Buy If You Want a Flagship Without a Notch
If you don't want a notch at the top of your next smartphone's display, think about buying the Galaxy Note 9.
Apple's iPhone X brought the notched screen into the mainstream and we've seen other manufacturers put the notch on their flagships.
Samsung's Galaxy S10 doesn't have a full blown notch, but it does have a hole in the screen. The Galaxy Note 10 has a similar design.
LG's G7, also known as the LG G7 ThinQ, comes with a 6.1-inch notched display. Google's Pixel 3 XL has a huge notch, Apple's 2018 iPhones (iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR) all come with notches at the top of their displays, and so do Apple's iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max.
We recommend going hands-on with notched phones before you make a decision. If you can't stand it, you should think about picking one up.