Tag: Galaxy Note 9

Samsung’s international Galaxy Note9 drops to $770 on eBay ($230 off)

If you’ve been eyeing a Galaxy Note9, then you might be interested in this deal. Over on eBay, you can pick up a 128GB dual-SIM Note9 (Exynos variant) for just $769.99, which is a good drop from the last time we saw this deal. Keep in mind that this is the international variant (SM-N960F/DS), so […]

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Samsung’s double value trade-in program offers up to $600 when you buy a Galaxy S9, S9+, or Note 9

Samsung’s phones are a bit more expensive at every tier than competing devices, but it does offer competitive trade-in values for older phones. Today, those values are effectively doubled for most phones. You can shave up to $600 off the price of a new Samsung device if you trade in your old phone. The new […]

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iPhone XS Max vs. Galaxy Note 9 drop test: Apple’s phone doesn’t crack under pressure

It’s a battle of two of the largest smartphones on the market as drop test expert PhoneBuff on YouTube pits the new iPhone XS Max up against Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9. At the beginning of the month, shortly after the Galaxy Note 9 launched, PhoneBuff put Samsung’s latest flagship to the test against the iPhone […]

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ARCore v1.5 adds support for OnePlus 6T, ROG Phone, Razer Phone, Xperia X, and many more [APK Teardown]

Google’s ARCore team just rolled out a new update that appears to bring the augmented reality framework to several more phones and tablets. Some hot new (and upcoming) devices are on the list, like the Galaxy Note9, OnePlus 6T, and ROG Phone. These are also joined by some older models like the Sony Xperia X. […]

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Leaked Razer Phone 2 benchmarks suggest it might beat the Galaxy Note 9

Late last year, Razer released its first smartphone, the creatively-named Razer Phone. Everyone was a little skeptical that a company best known for making headsets and keyboards could take on Samsung, but as it turned out, the gaming-focused Razer Phone is exactly what the new generation of Fortnite addicts needed. The phone was a hit, and just […]

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Costco is already taking $500 off the Galaxy Note 9, no 24-month contract required

The Galaxy Note 9 is now available for everyone to buy and as per tradition, there’s already a boatload of carrier promotions available. The benchmark is Samsung’s own deal, which gets you a free Duo charger and case; AT&T and Verizon are both offering buy-one-get-one free deals, Sprint is offering a 50%-off 18-month lease, and […]

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Samsung will send Note 9 owners a free adapter to make the phone work with Gear VR headsets

The Galaxy Note 9 is a big phone—even larger than last year’s Note 8. So, it doesn’t fit in last year’s Gear VR headset (SM-R325N). This has been a theme for Samsung over the last couple cycles, but it’s not releasing a new variant of the headset this time. You can use last year’s model, […]

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The Galaxy Note 9 and Galaxy Watch officially launch today

Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Note 9 earlier this month and promptly began taking pre-orders. Some of those phones already shipped, but today is the official street date for the Note 9. You can stroll into your local carrier store or purveyor of electronic ephemera and walk out with a Galaxy Note 9. Well, it’ll be hard to […]

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YouTube’s most famous camera guy did the iPhone X vs Galaxy Note 9 shootout we’ve been waiting for

Casey Neistat is a YouTube vlogger in a class of his own. His daily life-in-New York videos are insanely popular, in no small part because of the outstanding videography he manages to pull off without a real film crew. As a result, when Casey talks about day-to-day video equipment, people listen. He’s particularly well-known for […]

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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 review: A phone that’s sleek and new, but too much déjà vu

Samsung fans initially pushed back when I first called the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ boring updates ahead of their release. It seems odd to label smartphones “boring” when they’re so sleek and powerful, and if they existed in a bubble they would undoubtedly be fantastic phones. But the Galaxy S9’s biggest problem wasn’t power, […]

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