The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will be launching in India on 12th of Sep, the same day on which Apple is planning to unveil its new flagship Apple iPhone 8. The launch event will be held in New Delhi at 12:30 pm IST. While the Korean giant invite does not properly state which model they are going to launch, the GIF image and the tagline of the invite – ‘Do Bigger Things’ – hits the confirms of the new Note model. The GIF shows an outline of the Galaxy Note 8 with narrow bezels and the company’s S Pen that sketches an image of people from different cultures within India. Interestingly, the company has also mentioned its own ‘Make For India’ initiative in the invite as well.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 – full specifications and other details:-
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 comes with a 6.3-inch Quad HD+ AMOLED Infinity Display with a resolution of 1440×2960 pixels. The screen is protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass 5. The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC coupled with 6 GB of RAM. However, in Indian Market, the smartphone is expected to get the Exynos variant of the processor.
In terms of the Camera, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 comes with a dual 12-megapixel rear camera setup with optical image stabilization (OIS) on both the f/1.7 wide-angle lens and the f/2.4 telephoto lenses. At the front, there is an 8-megapixel camera for selfies, also with f/1.7 aperture.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will be running on Android 7.1.1(Noughat) and packs a non-removable 3300 mAh battery. The smartphone is expected to have 3 variants 64,128 and 256 GB which is further expandable up to 256 GB via a microSD card.
However, the pre-registrations for the Galaxy Note 8 were already on Samsung’s Indian website. But the company will be announcing the pricing at the launch event itself.
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In the durability test, Samsung Galaxy Note 8 performed well. The display didn’t get easily scratched easily due to the screen’s Corning Gorilla Glass 5 layering that starts scratching at Moh level 6 hardness. While the fingerprint sensor was easy to scratch, it continued to function properly. Even the S Pen stylus continued to work smoothly after it was scratched. As for the fire test, the display worked for 10 seconds before being permanently affected.