One of the most awaited handsets of 2017, Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is out of the box. We just hope that Galaxy Note 8 becomes a great success and makes everyone forget the Note 7 scandal.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is just fresh, new and its fans across the world. From the past few months, there have been many images and features which had leaked online. And now finally when the Note 8 is out we can now watch it for ourselves.
The flagship phablet Galaxy Note 8 is said to be one of the perfect smartphones of the industry. The phablet will definitely surprise many people with its top notch specs and world class performance.
Let’s now go through the specs of the fantastic phablet-
Display and Design:
The design of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is a mix of Samsung's mainline flagship and last year’s Galaxy Note 7. The latest phablet has also got some attractive additional features.
The front of the handset sports the Infinity Display and has sharp corners. The physical buttons have been removed and the side bezels of the device have been thinned with the sides being curved.
The back side of the phablet has the Touch ID scanner. And let us tell you that this is the first time ever where a Samsung smartphone has featured 2017's hottest trend — the dual camera.
Galaxy Note 8 comes with a huge AMOLED display of 6.3 inches with a resolution of 1440 x 2960 pixel. The phablet is dust and water proof, it is IP 68 certified which means the device can easily stay in the water for 30 minutes at a maximum depth of 1.5 meters. It is also scratch and shock resistant as it is secured by Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
RAM and Storage:
The fresh handset will run on a whopping 6GB RAM and is available in three storage variants that are 64/128/256GB. You can further increase the memory up to 256GB via SD card.
OS and Processor:
The Note 8 will operate on Android 7.1.1 Nougat with the Samsung Experience UX laid on top. The models which will be shipped to USA & China will be chipped by the powerful Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 and the rest will be processed by Exynos 8895 Octa.
This is the first time ever that the dual camera setup has been implemented in a Galaxy smartphone. It has got stunning four camera sensors, two for the rear camera while one in the front camera and the other is used for iris recognition.
There are two 12 MP sensors, one of which is equipped with a regular, f/1.7 lens, and another with a telephoto, f/2.4 lens allowing for 2x optical zoom. Both the sensors are equipped with optical stabilization, which is a first for smartphone dual cameras, though only the regular sensor is equipped with Samsung's ultra-fast Dual Pixel focusing.
Samsung's own variant of the portrait mode is called Live Focus, with its main feature which is the ability to choose how much blur to apply, both while you're taking the shot, and after it has already been taken. You can also use the camera in Dual Capture mode, which takes both a regular and a zoomed-in photo simultaneously.
The selfie camera nestles an 8MP shooter with autofocus feature which works fine in every situation.
The battery capacity is less as compared to Galaxy note 7. Galaxy Note 8 is powered by a 3,300 mAh non-removable battery. It also features Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 2.0).
Other Important Features:
The Note 8 includes a digital stylus named as S Pen which is highly pressure sensitive. The tip of the S Pen is 0.7 mm and has 4096 levels of pressure sensitivity.
You can use the S Pen is a number of ways like making a return are features like Screen-off Memo, which allows you to draw over the always-on display while your device is locked; the hover menu which allows you to magnify parts of the screen or translate the text.
Live Message is a new feature which has been added to the Note 8. It allows you to take a quick note, which is then sent as an animated GIF showing all your pen strokes. The feature also supports different stroke colors and backgrounds and can be accessed both via the Edge panel and through the Samsung Keyboard.
‘Bixby’ the virtual assistant is also present in the latest flagship device. It supports two languages only.
The Note 8 will be available in Midnight Black and Orchid Grey for the U.S., and Midnight Black, Maple Gold and Deep Sea Blue for the rest of the world.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will be rolled out on September 15, so you have to be patient for some more days. And the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 price in Dubai UAE will be starting from AED 3415.