Yes, the Galaxy Note 9 has some big upgrades. In fact, Samsung’s new Note is all about size. But it turns out that perhaps the biggest of them has a nasty surprise…
‘Great Secret Features’ and ‘Nasty Surprises’ are my regular columns investigating the best features / biggest problems hidden behind the headlines.
Galaxy Note 9 concept proved too ambitious
Almost inevitably, the news breaks from Ice Universe. Having previously revealed the Galaxy Note 9 will be available with an industry-leading 512GB of storage. The mysterious tipster has now clarified that Samsung’s largest capacity option will only be made available in China and South Korea.
Given that Samsung will release the Galaxy Note 9 globally with all its other enlargements – including a massive battery, more RAM, enlarged front camera and bigger display – it seems bizarre the company would deny these same customers the chance to a) garner bragging rights over rivals, and b) pay Samsung more money for the privilege.
Galaxy Note 9 – the claimed potential and the reality