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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