Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Hands-on: This is $1000

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  • Silverripples
    Silverripples 26 days ago

    I find it a pity they have removed the Dual Camera shoot mode with the One UI update. I hope they will bring it back with the next update. Has anybody else noticed it?

  • MrUnterward
    MrUnterward 5 months ago

    Watching on my midnight black Note 9 512gb.

  • Steve Chong
    Steve Chong 8 months ago

    Australia will be getting the 512GB with 8GB of RAM for the price of 128GB with 6GB of RAM for pre-orders only. After Pre-order date 512GB will be at the RRP of $1799 and 128GB at $1499 in Australia.

  • Jeffrey Rodriguez
    Jeffrey Rodriguez 8 months ago

    These prices for latest phones are ridiculous, the melt value of the phone isnt even near half of the price tag.

  • Eric Warren
    Eric Warren 8 months ago

    I have such a hardon for this phone. Partly because the all out marketing campaign Samsung is doing on it. If you have read the news, Samsung's sales, and share of the smartphone market has suffered a lot due to the Note 8 debacle. That being said, I am a Samsung devotee. The only "problem" is that I have a GS8+, which I love. Now, the trade in offer -- which includes my older S7 Edge+ [smiles] -- is generous. But I feel a bit consumer fetish-y in wanting this bad boy/girl so much. A tough decision.

  • A GOOGLE USER
    A GOOGLE USER 8 months ago

    $500 off with Note 5 trade-in from T-Mo? TAKE MY MONEY!!!!!!

  • Alex H
    Alex H 8 months ago

    I've had the Note 4 since 2015... never looked back or considered a newer note. IR Blaster, Removable battery, 1440p resolution, SD card,... you can't find that any where today. My laptop has collected dust ever since. For those of you who have owned a Note you know what I'm talking about. True it's not for everyone but those who really use it for all of its intended features will get well beyond ANY apple product.

  • goldenlizard92
    goldenlizard92 8 months ago

    By the way, I tested this in a Best Buy yesterday: S Note and the S-Pen support tilt shading (with the pencil option), so have fun!
    I know I will when I can finally put my aging Note 5 to rest (and have ALL of the cat photos and videos I have ever taken at once).

  • AkMorf
    AkMorf 8 months ago

    your backround music while you talk is super annoying. Why ruining the video with backround music?

  • xTheShady1x
    xTheShady1x 8 months ago

    Top notch(less)

  • Russell Pace
    Russell Pace 8 months ago

    Going from the note8 to the 9. Leasing these high priced devices are the way to go. If your looking for the best. And this is the best!!

  • Chenxing Mei
    Chenxing Mei 8 months ago

    apart from the spec, I fall asleep while watching this video....

  • M83 Collective
    M83 Collective 8 months ago

    Is the 30 minutes S-Pen time 30 minutes total time away from the charger, or an estimated cumulative dependent on how many times you click the s-pen/use the Bluetooth function?

  • Circle B Designs
    Circle B Designs 8 months ago

    Why wouldn't they allow all the colors especially black in the US? I won't pay a thousand dollars for a blue or purple phone.

  • Dexter Smith
    Dexter Smith 8 months ago

    This guy's is really boring.

  • Diwash Gurung
    Diwash Gurung 8 months ago

    1k lot of money , i wish they prices higher one at 1k . i want 8 gb ram but don't need storage

  • Hyun Cho
    Hyun Cho 8 months ago

    Not sure if this 1 k worth....

  • Roy Ng
    Roy Ng 8 months ago

    I got got my new s9+ few weeks ago
    And samsung be like "trade in your s9 for up to 450"
    =.= I spend almost a thousand for s9+ and now you want me to pay 450 more for a pan?
    No thank you

  • Bennie Mangle Jr.
    Bennie Mangle Jr. 8 months ago

    What about the AR emojis?

  • joek money
    joek money 8 months ago

    I can't afford this overpriced plastic shit. Does anybody have a hook up. Or is there a dark/off site website that's selling it for the low low๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿ˜…

  • K P
    K P 8 months ago +4

    This will be my first Samsung. Ocean Blue.

  • mnminnmn
    mnminnmn 8 months ago

    will order the 128, sensational! but what on earth would anyone need a 512/8 version for? esp when cheap additional sd cards are available.

  • Iridium
    Iridium 8 months ago +4

    Lol do samsung actually think that we play fortnite? Most fortnite players are some 11 years old, I can't even get the point of the game.
    Ofc I'll take the headset lol.

