After the Galaxy Note 7 infamously went out with a literal bang – several caught fire due to battery faults – Samsung is looking to start its Huge Screen vary afresh with its successor, the Galaxy Note 8.
Samsung’s newest Galaxy Unpacked tournament started by way of soliciting for other people take a “forgive and omit” strategy to previous problems, ahead of confirming the legitimate details for the much-rumoured new Note telephone.
We’ll start big: the screen. The Galaxy Note 8 features a large 6.3in QHD+ Super AMOLED Infinity display – a good bit better than its predecessor’s 5.7in 2K AMOLED screen and the biggest-ever screen in a Note handset.
You can profit from that super-size canvas with the brand new S Pen stylus – some of the Note range’s trademark options – which guarantees to be “smarter and more exact” thank you, in part, to a finer tip.
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Quite a lot of emphasis used to be directed to the Note 8’s digital camera – and with just right reason. “Twice as good as before” and the "best-performing camera" yet, it options a twin 12MP rear camera: a f/2.4 telephoto lens with autofocus, and a f/1.7 wide-angle lens. Meanwhile, the entrance digital camera is an 8MP f/1.7 lens with autofocus. Samsung claims the Note 8 is the first smartphone to have symbol stabilisation in each cameras.
Unsurprisingly, the Note 8 runs Android’s newest 7.1 Nougat OS, with Samsung’s TouchWiz UI pores and skin over the top.
Fans of voice keep an eye on can rejoice, too. As expected, Samsung showed that the Note 8 options Bixby, Samsung’s voice assistant rival to Apple’s Siri and Amazon’s Alexa, which debuted within the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones previous this year. Samsung also published that Bixby will work with Spotify later this year - expect further main points on that in October.
Elsewhere, the Note 8 additionally has 6GB RAM and 64GB garage onboard, with a microSD slot for expanding that additional. The unremovable 3300mAh battery is quite down from the Note 7’s 3500mAh, but we doubt many will care so long as it’s dependable.
Had it no longer been tragically blighted by its battery, the Galaxy Note 7 would’ve been a very good smartphone. Will the Galaxy Note 8 be the U-turn the variability needs? Priced at £870 in the UK – making it one of the pricey Android telephones available on the market – it is going to unquestionably wish to be mighty impressive.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is to be had in midnight black, maple gold, orchid gray and deep sea blue, and will get started delivery on 15th September, entire with AKG headphones that, yes, will plug into the Note 8’s standard headphone jack. Hooray.
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