How Spotify works with Samsung devices: New partnership and benefits explained

Judy Cobb
August 11, 2018

The Galaxy Note 9 was unveiled yesterday at Samsung's Unpacked event in NY.

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"Samsung is, understandably, concerned that it is missing out on a product category that combines consumer electronics, AI and home automation - all areas where Samsung is making major investments", said Avi Greengart, research director for consumer platforms and devices at GlobalData.

Samsung's smartphones fare poorly in China and India, and market watchers believe it will cede its No. 1 position to Huawei if the Galaxy Note 9 also tanks. The Note 9 is launching with Android 8.0 Oreo just a few weeks after Android 9 Pie is released. If the pen does die, it can still be used as a regular capacity S Pen like older models. No 256GB this time, from the looks of things, but it was also revealed that the 128GB model has 6GB of RAM while the 512GB comes with a monstrous 8GB.

DeX is also on the cards, but instead of needing a separate dock the Note 9 can offer the DeX experience right out of the box. Samsung lists a number of phones from Samsung, LG, Apple, and Google that they'll accept for hundreds of dollars off.

With the Note 9, Samsung is ready to be more daring again.

Note 9 also comes with dust and waterproof IP68 rating (including S Pen) and houses "Samsung Knox" enterprise mobile security solution pre-installed for enhanced security. Samsung promises the processor is 33 per cent faster than what came before.

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"We're three generations removed now", Samsung's director of USA product marketing, Suzanne De Silva, said of the company's renewed confidence in the battery.

At today's Unpacked presentation the various presenters highlighted three qualities of the Samsung Galaxy Note9 which have been implemented after customer feedback.

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This is likely to appeal to hardcore gamers and other power users if they can justify the cost. Samsung's new smart speaker will compete with Amazon's strong lineup of Echo speakers and Apple's HomePods. The new smart speaker also supports Spotify music streaming service. To take a photo of each meal and instantly log nutritional information in Samsung Health and on Galaxy Watch for better calorie management.

For low usage, the battery can last up to seven days.

While Apple is ranked the bestselling wearable tech manufacturer, according to IDC's latest figures, Samsung did not even make the top five.

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