    • Inertia Theory
      Inertia Theory 8 months ago

      Iridium nah most players are preteens to teenage adults like dumbass ninja

  • Sage Brawlin
    Sage Brawlin 8 months ago

    Note 9! The dream phone! OMG! Can't wait!

  • therealestmc85
    therealestmc85 8 months ago

    I don't like the purple UI.

  • pradanakusuma
    pradanakusuma 8 months ago +1

    This is the real deal that we should get for $ 1000 phone, not that iphone scam with outdated hardware and laggy software, realy not worth for its price

  • Maxi Angel
    Maxi Angel 8 months ago

    Smartphones need to stop getting so expensive because then by next year with the foldable phones they might cost 2k

    • Antonio
      Antonio 8 months ago

      I agree... this trend must stop.... otherwise top smartphones will break the wall of 1500 bucks and medium devices will be around 900/1000 Bucks which is insane

  • Kiril Rizov
    Kiril Rizov 8 months ago

    Can you tell us if the Gear VR SM-R325 will work with Note 9 PLEASE

  • jdmasfuck
    jdmasfuck 8 months ago +1

    i order the 512gb 8gb ram version cant wait..i buy all the notes every year :D

  • Albert Bremner
    Albert Bremner 8 months ago

    S8+ here... This is simply wow

  • everydayfun
    everydayfun 8 months ago

    guys best chance to buy S9+ right now cause its cheap yayaa ๐Ÿ˜€

  • tredstone
    tredstone 8 months ago

    I'm going to need open wallet surgery!

  • Abdulai Bah
    Abdulai Bah 8 months ago

    Unfortunately I already have the Note 8 plus lacking deep pockets. Visa or Mastercard?

  • Dre Tucker
    Dre Tucker 8 months ago +1

    I like the idea that you can take a picture with using the S Pen , when you are away from the phone , so that means you don't have to have anyone taking a full body shot of you , but you can do it yourself now , thanks to note 9 S Pen .

    • Bo Soerjadi
      Bo Soerjadi 8 months ago

      You can likely already do that with your current (Android? Or just Samsung?) phone, with a voice command. Activate it in the camera settings and just say "cheese" (or "smile" or "photo").
      The true power is that you can freely assign the functions of the remote button to several other apps and that you can still BT-connect with other devices.
      With built-in Dex remote controlling slideshows. Skip forward/pause the music player while you're in the shower. Declining the phone call while it's charging and you are a few feet away busy doing something important, with your S-pen in your pocket. Remote control your phone that itself remotely controls your Gear 360..
      I can't wait to play with that button's capability.

  • Vasu Sharma
    Vasu Sharma 8 months ago +2

    Finally a phone for power user

  • Richie Sam
    Richie Sam 8 months ago

    I love my note 3 after seeing the price ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

    • Antonio
      Antonio 8 months ago

      I would say that what you said has value for only this year (8910 vs smap 845).... generally Exynos processors have better performance then the respective snapdragon ones....... I owned a galaxy note 2 with exynos... and its battery life was undescribable!! I could stay two days with lots of performance and unic features..

    • Richie Sam
      Richie Sam 8 months ago

      Antonio i read the reviews that snapdragon is much better than exynos, the exynos version hangs a lot especially when using google maps instagram and also facebook

    • Antonio
      Antonio 8 months ago

      Richie Sam .. so being italian didn't let me get your version.....

    • Richie Sam
      Richie Sam 8 months ago

      Antonio actually i have exynos processor because i have the indian version of note 3 whereas snapdragon version is less battery eater

    • Antonio
      Antonio 8 months ago

      mmm I see..... undoubtedly note 3 processor needs to work hard then in the past, even to run whatsapp since all apps have got heavier in the last 5 years.... but I can't complain about performance.... it is still a good phone

  • K Lynch
    K Lynch 8 months ago +1

    Next time compare this phone with the Note 8 and not the S9+. Galaxy S and Galaxy Notes are 2 different phone types

  • citiZen
    citiZen 8 months ago

    Stereo speakers like S9?

  • Senson Pan
    Senson Pan 8 months ago +1

    Who cares the added SPEN feature? More like a gimmick imo. All those hype doesn't do away the fact that this is just an iterative release.
    It's more like a refinement just as Galaxy s9

  • Luis Miguel Mรฉndez Gonzรกlez

    Well, bye bye S8+. Welcome Note 9. I think this is the Galaxy everyone should buy this year if you want the best overall package. 4000mah, 128gb, S-Pen, amazing 6.4 display, 6gb of ram or 8gb if you go for the insane 512gb.

