Samsung Philippines representatives and the Galaxy Note9 brand ambassadors (from left) Isabella Concepcion, marketing manager for Flagship Smartphones; Dan Torres, marketing communications head for IT and Mobile; Ellie Huang, product marketing manager for Note Series; Ivan Pua, product marketing head for IT & Mobile; Minsu Chu, business unit advisor for IT & Mobile; Galaxy Note9 ambassador Nico Bolzico; Kevin Lee, managing director of Samsung Philippines; Galaxy Note9 ambassador Heart Evangelista-Escudero; Galaxy Note9 ambassador Erwan Heussaff; Jerry Manus, business unit head for IT & Mobile; Patricia Lee, category head for Product Marketing; and Patrick Tolentino, chief marketing officer.
Samsung's newest, most powerful flagship unveiled in the Philippines
( - September 5, 2018 - 5:45pm

MANILA, Philippines — Samsung Philippines officially launched the Samsung Galaxy Note9 in the Philippines. Held last August at the Marriott Grand Ballroom, the gathering saw media personalities together with Samsung respresentatives, dealers and partners embark on an evening of exciting talks and a closer look at the tech giant’s newest flagship smartphone.

Hosted by Cesca Litton, the event showcased the powerful capabilities of the Galaxy Note9 and introduced its brand ambassadors: Heart Evangelista-Escudero, Nico Bolzico and Erwan Heussaff. Taking the lead for the demonstrations are Patricia Lee, category head for Flagship Smartphones and Ellie Huang, product marketing manager for Note series.

Do more with new bluetooth pen

The well-loved feature of the Note series shows off its newfound capabilities in the launch. Now powered with Bluetooth, the Connected S Pen wirelessly controls the Galaxy Note9 within a 10-meter radius, allowing users to take group selfies, browse through photos and content, and activate other applications, all with just a few clicks.

The Connected S Pen pairs instantly with its Galaxy Note9 counterpart, eliminating the need to switch Bluetooth on and off. It lasts for around 200 clicks or 30 minutes of continued usage. It also automatically charges once placed inside the device, requiring only 40 seconds to reach full power.

Samsung's newest brand ambassadors, Erwan Heussaff, Heart Evangelista-Escudero, and Nico Bolzico show off the new super powerful Galaxy Note9. Released

Achieve more with performance

Galaxy Note9 also upgrades its core performance features, which is perfect for those who relentlessly pursue excellence every day. The powerhouse device runs on a long-lasting 4,000 mAh battery, allowing one to accomplish more without worrying about energy consumption. Supporting fast and wireless charging, the smartphone goes back to full power with ease, ready to take on more tasks.

Running on a 10 nanometer Application Processor, it offers seamless performance and speed. Multitaskers can send emails, edit presentations and stream content on-the go, with faster loading and transition times within applications.

The flagship also sets a new standard with its pioneering 128GB base storage and a pre-order exclusive 512GB variant. Both units support expandable memory, allowing users to carry as much as 1TB of data in a single device. It also utilizes Samsung Knox, the company’s mobile security platform, to keep important documents and large files secure anytime, anywhere.

See more with the intelligent dual camera

Samsung’s most advanced smartphone camera continues to impress with its ability to take gorgeous low-light photos, thanks to its F1.5 and F2.4 lens aperture. It outsmarts the human eye with Super-Slow Mo, which captures videos at 960 frames per second. That is four times slower than normal slow motion.

For the Galaxy Note9, the camera gains Real Time Intelligence, elevating the standout feature even further. With its Auto Scene Recognition, it detects up to 20 unique scenes and automatically optimizes the photo depending on the conditions or subjects being taken. It can also report flaws, allowing users to snap professional-looking shots.

Get more with noteworthy features

With the biggest screen among all Samsung smartphones, the Galaxy Note9 provides the best viewing experience with its 6.4” Super AMOLED Infinity Display. The device also sports a sleek square design with diamond cuts at the edges. Available in Ocean Blue with a Pearl Yellow S Pen (128GB & 512GB), Metallic Copper (128GB), and Midnight Black (128GB), the Galaxy Note9 champions sophisticated and elegant design.

With stereo speakers tuned by AKG and powered by Dolby Atmos, the flagship provides superb and surround-sound experiences. Coupled with its immersive display, the smartphone delivers cinematic entertainment on-the-go.

“The Samsung Galaxy Note9 is perfect for someone who wants to do more and be more in life. It caters to those who demand only the best and continuously strive to become better versions of themselves,” shares Jerry Manus, head of IT & Mobile for Samsung Philippines’ Business Unit. “Delivering upgraded power, speed, storage, and performance, the Galaxy Note9 empowers users to get the most out of everything that they do.”

The Samsung Galaxy Note9 retails at suggested prices of P55,990 (128GB) and P75,990 (512GB). For more information, visit the Samsung Facebook page or log on to

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