The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is one of the biggest phones from Samsung. A combination of a phone and tablet, this device has packed in a lot of great features. With a price tag of approximately $950, it is loaded with the best tech from Samsung. Depending on the retailer and carrier, the price may vary. Here are 5 things you need to know if you want to buy the new Samsung Galaxy Note 8.
One of the best reasons to buy the new Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is its display. The screen size is one of the largest in phablets with 6.3 inches. It has a nearly bezel-less, full frontal glass with an edge-to-edge screen, which is being called as Infinity Display by Samsung. The Super AMOLED high-definition touchscreen has a resolution of 1440×2960 pixels.
If you want to buy the new Samsung Galaxy Note 8, buy it for its great camera. It is one of the few mobile devices on the market that boasts of dual-lens (wide-angle and telephoto lens) 12MP camera. Each lens is equipped with optical image stabilization, so there are fewer changes of taking blurred photos. The rear camera has up to 10X digital zoom and 2X optical zoom. Live focus is another notable feature of the rear camera. The device has an 8MP front camera with wide selfie capability and selective focus.
The Note 8 is powered by 1.7GHz octa-core processor. Depending on the geographical location, the processor can be Snapdragon 8895 or Exynos 8895. It has 6GB RAM. The internal storage is 64GB, which is expandable to 256GB.
The battery capacity is 3300mAh. It gives a talk time of about 22 hours on a full charge. Internet use is up to 14 hours when on Wi-Fi. The device can run video playback of up to 16 hours. Fast charging can be done through wired or wireless charger. Wireless charging is compatible with PMA and WPC.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has authentication methods which include pattern, pin, password, iris scanner, face recognition, and fingerprint scanner. The device has a secure folder that can be accessed only through the iris scanner or fingerprint scanner. The device lets users do real-time protection and monitoring.
What’s in the box?
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 comes with the following inside the box: stylus, USB cable, earphone, ejection pin, USB power adapter, USB connector, Micro USB connector, pen nibs, tweezer, case, and a quick start guide.