Samsung launches Galaxy Note 8 with an Infinity Display, enhanced S Pen and Dual Camera with Optical Image Stabilization

At an event in NewYork, Samsung has unveiled its much awaited Galaxy Note 8 phablet. The prominent features of this phone are its 6.3-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED Display with resolution of 2960×1440 (521ppi), 12MP Dual CameraS with Dual OIS (Optical Image Stabilization), enhanced S Pen, Water and Dust Resistance features amongst others.

Galaxy Note 8 sports a 6.3-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity Display and with the new App Pair feature, you will be able to create a custom pair of apps on the Edge Panel and simultaneously launch two apps with ease. This phone is powered by Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processir with Adreno 540 GPU or Octa-Core Samsung Exynos 9 Series 8895 processor with Mali-G71 MP20 GPU depending upon the markets, paired with 6GB RAM (LPDDR4) and options of 64GB/128GB/256GB of internal storage which can be further extended upto additional 256GB via microSD card. It comes with Hybrid SIM slots.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Display, Processor, Operating System, Memory

On the specifications front, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 features 6.3-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity curved edge display with 522ppi, 18.5:9 aspect ratio, resolution of 2960 x 1440 and the display protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. The smartphone is powered by Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor which is paired with Adreno 540 GPU or Octa-Core Samsung EXYNOS 9 series 8895 processor which is paired with Mali-G71 MP20 GPU. The smartphone runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat operating system and has Samsung TouchWiz UI on top of it. The smartphone has 6GB LPDDR4 RAM and 64GB/128GB/256GB internal storage which can be expanded further up to 256GB via microSD card.


On the photography side, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 features dual rear camera, 12MP primary rear camera with LED Flash, f/1.7 aperture, wide-angle lens, OIS while secondary 12MP camera comes with telephoto lens, f2.4 aperture, OIS OIS, telephoto lens offering 2x optical zoom, up to 10x digital zoom, and 8MP auto focus front-facing camera with f/1.7 aperture, wide-angle lens for selfie & video-calling. The camera comes with portrait mode and Super Night Shot mode, it lets you capture brighter low-light photos with more details.

SIM Support, Connectivity Features

The smartphone has Hybrid Dual SIM card support and comes with connectivity features like 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4/5GHz), VHT80 MU-MIMO, Bluetooth v 5.0 (LE up to 2Mbps), GPS with GLONASS, USB Type-C 3.1, NFC, MST.

Dimensions and Weight

The smartphone measures 162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6mm and weighs 195g.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Features

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 comes with an Infinity display and has an aspect ratio of 18.5:9. The display also features HDR support that allows you to stream content from Amazon Prime Video or Netflix.

The smartphone comes with features like Samsung Pay for contactless payment, fingerprint sensor & Iris scanner for biometric authentication, and heart rate sensor.

The smartphone comes with Bixby assistant and has a dedicated Bixby hardware button. If you can recall, the Bixby Assistant was first introduced with Samsung Galaxy S8.

The smartphone comes with IP68 certification for water and dust resistance that means you can submerge the smartphone under 1.5-meter water for 30 minutes.

The smartphone comes with improved S Pen Stylus with finer tip and improved pressure sensitivity that can sense 4,096 level of pressure with a latency of fewer than 50 milliseconds. It lets you share animated GIFs to several popular messaging & social apps. Apart from this, the S Pen Stylus comes with improved S Pen Translate feature that lets you hover text & it quickly translate entire sentences in up to 71 languages, and convert units & foreign currencies in no time. What’s more beautiful, the S Pen Stylus works on the screen when submerged under water. The smartphone comes with “Always On” display feature and it lets you share S Pen to jot down quick notes without turning the screen on.


The smartphone packs 3300mAh non-removable battery with support for fast charging both on wired and wireless (WPC and PMA).

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