Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Overview Updated February 18, 2020

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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
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 February 18

[Update: S9/S9+ too] The February 2020 security patch is now rolling out for the Galaxy S8, Note 8

Even with the rush and amount of invested resources going into the S20 series launch, Samsung has now promptly delivered the February 2020 security patch for the Galaxy S8 and Note 8 — to match the recent S10, Note 9/10 updates.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Stories January 16

The January 2020 security patch now rolling out for Galaxy Note 8, S9/S9+

The January 2020 security patch is now rolling out for Samsung’s former flagships the Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy S9, and S9+.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Stories November 25, 2019

[Update: Galaxy S8] November 2019 security patch already rolling for the Samsung Galaxy S10

The Samsung Galaxy S10 is already receiving the November 2019 security patch in some regions, making it one of the first devices to get the update.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Stories July 2, 2019

[Update: US Rollout begins w/ AT&T] Galaxy Note 8, S10, S10+ and S10e all receiving June 2019 patch

Samsung deserves some credit for upping their game in the update stakes, with the entire Galaxy S10 line — save the S10+ 5G — plus the Galaxy Note 8 now receiving the June 2019 security patch.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Stories March 12, 2019

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, 2019

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.

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