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Samsung Officially announces the Samsung Galaxy Note 8

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Samsung has just officially announced the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 at a event in New York today.

With this years Galaxy Note 8 it has the biggest screen ever on a Note device, yet its narrow body makes it comfortable to hold in one hand.

The 6.3-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity Display lets you see more and scroll less.

The Galaxy Note 8 gives you more room to watch, read and draw making it the ultimate multitasking smartphone.

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6.3 inch 3840 x 2160 Super AMOLED curved Infinity Display with 18.5:9 ratio
521 ppi
S Pen support
162.5mm x 74.8mm x 8.5mm
Improved iris scanner
Screen embedded fingerprint scanner
Built-in ‘Bixby’ AI assistant
Samsung Exynos 8895 CPU (International Version)
6GB RAM
12MP dual rear-facing camera with OIS. Wide-angle f/1.7, telephoto f/2.4
8MP front-facing camera f/1.7
USB-C connectivity,
3.5mm headphone jack
Android 7.0 Nougat
IP68 certification
64GB build-in storage, microSD expansion
3,300mAh battery.
Fast charging & wireless charging
Android 7.1.1

  • Launched at 23 August event
  • Priced at £869
  • Available from 15th September in the UK

It will be available in Midnight Black, Orchid Grey and Maple Gold colour options, with a Deep Sea Blue edition following, although the colours will vary by region, with only black and gold launching in the UK.

The telephoto lens delivers autofocus and an aperture of f/2.4, while the wide-angle lens is a Dual Pixel lens with an aperture of f/1.7, like the Galaxy S8 and S8+ offer in their single-lens arrangement on the rear. The two rear sensors on the Note 8 will work together in order to deliver a better quality of images, according to Samsung, and there’s also a feature called Dual Capture that will allow you to take two shots at the same time, one zoomed and one wide angle.
On the front, the Galaxy Note 8 has an 8-megapixel sensor with an f/1.7 aperture and autofocus, like the S8 and S8+. The Note 8 also offers facial recognition from its front camera, as well as iris scanning technology.

With the US market will only get the Midnight Black and Orchid Grey colours for carrier and unlocked versions, and Samsung has not confirmed which markets will get the Maple Gold and Deep Sea Blue colour options.

 

Chris Hare
A True Tech Geek at Heart, I Started my life of being a Tech Geek at the age of 5 with the BBC Micro. Went on through most of Nintendo stuff and now a Xbox and PlayStation fan. I also leaked the information about the leaked Hotmail passwords story from October 2009 that went World Wide. I Started writing tech articles at the beginning of 2011, most of my articles are about Android phones and Xbox One and PlayStation 4 and other gaming news. When Chris has free time its with the family.

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