As promised, the Samsung announced the company’s latest smartphone, Samsung Galaxy Note 8 at its NewYork event. Like Samsung Galaxy S8, the Note 8 also comes with Infinity Display. It is also the first flagship smartphone from the family of Samsung to sport dual rear cameras.
The company has also enhanced the S Pen Stylus with improved pressure sensitivity and finer tip. It will also allow you to share drawings or animated texts across platforms which back the animated GIFs. The S Pen translate feature also got an upgrade. You will have to hover over the text to translate the complete sentences to up to 71 languages.
Let us now have a detailed look at its specifications.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Specifications
The smartphone sports a 6.3-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity display at a resolution of 2960 x 1440 pixels with 18:5:9 aspect ratio, 522 ppi.
It is powered by Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 with Adreno 540 GPU / Octa-Core Samsung Exynos 9 Series 8895 processor with Mali-G71 MP20 GPU and runs on Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) out of the box.
The device comes with 6 GB RAM and 64 GB / 128 GB / 256 GB internal storage that can be expanded to 256 GB using microSD card.
It has 12MP Dual Pixel rear camera with LED Flash, f/1.7 aperture, wide-angle lens, OIS, secondary 12MP camera with telephoto lens, f2.4 aperture, OIS, 2x optical zoom, up to 10x digital zoom and 8MP auto focus front-facing camera with f/1.7 aperture, wide-angle lens.
Sensors and Resistance
The mobile is water and dust resistant (IP68) and comes with Pressure sensor, Iris sensor, RGB Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Heart Rate sensor, Hall sensor, Geomangetic sensor, Gyro sensor, Fingerprint sensor, Barometer and Accelerometer sensors.
The smartphone supports 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4/5GHz), VHT80 MU-MIMO, Bluetooth v 5.0 (LE up to 2Mbps), GPS with GLONASS, USB Type-C 3.1, NFC, MST and Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD) connectivity features.
Battery and Dimensions
Note 8 packs 3300mAh battery with fast charging both on wired and wireless (WPC and PMA) and weighs 195 grams with 162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6mm size measurements.
Price and availability
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will be available in Deep Sea Blue, Orchid Grey, Maple Gold and Midnight Black colors from the mid-September worldwide. It will be available for pre-order from August 24 and will ship from September 15 in the United States.
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