Samsung Galaxy Note 9 will arrive on the market with a renewed S Pen, equipped with a Bluetooth connection. The news is no longer an indiscretion reported by more or less reliable sources, but is confirmed by the US FCC, who certified the S Pen with documentation – dated 3 July 2018 – which clearly refers to Bluetooth connectivity.
The mentioned S Pen Stylus with the model number EJPN960 corresponds to what, according to previous rumors, identifies the accessory intended for the new top range of the South Korean manufacturer. The certification specifies that the Stylus is equipped with 2.4GHz Bluetooth LTE module.
The presence of the wireless interface will allow you to extend the functionality of the S Pen, which can be used as a remote control to activate certain functions of the smartphone, such as the camera shutter release or play music.
As a counterpoint, will arise the need to recharge the built-in battery in the nib, you could charge the pen whenever it’s docked inside the phone via pins or wireless technology. For a more detailed analysis of the renewed features of the S Pen, it will be necessary to wait for the official its Galaxy Unpacked event on August 9, 2018.
Recall to the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 specifications and features: The device is rumored to have a design similar to last year’s Galaxy Note 8 but include a larger battery pack and more color options than its predecessor. It has a curved Super AMOLED ‘Infinity Display’ panel similar as Note 8. However, the weight of the device is said to be slightly increased due to a larger 4000mAh battery pack than the 3300mAh battery pack available on its predecessor.
Galaxy Note 9 comes with a horizontal dual rear camera setup instead of the vertical dual rear camera setup featured on the Galaxy Note 8. It is also reported that the rear camera setup will have variable aperture support, similar to the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+. It is said to have an improved optical image stabilization (OIS) as well as few video enhancements. It is expected that Samsung will use the ISOCELL Plus technology to deliver an overall improved imaging experience.
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 will pack Qualcomm SoC for the version made for US and South Korean regions, while its global versions will come with an Exynos SoC. The base version would have 6GB of RAM and 128GB of native storage, though it would also come in 8GB RAM and 256GB storage as well as 8GB RAM and 512GB storage configurations.