With a commenting Ovation, lets make welcome the Long awaited and anticipated Android Smartphone in 2017 from one of the Korea Manufacturing Giant Company, Samsung Mobile, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8!
Its official right now that the rumored Note 8 is here and it comes with extra amazing specifications. We have indeed saw so many rumored features and fortunately for us, they are true.
– Starting from the Optical Image Stabilization In Each Camera
– Launching date which is August 23
– Screen Size
– S Pen
– 6GB RAM
It was rumored that the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 was to be called “Note Gr3at” in 2017, but it seems everything wasn’t right, as it features the same name but bigger in specs.
Lets see what Samsung Mobile did in the Galaxy Note 8! Firstly, lets take a run down of all its specifications after Launch!
*. Snapdragon 835/Exynos 8895
*. 6 GB RAM
*. 64/128/256 GB SSD
*. 6.3-inch qHD+ display with HDR suppprt
*. microSD expansion
*. 3300 mAh battery
*. Dual rear cameras: f1.7 normal and f2.4 wide angle
*. Iris scanner and poorly-placed fingerprint scanner
*. IP68 water resistance
*. S-Pen stylus with 4,096 pressure levels
*. Black, Gold, Orchid Grey and Deep Sea Blue (only first two in the US)
Well, the phone arrives in a more bigger screen and it runs on Android Nougat out of the box but Samsung Mobile are planning on getting the newly launched Android Oreo down to it later.
On the design aspect, the Note 8 looks like a Galaxy S8 Plus with its Fingerprint Sensor still placed at the same corners within the REAR camera area but its a bit more taller and wider, and the corners are a little less rounded.
Specifications of Galaxy Note8
*. Dimensions: 162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm
*. Weight: 195 g
*. Screen: Galaxy Note8 6.3″ Quad HD+ Super AMOLED (2960 x 1440) 521 ppi
*. Front: 8MP AF
*. Rear: Dual Rear camera
Performance & Memory
*. RAM: 6GB
*. Octa-core (2.3GHz Quad + 1.7GHz Quad), 64-bit, 10nm processor
– Octa-core (2.35GHz Quad + 1.9GHz Quad), 64-bit, 10nm processor
*. Single SIM model: one nano SIM and one microSD slot (can hold a microSD card up to 256GB)
*. Dual SIM model: one nano SIM and one Hybrid slot (can hold a microSD card up to 256GB or a nano SIM card)
Network & Connectivity
*. LTE Cat.16
*. Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz), VHT80 MU-MIMO, 1024QAM
*. Bluetooth® v 5.0 (LE up to 2Mbps)
– USB Type-C
– Location (GPS, Galileo, Glonass, BeiDou)
*. OS: Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) – Updating to 8.0 Oreo
*. Water Resistance: IP68
*. Battery capacity: 3300mAh
*. Charging: Fast Charging on wired and wireless
– Wireless charging compatible with WPC and PMA
*. Edge to Edge Screen
*. Bixby: Yes
*. Iris sensor
*. Pressure sensor
*. Fingerprint sensor
*. Gyro sensor
*. Geomagnetic sensor
*. Hall sensor
*. HR sensor
*. Proximity sensor
*. RGB light sensor
The camera, which is Samsung’s first attempt at a dual-lens system, it let’s you zoom into a scene with more clarity. As a nice touch, it’s the first dual-lens system where both lenses have optical image stabilization.
Update: The Galaxy Note 8 is currently receiving update to Android 8.0 Oreo.
Oh yeah, the pre-order is starting tomorrow, meanwhile, the availability is from the 15th of September, the price is N205,000 in Nigeria currency! Are you prepared for the Galaxy?