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The phone also has Samsung's water cooling solution to help dissipate heat from the processor over extended periods to prevent performance drops associated with overheating.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 will be available in Midnight Black, Metallic Copper, Ocean Blue, and Lavender Purple colours, though the exact availability of colours may vary by region.

No one reported any problems with the Note 8, and analysts don't foresee problems with the Note 9. However, that's not necessarily a bad thing.

While the Note 9 addresses the few gaps that the Note 8 didn't quite ideal; those expecting more in terms of design may be on the fence. On the front there is an 8MP front shooter. Another figure that does stand out is storage - the Note9 now starts at 128GB, and there's also a 512GB SKU. And with the microSD expansion option, you can bring that up to a total of 1TB.

Since the Note 8 device launched a year ago, the company introduced an eight-step battery safety check process and additional testing from a third-party safety company.

Case in point: our friends over at TechRadar just spotted someone rocking what seems to be the Galaxy Watch at the Galaxy Unpacked event in NY. I personally quite like this, but I'm sure some consumers won't be too thrilled about this. At over 200g, it will be interesting to see how this impacts long-term usage, as we found weight to be a bit of a concern with the Galaxy Note 8 itself. The Galaxy Note 8 will become available in stores starting Friday, August 24. At the back, there's a horizontal rear camera setup with the fingerprint sensor placed under it. That's right, I'm talking about the camera module.

As for the Galaxy Note 9 512 GB, that won't be offered on every carrier. The Super AMOLED unit is HDR10 compliant and supports Always On Display. The increased battery and storage capacity clearly make it a better phone in real, tangible ways.

And then we have the signature, all-new S Pen with Bluetooth support.

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This latest in the Note Series also proves that the pen is mightier than the sword - the S Pen that is. However, the S-Pen's remote-control capabilities won't last long, as the stylus will last for only 30 minutes.

Other carryovers from the Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+ is the chipset - Exynos 9810 Octa - and the inclusion of stereo speakers (finally). So, if you're wondering about what the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is all about, head over below for the details. New for the Note 9 is a intelligent camera system that uses AI to perform object recognition and detect blinks, notifying the user immediately if a shot is blurry or other issue. Of course, there's no telling just how good these features are until we test it out ourselves.

In the run-up to the launch event, we have come across a number of leaks and rumors surrounding the Galaxy Note 9.

It has a dual-aperture camera like the S9 with added "intelligence" in software. The camera is fast and responsive, images look great, and it feels very similar to the S9+'s shooting experience.

The new phone gets an internal storage upgrade, too. Not unlike the Huawei P20 Pro's Master AI feature, Scene Optimiser lets the Note 9 recognise and enhance up to 20 different scenes.

The phablet also features a water-carbon cooling system and a smart performance adjuster, going to show that Samsung's finally taken a serious approach to its thermal problems for almost every high-end gadget that the company manufacturers.

Although the Note 9 comes with several new features, it's far from a gamechanger, according to Werner Goertz, a research director at Gartner who covers personal devices. And it's exactly what we have expected it to be.

Pre-orders for the Note 9 kick off tomorrow, at 12:01 am EDT on August 10, 2018.

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