Don't Wait If You Find Something Else You Love
Don't let Galaxy Note 9 rumors hold you back if you find a device you love. Be it the Galaxy Note 8 or another phone.
Most data plans allow you to upgrade to a new device after a year, when you trade in your phone. So if you were to buy a new device in the near future, say the Galaxy S9, you'd be able to pick up the Galaxy Note 9 or the Galaxy S10 in the early part of 2019.
There are a ton of excellent Galaxy Note 9 alternatives out on the market right now. One is the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.
Before you decide to hold out for the Samsung Galaxy Note 9, make sure you take a long look at the current model.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is several months old, but it's still one of the top smartphones you can buy. And it's getting better.
Samsung's Note 8 a little bit cheaper than it once was and it's getting upgraded with Android 8.0 Oreo and Samsung Experience 9.0, Samsung's new user interface.
The Galaxy Note 8 Oreo update brings a long list of upgrades to the device including Color Lens, an improved keyboard, and brand new emojis.
Make sure you go hands-on with the Galaxy Note 8 before you decide to start waiting for the Galaxy Note 9 launch.
You've also got top big-screen Android devices like Google's Pixel 2 XL. It's one of the best phones from 2017 and it's definitely worth a look.
You've got the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ which were recently upgraded to Android 8.0 Oreo and Samsung's Experience 9.0 UI.
And if you aren't married to buying a Galaxy phone, you should also take a look at Apple's iPhone X and iPhone 8 Plus.