The tech giant Samsung has launched its exclusive Galaxy Note 9 smartphone in India today. The smartphone has come with some improved features. It has a S Pen, intelligent camera, internal storage up to 1TB and a massive 4,000mAh battery. The Galaxy Note 9 smartphone is priced at Rs 67,900 and Rs 84,900 for the 6GB+128GB and 8GB+512GB variants, respectively. The smartphone will be available in India at both offline and online channels starting August 24 -- the same day as worldwide.
"I am pleased to present Galaxy Note 9 on behalf of the 70,000 Samsung employees in India. Since Samsung entered the country in 1995, we have grown together with India and are now the most beloved mobile brand," DJ Koh, President and CEO of IT and Mobile Communications Division, Samsung Electronics, told reporters here.
Coming to the specification of the phone, it has a 6.4-inch display and is available in Midnight Black and Metallic Copper hues. "They can also exchange their old smartphone, and avail an exchange bonus of Rs 6,000 through Samsung upgrade which is now available for other Android phones as well," Samsung said in a statement. According to Asim Warsi, Senior Vice President, Mobile Business, Samsung India, Galaxy Note 9 is a powerful device built for people who expect more.
The Ocean Blue colour variant will come with a yellow S Pen. Consumers can avail cashback of Rs 6,000 via Paytm Mall or when they make a payment through HDFC bank credit and debit cards. Some other features include offers at Airtel payment bank, Jio postpaid plan, cool Netflix subscription offer etc.
"For me, it combines the power of a laptop, media streaming device, power bank, external hard drive, gaming console, DSLR camera and a selfie stick. This is what it will deliver to every consumer who chooses to move up to the new Note," said Warsi.
"Note fans are Samsung's most loyal; we know they want it all to get the most out of work and play, and Galaxy Note 9 is the only phone that can keep up with their busy lives," said official.