Galaxy Note 9 image leaks show off the upcoming Samsung flagship

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Galaxy Note 9 official press render leaked

Galaxy Note 9 continues from the Note 8, and sports a horizontal dual-rear camera configuration. Given that this will be a flagship phones, it's nearly a guarantee that they will be packing the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 (or whatever will be Qualcomm's flagship chipset for 2019), and also the latest Exynos chipset which we imagine Samsung could either announce later this year or early next year.

As per the images, the Galaxy Note 9 appears to have taken the design cues from its predecessor, the Note 8 (review). That scanner, which will be part of the two larger devices, will be ultrasonic according to Kuo with the smaller S10 having a fingerprint scanner built onto the side of the handset.

But it's not only Samsung that's planning on a folding phone.

Samsung Electronics' new smartwatch goes on sale together with the upcoming Galaxy Note 9 on August 24, ZDNet Korea reports.

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"As we develop this product, we know that we have focused on bringing health-related functions and performance to the best of its kind in the industry", an industry source said to ZDNet. There have been questions about how large the external display will be, and the answer now seems to be "not very". Mainstream smartphone manufacturers finally seem to be running out of steam as far as design innovations go, giving Samsung the ideal opportunity to shake up the market.

Samsung's Galaxy S10 lineup is expected to be composed of three models when it launches next year, according to a well-known research analyst.

In 2017, Samsung grappled with a major battery flaw in its Galaxy Note 7 phones that caused them to overheat and in some cases catch fire, forcing the firm to ultimately recall the device.

Looking at the render, it is likely that Samsung has added the dual-aperture lens that the company launched with the Galaxy S9 series earlier this year.

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