Performance

Experience a new level of power.

Dual Aperture

Stunning shots in any light

Our category-defining Dual Aperture lens intelligently adapts to the surrounding light like the human eye — choosing between two f-stop modes. F1.5 mode brings in light to brighten up super low light shots. While F2.4 mode helps make sure your photos come out perfectly exposed.

*The rear wide-angle lens supports F1.5 and F2.4 modes.

HDR for low light

Capture color even in the dark

Take sharp, colorful photos on a camera that's not afraid of the dark. Not only does it help preserve details in daylight and backlit photos, but even at night, Galaxy Note9's HDR capabilities reduce noise to keep details clear and colors vivid without washing out light sources.

Dual lens camera

Two lenses, infinite possibilities

Elevate your photography with Galaxy Note9's dual 12MP camera with 2x optical zoom. The telephoto lens and wide-angle lens work together to shoot the whole scene even when you're zoomed in, or create unique portraits with Live focus. And with dual OIS, photos will come out sharp, even if your hands are a little shaky. So you can capture what others can't.

Live focus for low light

Portraits that shine all night

Create dazzling portraits even in the dark with Live focus on the rear camera. It lets you put the spotlight on your friends and family by blurring out the background. Galaxy Note9's camera detects low light and takes multiple shots, blending them together for pin-sharp photos. Then, you can transform the background lights into artistic shapes and expressions.

Scene Optimizer

The photo you want in the first shot.

Get effortlessly brilliant shots. Scene Optimizer on the rear camera intelligently detects the subject in frame. It then chooses from twenty different modes like flowers, food, and more, and enhances the picture to suit your subject.

*20 modes available: Food, Portraits, Flowers, Indoor scenes, Animals, Landscapes, Greenery, Trees, Sky, Mountains, Beaches, Sunrises and sunsets, Watersides, Street scenes, Night scenes, Waterfalls, Snow, Birds, Backlit, Text.

Flaw Detection

Say so long to bad photos

Eradicate closed eyes and blurry photos with Galaxy Note9's Flaw Detection. It intelligently detects blinks, blurs, smudged lenses, and backlighting, notifying you so you can adjust and reshoot.2, 3, 4 It's like having an intelligent adviser in your pocket.

Front camera

Take selfies like no other

Rethink how you shoot selfies with the innovative Bluetooth enabled S Pen. A press of the button is all it takes — even from almost 10 meters away.5 And because Galaxy Note9's 8MP front camera intelligently detects faces to make sure they're in focus, snapping a great shot is simple.

AR Emoji

Show off your animated side

Express yourself in a whole new way with AR Emoji. Create an avatar as individual as you are with personalization options, like outfits and accessories. Then take a selfie or video as your new self — your emoji follows your expressions and movements closely.7 Add a background for an extra layer of fun, or choose from a range of animated stickers to send off to your friends.

Disney AR Emoji

Chat as your favorite Disney and Pixar characters

Add some magic to your selfies and videos by taking on the look of everyone's favorite animated characters! Bring your messages to life with Mickey, The Incredibles, and an ever-increasing variety of other Disney and Pixar faces that follow your unique expressions.9