Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9 to be announced August 9

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 event

Samsung will probably unveil the Note 9 on August 9

The handset is preinstalled with Android 8.0 Oreo that is overlaid with Samsung Experience UI. There have been on and off rumors about the phone having an in-display fingerprint sensor - a feature Chinese phone makers like Oppo and Vivo appear to be fully embracing - but nobody seems to be sure about it. "With the Galaxy J8, consumers can customize their images without any third party app and we are confident that they will love the flagship Live Focus feature and industry-first features like Portrait Dolly, Portrait Backdrop, and Background Blue shape".

The Samsung Galaxy J8 is now available for purchase in India.

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E-commerce platform Amazon is back again with its Samsung Days sale, offering discounts, cashback and exchange offers on various Samsung devices including smartphones, smartwatches, memory cards and SSDs. It was reported that 512GB variant of the phone will be available in some regions including China and South Korea. Apple is rumored to be launching three new iPhones - a more affordable 6.1-inch iPhone with LCD screen, an updated iPhone X, and an larger 6.5-inch "iPhone X Plus" all in September. The device is powered by octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SoC paired with 4GB RAM. Secondary sensor is 5 megapixels, with F / 1.9 aperture. Camera specifications are still unclear, however, many renders have come up showing a dual camera setup on both the front and at the back of the device. It is equipped with facial recognition support and comes with 64GB of inbuilt storage that can be further upgraded to a maximum of 256GB via micro-SD card. The smartphone comes with facial recognition. In terms of connectivity, Galaxy J8 will feature 4G VoLTE support, Bluetooth v4.2, WiFi and Global Positioning System and will still retain the traditional headphone jack. The Chat Over Video is a feature like Picture-in-Picture (PiP) mode that allow Galaxy J8 users to chat while watching videos. Samsung claims this feature was developed by the Indian R&D team.

In addition to this 3 GB/32 GB variant, a new 4GB/64 GB variant shall also be available soon at the price of Rs. 20,990.

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