South Korean giant Samsung is on the verge of announcing their next flagship; the Galaxy Note 8 on August 23. So, what can we expect this time from Samsung in regards to the device looks, the hardware configuration, any changes in the camera setup? A majority of tech enthusiasts and hardcore Galaxy Note fans are eagerly waiting to know about, how this device would differentiate itself from its predecessors and what cutting edge new features that would be included in the Samsung galaxy note 8 phone 8. So, we have compiled all the rumors, leaks that surfaced on the internet along with the Samsung galaxy note 8 release date in India along with Samsung galaxy note 8 price. Let’s get started
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Specs:
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Design/Display: One thing that remains constant during this journey leaks and rumors i:e its design and display. The Note 8 will follow the same design philosophy of the S8 series handsets. Many leaked images of the device in the past suggests that it will adhere the same design aesthetics of Galaxy S8 devices by having a striking resemblance to them. Previously it was rumored that back of the device contains a verticle dual camera setup and now it is most probably confirm that the device will sport a horizontal camera alignment.
Nonetheless, the company will opt the top of the line 2K 6.3 inches Super AMOLED Display with 18.5:9 aspect ratio and mind-boggling 522 ppi of pixel density with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. The device will come with a stylus (S Pen) with much more refined pressure sensitivity. The handset may adhere IP68 certification which allows this device to withstand dust/water proof over 1.5 meters and 30 minutes.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Processor and RAM: Samsung is likely to opt to two chipset variants for Note 8 handset which a is the dependent market strategy. Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 is for USA & China market and Exynos 8895 Octa core chipset for rest of the world. Samsung chose Exynos chipset to reduce the overall price of the device for price sensitive market like Asia. Moreover, these chipsets will be coupled with 6GB/8GB LPDDR4 RAM variants and best in class GPU. However, there is no confirmation regarding the GPU specs, But it is probable that Snapdragon 835 will be coupled with Adreno 540 and Exynos 8895 combined with top of the line MALI GPU. Needless to mention that the Galaxy Note 8 will runs on Android latest OS Android 7.1.1.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Storage: We have to explain this section independently because there are many ups and downs regarding the leaks of ROM. Initially, it was rumored that the handset would come in two ROM variants i:e 64GB/128GB. But according to the latest leaks, it has been confirmed that along with these two ROM options, Samsung will roll out the “Emperor Edition” of the handset which will sports a 256GB of internal storage.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Camera: As we already mention that the alignment of camera setup will be horizontal now. The company will be opting a Dual 12MP rear camera setup, with f/1.7 & f/2.4 aperture respectively, independent OIS, phase detection autofocus, 3x optical zoom, and dual-LED (dual tone) flash. The front camera will sports 8MP optics with F/1.7 aperture, both the camera sensor would contain company proprietary ISOCELL technology.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Battery: The Note 7 was suffering severe battery malfunction which results in an excessive heating of the device and even explodes after some time. The handset was a set back for the company, and it generated a huge loss in term of money and brand identity. But the company bounced back with impeccable Galaxy S8 and relaunch the “Fan edition” of Note 7 with lower battery capacity 3200mAh. Now it has been likely that Samsung may opt the same range of battery for Note 8 handset.
Furthermore, on the sensors, the part device may sport Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2. The connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 5.0, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, and USB 3.1.The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 phone may come in four color variants i:e Midnight Black, Maple Gold, Orchid Grey, Deep Sea Blue and may launched with hefty price tag of INR 1000 (INR 75,750). As for the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 release date in India goes, the company will be launching the device somewhere around in October with a price tag of Rs. 59,000.