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Full hardware specifications for Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8

Samsung has officially unveiled the Galaxy Note 8, the successor to last year’s recalled Note 7. Following in the footsteps of the Galaxy S8/S8+, the Note 8 features an all-glass backing and a Samsung’s “Infinity Display.” The handset also comes with a slightly smaller 3300mAh battery compared to last year’s model and dual cameras to capture photos with depth and wide-angle effects.

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Note 8 Specification
Android version Android 7.1.1 Nougat
Screen size 6.3-inch Super AMOLED
Resolution 2960×1440 pixels
PPI 521 ppi
Primary camera Dual 12 MP w/ OIS, Wide-angle F1.7, Telephoto F2.4, 2X optical zoom & 10X digital zoom
Front camera 8 MP, AF, F1.7
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 in the US, Exynos 8895 for international
Storage 64GB (U.S.) 128/256GB (international)
Expandable storage up to 256GB
RAM 6GB
Battery 3300mAh (nonremovable)
Ports USB Type-C, headphone jack
Weight 195 g
Dimensions 162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm
Other features IP68 water and dust resistant, IRIS scanner, rear-facing fingerprint sensor, Samsung KNOX
Color options Midnight Black, Orchid Grey (U.S.) Midnight Black, Orchid Grey, Maple Gold, Deep Sea Blue (international)
Carrier availability AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon | September 15, 2017
Base price off-contract ~$930
In-box accessories USB-C charging cable, Fast Charging wall adapter, wired AKG headphones

 

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Stories March 12

Samsung Galaxy Note 8, S8 and S8+ now receiving March 2019 security patch in some global regions

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and Galaxy S8+ are now seeing the March 2019 security patch rollout in a few international regions for users in Taiwan, Bulgaria, Romania, Switzerland, and the Nordic regions.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Stories February 28

How to remap the Bixby button on Samsung Galaxy S10, S9, S8, Note 9, Note 8

Samsung first introduced the now infamous Bixby button on its Galaxy S8 and in the time since, users have been actively looking for ways to use it for other purposes. Now, Samsung has finally made that functionality available on several devices. Here’s how to remap the Bixby button on the Galaxy S10, S9, S8, Note 9, and Note 8.

The Samsung Galaxy S10 has the ability to remap the Bixby hardware button on the side of the device. We reported last week that this feature would be heading to more Samsung devices in the coming weeks, and now the feature available for older Galaxy devices (via SamMobile).

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Stories February 15

[Update: Further markets] Galaxy Note 8 full Android Pie update now rolling out in Eastern Europe

We’ve seen the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 get four separate Android Pie beta programs prior to this point. Now, unlocked Note 8 users in Eastern Europe are seeing the full One UI OTA hit their devices.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Stories February 12

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 gets a fourth Android Pie beta update

The Samsung update roadmap, although not concrete, has the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 receiving the full Android Pie update sometime this month. That hasn’t stopped the Galaxy Note 8 from getting a fourth Android Pie beta update though.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Stories February 7

Third Android Pie beta now rolling out for Samsung Galaxy Note 8 w/ February 2019 security patch

A third Android Pie beta is now rolling out to the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 shortly after we saw the Samsung Galaxy S8 receive a third build of its own just last week.

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