Galaxy Note-8 a flagship device by Samsung is a masterpiece powered by 1.7GHz octa-core Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 8895 processor. It has a 6GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage, expandable up to 256GB. In just a month, Note 8 sales has touched more than a million users in South Korea.
Almost 23,000 devices are sold each and every day in Samsung’s home market i.e Korea, making Note 8 one of the most popular devices locally.
Note 8 a bundle of hardware and software!
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 runs Android 7.1.1 and is powered by a 3300mAh non removable battery. Note 8 is a dual SIM smartphone that accepts Nano-SIM and a Nano-SIM. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, NFC, USB OTG, Headphones, 3G and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India). Sensors on the phone include Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor, Gyroscope and Barometer.
Is Note 8 a huge hit in its own home country?
In South Korea, the Note 8 hits the benchmark of a million selling, which is almost equal to $979. Apart from the regular Midnight Black, Orchid Gray and Deep Sea Blue colors, a 64GB Maple Gold color variant will be launched in South Korea shortly. With this move, Samsung surely hopes to stay ahead of the Apple 8/8Plus in the local market, which can potentially slow down Note 8 sales.
Samsung was founded back in 1969 as Samsung Electric Industries, Suwon, South Korea-headquartered, Samsung Electronics now makes everything from televisions to semiconductors. It released its first Android smartphone in 2009, and can be credited with the launch of the first Android tablet back in 2010. The company is among one of the biggest sellers in the smartphone market. Its smartphones are running on Tizen OS, as an alternative to its Android-based smartphones.
Is Samsung preparing for apple’s 8/8+, X’s launch in its home country, what do you think, do share your thoughts in the comments below.