Samsung is bringing a new flagship, the much-awaited Galaxy Note 8! A release date has also been revealed, along with new leaks.

Samsung announced Note 7 in August, almost 2 years ago,  however, due to the fiasco, the company has had a lot to bear. To some extent, that incident also affects its customers’ trust. For that reason, Samsung is striving hard to make its customer happier and gain their trust back.

The company has hinted the Galaxy Note 8 through a teaser, which makes us feel like most of the rumours about the phone can possibly be true after all.

Take a look at the teaser below;

Rumored Specs and Features

LAUNCH Announced Not announced yet
Status Rumored
BODY Dimensions
Build Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or 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 Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.7 inches
Resolution 3840 x 2160 pixels (~773 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5
– Always-on display
– Grace UI
PLATFORM OS Android 7.1 (Nougat)
MEMORY Card slot microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) – single-SIM model
microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) – dual-SIM model
Internal 64 GB, 6 GB RAM or 128 GB, 8 GB RAM
CAMERA Primary Dual 13 MP, OIS, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash
Features 1/2.3″ sensor size, 1.55µm pixel size, geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 9MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Secondary 8 MP, f/1.6, dual video call, Auto HDR
SOUND Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
– 24-bit/192kHz audio
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
COMMS WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
Radio No
USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
FEATURES Sensors Iris scanner, fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browser HTML5
Java No
– Samsung Desktop Experience support
– Fast battery charging
– Qi wireless charging (market dependent)
– ANT+ support
– S-Voice natural language commands and dictation
– MP4/DivX/XviD/WMV/H.265 player
– MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+/FLAC player
– Photo/video editor
– Document editor
BATTERY Non-removable Li-Ion battery
MISC Colors Gold, Silver, Black, Blue


Galaxy Note 8 Expected Features:

  • S Pen support
  • Improved iris scanner
  • Screen embedded fingerprint scanner
  • Built-in ‘Bixby’ AI assistant
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chip, 6 GB RAM
  • Vertical dual lens rear-facing camera
  • USB-C connectivity, 3.5 mm headphone jack
  • Android 7.0 Nougat
  • IP68 certification
  • 64 GB built-in storage, microSD expansion
  • Fast charging and wireless charging support

Rumored Price

Given that its launch is almost a year away, there’s no word as to how much the Galaxy Note 8 will cost. However, with prices Galaxy S8 starting at £680, expect it to fetch more than £700, so around PKR 80,000.

Rumored Launch Date

According to Korean media, Samsung will launch Note 8 on August 26.

What are your thoughts about the Note 8?

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