4.6
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Samsung Galaxy Note8

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Status: AvailableRelease Date: Sep 22, 2017Website: www.samsung.com

Editors Review

4.5
Design
5.0
Display
4.5
Camera
5.0
Performance
4.0
Software
4.5
Battery

Samsung Galaxy Note8 Summary

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is one of Samsung’s 2017 Best Flagship smartphone. The device has aluminum and glass unibody build, and support for IP68 dust/water-resistance. The model has a similar design to Samsung Galaxy S8 including the note line’s signature S-Pen Stylus.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 smartphone has LTE Advanced antennas, with Dual SIM capability support for Nano-SIMs. The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 display features 6.3 inches Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen (1440 x 2960 pixels resolution). The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 specifications come pre-installed with Android 7.1.1 Nougat (now upgradable to Android 9.0 Pie). As for the processor, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Octa-Core chipset combined with Adreno 506 GPU or Exynos 8895 CPU with Mali-G71 MP20 GPU (depending on the region availability). The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 RAM is 6GB, while the available storage space memory comes in 64GB, 128GB and 256GB capacity with the ability to expand storage through SD card.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Camera features dual 12-megapixel, the first being a main f/1.7 resolution sensor while the second f/2.4 lens adds support for 2X optical zoom and Portrait Mode, with 1080p/4K recording capability at both 30 FPS and 60 FPS. Both sensors have OIS and six lens protection. It also has HDR and panoramic mode for the rear camera. The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Camera also has Burst mode, 720p@240fps slow-motion recording. As for the front camera, Samsung Galaxy Note 8 features an 8MP f/1.7 front snapper. For night shots it has dual-tone flash on the rear.

In the area of connectivity, Samsung Galaxy Note 8 features Bluetooth (5.0), WiFi (Dual-band and 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac), NFC with 3.5 mm audio jack support. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 sensors include Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2, and the device has dimensions of 162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm and gets a Non-removable Li-Ion 3300 mAh battery with 15W fast-charging support. The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 colors are available in Midnight Black, Maple Gold, Orchid Gray, Deep Sea Blue, and Star Pink.

Good
  • Beautiful Design
  • Great camera performance
  • S-Pen
Bad
  • Expensive Android Phone
  • Just a work day's battery life
  • Fingerprint can be frustrating
General
Color: Black Blue Gold Gray
SIM Type: Dual-SIM
SIM Size: Nano-SIM
Dimension: 162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm
Weight: 195 g
Display
Display Type: Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Display Size: 6.3 inches
Resolution: 2960 x 1440 (Quad HD+)
Camera
Rear Camera: 12MP + 12 MP
Front Camera: 8 MP
Flash: LED Flash
Video Resolution: UHD 4K (3840 x 2160)@30fps4
OS & Processor
OS: Android 7.1.1
Processor Type: Exynos 8895 processor
Processor Speed: 2.3 GHz 1.7GHz
Processor Core: Octa-Core
Memory & Storage
RAM: 6 GB
Internal: 64 GB
Expandable: 256 GB
Connectivity
Wi-Fi: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2.4G+5GHz
Bluetooth Version: v5.0
USB: USB 3.1
Audio Jack: 3.5mm
Sensors: Accelerometer Barometer Fingerprint Sensor Gyro Sensor Geomagnetic Sensor Hall Sensor HR Sensor Iris Sensor RGB Light Sensor Pressure Sensor Proximity Sensor
Network Type: 4G 3G 2G
Supported Networks: 4G LTE FDD 3G WCDMA
Battery
Capacity: 3300 mAh
Talk Time: Up to 22 h
Battery Type: Non-removable Li-Ion