Samsung Galaxy Note 9 AI Camera Features Leaked, S Pen to Come in Colour Options

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 AI Camera Features Leaked, S Pen to Come in Colour Options

S Pen will come in different colour options and Samsung will sell them separately


  • Camera app in Galaxy Note 9 to get some AI features
  • Samsung to sell S Pen separately
  • S Pen comes with a finer tip and supports 4,096 levels of pressure

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 will get unveiled this week, but with all the rumours that have been surfacing on the Web, we probably know what to expect from the smartphone. Besides all the leaks, the Galaxy Note 9 has also been showcased in several teasers released by Samsung itself. However, leaks are still pouring in tipping the expected specifications and features of the upcoming handset. A recent leak has suggested that the Galaxy Note 9 will have AI-based features. Samsung will also reportedly give early Galaxy Note 9 buyers a choice between the AKG Y50 Bluetooth wireless headphones and 15000 Fortnite V-Bucks. Additionally, a leak has also suggested the features of the S Pen stylus that will reportedly also be sold standalone by Samsung.

As per a post by a tipster on Reddit, citing an unnamed Samsung trainer, the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 will come with AI-based features that will be able to optimise the camera based on the subject detected, such as landscape, portrait, food, and more. The new camera is also said to have speech bubbles that pop out if it detects an image having any imperfections such as “blurriness, eyes blinking, and hand shaking too much.”

According to the Reddit user, pre-order offers on the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 include wireless noise-cancelling headphones from AKG worth $299 or the Fortnite package. Also, buyers would be given the option to get both if they pay $100, the user added. This piece of information has been reaffirmed by an image of Galaxy Note 9 Value Pack retail box shared by Dutch site Techtastic. The retail box includes the AKG headphones along with a car mount.

The leaks suggest that the S Pen stylus in Galaxy Note 9 will let users double tap a button to flip camera mode via by doubling as a remote shutter. Also, the S Pen will be able to deliver up to 30 minutes of use by charging for just 40 seconds. Also, the leak suggests that S Pen will come in different colour options and Samsung will separately sell different colour styli. However, there is no information on the pricing. The colour of the stylus is also said to determine the colour of the on-screen memo font.

Also, when it comes to Samsung Dex, the Galaxy Note 9 will reportedly be able to enter Dex mode without a dock, just by using a USB Type-C to HDMI cable. The display of the Galaxy Note 9 will be 6.4-inch but the footprint of the smartphone will remain the same as the Galaxy Note 8, the Reddit user added.

Meanwhile, a new report has hinted at the features of the S Pen stylus that will arrive with the Samsung Galaxy Note 9. As per a WinFuture report, the S Pen will get Bluetooth support, a feature that has been suggested in leaks multiple times. The report says that the button at the top of the stylus can now be used for the first time as a remote control for the smartphone. The report claims that the S Pen can be used to trigger images, remotely control presentations, or even operate other apps without having to touch the handset itself. The images leaked in the report suggest that the stylus comes with a finer tip and now supports 4,096 levels of pressure for a very precise control over your drawings or hand-written messages.


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Samsung Galaxy Note 9

Samsung Galaxy Note 9

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Processor1.8GHz octa-core
Front CameraYes
Resolution1440x2960 pixels
OSAndroid 8.1
Rear CameraYes
Battery Capacity4000mAh
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23 examples of duotones and colour filters in web design

I’ve rounded up 23 examples of websites using duotones (or sometimes gradients, colour filters or a classy monotone / grayscale).

There are various reasons these effects abound, notably allowing informational websites to use authentic photography without distracting from navigational elements or important copywriting.

Duotones can establish a colour theme for an agency website, for example, and help to liven up what can sometimes be quite basic website designs.

Before you scan through these examples for inspiration, why not bookmark the rest of our web design trends for 2017, including reduced primary navigation, ditching the hamburger menu, and meaningful motion.

Chris Redshaw

Look at Chris Redshaw! What does he do? Presumably something with design and direction. Whatever he does, I’m convinced he does it well, given how beautiful he looks under this yellow filter.

chris redshaw


Evoluir’s website isn’t exactly to my taste, as it uses some tricksy scrolling and ‘floaty’ geometric shapes.

However, the duotone backgrounds used are certainly impactful, conveying plenty of humanity without being too busy.





Showcasing agency work can lead to slightly messy web design, as different logos and creative clash, whether on the same page or on a slider.

