Every year phones get a little faster, longer and, luckily, more stylishly designed. One feature that comes closer to phones that make a bigger, more noticeable difference is higher refresh rates. The standard rate is 60Hz, which means your phone screen refreshes 60 times a second. In 2017 the Razer Phone provided CNET with its 120Hz display, leading to a noticeably smooth scrolling experience, and recently phones from and 90Hz displays.
Samsung seems to be close to becoming the biggest phone brand to level up its refresh rates. As discovered Wednesday by Korean tech blogger Ice Universe the new beta for the Galaxy Note 9 phone includes the option to switch from the standard 60Hz refresh rate to a higher, finer 120Hz.
Turning 120Hz ondoesn't make a difference, as the phone's hardware is not capable of switching . But it does suggest that the Galaxy S11 of 2020, which will run on the same version of Android 10, will have that feature. Both the and lines currently run the Android 9.0 Pie operating system. Note 9 is the first Samsung phone to take an Android 10 beta.
Out of new display capabilities, thethe second edition of Samsung's Android-based user interface. . In October, Samsung unveiled the One UI 2, revealing an update that brings better reach, moving icons, dark mode for lock and home screen, and smaller notification windows in Samsung Galaxy phones, wearables, tablets and folding phones.