Samsung Galaxy Note 9 – South African pricing and release date

Samsung has unveiled its Galaxy Note 9, which boasts more powerful hardware and an improved stylus.

The new device features a 6.4-inch display and a 4,000mAh battery, which Samsung said is the largest ever in a Galaxy device.

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9 will be available with either 128GB or 512GB of internal storage, and will support a 512GB microSD card.

Samsung also unveiled its new Galaxy Watch alongside the Note 9, which sports an overhauled design and LTE connectivity.

Local availability
Samsung South Africa confirmed that the Galaxy Note 9 will be available in South Africa from 24 August 2018 in three colours – Midnight Black, Metallic Copper, and Ocean Blue.

The Lavender Purple variant will launch soon after.

Initially, only the 128GB model of the Galaxy Note 9 will be available locally, it added.

This model will be priced at a recommended retail price of R18,999.

Various South African mobile operators offering the smartphone will also have contracts from R799 pm.

The 512GB version of the Note 9 will be available soon thereafter, priced at R23,999.

Samsung’s new Galaxy Watch is also set to launch in South Africa, with the non-LTE variant available in September. It will be priced from R5,499 – R6,499.

Samsung said it is working closely with multiple mobile operators to launch the LTE-enabled model by the end of 2018.


  • Galaxy Note 9 128GB – R18,999
  • Galaxy Note 9 512GB – R23,999
  • Galaxy Watch Bluetooth – R5,499-R6,499

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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 – South African pricing and release date