Samsung newly launched its most awaited successor of Galaxy Note 5. After the Note 7 failure, Samsung made a skip and launched Samsung Galaxy Note 8 with some serious specs. The Note 8 has Midnight Black, Maple Gold, Orchid Grey, Deep Sea Blue color options with a price range of Rs. 67,900, exclusively available on Amazon.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Specifications

Display

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 front view
Source: samsung.com

The all new Samsung Galaxy Note 8 comes with a 6.3 inch Super AMOLED (1440 x 2960 pixels ) display with 521 ppi density. It features Corning gorilla glass 5 for protection and one of the largest ever screen on a Galaxy Note device and it still fits easily in our hand. With a near bezel-less, full frontal glass, edge to edge display screen which is well built and looks even greater than Galaxy S8. 

The innovation of the Galaxy Note 8’s design makes possible the 16.05cm (6.3″) Infinity Display. It’s the biggest ever for a Galaxy Note, giving you more screen for a bigger view and more space to use the S Pen. And it still fits comfortably in your hand because the symmetric curves and 18.5:9 aspect come together for a narrow body. The Default resolution is Full HD+ and can be changed to Quad HD+ (WQHD+) in Settings.

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The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is placed the fingerprint scanner on the back near the dual rear camera. You can also have other options like the pattern, code, face recognition features to lock your device which works really well even low light conditions.  The 18.5:9 aspect ratio was made for multitasking you can run two apps at a time by using multi-window mode.

Hardware

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is powered Exynos 8895 10nm octa-core processor 2.3GHz + 1.7GHz. Mali-G71 MP20 GPU coupled by 6GB of RAM. The phone packs 64/128/256GB of internal storage that can be expandable up to 256GB using microSD card. The Galaxy Note 8 runs on Android 7.1.1 and is packed by 3,300 mAh non-removable battery which will give Up to 22 hours talk-time on 3G, it is slightly lower than expected, but performance wise, it’s still much better because of its latest hardware specs.

Connectivity

It includes connectivity options like WiFi, GPS, Bluetooth, NFC, USB 3.1, OTG, Headphones, 3G, 4G with support for band 40 used by some LTE network in India. Sensors on the phone include, compass magnetometer, proximity sensor, accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, and barometer.

Camera

In terms of the camera, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 sports 12-megapixel dual rear camera sensor with LED flash. Take crisp and clear shots with the Galaxy Note8’s dual camera. It supports 2x optical zoom to let you zoom in clearly. And both cameras have optical image stabilization (OIS) to produce photos that come out beautifully steady even with camera shake. The wide-angle camera sports 8-megapixel front camera with F1.7 bright lens and smart autofocus function.

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The camera features include Geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video, and 9MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panorama for some detailed pictures and videos.

Verdict

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is the most impressive in this series yet. It comes with a 6.3-inch large display. With edge to edge bezel-less display, powerful processor, dual camera setup, excellent battery backup and overall good performance. The price Rs.67,900.00 of Galaxy Note 8 seems little overpriced, but from a brand like Samsung, it’s a great device for you to get an option other than iPhone X.

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amazon icon Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Midnight Black)  67,900

amazon icon Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Maple Gold)  67,900

amazon icon OnePlus 5T (Midnight Black 8GB RAM + 128GB memory)  37,990

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