The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 was established in India within weeks of its worldwide unveiling on precisely the exact same day Apple will take the covers off its iPhone 8 and iPhone X in an event in California. The newest Galaxy Note 8 comes with the Bixby virtual assistant in tow; Bixby will understand Indian accents, dialects, and context when it launches later this month for Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+, along with also the Galaxy Note 8. Coming back to the Galaxy Note 8 though, it sports a huge 6.3-inch Infinity Display with 18.5:9 aspect ratio and S Pen assistance; incidentally, this is the most significant screen ever on a Samsung Galaxy Note handset. Other highlights of this 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 face recognition feature.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 price in India, launching offers, availability
67,900, along with the smartphone has been found in its 64GB inbuilt storage variant. It will be available in its Maple Gold and Midnight Black colour variants. The smartphone is now available for pre-bookings in India, and will begin shipping to customers from September 21 – which is as it also becomes available. Early buyers will also receive a free wireless charger bundled with the smartphone, in addition to a one-time display replacement.
The smartphone will be available to by via select Samsung retail stores, the Samsung online store, as well as Amazon India. The phone will be bundled with a free clear instance, and AKG-tuned headphones. A special festive supply of Rs. 4,000 cashback for HDFC credit card users was also declared. Samsung also detailed a up to 448GB additional Reliance Jio data provide (over 8 months, with Jio Prime membership complimentary) for Galaxy Note 8 buyers. The business unveiled a Samsung Upgrade Program offer, where buyers could swap their old Galaxy Note smartphones for additional discounts.
The dual-SIM (Nano-SIM) Samsung Galaxy Note 8 runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat with all the company’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 display aspect ratio of 18.5:9. Notably, the default resolution of this smartphone is FHD+, and may 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) combined with 6GB of LPDDR4 RAM.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 features a double back camera setup, complete with Dual OIS (optical image stabilisation). This consists of one 12-megapixel sensor coupled with a wide-angle lens, Dual Pixel autofocus, an f/1.7 aperture, and 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 double camera setup enables the Galaxy Note 8 to provide depth-of-field effects like Bokeh (with real-time and after the fact adjustment), 2x optical zoom, as well as capture an image simultaneously with each camera. On the front, Samsung has selected to utilize an 8-megapixel autofocus camera with an aperture of f/1.7.
The Galaxy Note 8 has been established in its 64GB built-in storage variant in India, expandable via microSD card(up to 256GB) in a hybrid dual-SIM configuration. Connectivity options on the smartphone include 4G VoLTE (LTE Cat. 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 detector.
The smartphone is powered by a 3300mAh battery, and the company was eager to flaunt the many safety checks it has undergone – after the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 recall controversy from this past year. The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has wireless charging, supporting the WPC and PMAFast Charging criteria compatible with Quick Charge 2.0. It measures 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.