A new Samsung phone with model number SM-N9608 has got the necessary 3C certification in China which is said to be none other than upcoming Galaxy Note 9. The South Korean giant Samsung will be announcing Galaxy Note 9 at an Unpacked 2018 event on August 9 at the Barclays Centre in Brooklyn, New York.
After Newyork, the company will be announcing Note 9 at a later date in China. Although the 3C certification did not reveal much, the certification has revealed that the Galaxy Note 9 carries support for 9V/1.67A, 5V/2A ratings with fast wireless charging. It has support for the country’s TD-LTE bands. There is no information available on the specifications of the phone in the 3C listing.
Meanwhile, popular leakster Ice universe (@UniverseIce) has also revealed the S Pen features on his twitter handle. As per his tweet, the S Pen will include Bluetooth support and it can be used to control long-range self-timer for the camera and control music playback.
The Galaxy Note9 SPen can be used to control long-range self-timer, control music playback, because it is a Bluetooth device, it will do something unrelated to the pen. pic.twitter.com/WPS83xUskq
— Ice universe (@UniverseIce) July 1, 2018
Recently, ahead of the launch, major specs and features of the upcoming flagship smartphone surfaced online. Russian Tipster Eldar Murtazin revealed the specifications in a hands-on post of the device. Eldar has claimed to have spent some time with the pre-production unit of the Note 9 in the U.S to evaluate the software and hardware. He also revealed that the Note 9 to be very similar to the Note 8 in terms of design. The Galaxy Note 9 will have a similar curved Super AMOLED-backed Infinity Display with 18:5:9 aspect ratio like Galaxy Note 8. He has claimed that the display will offer improved sunlight visibility as compared to its predecessor.
There will be horizontally aligned dual rear cameras and a fingerprint sensor at the back of the device. The phone is also rumoured to use improved ISOCELL technology and optical image stabilization (OIS) for low light photography. For the storage, Murtazin revealed that the low-end variant will come with 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. There will be an 8GB RAM variant which will come with two storage options of 256GB and 512GB. All the variants will support expandable memory via microSD cards. The phone will include Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845 SoC (US and South Korean market) and in-house Exynos 9810 processor for other global markets including India.
The report further says that the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 will be backed up by a 4000 mAh battery which will be bigger than the 3300mAh battery seen on Galaxy Note 8. As per him, it will offer 23-25 hours of video playback and the battery will last for up to two days on normal use. The tipster has also revealed that the flagship will be featuring S Pen stylus with some major improvements including support for Bluetooth connectivity.