India at Rs 67,900 for the 6GB/128GB variant, While on the other hand, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is available for Rs 55,900 on Amazon India.

Products

Galaxy Note 8

Galaxy Note 9

Launch price

Rs 55,900

Rs 67,990

Display

6.3-inch

6.4-inch

Resolution

1440 x 2960 pixels

1440 x 2960 pixels

Processor make

Samsung Exynos 9 8895

Samsung Exynos 9 9810

Processor

octa-core

octa-core

RAM

6GB

6GB

Internal storage

64GB

128GB

Expandable storage

256GB

512GB

Rear camera

12MP + 12MP

12MP + 12MP

Rear Flash

Yes

Yes

Front camera

8MP

8MP

Android version

8.1 Oreo

8.1 Oreo

Sim slot

Dual

Dual

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 sports a slightly bigger display than the Samsung Galaxy Note 8. The smartphone comes with a 6.4-inch display, while the Note 8 features a 6.3-inch display. When it comes to the processor, the Galaxy Note 9 is powered by the Samsung Exynos 9810 octa-core processor, which looks powerful on paper than the Galaxy Note 8, which is backed by an Exynos 8896 octa-core processor. If you need more storage then the Galaxy Note 9 will also launch in an 8GB/512GB variant. However, the storage of 128GB variant is expandable up to 512GB.

The Note 9 will be available for purchase from 22nd August. Till then, users can also pre-book the device until August 21. On the other hand, The Galaxy Note 8 is available on Amazon for Rs 55,900.