Both companies are getting ready to launch their flagship devices in the next few months.
Samsung Note 9's back cover could look different from its previous smartphone Note 8, which was launched a year ago. The device is available in Blue, Black and Gold colour options at authorized Samsung dealers: Damro, JKOA, Singhagiri, Singer and Softlogic from mid-June onwards. We'll have to wait for the phones to go on sale in order to find out the detailed specifications. Even the 2017 version of the Gear VR headset - the one which accommodates the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus - is still dependent on the power of the smartphone snapped on to it. Out of the box, the device will run Android 8.1 Oreo with Samsung's Experience 9.0 on top. Storage is also expandable up to 256GB. The only difference is the top and bottom bezels which look slimmer.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 will arrive with a 6.4-inch 18:5:9 display the smartphone will have a 4000mAh battery, according to news and rumors. The dual-camera setup on the back is still horizontally placed and that could be a decision to keep some differentiating factors between the S and Note series. The front facing 24 megapixels camera sports f/2.0 aperture along with AI beauty feature.
Samsung Galaxy A9 Star was briefed in live images and a video that surfaced in China confirming its launch and some of the features also. This means it will roughly be the same size as the Note 8 that measures 162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm. Thankfully, the dual camera set-up is accompanied by a fingerprint sensor, which sits right below the camera module, making it easier to access and operate. The smartphone is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 processor paired with 4GB of RAM. Talking about the Galaxy J7 (2018), it comes with a slightly bigger 5.5-inch display with the same HD resolution and 16:9 aspect ratio. The smartphone houses a 16MP primary shooter with f/1.7 aperture and LED flash and a 24MP secondary sensor.
J6's cameras support AR emoji, a new addition to the Samsung's line of mid-range phones. Unlike the Galaxy S9+, however, the Galaxy A9 Star will come with a metal body rather than glass.
Talking about connectivity features, Samsung Galaxy A9 Star Lite includes Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n dual-band, Bluetooth 4.2 Low Energy, NFC, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, ANT+, and 4G VoLTE. However, Samsung does also seem to be making an impact. It packs 3500 mAh battery. They are not intended and should not be thought to represent official ideas, attitudes, or policies of any agency or institution.