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The Galaxy Note 9 is one of the most powerful phones of 2018.

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It's sleek and stylish with a colorful personality.

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It may look virtually unchanged from last year's Note 8, but don't worry, it has a few tricks up its sleeve.

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And by sleeve, we mean the S Pen holster, where the new S Pen lives.

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The Note 9 is the only phone of Samsung's Galaxy series to feature the S Pen.

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You could call it the Note 9's heart and soul.

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It has a tiny, pressure-sensitive tip.

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And a pressable button on the side.

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Pull out the pen and this shortcut wheel pops up.

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One new trick: On this screen, your "ink" matches the color of your S Pen.

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Here it is in yellow.

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And here's purple.

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Navigating with the S Pen can help keep smudges off your screen.

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Press and hold the S Pen to open an app. Click again to do another task -- you can customize this.

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If you hadn't noticed, the ocean blue color Note 9 has a striking yellow S Pen.

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You'll still be able to write and draw.

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Or doodle, as the case may be.

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Your pen versus the S Pen.

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The phone's power and lock button.

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Remember the Bixby Voice button? Still here!

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The pen tip still registers 4,096 levels of pressure.

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You'll get two 12-megapixel cameras on the back.

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And a fingerprint reader below the camera array.

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There's an 8-megapixel camera for your selfies.

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New camera AI detects what you're shooting, and adjusts the settings to take a better shot.

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The icon is very small; you'll see it off to the right of this screen.

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On or off: you'll have to choose in the settings.

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The Note 9 keeps its headphone jack.

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Every Note (except the recalled Galaxy Note 7) since the beginning.

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The iPhone X has met its price match in the Galaxy Note 9. They're both two of the most expensive mainstream phones you can buy.

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Both the Note 9 and its S Pens are water-resistant at a rating of IP68.

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There's iris-unlocking on board.

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Here's another look.

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Android 8.1 Oreo runs the show, with the Samsung Experience skin on top.

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The Note 9's curved edges are home to Samsung's now signature Edge display apps.

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You can charge the Note 9 through a USB-C cable...

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...or using a wireless charger like this new Wireless Charging Duo pad that can power up to two devices at once.

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A closer look at the Note 9's S Pen.

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The Note 9 isn't at all cheap, but it does have a ton of storage. The 128GB version starts at $1,000. The 512GB model will set you back $1,250.

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This HDMI adaptor will let the Note 9 reveal its contents on any compatible monitor, and you can use the phone as a trackpad or a second screen.

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The Note 9 is pure eye candy, so eat it up in these next slides.

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Like what you see so far? Check out our full Galaxy Note 9 review.

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