One of the biggest launch events of the year just took place. The new phone is somewhat identical to Galaxy S8 smartphone in terms of design, except that the Galaxy Note 8 is more rectangular in shape. The phone comes out into the markets with some really impressive specifications.
Alongside the Galaxy Note 8 Samsung has also showed off some excellent new case options for the phone, which includes both first-party cases designed by Samsung, and third-party cases designed by a bunch of Samsung's different accessory partners which include Incipio, Otterbox, Kate Spade, Speck, and plenty more. He addressed the Note 7 and last years' disaster.
The phone/tablet sounds absolutely unbelievable, and it shows how much faith Samsung has in the device after the $5.3 billion recall of the previous model.
64GB of storage and a fast Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor with 6 GB or RAM.More news: Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Features That Make It Superior to Note 7
The Note 8 is compatible with Gear VR, the mobile-based headset made by Samsung itself in partnership with Oculus. The device will arrive in Midnight Black, Deep Sea Blue and Orchid Gray colour variants. The phone also has a wireless charging support, and yes, there's a 3.5mm headphone jack on board.
The Note 8 sports a 6.3-inch QHD+ display with a resolution of 2960 × 1440 pixels. Samsung has also added a few more features, such as quick translation, the expanded ability to take notes while the screen is off, and a "live message" function. The dual-camera-wielding smartphone is available to pre-order in the United Kingdom from today, either on contract or SIM-free for the cringe-inducing price of £869. Coming with dual 12MP sensors on the rear with one of them being the telephoto lens where you can zoom in 2x optical zoom and up to 10x digital zoom. Both come with optical image stabilization. All the three devices feature Super AMOLED panel which is the best display panel ever seen on any smartphone.
Google's Pixel 2 provides its own pure Android entry, a large screen and all other features that will put it against the Samsung Note 8. The front camera is 8 megapixels. Interestingly, the blur can be adjusted even after the photo is clicked. That's a premium price to pay for the dual cameras and S Pen stylus. The reduction in battery capacity is due to S-Pen placement.