SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 9 is finally official, but it does not have many surprises in the store.
Thanks to the large number of leakages that build up to the smartphone launch, we knew almost all it's known: it will send with a new Bluetooth enabled S Pen; will pack a hefty 4000mAh battery; and it will start shipping on August 24th.
We've completed all you need to know about downloading the smartphone below. You can also check our Galaxy Note 9 hands-on review.
Pre-orders for Note 9 begin August 9 in the UK, with the device slated to commence on August 24th.
Here in Blighty, the 6GB / 1
SIM-free from Carphone Warehouse, but also offers tariffs with EE, iD, O2, Virgin Mobile and Vodafone.
EE flogging note 9 in front of its August 24 release. The operator's cheapest plan, which comes with 4GB data, comes in at £ 63 per month – but this can be upgraded to 100GB for, is, $ 88 per month.
On the O2 website, note 9 can be downloaded from £ 58 per month with 2GB data, a tariff that also comes with a £ 99 upfront charge. The network also offers deals with 8GB, 1GB, 30GB and 50GB of data.
Sky Mobile offers the note 9 from £ 42 per month, a deal that gives you 2GB of data and unlimited conversations and texts. 4GB, 5GB and 10GB plans are also available.
Three claims to have begun to take prefixes to Note 9, but the handset is not yet on its website. However, it has confirmed that it will offer £ 48, £ 53 and £ 62 tariffs that will bag you 4GB, 30GB and 100GB data, respectively.
The Virgin Mobile website is note 9 available from £ 37 per month with 1GB of monthly data. This can be up to 5GB, 20GB and 30GB, for £ 40, £ 46, and £ 51 per month, respectively.
Vodafone has also been quick to start taking Not 9 pre-orders. It offers the handset for, £ 63 per month with £ 79 pre-price, a deal that gives you 20GB of data for the 4GB price.
In the US, Galaxy Note 9 can be pre-ordered at AT & T, Best Buy, Samsung, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon.
20/8/18: Galaxy Note 9 has not been released yet, but it has not stopped Samsung from pushing out a software update to the smartphone. The update spotted by SamMobile adds a switch in Super Slow mode camera mode to allow users to record 0.2 seconds or 0.4 seconds moments in manual mode in 960fps or 480fps modes,  The update, bearing the N960FXXU1ARH5 building number, also contains the security update from August 201, plugging holes in both Android OS and Samsung's own Experience software.
17/8/18: ] Pre-orders for Galaxy Note 9 are reportedly "following" last year Galaxy Note 8, Yonhap News reports. Referring to sources from South Korean mobile operators, the report notes that while pre-orders is higher than S9, Note 9 compares with the demand seen last year's flagship company – which recovers 850,000 pre-orders.
"The number of advance orders we receive for Galaxy Note 9 is higher than Galaxy S9, although smaller than Galaxy Note 8," an official told Yonhap News .
"It's hard to beat the record of Galaxy Note 8, as there was a lot of demand for the suspended production of Galaxy Note 7," said an official.
13/8/18: 13/8/18: A teardown of Galaxy Note 9 has revealed that while the smartphone is almost identical to its Note 8 predecessor, it packs one new kettle cooling system for laptop. This, according to Samsung, will help protect note 9 against overheating, enabling the smartphone to drive to peak for long periods of time.
Otherwise, Hi-Tech's breakdown shows that Samsung has also established its stylus mechanism so that the S-pen is held in place more closely so that it is more likely to fall out of the smartphone and get damaged.
10/8/18: You may struggle if you want to download a Note 9 from Samsung, as the company's website has been down for "maintenance." While the company's online store allows you to add a Note 9 to your shopping cart, if you are trying to check out, you are currently greeted with a message saying: "Uh, it seems that this page is currently under maintenance, sorry! " 
It is unclear whether the site is running on demand for Galaxy Note 9, or if it has been a temporary trip to Borksville. We have requested Samsung for more information.
9/8/18: Samsung has unveiled Galaxy Note 9, and that's exactly what you expected to be.
The large screened smartphone (6.4in, to be precise) looks pretty similar to its predecessor in Note 8 with its edge-to-edge display and a smooth IP68 certified chassis, but Samsung has touting a number of upgrades .  Firstly, note 9 is sent with a new and improved S-pen, supplied with Bluetooth LE (Low Energy) baked in for the first time. Users can now use the supplied stylus to pause and resume music playback, for example or as a temporary camera release button.
Samsung shouted that it checked its note 9 presentation using banana-a-like stylus before announcing it plans to open SDK for developers so functionality can be built into third-party apps .
Bigged-up by Samsung as "the world's most powerful smartphone", has note 9 also under the hood rigid. It comes with Samsung's internal 10nm Exynos 9810 CPU (or Qualcomms Snapdragon 845 in the United States), combined with either 6GB or 8GB RAM, depending on whether you download the 128GB or 512GB model. Both offer microSD slots, allowing users to expand Note 9's built-in storage up to 1TB.
There is also a 4000mAh battery inside, the biggest one to work inside a Notis smartphone as Samsung is promising to deliver "full day" battery life.
There has also been an upgrade in the camera department. While on the paper, the two 12MP camera sounds similar to last year's model, Samsung claims that the new horizontally adjusted sensors are "more intelligent" than before, with the AI fueled camera app, which now tells you when a picture is wrong if Some have blinked, for example.
Other places have 9 AKG-tuned stereo speakers that are "highest ever" on a Samsung phone, a rear fingerprint scanner, Google's Android 8.1 Oreo OS, USB-C, a 3.5mm headphone jack, wireless charging and Samsung DeX, which can now be activated using an HDMI adapter.
And as expected, Samsung announced that Fornite for Android will also make its long-awaited debut on Galaxy Note 9.
Galaxy Note 9 will be available in four colors: blue (with yellow S Pen) , lavender, copper and black.
8/8/18: Galaxy Note 9s British prices have leaked just one day before the official launch. Twitter tipster Roland Quandt has scoop and claims that the 128GB variant will cost £ 899, while the 512GB model will set you back with £ 1,099.
Samsung Galaxy Note9 128GB unlocked price in UK: 899 GBP.
– Roland Quandt (@rquandt) August 7, 2018
Samsung Galaxy Note9 512GB Unlocked UK Price: 1099 GBP.
– Roland Quandt (@rquandt) August 7, 2018
If legit means this, the note 9 will be pricier than its predecessor Note 8, available from £ 869 SIM-free. However, it is worth noting that the base model was made available with a smaller 64 GB of storage.
7/8/18: You will be able to purchase Galaxy Note 9 in a & # 39; Value Pack & # 39 ;, according to a photo posted on Facebook. As you can see ( in ), the probably-non-cheap "Value" package contains a pair of AKG headphones, a Galaxy Note 9 case, an HDMI cable, a car charger and what looks like like a 3M-burned car assembly.