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Tech & Science The 4 biggest announcements from the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 event

12:01  10 august  2018
12:01  10 august  2018 Source:   msn.com

Samsung's Galaxy Note 9 pen will include Bluetooth

  Samsung's Galaxy Note 9 pen will include Bluetooth Samsung hasn't been shy about hinting that the Galaxy Note 9 launch will focus heavily on the S Pen. Now, however, we have a better idea of what that means. An FCC filing for the Note 9's S Pen has revealed that it'll include Bluetooth, suggesting remote control features. The documents unsurprisingly don't say what those features are, but leaker Ice Universe had previously claimed that the stylus could control music playback and timers. We wouldn't expect anything sophisticated (it's a one-button device with a screen), but it could provide value even if you only rarely intend to draw.

Share The 4 biggest announcements from the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 event . At its annual Unpacked event in New York City today, the company finally confirmed details of the various hardware that had been leaked leading up to the announcement .

The 4 biggest announcements from the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 event . By Natt Garun. on August 9, 2018 12:57 pm. The Galaxy Note 9 is official, along with the unveiling of the long-rumored Samsung smart speaker, the Galaxy Home.

a large building in the background © Chris Welch / The Verge The Galaxy Note 9 is official, along with the unveiling of the long-rumored Samsung smart speaker, the Galaxy Home. At its annual Unpacked event in New York City today, the company finally confirmed details of the various hardware that had been leaked leading up to the announcement. Here’s a recap of everything you should know.

The Note 9 has a much more powerful S Pen

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The Note 9 looks... pretty much like any other Galaxy we’ve become familiar with. It’s a 6.4-inch device that will ship with Android 8.1, and it packs a 4,000mAh battery inside. That’s the largest battery inside a Note device yet, proving that Samsung is extremely ready to move past the Note 7 incident. The new S Pen stylus will also include Bluetooth, which allows it to perform various functions like doubling as a remote shutter for selfies and presentations. Despite now requiring a battery power to run, the S Pen has supercapacitive charging that allows it to regain power when you stick it back into the Note 9.

Samsung's Foldable Galaxy X To Launch In January 2019

  Samsung's Foldable Galaxy X To Launch In January 2019 Samsung appears to be sticking to its usual release schedule next year as the Galaxy S10 is tipped to launch in February during MWC 2019.The Samsung Galaxy S10 is said to launch in February during Mobile World Congress 2019, while the Galaxy X will launch in January during CES 2019, according to leaker Ice Universe (@UniverseIce). If this is true, then it means that Samsung’s foldable smartphone will be available to purchase sometime in February. Samsung is expected to only manufacture between 300,000 and 500,000 units of its foldable smartphone. This is a way for the South Korean phone maker to gauge the marketability of the device.

Four things to expect from the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 event . More battery life: Based on Samsung ’s teasers for the Note 9 , battery life is going to be a big selling point for the phone.

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The Note 9 will also be the first device to ship with an updated Bixby 2.0 that the company announced back in October 2017. The update gives Bixby a few new skills, such as the ability to search for nearby events, make restaurant reservations, and order Uber rides. The device will also support Google Assistant, however, if you find that the update still isn’t quite up to par with its digital assistant competitors.

Spec-wise, the Note 9 has similar guts to the Galaxy S9: it’s got dual 12-megapixel rear cameras and a Snapdragon 845 processor. Starting at $999 for a 128GB and 6GB RAM configuration, the price point is comparable to the iPhone X. Samsung will release the Note 9 on August 24th, with preorders starting on August 10th.

The anticipated Fortnite on Android also launches today and will be exclusive to new Galaxy devices for “a few days.” That means by the time the Note 9 actually arrives to users, the exclusivity will be over.

Samsung may have an answer to Apple's AirPower wireless charger

  Samsung may have an answer to Apple's AirPower wireless charger Whenever Apple releases its AirPower multi-device charger, it might have some fresh competition. Recently discovered images and listings have revealed Samsung's Wireless Charger Duo, which (as the name implies) could offer fast charging to two devices at once. It wouldn't be as flexible as Apple's device since you'd need to place your devices on specific spots. However, you could top up a phone and the upcoming Galaxy Watch at the same time, or even two phones at once if you're using it as a family charging station.

Thursday, August 9 is the official Galaxy Note 9 launch date, with the announcement happening in Brooklyn, New York City. To put that into perspective, last year's Note 8 phone event was on August 23. The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 should get some big updates over the Galaxy Note 8, but as far

The Galaxy Note 9 is on track to be announced on August 9th, two weeks earlier than the Note 8 was announced last year, according to the report. Samsung reportedly intends to release the phone by the end of August.

Galaxy Home

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The Samsung smart speaker is real, and it looks... like a cauldron? An incense holder? Whatever the case, it’s going to feature Bixby — naturally — and it has eight far-field microphones, six built-in speakers, and a subwoofer. You activate it by the phrase “Hey Bixby” and request tasks that you’d ordinarily ask your digital assistant on a phone to do.

Other than showing off its surround sound capability, Samsung did not go into further details about price and availability. It says more information will arrive in November. Pricing will be an important aspect to keep an eye out for, since the inventively named Galaxy Home will enter a rather crowded smart speaker market that is mostly dominated by those that include Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, and, in some cases, both. Apple’s HomePod, of course, is still in the mix as well, despite being far less popular the Amazon’s Echo lineup.

Samsung begins taking reservations for the Note 9, will arrive by August 24

  Samsung begins taking reservations for the Note 9, will arrive by August 24 Make sure you don't miss out on Samsung's latest phone by reserving one before it's even announced.As reported by Droid Life, Samsung is taking reservations for the unannounced Note 9 right now, with an expected delivery date of August 24. Samsung will finally unveil what's left to learn about the Note 9 and August 9 at an event in Brooklyn, NY.

It’s August, which means two things: lots of tweets bemoaning the impending end of summer (there’s still plenty of time to enjoy the sun, folks!), and a new Samsung Galaxy Note device — in this case, the Galaxy Note 9 , which Samsung is expected to announce on August 9that its Galaxy Unpacked event .

Samsung has announced a new Unpacked event that will likely see the announcement of the new Galaxy Note 9 on August 9th. Given that Samsung also tends to use the Note line as a platform for bigger hardware experiments, though, it’s likely we could see some other additions — like, say, the

Spotify integration is coming to Galaxy devices

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Alongside the newly announced Galaxy Home, Samsung also said it has entered a partnership with Spotify so you can link your account to Bixby and make the service the default music player when you ask the assistant to play a song. You’ll also be able to use this on non-smartphone Samsung products, such as its smart television. Even if the user doesn’t have a Spotify account, they’ll be able to stream music from the service.

The partnership is a departure from Samsung’s announcement it would use Google Play Music as its default music service when it launched the Galaxy S8 in 2017.

Galaxy Watch

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Samsung has ditched the Gear branding on its smartwatches and is now calling its latest iteration “the Galaxy Watch.” The device will now be offered with LTE connectivity, a high-resolution AMOLED touch display, Gorilla DX+ glass, and it will be water resistant for swimming. The company claims you’ll be able to use the device for several days without having to recharge, and it includes fitness features you’d expect from a smartwatch by now, such as auto-detecting exercises, suddenly heightened heart rates, and tracking sleep.

The Galaxy Watch will be offered in three colors and two sizes, a 42mm and 46mm face that will be sold for $330 and $350, respectively.

Samsung will launch a new Galaxy device on Oct. 11 .
The tech giant sent out an invite promising "4x the fun.""Samsung's newest Galaxy device is bringing more ways to express yourself than ever before," reads the invite.

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