  • Luc Wilson
    Luc Wilson 8 months ago +1

    For $1000 Samsung can keep it... Who do they think they are? Apple? ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘Ž๐Ÿ‘Ž๐Ÿ‘Ž๐Ÿ‘Ž

  • Moza Adam
    Moza Adam 8 months ago

    Still using note 3. Haha only batery problem ๐Ÿ˜…

    • Antonio
      Antonio 8 months ago

      me too.... even though the new battery bought 2 months ago

  • 21minute
    21minute 8 months ago

    People fail to remember that this is a premium phone for a reason.

  • FamousNATE187
    FamousNATE187 8 months ago +3

    THAT 8GB/512GB THO.....๐Ÿคฉ

    • Draggy654
      Draggy654 8 months ago

      FamousNATE187 useless and overpriced since when did ram become so expensive

  • Moon Kadri
    Moon Kadri 8 months ago

    They couldn't put under display fingerprints scanner even in the note 9 that's a great shame ๐Ÿ‘Ž๐Ÿ‘Ž

  • Pedro Jaime
    Pedro Jaime 8 months ago

    V

  • Joe Trent
    Joe Trent 8 months ago +1

    People laughed at Apple when they brought out a $1000 phone. They said Apple users will be stupid enough to pay that much for it. Now people are lapping up this Samsung phone and justifying to themselves that $1000 is worth it.

  • Ant Biggs
    Ant Biggs 8 months ago

    I want that black yellow and blue wallpaper

  • IJustDontGiveADamn
    IJustDontGiveADamn 8 months ago +3

    Wassup with all these Samsung fan boys going nuts over the Note 9 dude lol.
    Owned every Samsung phone since S4 and recently changed to OnePlus 6 and pretty sure I am never looking back.
    This looks way overhyped, overpriced and mediocre at best. Samsung is becoming the new Apple.

    • A GOOGLE USER
      A GOOGLE USER 8 months ago

      But you're just gonna search out videos and comment on the Note 9 then.... seems reasonable.

    • 21minute
      21minute 8 months ago +1

      Mediocre with those specs? Lol. Okay.

    • Todd Howard
      Todd Howard 8 months ago +4

      I Give A Damn no itโ€™s not one plus sucks ass Samsung listens to people apple doesnโ€™t your jealous you can afford this

  • chikand josue
    chikand josue 8 months ago

    Did he update Bixby in french??

  • chikand josue
    chikand josue 8 months ago

    With the Note 9 could I change the language to Bixby in french???

  • Matthew Jardine
    Matthew Jardine 8 months ago +9

    The Note 9 is getting back to its roots. The Galaxy Note 5 and Note 8 where essentially variations of the S series phone, with the S-pen and one or two small changes. The Note 5 and Note 8 also did not really give off the same feeling as the Note 2, 3 and 4 did. The Note used to be the do anything phone, with a ludicrous spec sheet, plenty of battery life and lots of storage. Finally, I believe the Note 9 has that again. Great job Samsung.

  • James Russo
    James Russo 8 months ago +1

    It's just the price man, and I'd really like the 8gb of ram for extra future proofing. My Note5 is hanging in there...

  • ThinkFirstable
    ThinkFirstable 8 months ago

    The face looks like a Blackberry without the qwerty. Not worth 1000 bucks. No way.

  • SOURCE
    SOURCE 8 months ago

    Bixby button is fucking annoying! Remove that Bixby shit, stupid Samsung!

  • Paul Peter Muller
    Paul Peter Muller 8 months ago

    512 Gb /1 Gb (!!) external storage, 8 Gb internal memory, S-Pen with blue-tooth support, build in DEX, 4000 mah battery, Dual Aperture camera, Dual Pixel auto focus, best mobile VR experience, Bixby, camera pro mode, multi-window, AOD, blazing fast wifi and LTE, Samsung Pay with MST support, stereo speakers tuned by AKG with Dolby Atmos, PHONE JACK and best of class OLED screen.
    By far the best smartphone in the World. Period!!!!!

  • locoism1025
    locoism1025 8 months ago

    Get the bundle pre-order... by doing so, you can get the Harman AKG N60NC ($249) for free and if you have a smartphone for trade-in, you can save at least up to $150. Later on you can sell the headphones and your final cost for the Galaxy Note 9 could be $700.

