Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is now officially launched and the company’s Indian arm has now opened the pre-bookings for the flagship device. Samsung has bundled the pre-booking offer in India with exciting deals. The Galaxy Note 9 is launched in 128GB and 512GB storage variants that are priced at Rs 67,900 and Rs 84,900, respectively. At the New York event, it was announced that the Galaxy Note 9 will go on sale on August 24, however, there is no confirmation on the date of availability in India.
The flagship device is being offered in three colours: Midnight Black, Ocean Blue and Metallic Copper. The Metallic Copper variant of the Galaxy Note 9 will be sold in 128GB storage variant only. There is a fourth colour, Lavender Purple, but it seems the company has decided not to launch the phone in that colour in India. Consumers who pre-book the Galaxy Note 9 will get a chance to own a the Samsung Gear Sport smartwatch for Rs 4,999, which currently retails at Rs 22,990 in India. Those who are interested in purchasing a device can go to Samsung India's website and pre-book the phone.
If you buy the Galaxy Note 9 through Paytm Mall, you will get Rs 6,000 cashback. Buying through HDFC Bank credit or debit cards or using HDFC Consumer Durable loans (CD Loans) will get the customers Rs 6,000 cashback. Under the ‘Samsung Upgrade Program’, consumers can get an upgrade bonus of Rs 6,000 in exchange of their old devices for the Galaxy Note 9. (The upgrade bonus is above the exchange value.)
Samsung launched the Galaxy Note 9 with a 6.4-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED display. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 10nm 64-bit Octa-core processor and runs on Android Oreo 8.1. The phone is available in two variants, 6GB RAM + 128GB storage and 8GB RAM + 512GB storage. Both the phablet variants support a 512GB MicroSD card support. In terms of the optics, the Galaxy Note 9 comes with a dual-camera setup with Dual OIS on the rear. There is 12MP wide-angle sensor with F1.5/F2.4 variable aperture and a 12MP telephoto lens with a F2.4 aperture. The front shooter has an 8MP sensor with F1.7 aperture. This year, Samsung upgraded the S-Pen stylus and it now comes with bluetooth capabilities. With Bluetooth Low-Energy (BLE) support, users can click the button on the stylus and take selfies, group pictures, present slides, pause and play music, and more. The Galaxy Note 9 supports fast wireless charging and is IP68 rated. You can read our spec comaprison here.Click here to pre-book.