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New Technology: Samsung Galaxy Note 9

Brett Tyree, Technology Writer

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The successor of the Note 8, the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is a brand new smartphone released by South Korean technology company Samsung. The tech giant released the brand new phone on August 24, 2018, at a starting base price of $1,000 for a smartphone with 128GB of memory. A model with 512GB of memory is also available for $1,250.

The new phone has a 12 Megapixel dual camera, similar its competitor Apple’s flagship model, the iPhone X. Other notable features include up to 40 hours of usage time and 12 days of standby time, as well as a 6.4in. Super AMOLED screen, giving users the best quality they can have on a cell phone screen to date. Its dual camera capability can help create high-quality photos in dark lighting, as well as up to 2x optical zoom. It is also built to withstand water, dirt, and dust.

Features in the phone’s software include being able to run numerous tabs at once, similar to how a desktop PC functions. You can even connect a cable to any supported computer monitor and be able to use the phone with a keyboard and mouse. Overall this phone has great features for people involved in business travel that do not want to carry a laptop around with them.

Those who pre-ordered the phone also received an option for either a pair of noise-cancelling headphones or 15,000 V-Bucks (actual value of over $110) on the popular video game Fortnite, as well as an exclusive Galaxy Skin. This itself has made the phone very popular for gamers on-the-go, as they can play Fortnite on one of the fastest phones ever, while at the same time getting an exclusive skin only available to people who have the phone.

This phone is great for gamers, frequent travelers, and photographers due to its new features and technology. Its large screen size, long battery life, ability to be streamed on computer screens, and exclusive promotions.

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