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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 – Specifications and Features

by Samuel OnyikeAugust 23, 2017
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 – Specifications and Features in Nigeria
OPERATING SYSTEM

Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)

STATUS
Announced, Coming soon to market. Exp. release 2017, September 

BODY
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)
Build Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
SIM 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
Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.3 inches (~83.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1440 x 2960 pixels (~521 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5
HDR10 compliant
3D Touch (home button only)
Always-on display
Grace UX UI

PROCESSOR
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

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 64/128/256 GB, 6 GB RAM

CAMERA
Primary Dual 12 MP, f/1.7 & f/2.4, OIS, phase detection autofocus, 2x optical zoom, dual-LED (dual tone) flash
Features 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 [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], HDR, dual-video rec.
Secondary 8 MP, f/1.7, autofocus, 1/3.6″ sensor size, 1.22 µm pixel size, [email protected], dual video call, Auto HDR

SOUND
Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
32-bit/384kHz audio
Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

COMMUNICATION
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFC Yes
Radio No
USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector

NETWORK
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G bands LTE
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (4CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps
GPRS Yes
EDGE Yes

FEATURES
Sensors Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-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 (Quick Charge 2.0)
Qi/PMA 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 3300 mAh battery
Talk time Up to 22 h (3G)
Music play Up to 74 h

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About The Author
Samuel Onyike
Epigrammatic tech-savvy writer. He loves to write on the ever changing technology topics and sees the human mind as the first virtual reality. Samuel doesn't need a manual to use a device even for the first time. He'll beat you in football games.

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