Samsung has also increased the size of the display from 6.3 inches to 6.4 inches, upgraded the wide-angle lens of the rear dual camera, bumped the RAM up to 8GB on the new 512GB model, and increased the size of the battery from 3,300mAh to 4,000mAh.
You can now download all 12 of the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 wallpapers.
The improved S Pen digitizer, fitted with Bluetooth connectivity, will likely be another appealing factor.
And while Samsung is touting the S Pen's fast charging-40 seconds will give you 30 minutes of use-what it isn't telling you is that it it has to be charged again after 30 minutes, because that's the extent of its longevity. With the Note 9, Samsung has added Bluetooth functionality to the S Pen. It has a built-in battery which is charged when in the silo. Apparently the S-Pen button is restricted to first party apps and select partners at launch, but more stuff is apparently on the way in the form of a public SDK for app developers. Announced today at an event in Brooklyn, it has pretty much the same glassy design Samsung has been using since the S6 - attractive, but a little stale. I think this is because it is very good but an incremental upgrade.
Here are the Samsung devices that can run Fortnite Android: Galaxy Note9, Galaxy Note8, Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+, Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+, Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge, Galaxy Tab S3 and Galaxy Tab S4. On stage a pro-doodler demonstration even swapped between the two devices.
Manchester United's Jose Mourinho not confident of new signings before deadline
Both clubs finished below United last season in the Premier League yet Mourinho claims they are projected as "serial winners" despite failing to land a trophy since 2012 and 2008 respectively.
Jose Mourinho delivers verdict on Man Utd's quiet transfer window
Internally, the greatest frustration for Mourinho has been waiting for the return of those players who had the longest World Cup campaigns.
Oil near $69 as trade conflict counters latest supply risks
Meanwhile, traders looked ahead to a report from The American Petroleum Institute on USA crude inventory, due this evening. For the past week, crude imports averaged 7.9 million barrels a day, up by 182,000 compared with the previous week.
To sign up for the Fortnite Android beta you need to head to the official Epic Games website. Biometric security is catered for with Iris Scanner, Fingerprint Scanner, Facial Recognition or the "Intelligent Scan" combo of iris and face. It comes in four colours, Midnight Black, Metallic Copper, Ocean Blue, and Lavender Purple. Interested customers can pre-order the smartphone on the Airtel Online Store (www.airtel.in/onlinestore ) starting August 11, 2018.
This model will be priced at a recommended retail price of R18,999. While the monthly bill will still vary depending on whether you're on a 24-month payment plan, the final cost will be the same. Of course many more retailer offers will be going live as I write this, so shop around.
Samsung calls this new cooling system, a "water-carbon" one and it claims that there is real water inside it.
Looking for something a bit simpler? The smartphone will also be available on Flipkart in India, for which the pre-orders will begin during its Freedom Day sale, the latest teaser on the e-commerce site suggested on Friday.