Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is officially launched

California: The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is finally official, but it doesn’t have many surprises in store.Thanks to the huge number of leaks building up to the smartphone’s launch, we already knew almost all there is to know.

It will ship with a new Bluetooth-enabled S Pen; will pack a hefty 4,000mAh battery; and it’ll start shipping on 24 August.

We’ve rounded up everything you need to know about picking up the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 below.

Release date
Pre-orders for the Note 9 begin on 9 August in the UK, with the device slated to start shipping on 24 August.

Price
Here in Blighty, the 6GB/128GB Galaxy Note 9 model is available for £899 SIM-free, while the higher-spec 8GB/512GB version is priced at £1,099. It can be picked up SIM-free from Carphone Warehouse,  which is also offering tariffs with EE, iD, O2, Virgin Mobile and Vodafone.

EE is flogging the Note 9 ahead of its 24 August release. The operators’ cheapest plan, which comes with 4GB data, comes in at £63 per month – but this can be upgraded to 100GB for, er, £88 per month.

Over on the O2 website, the Note 9 can be picked up from £58 per month with 2GB data, a tariff that also comes with a £99 upfront cost. The network is also offering deals with 8GB, 1GB, 30GB and 50GB data.

Sky Mobile is offering the Note 9 from £42 per month, a deal that’ll get you 2GB data and unlimited calls and texts. 4GB, 5GB and 10GB plans are also available.

Three claims to have started taking pre-orders for the Note 9, but the handset is yet to show up on its website. It has confirmed, however, that it’ll offer £48, £53 and £62 tariffs that’ll bag you 4GB, 30GB and 100GB data, respectively.

Over on the Virgin Mobile website, the Note 9 is available from £37 per month with 1GB monthly data. This can be upped to 5GB, 20GB and 30GB, for £40, £46 and £51 per month, respectively.

And finally, Vodafone has also been quick to start taking Note 9 pre-orders. It’s offering the handset for, er, £63 per month with a £79 upfront cost, a deal that gets you 20GB data for the price of 4GB.

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