Samsung unveiled its latest flagship device in New York last week, a month after it reported a quarterly decline because of poor Galaxy S9 sales.
The new Galaxy Note 9 features its largest phablet screen, measuring 6.4-inches, a segment popularised by the original 5.3-inch Note; and its biggest battery on a flagship. The increased battery capacity of 4000mAh —up from the Note 8’s 3300mAh —comes two years after the global recall of the exploding Note 7 that cost Samsung $5.4-billion.
The issue was addressed with an eight-point battery safety check last year, which prompted the South Korean mobile giant to increase the battery size on the Note 9. With heavy use the battery lasts a full day and well into the night, without requiring a power bank.
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