New Samsung Galaxy Note 8 launched

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8


Note series of the Samsung is the second major series of Samsung after Galaxy S series. Last year there is a battery which is significant concerns for Samsung Galaxy Note 7; now and then there is news for blasting of Note 7 battery. After leaving that concern back, Samsung has worked on that issue and launching its new Galaxy Note 8. Let’s explore the specifications of Galaxy Note 8 2017.


There are rumors that Samsung has made several compromises to deliver the device on time. It is said that Samsung could not manufacture the device Galaxy S8 they wanted due to time issue. Samsung planned the device with the dual primary camera but it also does not happen, and Samsung forced to use single lens camera. So Galaxy Note 8 is expected with the dual rear camera. Other than that there is S Pen technology same as other Note devices. The device is IP68 certified which means it is dust and water proof over 1.5 meters and 30 minutes. The display design is expected to be curved from the vertical edges of the device from the front. This device might be available as Single as well as double SIM.


Infinity Display is a new term to which Samsung has hinted that Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ come with. While according to the reports by a Dutch website Samsung is looking to bring the same Infinity display to Galaxy Note 8. Upcoming phablet Note 8 is looking to come with the screen size of 6.3 Inch which is slightly bigger than the previous devices. As the previous Note devices, Note 8 also has Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen (16M colors). The resolution is higher than the previous Note which is 3840 x 2160 pixels (~ 773 PPI pixel densities) with multi-touch and also has the protection of Corning Gorilla Glass 5.


Operating system

The rumors are that Galaxy Note 8 might feature the latest Android 7.1.1 Nougat. It will be powered by Exynos 8895 chipset outside the US, and in the US it might feature Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 SoC.

The networks on which Galaxy Note 8 might work are 2G (GSM), 3G (HSPA), and 4G (LTE) with 4G voLTE support.


As far as memory is a concern this device expected to be available in two variants with 64 GB internal memory and 6 GB RAM or 128 GB internal memory and 8 GB RAM. The memory can be expanded up to 256 GB via microSD card (dedicated slot in single SIM & uses SIM 2 slot in Double SIM).



The dual primary camera setup of Galaxy Note 8 is expected 12-megapixel wide-angle CIS supporting dual photodiode, and a 13-megapixel telephoto CIS. It might additionally feature 3X optical zoom, come with dual 6P lenses, and support of dual OIS as well. It might be expected that it would be first Samsung’s dual camera device, but recent leaks suggest that it might be Galaxy C10.


The connectivity options that might be available in Galaxy Note 8 would be WLAN (Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot, dual-band), Bluetooth (5.0, A2DP, EDR, LE), GPS (with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO), NFC and USB    3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector.


Sensors that might feature in Galaxy Note 8 are likely to be Iris scanner, fingerprint (front-mounted), gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, accelerometer, heart rate, and SpO2.


Rumors are that Samsung with this new smartphone has gone big in battery which might be about 5000mAh. It would Non-removable Li-Ion battery with fast charging support.

Price and release date

Rumors are that Samsung Galaxy Note 8 phone release date might be in August 2017 and Samsung Galaxy Note 8 price expected to be around Rs 63990.