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04 September, 2018, 16:38 | Author: Arnold Gilbert
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Originally, Samsung's AI speaker was expected to debut at the IFA 2018, Europe's largest consumer electronics event scheduled for the end of this month. But while earth-shattering new features are in short supply, it will carry an earth-shattering price tag: $1,000. No matter the lighting conditions, Galaxy Note9's top-tier camera delivers a crystal-clear shot.

Samsung has also updated the S Pen a bit, and given it Bluetooth. All the phones that succeeded the ill-fated Note 7, even the special edition Note 7 FE that was released last summer, had safe batteries.

The Infinity Display is the cornerstone of Samsung's design heritage, and Galaxy Note9 has the largest edge-to-edge display ever on a Note.

This week, Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Note 9, a high-end device that matches Apple's iPhone X on the most notable item on any spec sheet: price.

The South Korean OEM is reportedly working on a "dedicated" 5G-ready phone instead. But people are paying that much for one, considering the Galaxy Note 8 was that price previous year, and so was the iPhone X. It would have been a nice gesture if Samsung had still made a 64GB model here and offered it around $850, giving those that want a Galaxy Note 9 a slightly cheaper option, without watering down the "premium" aspect of the Galaxy Note 9. Although this would imply a rather long development cycle or a strategy where the company would allow others to release first such devices and then learn from their mistakes, Koh also revealed that Samsung has no plans of losing the world's first title.

If the reports are legit, the Galaxy S10 is going to be the first Samsung device with three sensors on major camera section. It comes with advanced noise reduction technology, and a Dual Aperture lens, which adjusts to light just like the human eye.

In India, the Galaxy Note 9 for the 6GB RAM, 128GB storage variant is priced at Rs 67,900 while the 8GB RAM, 512GB internal storage variant is priced at Rs 84,900. When it comes to audio, the Galaxy Tab S4 also comes with four speakers tuned by AKG and Dolby Atmos® immersive sound technology, which brings entertainment to life through moving audio that flows all around you. But, the company announced again that it will take some time and they will launch the phone by the beginning of 2019.

Avi Greengart, analyst at GlobalData, described the upgrades in the latest Samsung as "iterative", adding "there is nothing radically new here".

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