Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Specs
The launch of Samsung new flagship Galaxy Note 8 is absolutely a great redemption for the disastrous launch of the previous generation of the Note series which had explosive sales. Sadly, the enthusiastic users were getting upset when Samsung Galaxy Note 7 started exploding. After many users reported about the explosions of the Note 7, the company decided to drop the Note 7 altogether. The company offers a recall for the Note 7 of the users to be exchanged with the other device. Well, that was in the past. Now, Samsung has just started a big smile after announcing the new Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on August 23rd, at Samsung Unpacked Event in New York. Considering that many users are not giving up on the Note series, the company gather the broken pieces of their enthusiasm to present a better sequel of the Note Series. After watching the official announcement of the Note 8, it is time for us to talk about its specs. Let’s see how it differs from the specs of the Note 7. Below, we have some highlighted points of the Note 8.
Processor and RAM
Specs can be a key point to put a serious attention when reviewing a smartphone, especially the newly announced ones. It is the reason why we bring this Samsung Galaxy Note 8 specs and Price for you in this review. We are so excited to know every single part of the Note 8 specs to figure out its performance. We’ll see whether the price is worth the specs of this Note 8. For a start, let’s take a look at the phone’s processor. Based on the official announcement, the newest flagship of Samsung phone premiers will come in two chipsets; those are The Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 for the US version and Exynos 8895 for the UK and other regions. Besides those chipsets, the Note 8 also comes with a whopping 6GB of RAM, and it is more than the 4GB of the S8 handsets. Well, the chipsets are promising enough as we all know that the Snapdragon 835 mobile platform has an advanced 10-nanometer design which is claimed that it can support remarkable mobile performance. This chipset is 35% smaller and uses 25% less power than the previous design; it sounds pretty good on saving the battery life. Meanwhile, The Exynos 9 is also intended to provide the best mobile experience. It is built on a cutting-edge 1-nm FinFET process, then features a 2nd generation custom CPU core and also an advanced GPU. This chipset is also providing exceptional performance with low power consumption which helps saving battery life.
Storage Capacity and Connectivity
For the storage of the Note 8, there’s nothing new in this field. The newly announced Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will be available in 64GB, 128GB, and also 256GB variants. About the availability of all those variants, we haven’t got any statement that telling us whether all those variants will be available in every region or not. Just like usual, Samsung is very generous in giving us a chance to expand the storage with a microSD slot on the top of the handset so that you can expand on the internal space. Therefore, you can choose the one that suits your preference for the storage capacity that you need. The Note 8 is also equipped with 4G LTE (Cat 16), WiFi, Bluetooth 5.0, Location (GPS, Galileo, GLONASS, BeiDou), NFC and also USB Type-C all on board. With all those stuff, the Note 8 is pretty good regarding connectivity.
Screen and Camera
The screen of the Note8 is tightly same with the display of the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus. We can experience almost the same taste but the S Pen which is the iconic part of the Note Series. Meanwhile, the Camera is the one that took attention of the audiences when it is announced. Most of them were excited about the fact that the Note 8 is the first Samsung’s flagship phone to boast dual cameras on its rear. The double snapper of the Note 8 consists of a 12MP telephoto lens and 12MP wide-angle lens. Both lenses can work together or independently of each other. This camera set up can offer a 2x optical zoom, as well as providing the background blur effect (bokeh) as the announcer performs it in front of the audience on the announcing event. For selfies and video chats using this Note 8, it has an 8MP snapper for giving the convenience in high-quality.
Galaxy Note8 Price
Well, we found that those mentioned points of Samsung Galaxy Note 8 are the most significant fields we need to know. For more details of each spec, we’d be back with the more accurate review of each of them. For the price of the newly announced the Note 8, it is not surprising like usual that Samsung Galaxy Note Series always in ‘high’ price. So, take a look at the price of the Note 8 if you plan to place a pre-order. As far as we know, the revenge of the Note 7 will be available at a higher price than the Galaxy S8 Plus: £869, US$930, AU$1,499 SIM free it’s £90/US$100/AU$300. Anyway, the price is not outrageous as long as it worth the quality.