Samsung has announced the prices of its latest flagship device, the Galaxy Note 9 for the Indian market. The Note 9, which was launched in two storage options 128GB and 512GB will be retailing in the country at a starting price of Rs 67,900. The 128GB variant of the Note 9 will cost Rs 67,900, while the premium 512GB variant costs Rs 84,900 in the country. The 128GB version has 6GB of RAM whereas the 512GB storage option comes with 8GB of RAM. The price of the base variant is same as the Galaxy Note 8’s price that was launched in September last year. Samsung is yet to announce the device officially in the country, which might happen in the coming days.
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Pre-Orders Via Flipkart and Samsung Shop Online
Samsung India on Friday opened pre-booking for its pen-focused flagship Galaxy Note 9, which will be available in 128GB and 512GB variants for Rs 67,900 and Rs 84,900, respectively. Notably, India launch of the smartphone is likely to be before August 24. Buyers who pre-book the device will get a chance to own a Samsung Gear Sport smartwatch for Rs 4,999, which originally costs Rs 22,990, the company said in a statement.
All variants of the device will be available across retail and online stores, the company added. The smartphone will also be available on Flipkart in India, for which the pre-orders will begin during its Freedom Day sale, the latest teaser on the e-commerce site suggested on Friday.
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Specifications and Features
The Galaxy Note 9 has a 6.4-inch Quad HD+ display and comes in four colours and two variants: 6GB RAM and 128GB inbuilt internal memory (expandable up to 512GB) and 8GB RAM with 512GB ROM that can be expandable up to 1TB with an additional 512GB microSD card- a delight for the gamers and heavy-duty users.
The device runs Android 8.1 Oreo OS, the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset for the US 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.
The Note 9 has 12MP + 12MP dual camera system with dual optical image stabilisation (OIS) at the rear with two times more powerful optical zoom and up to 10 times powerful digital zoom than its predecessor. The smartphone also comes with an 8MP front shooter.
The handset houses a 4000mAh battery, which is 21% bigger than that of the Note 8. The phone also comes paired with fast-charging Technology compatible with both wired and wireless charging.
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Coming to Airtel Online Store
Bharti Airtel, which is the largest Telecom service provider in India has announced that the 128GB variant of Galaxy Note 9 will be available for Rs 7,900 on the Airtel Online Store. Interested customers can pre-order the smartphone on the Airtel Online Store (www.Airtel.in/onlinestore ) starting August 11, 2018. Customers who pre-order the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 on Airtel Online Store can avail a special offer price of Rs 4999 on the Gear Sport on Samsung website.
The Note 9 128GB variant can be picked up in Midnight Black, Ocean Blue and Metallic Copper colour options on Airtel Online Store.
Airtel users have to pay an amount of Rs 7,900 up front, post which they have to pay Rs 2,999 every month for 24 months. Notably, Airtel also bundles free postpaid plan every month with benefits of 100GB data, unlimited voice calling, 100 SMS per day, one-year free Amazon Prime subscription and one year of Airtel TV & Wynk Music subscription.
With Inputs from IANS.