  • alightwriter
    alightwriter 8 months ago

    4k 60fps video yet?

  • Olmo C
    Olmo C 8 months ago +1

    I think the Note 8 specially in the camera and the back is sleeker

  • Max
    Max 8 months ago

    It would be nice if Samsung include the USB type-C to Micro HDMI cable in the Box to use the Dex feature for the Note 9

  • NTH THN
    NTH THN 8 months ago +1

    Yeah that's expensive.

  • Random Konong
    Random Konong 8 months ago +1

    "This is $1000 cause the galaxy S9 is $800."

  • seba08724
    seba08724 8 months ago

    I am trading my note 8 for $500 credit towards note 9 and selling free akg headphones that comes with the note on ebay for around 200 so my note 9will be around 370 wirh the tax, can't complain

  • Michael Avaliani
    Michael Avaliani 8 months ago

    Wait is it me or did he not mention that the Note 9 has a 4000 mah battery

  • Samzilla
    Samzilla 8 months ago

    The note serious is so overrated who gives a fuck about a stupid pen lmao

  • linovil 2003
    linovil 2003 8 months ago

    Just exploded in my pocket just like the note 7
    #Loving my iPhone X๐Ÿ“ฑ

  • A Sam
    A Sam 8 months ago +2

    1250 for a phone that wonโ€™t be updated after an year. Smart.

  • camlwatts
    camlwatts 8 months ago

    Keep my s8+ and will wait for the S10 next year... Suppose to be a game changer.

  • Kye123 R
    Kye123 R 8 months ago

    Jesus Christ 1000 for a phone that is just dumb

  • Black Native American
    Black Native American 8 months ago

    I don't get it at all! I've notice that whenever a new note comes out it's always on old software and whenever the regular galaxy lineup comes out it's on the more newer software! For to say the galaxy note is the better phone why Samsung never update there flagship phone from start? For that amount of money I'd rather buy a cheaper budget phone that's running Oreo 8.1 out the box instead of this failure. I'm sure the galaxy s10 will come with Android Pie straight out the gate!

  • Ryan Owens
    Ryan Owens 8 months ago

    Ha. I wont spend more thank 300 on a device.

  • protectorofillinois3
    protectorofillinois3 8 months ago +19

    YAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAS! This is the phone I've been waiting for! I have the Galaxy Note 5, but Samsung sent me an e-mail saying I can trade it in and I'll receive the trade-in credit towards purchasing the Note 9 (a good deal for me). I'm a full-time Graphic Designer with a busy lifestyle and the Note 9 is perfect for me :-)

    • Brian J.
      Brian J. 8 months ago +2

      Same here! Was so happy to find that my note 5 was eligible. Honestly, if Samsung progresses further with the series, I have a feeling that we won't see the Note 5 getting the same trade in value we are now.

  • Azam Edwards
    Azam Edwards 8 months ago +2

    9.9 out of 10.

  • Dom Noah
    Dom Noah 8 months ago

    Im amazed that people still complain about the price but yet demand latest, best and greatest parts. Get used to it people, this is the new normal.

  • James Rosado
    James Rosado 8 months ago

    I don't care about the game

    • Antonio
      Antonio 8 months ago

      strongly agree.... when I get it (sooner or later) it will be the first app that will be unistalled..

  • Andrea Salmon
    Andrea Salmon 8 months ago

    Samsung is expensive in canada so its not a deal for me

  • killerpants
    killerpants 8 months ago

    $1000 is too much for a phone. I stick to my Note 8

  • kvng JOJO
    kvng JOJO 8 months ago

    Just got the S9+ thinking about making it my daily and putting my iPhone X to the side till the X plus thought about waiting on the note 9 but I went against it

  • Cody Achter
    Cody Achter 8 months ago +2

    Wish they would let us totally control the function of the Bigsby button...

    • A GOOGLE USER
      A GOOGLE USER 8 months ago

      I believe you can turn it off but agreed... would be nice to customize the functionality of the adt'l button.

  • Chloe Young
    Chloe Young 8 months ago

    Will samsung have their 512 micro sd card sold along with this phone like they shown in their trailer?

  • Mr Cotton
    Mr Cotton 8 months ago

    Okay but how well does Snapchat run on the phone ๐Ÿ˜‚

  • MrRonski
    MrRonski 8 months ago

    How much for 512gb

    • Leon Camero
      Leon Camero 8 months ago

      $1,360.97 or $1,361 in the U.S.

