Samsung Note 8 – ALL You Need To Know!

Samsung has launched its Note 8 series after a fiasco of Note 7 last year, with a lot of battery problems followed by a lot of trolls online but the fans of Note series have still not given up on Samsung. They were all lined up at the event to get their hands on the best new Note series phone out there after a successful Galaxy series launched recently.

We will not bore you with all the written reviews, specs and other stuff before showing you the phone so lets have a look at this spectacular phone:

We are still not sure about the price of this smartphone in India but do note that Samsung usually does not give the same processor which is Qualcomm Snapdragon when it comes to India and some other markets, so do check before buying. This happened with Samsung Galaxy S8 which came with its own company called Exynos.

Lets have a detailed look at the specs of the phone!

Specs Source: GSMArena

NETWORKTechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTE
LAUNCHAnnounced2017, August
StatusComing soon. Exp. release 2017, September
BODYDimensions162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm (6.40 x 2.94 x 0.34 in)
Weight195 g (6.88 oz)
BuildCorning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
SIMSingle SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
– IP68 certified – dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes
– Stylus
– Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
DISPLAYTypeSuper AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size6.3 inches (~83.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution1440 x 2960 pixels (~521 ppi pixel density)
MultitouchYes
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 5
– HDR10 compliant
– 3D Touch (home button only)
– Always-on display
– Grace UX UI
PLATFORMOSAndroid 7.1.1 (Nougat)
ChipsetExynos 8895 Octa – EMEA
Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 – USA & China
CPUOcta-core (4×2.3 GHz & 4×1.7 GHz) – EMEA
Octa-core (4×2.35 GHz Kryo & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo) – USA & China
GPUMali-G71 MP20 – EMEA
Adreno 540 – USA & China
MEMORYCard slotmicroSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) – single-SIM model
microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) – dual-SIM model
Internal64/128/256 GB, 6 GB RAM
CAMERAPrimaryDual 12 MP, f/1.7 & f/2.4, OIS, phase detection autofocus, 2x optical zoom, dual-LED (dual tone) flash
Features1/2.55″ sensor size, 1.4 µm pixel size @ 26 mm
1/3.6″ sensor size, 1.0 µm pixel size @ 52 mm
Geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 9MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panorama
Video[email protected], [email protected], [email protected], HDR, dual-video rec.
Secondary8 MP, f/1.7, autofocus, 1/3.6″ sensor size, 1.22 µm pixel size, [email protected], dual video call, Auto HDR
SOUNDAlert typesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
LoudspeakerYes
3.5mm jackYes
– 32-bit/384kHz audio
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
COMMSWLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFCYes
RadioNo
USB3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
FEATURESSensorsIris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
MessagingSMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
BrowserHTML5
JavaNo
– Samsung Desktop Experience support
– Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 2.0)
– Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent)
– ANT+ support
– S-Voice natural language commands and dictation
– MP4/DivX/XviD/WMV/H.265 player
– MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+/FLAC player
– Photo/video editor
– Document editor
BATTERYNon-removable Li-Ion 3300 mAh battery
Talk timeUp to 22 h (3G)
Music playUp to 74 h
MISCColorsMidnight Black, Maple Gold, Orchid Grey, Deep Sea Blue
PriceAbout 1000 EUR

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