The Galaxy Note 8 is Finally Official


As expected, the Galaxy Note 8 finally went official hours ago at an exclusive Samsung event in New York City. To no one’s surprise, the Note 8 looks exactly like it did in the leaked images and carries the exact same specifications from those leaks as well. Nevertheless, it is a wonderful smartphone and here’s a clean and confirmed final look at its specs on paper.


Dimensions: 162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm (6.40 x 2.94 x 0.34 in)


Weight: 195 g (6.88 oz)


Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel


Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


 – IP68 certified – dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes

– Stylus

– Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)


Display: 6.3 inches (83.2% screen-to-body ratio) Super AMOLED, 1440 x 2960 pixels (~521 ppi pixel density) QHD+


Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Protection


 – HDR10 compliant

– 3D Touch (home button only)

– Always-on display

– Grace UX UI


Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)


Chipset: Exynos 8895 Octa – EMEA/Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 – USA & China


CPU: Octa-core (4×2.3 GHz & 4×1.7 GHz) – EMEA/Octa-core (4×2.35 GHz Kryo & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo) – USA & China


GPU: Mali-G71 MP20 – EMEA/Adreno 540 – USA & China


microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) – single-SIM model


microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) – dual-SIM model


Internal storage: 64/128/256 GB, 6 GB RAM


Primary camera: Dual 12 MP, f/1.7 & f/2.4, OIS, phase detection autofocus, 2x optical zoom, dual-LED (dual tone) flash; 1/2.55″ sensor size, 1.4 µm pixel size @ 26 mm, 1/3.6″ sensor size, 1.0 µm pixel size @ 52 mm


Geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 9MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, Auto H


Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR, dual-video rec.


Secondary camera: 8 MP, f/1.7, autofocus, 1/3.6″ sensor size, 1.22 µm pixel size, 1440p@30fps, dual video call, Auto HDR


3.5mm jack 


 – 32-bit/384kHz audio

– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic


Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot


Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, EDR, LE


NFC: Yes


USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector


Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2


– Samsung Desktop Experience support

– Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 2.0)

– Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent)

– ANT+ support

– Bixby Voice natural language commands and dictation

– MP4/DivX/XviD/WMV/H.265 player

– MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+/FLAC player

– Photo/video editor

– Document editor


Non-removable Li-Ion 3300 mAh battery


Colors: Midnight Black, Maple Gold, Orchid Grey, Deep Sea Blue


Price: N/A (Expected to be more than 1,000 Euros)

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