  • Citizen052
    Citizen052 8 months ago

    The few upgrades cannot convince me to upgrade from 8 to 9.

  • ThatBoyLee
    ThatBoyLee 8 months ago

    But can it run Crysis?

  • el toro
    el toro 8 months ago

    see the problem with dropping phones every year is that its easier to just wait for the next one.this phone is gud i love it but i'll skip this one and wait for the s10 then to come out only to skip it and wait for the s11

  • Ray Purchase
    Ray Purchase 8 months ago

    godlike specs.

  • Turbo1dr
    Turbo1dr 8 months ago +19

    This is the Note that will replace my Note 7. Yep, still using my recalled Note 7 today & everyday!

    • Nick W
      Nick W 8 months ago +1

      You are my spirit animal. I regret turning it in every day. I got shafted, and I loved the phone

    • Turbo1dr
      Turbo1dr 8 months ago +1

      Samsung thought they could manipulate the cellular carriers to prevent us from using them. Plus, there were a group of people that made a hack to prevent Samsung from automatically downloading an update to kill the phone.

    • OddAndAbout
      OddAndAbout 8 months ago

      I thought Samsung restricted its use to make people return it?

    • PlagueDctr
      PlagueDctr 8 months ago +1

      You MONSTER!!!

    • Araaash
      Araaash 8 months ago

      Wow thats limited edition

  • Xavier X
    Xavier X 8 months ago

    I thought the S-pen's button would double as a track pad.

  • Brotha1984
    Brotha1984 8 months ago

    Gotta pay to play if you want to be a flagship boss๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜

  • salvador r
    salvador r 8 months ago

    Wait a few months and it will be on sale for like 799, buy one get one free

  • D00mzday_Gaming
    D00mzday_Gaming 8 months ago +12

    I dont know man, I love my Note 8 . I'm just not seeing a reason to upgrade really.

    • D00mzday_Gaming
      D00mzday_Gaming 8 months ago +1

      Lita Ziang
      No doubt about that...note 10 is gonna be a beast 4sure im more than likely gonna wait but its so tempting with 500 bucks off lol

    • D00mzday_Gaming
      D00mzday_Gaming 8 months ago +1

      Lita Ziang
      Yeah im so undecided, but even with the discount you think i should wait?

    • Supercars Of Wichita
      Supercars Of Wichita 8 months ago +1

      +D00mzday_Gaming yeah I wouldn't ever pay 1000 dollars for this if I have a note 8 but hey if it's a good deal I would go for it for sure

    • D00mzday_Gaming
      D00mzday_Gaming 8 months ago

      Supercars of Wichita
      I was thinking that exact same thing because at a glance it didnt seem worth it being a Note 8 owner but Once I seen the Promo offered for trading the Note 8 I got more interested.

    • Supercars Of Wichita
      Supercars Of Wichita 8 months ago

      I really dont think its aimed at note 8 users unless you can get a cheap way to upgrade maybe through a carrier

  • Jeong-hun Sin
    Jeong-hun Sin 8 months ago

    Why does your face look like a Greek sculpture?

  • Jarred Tegarden
    Jarred Tegarden 8 months ago

    Is it true it only comes to USA in blue and coral?

  • Yash Dabhi
    Yash Dabhi 8 months ago

    does the new spen fits in note 8??

  • itsbkinthemix
    itsbkinthemix 8 months ago +1

    Reserved mine. $850 with my note 8 trade in. I don't mind the price at all considering this phone has almost everything you would ever need and want in a smartphone

    • itsbkinthemix
      itsbkinthemix 8 months ago +1

      Thomas McCarthy 512. It would've been way cheaper for 128. The 8gb of ram is what really did it for me

    • Thomas McCarthy
      Thomas McCarthy 8 months ago

      itsbkinthemix 128gb or 256gb?

  • Bishnu Ghorasaine
    Bishnu Ghorasaine 8 months ago +3

    Like here if you are a huge fan of Samsung

  • Funny Stage Drama
    Funny Stage Drama 8 months ago

    Top bazel look ugly

  • stormrider777
    stormrider777 8 months ago

    Got one pretty fast. Hmm. Had it already? Yeah. Paid reviewer.

    • haidar hakim
      haidar hakim 8 months ago

      stormrider777 that's the point, so we can have a review.

  • Praveen TheBEAST
    Praveen TheBEAST 8 months ago

    SAM SUNG " DESPACITO "

  • Emad Ahmed
    Emad Ahmed 8 months ago +1

    This is $1000 well worth it.