LPK mitigates this effect by applying colour gradients, duotones and filters to its slider. I think it creates a high quality aesthetic with photography that might otherwise underwhelm.




Social Chain

Social Chain is a great example of an agency using simple duotone background images to give that ‘print’ feel to a basic hamburger and scroll website.

The website’s homepage goes further and uses duotone video of agency staff larking about, helping to paint the picture of a social agency that has fun.

social chain


A simple grid of squares makes a very cool navigational aid, especially painted in apple red with alternate squares carrying colour-filtered photographs of each city.

host students

host students

Andover Fork Truck Services

Who doesn’t love a fork truck? And who doesn’t love a splash of mint green?

Andover Fork Truck Services livens up a perfectly serviceable black and white background image with some on-brand colouring.

andover trucks

Coup de Coeur

A pink and red duotone used on homepage and across artist images perfectly complements the Coup de Coeur brand (which I think means ‘crush’).

coup de coeur

coup de coeur


An agency once again using a duotone to give an instant impression of mythic creativity.


Jargon Free Fridays

Duotone-tastic, these backgrounds give full force to the central message on the page.

jargon free fridays

jargon free fridays

Das Bevo

With its jaunty autoplay sound and animated sails, this website for a windmill events venue is not everyone’s cup of tea.

I loved it, and not just for the colour filter applied to both windmill and moustachioed fella.

Venue websites can often seem a little anaemic, failing to give a sense of fun – none such accusation here.

das bevo

das bevo

Daniel Marshall Architects

I love this website. DMA’s projects scroll by in elegant grayscale, with a mouse rollover revealing them in vivid colours.

Forgive me for not making a GIF, just click through and have a play yourself. A wonderful way to use an elegant restrained pallette whilst livening up browsing.



Adison Partners

Another slider given some pep with a blue-purple filter.

adison partners

adison partners


No colour here, but an interesting example of a video background in low-fi black and white.

Though video backgrounds are a divisive element of homepage design, in this case the company is a video production company, and therefore this compromise makes a lot of sense.

A quicker loadtime and less intrusive movement come from this stripped back video style. Clickthrough to view.



This Dutch agency uses neon colour gradients, giving the bold black header copy maximum punch.



One Republic

I think this is some kind of band that the kids like. And why wouldn’t they, given the band’s website and its use of colour filters and gradients?

one republic

Winter Capital

Winter Capital is another professional website that confers status with the use of black and white background images, this time using a subtle split-screen filter.

winter capital


Adaptive uses a dark blue filter on its header, with white text and white button sharply picked out.


Semu Design

Grey sophistication.

semu design

Lipman Burgon

A simple black and white image gives Lipman Burgon & Partners’ website a veneer of gravitas.



Another very subtle and simple way of jazzing up a page with one primary use and search field. The image doesn’t have to be all-singing, all-dancing to make a difference.


Owen O’Donell

Owen’s site has one big call to action and a hamburger menu. The chunky text says it all, ‘developer’, and the black and white background lends some personality.


Chinatown London

The last of our black and white examples. A big header like this sets the tone before the user delves into detail, further down the scrolling homepage or in the header menu.

chinatown london


Pink for the win.


Ben Davis

Published 17 January, 2017 by Ben Davis @ Econsultancy

Ben Davis is a senior writer at Econsultancy. He lives in Manchester, England. You can contact him at [email protected], follow at @herrhuld or connect via LinkedIn.

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Google Pixel, Pixel XL Leaked on Verizon Ahead of October 4 Event; Google Magic and Blue Colour Variant Revealed

Google Pixel, Pixel XL Leaked on Verizon Ahead of October 4 Event; Google Magic and Blue Colour Variant Revealed

Google Pixel, Pixel XL Leaked on Verizon Ahead of October 4 Event; Google Magic and Blue Colour Variant Revealed
Site suggests the Google Pixel and Pixel XL will be offered in Blue
Verizon also mentions ‘Google Magic’ as one of the highlights
The phones will be offered in 32GB and 128GB storage options
We’re just a few hours away from the launch of Google’s Pixel smartphones and the leaks continue to pour in. After pretty much revealing all there is to know about the devices on UK retailer Carphone Warehouse, we now have a little more from Verizon. The listing on Verizon’s site unofficially confirms a Blue model along with Black and White options that was previously leaked by Canadian carriers Bell and Telus.

