Samsung unveiled the company's brand new Android flagship Galaxy Note9 at the Barclays Center, New York City on Aug 9. Back then, the company had revealed product release and price details for the US and now, it can be pre-booked in India starting Aug 10.

Samsung's network carrier partner Airtel is offering a lucrative deal on the Galaxy Note9, which by way the costs Rs 67,990 for 128GB and Rs 84,900 for the 512GB storage model. Prospective consumers can grab the base model for just Rs 7,900 first down payment and the rest of the amount can be paid in instalments of Rs 2,999 per month over 24 months, provided they subscribe to the post-paid plan.

Additionally, the company is offering 100GB data per months with rollover option, unlimited calls—local and STD, free national roaming, 1 year Amazon Prime subscription, free Airtel TV, Wynk Music subscription.

Samsung, Galaxy Note9, launch, specifications
Samsung Galaxy Note9 comes with huge upgrade over the Galaxy Note8 series.Samsung Mobile Press

Consumers are also entitled to claim free Airtel Secure device protection package, which covers mobile repairs up to 60 per cent of the phone value in case of accidental or liquid damage, doorstep pick up and delivery for mobile repair, 24x7 on-call assistance, anti-theft (remotely locate, lock, scream, and wipe the lost or stolen device through an SMS or a web portal) security, anti-malware service, secure information on cloud backup (up to 2GB) plus the contact details, web protection against phishing, malicious websites, browsed via Wi-Fi or carrier networks (EDGE/3G/4G), spam block, app advisor ( highlights privacy risks, intrusive behavior, excessive battery drain and excess data consumption on your phone), spam block service and more.

Samsung, Galaxy Note9, launch, specifications
Samsung Galaxy Note9 will be released in select markets including India later this

Here's how to get the Samsung Note9 on Airtel Online Store:

  1. Log on to Select the Samsung Galaxy Note9 from the device list.
  2. Check your eligibility and get instant loan approvals. Make the down payment
  3. The device will be delivered to your doorstep at your preferred location/address
  4. On activation, the bundled Airtel postpaid plan will automatically apply enabling customers to enjoy superfast data and unlimited voice calling on their new smartphone

If not interested with the Airtel deal, the buyers can check out the Samsung's promotional launch offer. Consumers who pre-book the Galaxy Note8 successor will get a chance to own a Samsung Gear Sport smartwatch for just Rs 4,999, which by the way costs Rs 22,990 in India.

Consumers who buy the Galaxy Note9 through Paytm Mall can avail cash back of Rs 6,000. And those who use HDFC Bank credit or debit cards or using HDFC Consumer Durable loans (CD Loans) can also claim Rs 6,000 discount.

If you happen to own a Samsung, then under the Samsung Upgrade Program, you get Rs 6,000 additional discount on the Galaxy Note9 in exchange for your old device. The upgrade bonus is over and above the exchange value. You can pre-book on Samsung India official page.

Key specifications of Samsung Galaxy Note9:

Model Samsung Galaxy Note9
Display 6.4-inch Quad HD+ (2960×1440p) Super AMOLED
  • Pixel density: 516 ppi (pixels per inch)
OS Android 8.1 Oreo-based Samsung Experience UI
  • Model 1 bound for US, China and Japan: 10nm 64-bit class Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 octa-core (2.8GHz Kryo 385 (Cortex A75) x 4+ 1.77GHz Kryo 385 (Cortex A55) x 4)
  • Model 2 bound for Europe, India and rest of the world: 10 nm 64-bit class Samsung Exynos 9810 octa-core (1.8GHz- 2.7GHz M3 x 4 + 1.76GHz Cortex A53 x 4)
  • Model 1 bound for US, China and Japan: 710MHz Adreno 630
  • Model 2 bound for Europe, India and rest of the world: 572MHz ARM Mali-G72MP18
RAM+ storage 6GB RAM + 128GB storage/ 8GB RAM + 512GB storage (UFS)Note: Storage can be further upgraded up to 512GB via microSD card
  • Main: Dual Camera with Dual OIS (Optical Image Stabilization)– Wide-angle: SuperSpeed Dual Pixel 12MP AF, variable aperture F1.5 and F2.4, OIS+ Telephoto: 12MP AF, F2.4, OIS with 2X optical zoom, up to 10X digital zoom
  • Front: 8MP with F1.7 aperture and Auto Focus
Battery 4,000mAh
  • Fast Charging compatible on wired and wireless
  • Wired charging compatible with QC2.0 and AFC
  • Wireless charging compatible with WPC and PMA

*May differ by market and mobile operator

Security Lock Type: Pattern, Pin, Password
Biometric Lock Types: Iris Scanner, Fingerprint Scanner, Facial Recognition
Intelligent scan: Combines iris scan and face recognition for convenient unlocking and in some cases provides enhanced security for certain authentication services
Sensors Accelerometer, Barometer, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor,
Hall Sensor, Heart Rate Sensor, Proximity Sensor, RGB Light Sensor, Iris Sensor, Pressure Sensor
S Pen Comes with inbuilt Bluetooth modem. With this, device owners can use S Pen to control music and volume, take photos, flip cameras from main to front for selfies without having to physically touch or open the smartphone. The company has added that third app developers will also able to code functionalities for the S Pen and be able to roll out new functionalities later in the year.
  • Enhanced 4×4 MIMO, 5CA, LAA, LTE Cat.18
  • Single: one Nano SIM and one MicroSD slot (up to 512GB)
  • Hybrid: one Nano SIM and one Nano SIM or one MicroSD slot (up to 512GB)

*May differ by market and mobile operator

Video MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEB
Add-ons IP68 ( can sustain up to 1.5 meters underwater for 30 meters) Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz), VHT80 MU-MIMO, 1024QAM, Bluetooth v 5.0 (LE up to 2Mbps), ANT+, USB Type-C, NFC, MST, Location (GPS, Galileo*, Glonass, BeiDou*)*Galileo and BeiDou coverage may be limited. Stereo speakers, which are tuned by AKG, and ability to deliver Dolby Atmos® immersive audio
Dimensions 161.9 x 76.4 x 8.8 mm
Weight 201g
Colours Midnight Black, Lavender Purple, Metallic Copper with matching S Pen, and Ocean Blue with a Yellow S Pen
  • 6GB RAM+ 128GB storage: 67,900
  • 8GB RAM + 512GB storage: 84,900