The Samsung has announced its new smartphone that is Samsung Galaxy Note 8. The phone comes in the Midnight Black, Maple Gold, Orchid Grey, and Deep Sea Blue colours variant. The price is not available as of now.
Display and Design
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 comes with the 6.3-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED touchscreen display. It has a display resolution of 2960×1440 with a pixel density of 521ppi. The dimensions measures at 162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6mm with a weight of 195g. The S-Pen measures 5.8 x 4.2 x 108.3mm with a weight of 2.8g. The phone is certified with IP68 dust and water resistance which is awesome. The display is a shield with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection.
Hardware and Software
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 runs on the Grace UI based on Android 7.1 (Nougat) operating system. It is powered by Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 chipset:
- Octa core (2.3GHz Quad + 1.7GHz Quad), 64bit, 10nm processor
- Octa core (2.35GHz Quad + 1.9GHz Quad), 64bit, 10nm processor.
The phone has 6GB (LPDDR4) of RAM. It packs a 64GB/128GB/256GB of internal storage that can be expandable up to 256GB via Micro SD card.
Camera and Battery
As far as the camera is concerned, the Galaxy Note 8 packs a primary Dual Camera with Dual OIS:
- Wide-angle: 12MP Dual Pixel AF, F1.7, OIS
- Telephoto: 12MP AF, F2.4, OIS
The phone packs an 8MP front camera for shooter selfies and video calls. The primary camera is capable of 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR, dual-video recording.
It includes Geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 9MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panorama. The smartphone is backed by Li-Ion 3,300mAh capacity with the Non-removable battery. The phone is the feature of Fast battery charging with Qi wireless charging which is quite superb.
Sensors and Connectivity
The Sensors on the phone have included:
- Accelerometer Sensor,
- Barometer Sensor,
- Fingerprint Sensor,
- Gyro Sensor,
- Geomagnetic Sensor,
- Hall Sensor,
- Heart Rate Sensor,
- Proximity Sensor,
- RGB Light Sensor,
- Iris Sensor, and
- Pressure Sensor.
Some Connectivity options have included:
- Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz), VHT80 MU-MIMO, 1024QAM,
- Bluetooth® v 5.0 (LE up to 2Mbps),
- GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO,
- NFC, and
- USB Type-C.