When users first saw the design of the Galaxy Note 9, they were puzzled about one thing: the horizontal orientation of the Galaxy Note 9 dual cameras. While this wasn’t a major problem, it was definitely an unusual change.
However, this design choice was recently explained by Ice Universe, and we have to admit that everything makes sense. A diagram of the Galaxy Note 9 and the Galaxy S9+ was shown and it comes with a legit explanation of the camera change.
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Battery Determined the Design
It appears that the size of the battery was the reason why the Galaxy Note 9 has horizontal cameras. The battery of this phone is larger compared to the one of the Galaxy S9+, and this is why it needed more space. As the battery of the Galaxy Note 9 is narrower, we might also see an increase in length for the device. However, it is too early to say anything for sure, even though the diagram makes things a lot clearer.
This way we also learned that the Galaxy Note 9 will have a larger battery. Based on various reports, the phablet should come with a 3,850 mAh battery, and some even say that we might receive a 4,000 mAh battery.
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Fingerprint Sensor
Thanks to Ice Universe, we also received photos of what is supposedly the protective case of the Galaxy Note 9. The case helps us see where the fingerprint sensor will be located. Nonetheless, there is a puzzling thing as well. We can notice that there is an extra button at the bottom, which we haven’t seen before.
Note9’s protective case, we see its fingerprint sensor position. pic.twitter.com/acHwdYq64k
— Ice universe (@UniverseIce) June 9, 2018
If speculations won’t solve this mystery, we can wait until early August when the Galaxy Note 9 is supposed to be announced.