The Galaxy Note 9 now in Kenya for Ksh. 104,999

The Galaxy Note 9 has finally been unveiled in the Kenyan market and will be available at a recommended retail price of Ksh. 104,999. The device was launched globally on August 9 at an event held in New York.

At the local launch which took place at ShiftEye Studios, Priory Place, Argwings Kodhek road, Samsung’s Head of Mobile Division said the Note series has always been the company’s showcase for premium technology and the Galaxy Note 9 is no exception ‘’ It’s designed for a level of performance, power, and intelligence that today’s power users want and need.”

One of the key notable features of the Galaxy Note 9 is the upgraded S Pen. It now comes with Bluetooth Low-Energy (BLE) support, delivering an entirely new way to use the Note. With just a click, it’s now possible to take selfies and group pictures, present slides, pause and play video, and more.

Samsung says developers can even integrate the S Pen’s new, advanced BLE functionalities into their apps later this year.

Galaxy Note 9

The Galaxy Note 9 also has the largest edge-to-edge display ever on a Note. It comes with a6.4-inch Super AMOLED Infinity Display complemented by stereo speakers, which are tuned by AKG, and ability to deliver Dolby Atmos® immersive audio. You can read more about the specs here.

The Galaxy Note 9 also delivers a PC-like experience with Samsung DeX. With the Dex, users can work on presentations, edit photos, and watch their favorite show all powered by their phone. When the  HDMI adapters are connected to a monitor, Galaxy Note 9 can power a virtualized desktop and even serve as a fully-functional second screen.

The Galaxy Note9 will be available at all Samsung Experience Stores, Safaricom shops and authorized dealers across the country. It is available in three color options that include Midnight Black, Metallic Copper with matching S Pen, and Ocean Blue with a Yellow S Pen.

Samsung has also partnered with Barclays Bank where Platinum and Gold Barclaycard holders can purchase the device through an easy installment payment plan at 0% interest.

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