Viet Nam News
HCM CITY — Samsung on Tuesday launched the Galaxy Note 9 in the Vietnamese market.
Available in two versions, 128GB and 512GB ROM, they are priced at VNĐ22.99 million (US$1,008) and VNĐ28.49 million ($1,249).
The phones would be sold starting on August 24 with free upgrades from the 128GB version to the 512GB version offered to the first buyers on the opening day, the company said.
This promotion will be available in HCM City, Hà Nội, Đà Nẵng, Cần Thơ, Bà Rịa – Vũng Tàu, Bình Dương, and Kiên Giang.
Samsung said customers can pre-order the phone from August 15 to get a free kit worth VNĐ5 million containing a Dex HDMI cable, leather cover and wireless charger.
The Note 9 was launched globally on August 8, and comes with many new functions.
It has a stylus the company calls the S Pen, which offers users many functions including connecting with the camera.
Samsung said developers can even integrate the S Pen’s new, advanced bluetooth low-energy functionalities into their apps later this year.
The phone has a 4,000mAh battery, the largest ever on a flagship Galaxy phone.
On the same day Samsung Vina Electronics introduced the Samsung Pay Card, which offers free money transfer starting in September.
Samsung has tied up with Shinhan Bank for this new service, and transfers from accounts at the bank can be done for free.
Samsung Pay launched last year and now has 430,000 users.
It is installed in most Samsung phones. — VNS