Samsung launches the Galaxy Note9 with 6.4-inch screen

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The new Galaxy Note9 comes with the biggest screen ever on a Note, a 6.4-inch edge-to-edge Super AMOLED 516ppi display (without any notches) said to be great for productivity, multi-tasking and content consumption.

With each Samsung smartphone release, there's a period of time after the announcement during which we have to wait for each carrier to announce pricing.

Yesterday was a big day for Samsung and the Android world.

The device that runs OS Android 8.1 (Oreo) will have the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 system-on-chip (SoC) for the USA customers and the models powered by Samsung's very own "Exynos 9 Series 9810" chips will head to the rest of the world, including India.

To sign up for the Fortnite Android beta you need to head to the official Epic Games website. If the pen does die, it can still be used as a regular capacity S Pen like older models.

But everybody else is looking at that £899 SIM-free price and £1,200-plus contract deals - and that's just for the entry-level model - and thinking there's no way they'll be splashing out on the Note 9 any time soon.

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We are still waiting to hear whether the cellular versions will work with non Samsung phones.

The Note series has always had a good camera, and it looks like the Note 9 will be no exception to that rule.

Note 8 was a hit model a year ago - post the debacle which Galaxy Note 7 created within the consumer mindset.

The first statement in Samsung's ad is true.

"S Pen is the core of overall Note series experience and Samsung has done improvement on the same which will drive the overall experience and brings in stickiness for note users", Pathak told IANS.

Not using a Samsung device? Samsung promises the processor is 33 per cent faster than what came before.

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This is likely to appeal to hardcore gamers and other power users if they can justify the cost.

"Most consumers use smart speakers to check weather and news or ask a question", said Blake Kozak, principal analyst of smart home and security technology for IHS Markit.

But Samsung's assertion that a finger is the only other option besides the Apple Pencil just isn't true.

For low usage, the battery can last up to seven days.

The Galaxy Watch isn't that different from the Gear S3 in terms of physical appearance.

Nutrition is also present with calorie tracking and personalised alerts.

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While Apple is ranked the bestselling wearable tech manufacturer, according to IDC's latest figures, Samsung did not even make the top five.

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