Samsung and New Zealand’s three carriers — Spark, Vodafone NZ, and 2degrees — have unveiled their Galaxy Note 9 pricing alongside pre-orders from August 10 ahead of launch on August 24.

Buying the Galaxy Note 9 outright from Samsung costs NZ$1,699 for the 128GB model and NZ$1,999 for the 512GB version.

The handset features a 6.4-inch 2,960×1,440 quad HD+ Super AMOLED display; 6GB of RAM (LPDR4) with 128GB storage and microSD card slot up to 512GB or 8GB of RAM (LPDR4) with 512GB storage and microSD card slot (up to 512GB); a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 octa-core processor; a 4,000mAh battery; and Android 8 Oreo.

The device also comes kitted out with a rear dual camera with dual optical image stabilisation; a rear wide-angle 12-megapixel camera with super-speed dual pixel, autofocus, F1.5/F2.4; and a rear telephoto 12-megapixel camera with autofocus, F2.4, and 2x optical zoom with up to 10x digital zoom.

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Including handset repayments, the minimum spend per month for the new handsets on each telco are:

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If you make your choices based on the highest possible data inclusions:


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For customers of Spark, the 128GB version of the Galaxy Note 9 is available over 24 months for the following pricing on…