(Also see: Everything You Can Expect From the Google Pixel Event Today)

The listing, spotted by Gizmodo, also shows some highlights about the devices, which includes what Verizon is calling ‘Google Magic’, which could just be the site’s own marketing ploy, but could also refer to a new, unknown feature. The site further reveals that the Google Pixel and Pixel XL will be offered in 32GB and 128GB storage options. Lastly and unsurprisingly, the devices come with 4G LTE support.

A separate reveal by TheTrademarkNinja shows an EU trademark application filed by the company with an official logo that reads “G Pixel Phone by Google”, which confirms that the devices are in fact going to be ‘Pixel’ smartphones.

Based on the Carphone Warehouse leak, the Google Pixel is said to feature a 5-inch full-HD (1080 x 1920 pixels) Amoled display with a pixel density of 441ppi and Gorilla Glass 4 on top. The device is powered by a 2.15GHz quad-core Snapdragon 821 processor with 4GB of RAM.

Meanwhile, the Google Pixel XL is listed with a 5.5-inch Quad HD (1440×2560 pixels) display sporting a pixel density of 534ppi and Gorilla Glass 4 on top. Other than the size and resolution of the display, the rest of the features are similar to the smaller Pixel. Both the devices also feature a 12-megapixel rear camera and 8-megapixel front.
The Pixel and Pixel XL will run on Android 7.1 Nougat with Pixel Launcher. The listings also mention both 32GB and 128GB inbuilt storage variants. Storage expansion via microSD card is also listed, but this seems unlikely considering Google’s entire previous Nexus lineup. The Pixel is listed to sport a 2770mAh battery, and the Pixel XL is listed with a bigger 3450mAh battery, both with fast charging capability.

On the software front, the Pixels is likely to come with Google’s latest Allo and Duo applications preloaded. Carphone Warehouse also revealed the two devices will offer unlimited storage for photos and videos at full resolution with Google Photos.

Along with the unveiling of the Pixel smartphones, the event on Tuesday is also expected to see the launch of the Google Home smart speaker, alongside other rumoured products like the Google Chromecast Ultra, and Google Wi-Fi smart router. The Daydream VR headset unveiled at at Google I/O this year is also expected to make an appearance.

Google’s event is set to start at 9:00am PT (9:30pm IST) on Tuesday, and Gadgets 360 will be covering the event live from San Francisco – so stay tuned.


OnePlus three Smooth Gold Colour Variant to Launch in the 2nd Half of of July

OnePlus 3 Soft Gold Colour Variant to Launch in the Second Half of July

The Gentle Gold Coloration Variation can be available from July.
OnePlus 3 Graphite Variant presently available.
The OnePlus 3 is available for Rs. 27,999 on Amazon India.
The OnePlus 3 became released in India this week at Rs. 27,999, and on the Launch, OnePlus haddesignated that the Tender Gold Shade Variant would be made to be had at a later date. currently, bestthe Graphite Color Version is up for grabs. Now, OnePlus Co-Founder Carl Pei has showed that the SmoothGold Coloration Version could be available sometime inside the 2nd 1/2 of July.

Pei avoided giving a particular date, but has satiated the curious a touch bit by means of giving a time-body. A Twitter consumer tweeted at Pei asking for information at the Coloration Variation, to which Peianswered that it’d hit the markets sometime in the latter part of July.

For now, the OnePlus 3 Graphite Variant may be introduced from Amazon India without the invite system. OnePlus has now officially scrapped the invite machine, and has introduced that every one the destinyphone may be sold invite loose. Co-founder Pete Lau also announced recently that the enterprise willfocus on best one true flagship, and will now not release a comply with-up version of the OnePlus X.

(also see: OnePlus 3: Pinnacle 3 Capabilities of the Present day OnePlus Flagship)

OnePlus even released the supply kernel code of the OnePlus 3 quickly after the Release of thesmartphone. The code is available for download on Github. As for the specs, the cellphone runs on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow-based totally OxygenOS, and supports twin-SIM. It Capabilities a five.5-inchdisplay, a Snapdragon 820 SoC, 6GB of LPDDR4 RAM, 64GB of built in storage, a 16-megapixel reardigicam, and an 8-megapixel the front camera. Ultimately, the OnePlus three packs a 3000mAh non-detachable battery with Dash Charge, and a fingerprint sensor on the the front.

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