New York/Dubai - During the event, they also unveiled a Galaxy Watch and Galaxy smart speaker.
By Kelly Clarke/Web Report
Published: Fri 10 Aug 2018, 6:44 PM
Tech giant Samsung officially unveiled the Galaxy Note 9 at an event on Thursday. During the event, several features of the phone were discussed and announced. The new phone boasts a 4000mAh battery; 21 per cent larger than its predecessor, and 512GB internal memory expandable to 1TB. For a detailed look on that click the link below. Also read:All you need to know about Samsung Galaxy Note 9 On top of the Note 9 reveal, Samsung also unveiled a new smartwatch and a new version of their AI, Bixby. Below are live updates from the event (All times UAE).
Samsung CEO DJ Koh closed the event saying: "Express my heartfelt appreciation to all Samsung teams to help make this great new product possible. Galaxy Note 9 will be available on August 24. Everything you have seen here today is a step forward in a connected world. There is no one like you and there is nothing like the Note"
Spotify CEO Daniel Ek demonstrates how music playback can be done seamlessly between the Note 9 and the Galaxy Home smart speaker.
Samsung launches its own smart speaker, the Galaxy Home with Bixby built in.
Bixby has become smarter. It remembers things and is more conversational. Bixby is designed to get to know you. If you like Italian food, and you asked for restaurant suggestions, it will look for Italian options first. It can make the booking for you too, based on previous entries. It becomes a personal friend. It's more useful.
Galaxy Watch is here. Gives freedom to break away and stay connected longer. Looks like a normal watch. You can choose between two sizes, 60,000 watch faces and any strap you want. It has an Amoled screen and is water resistent too. Designed so you want to wear it all day. Standalone LTE connectivity without phone. Battery life to keep up with you. Several days usage on a single charge. Even charges at same time at Note 9 with wireless charger duo.
Galaxy Noe 9 unveiled, it comes with: - 21% bigger battery than Note 8 - 6.4inch screen size - Doubled default storage: 128gb with 6gb RAM or 512gb with 8gb RAM (microSD with up to 512gb on both) - 1TB ready - Faster network speed; up to 1.2gbps download speed - S Pen - 40 second charging in phone hole = 30 minutes use For a detailed look at the Note 9's specs click here.