Samsung launches Galaxy Note 9 with big screen and Fortnite

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While the Note 9 addresses the few gaps that the Note 8 didn't quite ideal; those expecting more in terms of design may be on the fence.

On Reddit, Epic addressed the issue, offering a statement that seemed to imply that, rather than shut out support for mouse on consoles, they plan to tweak matchmaking going forwards, so that players get matched with others sharing their control scheme.

There's a new water carbon cooling system to help performance during games.

Epic’s changing Fortnite matchmaking to save console players from keyboard and mouse
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However, Samsung did add one new feature to the Note 9's camera: Scene Optimiser. On the back, there is expected to be a dual-rear camera setup comprising of a 12-megapixel primary lens with a dual aperture that can shift from f/2.4 aperture to a wider f/1.5 for low light shots along with a secondary camera has a 12-megapixel lens with f/2.4 aperture.

And then we have the signature, all-new S Pen with Bluetooth support. Additionally, users will also have an option to expand the Note 9's storage by 512GB through the addition of a microSD card.

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 alleged specifications The Galaxy Note 9 has been in the news for quite a while and has faced too many leaks.

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Samsung is about to launch its highly-anticipated Galaxy Note 9, the latest phone in its premium smartphone range.

Packing 21 per cent more battery life than its predecessor, more is definitely more with this phone. The Ocean Blue Note 9, though, has a contrasting yellow S Pen. Well, that's because you can use the S Pen as a remote control.

However, not every color version will be available in every market at launch.

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If you decide to preorder the Note 9, you'll be able to take advantage of a special offer from Samsung. If that's that not quite enough for you, there's even a variant with a whopping 512GB storage and 8GB of RAM. Preorders for both models will begin on August 10th at 12:01 AM EDT, and the Note 9 will be available on August 24th. The company is offering anyone who preorders the phone between August 10th and August 23rd either a pair of AKG headphones (normally $299) or 15,000 V-Bucks in Fortnite (normally $150) for free.

As rumoured, the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 packs a Quad HD+ (1440x2960 pixels) Super AMOLED Infinity Display with an 18.5:9 aspect ratio and a pixel density of 516 pixels per inch. If you simply can't choose between the two, you can also pay $99 and get both promotional offers (and still save a few hundred bucks).

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