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Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Samsung Galaxy Note 8
$908.00
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Brand: Samsung
Category: Smartphones
  • RAM / ROM: 6 GB
  • CPU: Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz & 4x1.7 GHz)
  • Camera Back / Front: Dual 12 MP / 8 MP
  • Battery: 3300 mAh
  • Display: 6.3 inches / 1440 x 2960 pixels
  • OS: Android 7.1.1

Our Rating

The overall rating of this product is based on the review by our experts.

9.1
  • Design 10 / 10
  • Display 10 / 10
  • Performance 9 / 10
  • Camera 10 / 10
  • Battery 8 / 10
  • Features 9 / 10
  • Price 8 / 10

After a fiasco with the previous model in this series, Samsung has surely learned from its mistakes. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is a refreshment we get to see this year. It didn’t take long for it to arrive in our hands. It was announced in August of 2017, and we’re so glad we can see a try and a success in the rescue of what we loved. Let us go through features of Samsung Galaxy Note 8 on a first glance. A tall unibody that gives it a fluent look, and with more than 83% screen-to-body ratio. It certainly feels like everything you’re watching is a part of the world around you.

It has a now all-familiar and loved InfinityEdge type of a screen. Left and right edges gently slope off to the side and give a feeling a never-ending surface. It’s reminiscent of Samsungs previous model, Samsung Galaxy S8, and Samsung Galaxy S8+. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has the biggest screen available on today’s market. Astonishing 6,3-inch and a 1440 x 2960 pixels resolution are to die for. With approximately 521 ppi density on the screen, you can be sure you’ll be watching razor-sharp details on it. If you’re an avid cinema fan, then this is certainly the smartphone for you to seek.

If you’re afraid of damaging this big beast on one of your trials, don’t fret. It has an IP68 certified system – dust and waterproof on over 1.5 meters and 30 minutes. Other than that, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 native glass protection keeps you from ever regretting letting your child touch it while you’re away. It is also HDR10 compliant – and that means the colors have never been brighter and more vivid. It’s a fact that the screen is Super AMOLED panel based, so you can see that you’re in for an adventure. Now let’s take a look at the more technical Samsung Galaxy Note 8 specifications.

It boasts a top-end Octa-core Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 in places like USA & China, and if you’re a tech fan, that should say enough – you’ll be able to do anything your heart desires –  forget waiting for loading times on your favorite game, erase the last annoying time you had to load a big website, the solution is here! Not only that, the Adreno 540 GPU is thrown in there as a plus like CPU wasn’t enough, and when you hear that it has 6GB of RAM, you’ll be ecstatic to find that it is combined with 32GB/64GB/128GB of internal memory, and the choice is yours! If that isn’t enough to fit your lifestyle, you can always expand it with up to 256GB microSD card.

A slight problem could be Samsung Galaxy Note 8 price of 908$. It can be justified with features you can see below, though. Some of the improvements include iris scanner of your eye, a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor for easy unlocking, and more. That’s all accompanied by a barometer and a heart rate sensor, which could be a small price to pay if it saves your life! We’re all slightly worried that a  battery of 3600 mAh cannot support this beast’s rage for a long period of time. Although Samsung Galaxy Note 8 possesses a fast charge utility, it is not at the top of its game. In the end, you might be rushing to find a power outlet in some situations.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 - Specs

Launch

Announced Date 2017, August
Release Date Available. Released 2017, September
Launched

Body

Dimensions 162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm (6.40 x 2.94 x 0.34 in)
Weight 195 g (6.88 oz)
Colors Midnight Black, Maple Gold, Orchid Grey, Deep Sea Blue, Star Pink (Taiwan only)

Display

Display Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.3 inches, (~83.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1440 x 2960 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~521 ppi density)
Display Features Multi Touch, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, HDR10 compliant, 3D Touch (home button only), Always-on display

Camera

Primary Dual 12 MP (26mm, f/1.7, PDAF & 52mm, f/2.4, AF), OIS, autofocus, 2x optical zoom, LED flash
Secondary 8 MP (f/1.7, 25mm, 1/3.6", 1.22 µm), autofocus, 1440p@30fps, dual video call, Auto HDR
Flash
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR, dual-video rec
Camera Features 1/2.55" sensor size, 1.4 µm pixel size @ 26 mm 1/3.6" sensor size, 1.0 µm pixel size @ 52 mm Geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 9MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panorama

Performance

Chipset Exynos 8895 Octa - EMEA / Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 - USA & China
CPU Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz & 4x1.7 GHz) - EMEA / Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo) - USA & China
GPU Mali-G71 MP20 - EMEA / Adreno 540 - USA & China
RAM 6 GB

Memory

Card Type microSD
Internal 64/128/256 GB
External Up to 256 GB (SIM 2 slot)

Platform

OS Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)

Battery

Technology Used Li-Ion
Capacity 3300 mAh
Removable
Fast Charging

Sound

Alert Type Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
3.5mm Jack
Loud Speaker
Features Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Communication

WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFC
Radio
USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector

Network

Technology Used GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G
3G
4G
EDGE
GPRS
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

Other Features

Sensors Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browsers HTML5

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Overall User's Rating

The rating is based on 1 reviews by users.

8.9
  • Design 9 / 10
  • Display 10 / 10
  • Performance 9 / 10
  • Camera 9 / 10
  • Battery 8 / 10
  • Features 9 / 10
  • Price 8 / 10
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  1. Tristan

    8.9

    I was afraid this is gonna be a disaster

    I was really worried about this one, even though I liked my Note 7, it got confiscated at the airport while I was traveling, and caused me a lot of problems. I took a risk buying Note 8 because my girlfriend convinced me, and I'm now glad I did, what can I say, it's huge, has a great camera and the best processor you can get for your money. Happy customer over here!

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