Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Launching On September 12 In India – ‘Note’ The Date
The Note 8 is coming to India, and Samsung can’t keep calm this time!
The Note 8 is coming to India, and Samsung can’t keep calm this time. The South Korean giant is all ready to bring their latest flagship Galaxy Note 8 to the country. Samsung has already started to send out media invites for the launch event on September 12 in India.
‘Do Bigger Things’, reads the invite. And Samsung is hoping to do it bigger this time around.
How To Watch The Event Live?
As with all major launches nowadays, the launch event will be streamed live. You can watch it here.
What makes the India launch of the Galaxy Note 8 more interesting is that it’s scheduled on the same day when Apple will unveil their tenth anniversary iPhone (iPhone 8 or iPhone X). While the latest iPhone will launch globally, the Galaxy Note 8 will launch in India.
What’s New In The Galaxy Note 8?
Samsung’s latest flagship Galaxy Note 8 hosts a number of new upgrades. Note 8 is first smartphone from Samsung to feature a dual camera set-up at the back. It features a special Portrait Mode and Dual Optical Image Stabilization (D-OIS). The display on the Galaxy Note 8 flows over the edges, and has the the slimmest of bezel on the top and bottom. Additionally, it is certified water and dust resistant. On the security front, it hosts an Iris Scanner in addition to the Fingerprint Scanner.
Galaxy Note 8 – Specifications And Features
The new Note 8 will come with some interesting new features.
Galaxy Note 8 will feature the Infinity Display like Samsung Galaxy S8, though it is not so pronounced as the one on the S8. The Note 8 sports a 6.3 inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED display, which comes with the now Samsung’s standard 18.5:9 aspect ratio.
The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm’s present flagship chipset, the Snapdragon 835 globally. In India, the Note 8 will be powered by the 64-bit Exynos 8895 octa-core chipset paired with 6GB of RAM.
The Note 8 will run on Android Nougat 7.1.1 out of the box with their latest Grace UX on top.
Note 8 will be available in three storage variants – 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB. Storage can be expanded up to 256GB in all variants.
Galaxy Note 8 sports a dual camera setup on the back which uses a pair of 12 megapixel wide angle lens and 12 megapixel telephoto lens. It comes with Dual Optical Image Stabilization (D-OIS), which means both the sensors get IOS. At the front, the Note 8 sports an 8 megapixel sensor with autofocus.
It hosts all sensors along with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.0, 4G (with VoLTE support) and hosts a USB Type-C port.
The Note 8 packs in a 3,300mAh non-removable battery which supports fast charging on both,wired as well as wireless chargers.
The device will be available in four colour variants – Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Deep Sea Blue and Maple Gold.
The device will be made available on both online and offline channels. There won’t be any exclusive channel partner, be it online or offline. Launch offers are expected at most retail outlets as well as online.
Note 8 – Detailed Specifications
|Display||6.3 inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity display (18.5:9 aspect ratio)|
|Hardware||64 bit Exynos 8895 octa-core chipset clubbed with 6GB of RAM (India Variant)|
|Software||Android Nougat 7.1.1 out of the box|
|Storage||64GB/128GB/256GB on-board storage; Can be expanded up to 256GB|
|Rear Camera||Dual camera setup on the back (12 megapixel wide angle lens + 12 megapixel telephoto lens)|
|Front Camera||8 megapixel|
|Connectivity||All sensors with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.0, 4G (with VoLTE support)|
|Variants||Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Deep Sea Blue and Maple Gold.|
|Price||Starting from Rs. 64,999/- (Expected)|
What’s New in S Pen?
The S Pen, this time around, is IP68 certified along with the Galaxy Note 8. It features 4096 pressure levels and enables to write memos directly on lock screen. The Translate Function action can translate any function written in an S-Note. It will definitely pack in more functionality than the previous version.