Samsung launched its flagship device along with a new smartwatch and speaker at an event in New York. It includes Samsung Galaxy Note 9, Samsung Galaxy Watch and Samsung Galaxy Speaker.
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Samsung Galaxy Note 9
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 got a minor cosmetic upgrade including fingerprint sensor which has been placed below the camera instead on the right-hand side of Galaxy Note 9.
The Note 9 comes with a 6.4-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED screen which is slightly bigger than last year’s model. The device body is slightly thicker at 9mm and heavier at 205g, packing a significantly larger 4,000mAh battery, which says should provide all-day battery for the heaviest of users. Samsung Note 9 is powered by its own in-house Exynos 9810 processor or Qualcomm Snapdragon 845(Depends on the market), with a choice of either 6 or 8GB of RAM. For cooling, Samsung claims they have used water cooling solution to help dissipate heat from the processor over extended periods to prevent performance drops associated with overheating. It is also the first phone to be able to run popular multiplayer first-person shooter – Fortnite.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 will be available in countries like U.S. starting from August 24th. Talking about the availability in India, the Note 9 is expected to arrive on 22nd August.
Samsung Galaxy Watch
Alongside the Note 9, Samsung also unveiled Galaxy Watch which runs Tizen, the company’s own operating system. The Galaxy Watch comes in two different sizes – 42mm or 46mm. Samsung claims that the watch packs multiple day battery life and LTE connectivity. Samsung also added better management tools to monitor heart rate and sleeping habits.
Samsung Galaxy Speaker
Samsung showcased its new Bixby enabled smart speakers. It is the first speaker to runs Bixby personal assistant. It is a direct competition to Apple HomePod and Google Home. The Galaxy speaker has six inbuilt speakers and subwoofer powered by Samsung’s partner AKG. The Galaxy Home is also said to include as many as eight far-field microphones to recognize voice commands.