Samsung Galaxy Note9 Preview

Lawrence Kim
August 10, 2018

The stunning galaxy skin looks unlike anything we've seen thus far making it an enticing new item to unlock when taking to the storm.

The Samsung Galaxy Watch isn't called the Gear S4, but it acts a lot like a sequel to the Gear Sport, judging from our brief hands-on time with the smartwatch.

Players will be granted access in waves to Fortnite Battle Royale, and will be sent instructions on how to download and play! 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.

Now, Oreo is yesterday's news with the launch of Android 9 Pie. Were the rumours true? Can you get your hands on one soon? And what are the pre-order offers? Find out right here. While the Note9 features a host of changes, I think the enlarged battery is easily the most significant, and the one that will set it apart from rivals.

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

It should be noted though that these figures are based on the 46mm model. The 42mm model is smaller and therefore has a smaller battery life.

The Note 9, which comes in multiple hues including blue and purple in the U.S and black and copper internationally, sports an upgraded version of Samsung's DeX system.

In addition to the expected smart watch features such as reminders, messages and scheduling, the Galaxy Watch is pushing heavily into the fitness and wellness space, with a particular focus on the latter.

Samsung billed the Galaxy Watch as a complete fitness tracker as well, with the ability to track 39 activities and with auto-recognition for six popular workouts. There's also a stress management tracker, breathing exercises for wellness, an well as a "new advanced" sleep tracker.

In the meantime, the rest of us will just have to wait, or get a new Galaxy smartphone.

USA carrier Verizon Communications Inc said the new device will be available for pre-order from August 10, with the 128 gigabyte model priced at $999.99 for the and 512GB model at $1,249.99.

And that redesign really is key, arguably, to the success of the Galaxy Watch, as despite this new smartwatch packing some neat new features, the fact that it looks more like a regular watch will no-doubt be the foremost decider in whether potential adopters pull the trigger.

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