The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has been established in India within months of its worldwide unveiling on precisely the exact same day Apple will take the covers off its iPhone 8 and iPhone X at an event in California. The new Galaxy Note 8 comes with all the Bixby virtual assistant in tow; Bixby will know Indian accents, dialects, and circumstance when it launches later this month for Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+, along with the Galaxy Note 8. Coming back to the Galaxy Note 8 though, it sports a massive 6.3-inch Infinity Display with 18.5:9 aspect ratio and S Pen support; incidentally, this is the largest screen ever on a Samsung Galaxy Note handset. Other highlights of the Galaxy Note 8 include its dual back camera installation, the first for almost any Samsung smartphone till date, apart from its IP68-certification, iris scanner, and facial recognition attribute.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 price in India, launching offers, availability
67,900, along with the smartphone was launched in its 64GB inbuilt storage variant. It will be available in its Maple Gold and Midnight Black color variants. The smartphone is currently available for pre-bookings in India, and will start shipping to customers from September 21 – which is when it also becomes available. Early buyers will also receive a free wireless charger bundled with the smartphone, in addition to a one-time screen replacement.
The smartphone will soon be available to by via pick Samsung retail stores, the Samsung online store, in addition to Amazon India. The phone will probably be bundled with a free clear instance, also AKG-tuned headphones. A special festive offer of Rs. 4,000 cashback for HDFC credit card users was also announced. Samsung also detailed a up to 448GB additional Reliance Jio data offer (over 8 weeks, with Jio Prime membership complimentary) for Galaxy Note 8 buyers. The company unveiled a Samsung Upgrade Program offer, where buyers could exchange their old Galaxy Note smartphones for additional discounts.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 specifications
The dual-SIM (Nano-SIM) Samsung Galaxy Note 8 runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat with all the business’s very own customisations on top. The smartphone comes with a 6.3-inch QHD+ (1440×2960 pixels) Super AMOLED Infinity Display with a pixel density of 521ppi plus a screen aspect ratio of 18.5:9. Notably, the default resolution of this smartphone is FHD+, and can be altered to QHD+ via settings. The Galaxy Note 8 is powered by a Samsung Exynos 8895 SoC (four cores clocked at 2.3GHz and four cores clocked at 1.7GHz) coupled with 6GB of LPDDR4 RAM.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 features a double rear camera set up, complete with Dual OIS (optical image stabilisation). The second detector is also a 12-megapixel offering, paired with a telephoto lens, a f/2.4 aperture, and optical image stabilisation. The dual camera setup enables the Galaxy Note 8 to provide depth-of-field effects like Bokeh (with real-time and after the fact alteration), 2x optical zoom, in addition to catch an image simultaneously with each camera. On the very front, Samsung has selected to utilize an 8-megapixel autofocus camera with an aperture of f/1.7.
The Galaxy Note 8 was launched in its 64GB built-in storage variant in India, expandable via microSD card(up to 256GB) in a hybrid dual-SIM configuration. 16), dual-band (2.4GHz and 5GHz) Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, MST, 3.5millimeter headphone jack, and USB Type-C. Sensors on board the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, barometer, digital compass, gyroscope, heartbeat sensor, iris sensor, proximity detector, and RGB light sensor.
The smartphone is powered by a 3300mAh battery, and the company was keen to flaunt the numerous safety checks it has undergone – following the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 remember controversy from last year. The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has wireless charging, supporting the WPC and PMAFast Charging criteria compatible with Quick Charge 2.0. It steps 162.5×74.8×8.6mm and weighs 195 g.
The S Pen stylus is also IP68-certified, exactly like the phone, with both capable of withstanding immersion in up to 1.5 metres of water for up to 30 minutes. Other features include a dedicated Bixby button, to get Samsung virtual assistant.