What if they’re doing it on purpose?
Yesterday, Samsung “accidentally” posted a video for its latest flagship phone, the Galaxy Note 9. The teaser reveals the new (but not all that unique) design of the Note 9, along with its yellow S-pen that comes with the blue model. Samsung had already leaked this info in a pre-order announcement, but it looks like it isn’t done with the leaks yet.
Samsung has scheduled the Note 9’s official launch on August 9th, at an Unpacked event in New York. Galaxy S9 sales were underwhelming, according to Bloomberg, so here’s hoping the Note 9 delivers on its promise of being “super powerful”, because not much seems to have changed from its predecessor, the Note 8.
Having said that, the teaser confirms a 512GB version will be available along with support for up to 512GB microSD cards, giving a total of 1 terabyte of potential storage space. If that doesn’t pique your interest, we’re sure Samsung has a few more tricks up its sleeves that it’ll reveal next week. But don’t go expecting the Note 9 to transform into the mythical folding phone that Samsung is working on.
Samsung accidentally posted its Galaxy Note 9 into video to YouTube. Oops. pic.twitter.com/NfzikY4tLG
— Tom Warren (@tomwarren) August 3, 2018
The recent leak hasn’t seemed to cause much controversy, however. Probably because the Note 9 had already been leaked last month.
According to WinFuture, pricing for the Galaxy Note 9 will start from $1,215 (£935), which will get you the 128GB model. The highest-spec 512GB model will apparently fetch as much as $1,450 (£1,115).
A leaked pre-order poster from Indonesia claims the 128GB and 512GB models will fetch around £714 and £926 SIM-free, respectively, so don’t take the reports too seriously until the official launch. Until then, here’s the video leak to get you excited.