Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9 is now official, and pre-orders in India too have kicked off. While you wait for the flagship device to go on sale, there’s a way to make your older Samsung device look a bit like the Galaxy Note 9.
Yes we are talking about all the new Samsung Galaxy Note 9 wallpapers, which are now available online for download. Though not officially from Samsung, these wallpapers are available online courtesy of the folks at XDA Developers (https://www.xda-developers.com/samsung-galaxy-note-9-wallpapers-download/). There are a bunch of HD abstract designs to choose from, and will no doubt give your device a breath of fresh air.
Samsung launched the Galaxy Note 9 as a big upgrade to last year’s Galaxy Note 8. It might not seem like it from the outside since most of these upgrades are under the hood. Prices of the device in India start from Rs 67,990 for the 128GB+6GB RAM model, and go up to Rs 84,900 for the top variant with 512GB storage, and 8GB RAM. There are also a bunch of offers for those who pre-book the Galaxy Note 9, including the chance to buy the Gear Sport smartwatch for only Rs 4,999.
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 specifications, features
As far as specifications are concerned, the Galaxy Note 9 comes with a 6.4-inch QHD+ Super AMOLED display with 18.5:9 aspect ratio, and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. Under the hood is either a Snapdragon 845 SoC or an Exynos 9810 depending upon the region.
Watch: Samsung Galaxy Note 9 First Look
For photography, there is a dual-camera setup at the back that includes two 12-megapixel sensors. For selfies, there’s an 8-megapixel snapper. For security there’s a fingerprint sensor placed at the back, and there’s also face unlock feature. A microSD card slot is present for expanding internal memory. Other features include a heart-rate monitor, stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos support, and IP68 certification for water and dust resistance. The S Pen has again been improved this year, and now comes with Bluetooth support.
Connectivity options include dual-SIM card slots, 4G VoLTE support, Bluetooth, GPS and Wi-Fi 802.11ac. In the software department, it runs Android 8.0 Oreo with Samsung Experience UI on top.