The Galaxy Note 9 plays the Galaxy Note 8 against the wall. If you trade in a Note 8, you can get the maximum discount. The rest of the experience is going to be identical to what you. Instead, it tweaks and fine-tunes the formula to hopefully make a better device. Sure, with the Note 8 Samsung had to play it safe, but now the Note 9 is a real powerhouse, which can be used all day long. And how could I forget, the fingerprint sensor placement is so much better on the Note 9 than the Note 8. The was, and still is, a gorgeous phone.
Related: Most of the other specs and features are the same between the two devices. That is due in part to putting the fingerprint reader lower on the back. This upgrade will be all about the battery for some people. Put simply, the Note 9 will be the most expensive phone Samsung's ever sold. These results could easily change in a few months with software updates. And despite lacking the , the predecessor can keep up in terms of overall exposure and dynamic range.
Some of the rumored new S Pen features include remote music playback control, using the S Pen as a remote camera shutter, unlocking the Note 9 when the stylus is out of the device, and improved AirCommand integration in different apps. Don't upgrade your phone just to get it — but if you do get the Note 9, thank yourself every day for this little convenience. But as this is a software feature, it could make its way to the Note 8 via an update in the near future. The Samsung Note 9 disassembly process is similar to the Note 8. There's a huge 4,000mAh capacity battery in the Note 9, which is 33 per cent larger than the S9, 14 per cent larger than the S9 Plus and 21 per cent larger than the Note 8. The Note 8's stylus can do none of this.
There are some other differences between the Note 9 and the Note 8 that are not listed here, and any questions about the Note 9 welcome to comment below. A technique of multiplexing, also called spread spectrum, in which analog signals are converted into digital form for transmission. Thanks to the variable aperture, the Note 9 also has more options when it comes to photos and videos. You'll be getting much better low-light performance compared to the Note 8, but the rest of the experience is roughly the same. In an age where dual and triple cameras have become a standard, two premium flagship smartphones with a single-camera setup can still compete.
Samsung finally decided to take a step forward with the Note 9 by equipping it with a massive 4,000mAh battery. Otherwise the features of the Note 9 are broadly speaking very much the same as the features of the Note 8. It's mainly useful for low light, where you need as much light as possible to get a nice photo. And as is usual with Samsung flagships, we already know pretty much everything there is to know about the Note 9 a good few weeks before its release. I appreciate the slightly fuzzy focus on the 8s image but the exposure in the fringes of the picture is a little off. Is a camera improvement alone enough to justify an upgrade? But just don't make the big-money move expecting it to be an entirely different experience than what you're used to today.
But the pair of 12-megapixel rear cameras on the Note 9 don't simply incorporate the camera improvements Samsung introduced on earlier phones. The cameras are a big upgrade in the Galaxy S9 Plus, and not just with the secondary lens. The second big upgrade is in the video department where the Note 9 can shoot 4K at 60 frames per second fps , 1080p at 240 fps, and 720p at a super slow motion 960 fps. Reasons to stay with your Galaxy Note 8 Right before the Galaxy Note 9 was announced, I and found that it still felt like a modern and capable device with no sign of aging. But this year's Galaxy S9 had just one camera, while the Galaxy S9+ has two cameras like the Note 8.
The user experience in terms of software is going to be virtually identical with the Note 8 and Note 9. You can still use it to sketch and take notes, but with the Note 9 it can also act as a remote shutter for the camera, a remote control for slideshows, and more. Before, the Note 8 only offered a stylus with a button that worked with corresponding apps. To get a better user experience and lower the phone's temperature, it needs a stronger water-cooling system. And both the Note 8 and S9 Plus have optical image stabilization. While Note 9's charging port is connected to the main board through a flex cable, which can reduce the charging port repairing costs.
In the background, you can see a little more bokeh, but there is a distinct increase in noise. Both phones also support ; expect support for this from Netflix, YouTube and Prime Video. The first number represents dust protection, while the second represents water protection. A wider aperture lets in more light, so that there's less noise and more detail. Anyone who wants to can participate.
But how does it compare to the? At that point, it doesn't make sense for most people to spend that kind of money on such a small change. This is especially true of Samsung and its most recent phones, the and the. Expansion memory is mostly suitable for media storage, such as photo, video or music content. For me, the biggest reason this is an objectively better image is the increase in definition of the wood grain on the desk. The upshot is that the Galaxy Note 8 is a very powerful phone, but thanks to its newer chipsets the Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus should in theory be even more powerful.
And it doesn't seem like Samsung really built the Note 9 with Note 8 upgraders in mind. The Note 9 has a thinner bottom bezel, but not by much, and that's pretty much it. Do note that the Note 8 has had a year to refine its cameras, whereas the Note 9 just came out with its fresh software. Galaxy Note 8Now that we've had a chance to , we can confirm that it outperforms its year-old predecessor. There are a few changes here and there, with the biggest one being at the back. Specs Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Size 161. You lose no detail here like with last years handset, maybe this is the scene optimizer at work? It uses satellites in order to detect your location.