The Samsung event in New York has just got over and in the event, Samsung has officially unveiled the latest Samsung Galaxy Note8.
The highlights of the Galaxy Note8 include a 6.3-inch Quad-HD+ bezel-less “Infinity Display” similar to the one featured in the Galaxy S8, 6GB of RAM and a 12MP dual-camera setup in the rear.
The battery unit in the Galaxy Note8 is of 3300mAh. The device also brings several improvements to the S-Pen stylus. The S-Pen in the Galaxy Note8 now features more sensitivity to pressure and the tip has been made finer as well for a smoother and more real-like use. The S-Pen can now be used to share animated GIF across all platforms that support GIF messages, translate highlighted sentences in any one of the 71 supported languages and even to convert units of currency to foreign currency.
The Samsung Galaxy Note8 will be available in 4 different color variants, namely: Maple Gold, Midnight Black, Deep Sea Blue and Orchid Grey. The devices will be available for sale globally starting September.
In the US, the pre-order for the Galaxy Note8 begins from 24th August and the device will start shipping from 15th September. No official word is so far available on the price tag of the Galaxy Note8.
Samsung Galaxy Note8 Specifications:
- 6.3-inch Quad-HD+ “Infinity Display” [Super AMOLED panel].
- Snapdragon 835 [Adreno 540 GPU] or Exynos 8895 processors [Mali-G71 MP20 GPU].
- 6GB of RAM.
- 64/128/256GB of inbuilt storage.
- MicroSD card slot support for storage expansion up to 256GB.
- Android 7.1.1 Nougat operating system.
- Dual-SIM support.
- 12MP+12MP rear facing dual-camera setup with f/1.7 aperture and OIS.
- 8MP front facing camera sensor with a wide-angle lens and f/1.7 aperture.
- IP68 rated for dust and water resistance for up to 1.5 meters for 30 minutes.
- Bluetooth 5.0.
- 3300mAh battery with wireless charging support and fast charging technology on both wireless and wired charging.
- USB Type-C port.
- Bixby Virtual Assistant support with dedicated Bixby button.
- Heart rate monitor.
- Fingerprint sensor.
- Iris Scanner.
In the US, Galaxy Note8 is priced at $930 and those who pre-order will get Gear 360 camera or 128GB microSD + wireless charger.