We had waited years for this moment, really. Since the Galaxy Note 4 there has been no Note to be launched worldwide and this afternoon, Samsung, has just officially introduced the new Samsung Galaxy Note 8.
The new Galaxy Note 8 comes to revolutionize the Note landscape with a mobile that innovates in many aspects such as the camera (the first Samsung to mount a double camera), much power and an S-Pen after so many years without it. It should be remembered that there was no Note 5 in Spain, that Note 6 did not come out and that Note 7 had to be withdrawn from the market.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8: With Infinity Display
Like the current flagship of this 2017, the Galaxy Note 8 will continue with the legacy of infinite panels mounting a screen ” Infinity Display ” Samsung with just edges on the bottom and top and a side Edge of the most beautiful visually.
Of course, although its screen will be 6.3 inches its size will not exceed that of a 5.5 inch mobile and that is something to keep in mind for a mobile that allows us to work very well but in a small space . Its dimensions are as follows: 162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm . Its weight is 195 grams.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Specifications
- 6.3-inch Infinity Display with QHD + resolution and a pixel density of 522 per inch. The resolution will be 2960 x 1440. The screen also plays video in HDR.
- Processor Samsung Exynos 8895 or Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, depending on the territory where you buy.
- 6 GB of RAM.
- Android 7.1.1 Nougat with the customization of Samsung Experience and upgradeable to Android Oreo.
- Storage of 64, for now with no more variants with the possibility of expanding with microSD up to 2 TB.
- Double rear camera of 12 MP + 12 MP (telephoto) with f/1.7 and f/2.4 and technology Dual Pixel. It has optical stabilizer and records in 4K.
- 8MP front camera with autofocus and f/1.7. Like the Galaxy S8, it has optical stabilizer.
- 3300 mAh battery with fast charge.
As we can see it will mount a well-known hardware already in the Galaxy S8 and also all the usual connections, Bluetooth 5, NFC, GPS, WiFi AC double-band iris scanner, fingerprint reader on the back, pulse sensor on The rear, 3.5 mm audio jack, USB Type-C connector and speaker on the bottom. All combined with an S-Pen inherited from the dead Note 7 that will allow us to interact with the screen.
It is possible that we missed some things between the connections but the truth is that comes Full-equip, certainly one of those mobiles that has everything but FM radio. The phone will also have IP68 protection.
As for the S-Pen this one has exclusive functions, it offers 4096 pressure levels and tip of 0.7 mm as the Galaxy Tab S3. It can even work on the black background of the Always On Display screen. We will also have some exclusive feature like the Edge Apps. And yes, it will be compatible with Samsung DeX.
What will your performance be like?
With this hardware we can expect nothing else, a perfect performance in both the European and American version. With so much capacity, so much RAM and these powerful processors there will be no problem to move your powerful Super AMOLED screen in QHD resolution although it will be configured in FullHD by default. And yes, your screen will have an area with Force Touch just like the Galaxy S8 to use the terminal.
Its screen will also be protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 as well as the Galaxy S8 and will integrate the Always On Display technology that can be easily deactivated. What worries most users is its 3300 mAh battery that will reach the end of the day without problems and will offer about 5 and a half hours of screen.
Very good security
In addition to that, with the S-Pen, we will have a lot of extra functions on the screen some very useful to make captures or annotations. Of course, Bixby Voice will also be very present but still without trace of Spanish despite being available in 200 countries.
We have an iris reader, fingerprint reader, facial recognition and everything we need but what you are waiting for is that we talk about your double camera, surely. And yes, just like the Galaxy S8, it will be encrypted by default.
The camera of Note 8, its greatest mystery
It has not been until today when it has confirmed its double camera, with two lenses, one normal and another for telephoto lenses of 12 + 12 MP. This double camera will allow us to make images with better contrast, sharper and better dynamic range but besides that we will enjoy some interesting news thanks to the double lens.
- Live focus: Very well-done portrait mode, with a powerful bokeh effect and great depth control.
- Zoom 2x without loss of quality and up to 10x hybrid with great quality.
In addition to this will feature all the features that already have the Galaxy S8, here you can see how the camera of the Galaxy S8.
Throughout these days will reveal more details and features that we will discuss, and we will analyze the camera of Note 8 thoroughly.
Price and release date of Galaxy Note 8
Galaxy Note 8 is not going to be anything economic, of course. The price is 1010.33 euros and can be booked from now. The mobile will launch on September 14 for sale but surely the reservations can be made much earlier.
The phone will be available in its launch in 4 different colors: black, gold, gray and blue. Do you want yours? Have you had any doubts about the terminal?