Samsung’s upcoming flagship smartphone, the Galaxy Note 8 is going to unveil on August 23 at an event in New York.
Now tipster Evan Blass has revealed full specifications of the upcoming Note device ahead of launch.
Evan Blass posted an image render of the Galaxy Note 8 on his Twitter handle along with link to a Venture Beat article, where he mentions detailed specifications of the smartphone. The report quotes a person who has been briefed on the final configuration of Galaxy Note 8.
As expected, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 looks very similar to the Galaxy S8 series in terms of design, except the sides in the Note 8 are more squared than rounded.
The Galaxy Note 8 will launch with a new S Pen. The Galaxy Note 8 will be IP68-certified meaning it will be dust and water proof device.
The Galaxy Note 8 will feature a 6.3-inch Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 1440 x 2960 pixels and an aspect ratio of 18.5:9. The smartphone will have no bezels on the sides like the Galaxy S8 smartphones, the company calls it the Infinity Display.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will be powered by the same Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor that we saw in the Galaxy S8 smartphones in the US.
Outside the US, the Galaxy Note 8 will ship with company’s own Exynos 8895 processor. The Galaxy Note 8 will come with 6GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. The smartphone will support expandable storage via microSD card slot.
The biggest feature of Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will be the new dual rear cameras at the back.
The Galaxy Note 8 is going to sport 12MP + 12MP rear sensors, with the primary wide-angle lens will have f/1.7 aperture and dual-pixel autofocus, and the second one being telephoto lens with f/2.4 aperture and 2X zoom. Both rear camera lens in the Galaxy Note 8 are expected to support optical image stabilization.
And, it will have an 8MP front camera with f/1.7 aperture and autofocus.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will be backed by a 3,300mAh battery, and support fast charging via a USB Type-C port. Obviously it will have wireless charging feature as well.
Dimensions of the upcoming smartphone are speculated to be 162.5mm x 74.6mm x 8.5 mm.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will be launched in four color variants which are – Midnight Black, Maple Gold, Orchid Grey and Deep Sea Blue.
The Galaxy Note 8 is most likely to be priced around €999 (around Rs. 75,749), making it the most expensive smartphone that Samsung has ever made.
Samsung will announce the Galaxy Note 8 at its ‘Unpacked 2017’ event on August 23 in New York. Samsung is looking to win back its Note series’ fans love with this new high end phablet.