Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Model Number Comparisons & Differences


The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is one of the top flagship smartphones that was officially launched in 2018 at an event in New York City. The handset is preloaded with tons of amazing features, and it’s also among the most expensive smartphone available worldwide. The phone is built to be premium, and it maintains a fingerprint scanner with slimmer bezels and a large display screen size.

Samsung Galaxy Note 9

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 wisely carry the most advanced chipset from Qualcomm. You will get either Snapdragon 845 or Samsung Exynos 9810 processor with a screen size of 6.4-inch Super AMOLED display and a massive battery capacity of 4000 mAh with both fast and wireless charging technology. On the storage, the smartphone is available in a 256GB with 6GB of RAM and a model with huge 8GB of RAM and a generous inbuilt memory of 512GB which is also expandable with micro SD card.

In terms of camera, you will get a 12MP camera with a wide-angle lens, OIS, f/1.5 and f/2.4 apertures plus another 12MP camera with a telephoto lens and f/2.4 aperture on the back. This configuration is similar to the one on Galaxy S9, and the lens also uses AI software for intelligent scene detection and defect detection features.

There is an S-PEN which is one of the trademarks of Note series. The S-PEN has a Bluetooth LE now and an inbuilt battery on the inside. Its work is to enable users to remotely operate their phone like taking photos, drawing, playing music, launching Apps and many more. The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 like other phones is available in different model Number and in this post, we will be comparing the differences and the model number supported in different countries.

The official model number for the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is SM-N960, but still, Samsung also adds some suffixes that will help you to differentiate between models available for different carriers in different countries. Some of the Galaxy Note 9 model numbers are SM-N9600, SM-N9608, SM-N960D, SM-N960J, SM-N960U, SM-N960U1, SM-N960W, SM-N960XC, SM-N960XU, SM-N960F, SM-N960N, SM-N960X, or SM-N960XN.

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 is for Latin America, Brazil, China
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N960F is for United Arab Emirates, Europe, and other international countries. In other words, it’s the global model of Samsung Galaxy Note 9.
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N960U is for the USA only

Both phones model support 4G LTE with 4G FDD LTE: LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700)

4G TDD LTE: B38(2600), B39(1900), B40(2300), B41(2500) cellular bands.

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