Speaking of costs: T-Mobile will be selling the Note 8 with 64 GB of storage for $930.
So far Sprint hasn't released any information about the Galaxy Note 8, but they do have a landing page available right here. The leaked renders, the rumored features, the specs... everything we saw from reliable sources ended up being accurate.
Samsung says the answer is quite simple, it remains just as committed to its premium phone as its customers.
"The telephoto lens at the back is a 12 MP unit with 12MP AF with a Pixel size of 1.0µm, a Sensor size of 1/3.6", Sensor ratio of 4:3, an FOV of 45° and F2.4 aperture.
First looks for the Note 8 look very promising. The 6.3-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity Display lets you see more and scroll less. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will also ship with AKG headphones. Additionally, you can save $50 on the Samsung Power Bundle which includes the Wireless Charging Stand, Portable Power Pack and vehicle charger for just $99.99 (was $149.99).
If you purchase the device between August 24 and September 24, you can opt to receive a free Gear 360 camera (value: $229) or a Galaxy Foundation kit, which consists of a 128GB EVO+ memory card and a Fast Wireless Charger (value: $190).More news: Daniel Cormier Discusses Successful Weight Cut Ahead of UFC 214
Now, here at WIRED, we are nearly as tired of Note 7 battery stories as you must be.
The Galaxy Note 8's S Pen comes with a finer tip and offers improved pressure sensitivity as well. With the trade-in you could score a Note 8 for as low as $505, which would actually make it a really sweet deal compared to iPhone.
"We have been closely working with Samsung to make meaningful advancements in the science of smartphone quality and safety evaluation".
The Samsung DeX Station is one of the coolest smartphone accessories we've ever seen. And while they've yet to announce anything like that for the Note 8, we do have full pre-order pricing and information. Our experience with Alcantara in cars tells other tales, but technology is moving along fast, so if you like the looks and the grip, shell out fifty bucks, and the luxurious wrapper is yours.
This is Samsung's first smartphone to feature dual camera set-up at the rear with portrait mode and dual optical image stabilisation (OIS).
Note 8 features a 6.3-inch QHD (2960x1440) infinity display which is almost bezel-less, full-frontal glass, and edge-to-edge screen. It is generally believed that this Apple handset will retail at a price tag in excess of $1,000 in the United States, meaning that Samsung could gain something of an advantage by setting the Galaxy Note 8 at an RRP of $900.
When set to Dual Capture mode, users can also use both rear cameras to take pictures at the same time: a close-up shot and a wide-angle photo that shows the whole background. In other words, you have one standard pic and one that's zoomed in, which can definitely come in handy.