The much-awaited smartphone of the year “Samsung Galaxy Note8” is finally here with its legendary S-Pen and a new Dual Cameras. After the last year Note7’s fiasco there was almost no flagship contender with a Stylus.
Let’s talk about all New Samsung Galaxy Note8
The display on the Note8 has almost same specification as Samsung Galaxy S8+ with its 6.3″ Super AMOLED QHD+ resolution Infinity display, Mobile HDR Premium support, Always on Display (AOD) except Screen off memos and Live messages are Note8 exclusive features.
Finally, Samsung Galaxy Note8 is the first smartphone from the company to come with dual cameras one with Telephonic Lens and another with Wide Angle lens.
Both are a 12MP sensor, the telephonic lens has f/2.4 with 1.0 µm pixel size and the regular one has a f/1.7 aperture with 1.4 µm pixel size with Dual OIS.
The dual cameras on Note8 are capable of recording 4K video at 30fps and Full HD video at 60fps.
At the front, we have 8 MP camera with f/1.7, autofocus and 1.22 µm pixel size. You can record video at 1440p (2K) at 30fps.
Samsung Galaxy Note8 will come in two variants one for the USA and another for International Markets. For the USA market, the Note8 will be powered by Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 coupled with Adreno 540 GPU.
On the other hand for International Markets, it will be powered by Samsung’s own Exynos 8895 Octa Core processor with Mali-G71 MP20 GPU.
Both the variants will have 6GB RAM and option of 64GB/128GB/256GB Internal Storage that can be further expanded via microSD card for up to 256GB.
The phone has 3300mAh battery with a USB Type-C connector which has support for Quick Charging, Bluetooth 5.0, Wireless Charging, Samsung Desktop Experience a.k.a Samsung DEX and 3.5mm headphone jack. For your phone security, you get Fingerprint Scanner and Iris Scanner. The phone runs on Android 7.1 (soon to upgrade on Android Oreo) with Samsung’s own TouchWiz/Grace UX/ Samsung Experience user interface.
There will be four color options available Midnight Black, Maple Gold, Orchid Grey, Deep Sea Blue for Note8, You also get AKG earphones bundled in the box.
The pricing starts at £870 (UK), €999 (Europe) and $930 for USA (will start shipping on September 15). In India, we can expect it launch for above ₹62000.