Samsung Galaxy Note 8, specifications and features

The Samsung galaxy note 8 is a waterproof android device that was recently launched into the market.

Announced: Aug 23, 2017

  • Market Status: Released
  • Release date: 15 Sep 2017

DESIGN

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Android (7.1)
  • Dimensions:
    • 6.40 x 2.94 x 0.34 inches (162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 6.88 oz (195 g)
  • Materials:
    • Main body: Glass; Accents: Aluminum
  • Features:
    • Iris scanner, Fingerprint (touch), Stylus
  • Rugged:
      • Water, Dust resistant
    • IP certified:
      • IP 68
  • Colors:
    • Black, Gray

DISPLAY

  • Physical size:
    • 6.3 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 1440 x 2960 pixels
  • Pixel density:
    • 522 ppi
  • Technology:
    • Super AMOLED
  • Screen-to-body ratio:
    • 82.98 %
  • Features:
    • HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

CAMERA

  • Camera:
      • 12 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • LED
    • Aperture size:
      • F1.7
    • Focal length (35mm equivalent):
      • 26 mm
    • Camera sensor size:
      • 1/2.55″
    • Pixel size:
      • 1.4 μm
    • Optical zoom:
      • Yes
    • Hardware Features:
      • Dual-camera (12-megapixel, 45-degree viewing angle, F2.4 aperture), Optical image stabilization, Autofocus (Phase detection)
    • Software Features:
      • Manual focus, RAW image capture, Touch to focus, Smile detection, Face detection, Voice activation, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
    • Settings:
      • Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed control
    • Shooting Modes:
      • Burst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Effects
  • Camcorder:
      • 3840×2160 (4K) (30 fps), 1920×1080 (1080p HD) (60 fps), 1280×720 (720p HD) (240 fps)
    • Features:
      • Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
  • Front-facing camera:
      • 8 megapixels
    • Features:
      • Autofocus, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

HARDWARE

  • System chip:
    • Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
  • Processor:
    • Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
  • Graphics processor:
      • Adreno 540
  • System memory:
    • 6 GB RAM
  • Built-in storage:
    • 64 GB
  • Maximum User Storage:
    • 53 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 256 GB

BATTERY

  • Capacity:
    • 3300 mAh
  • Type:
    • Not user replaceable
  • Wireless charging:
    • Built-in (Qi, Powermat)
  • Talk time:
    • 22.00 hours
  • Internet use:
    • 3G:
      • 12 hours
    • LTE:
      • 13 hours
    • Wi-Fi:
      • 14 hours
  • Music playback:
    • 74.00 hours
  • Video playback:
    • 16.00 hours

MULTIMEDIA

  • Screen mirroring:
    • DLNA, Wireless screen share, MirrorLink, SlimPort
  • Music player:
    • Filter by:
      • Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists
    • Features:
      • Album art cover, Background playback
  • Speakers:
    • Earpiece, Loudspeaker
  • Additional microphone(s):
      • for Noise cancellation

CELLULAR

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • LTE (FDD):
    • Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 28, 29, 30
  • LTE (TDD):
    • Bands 38, 39, 40, 41
  • Data:
    • LTE-A
  • Nano SIM:
    • Yes
  • HD Voice:
    • Yes
  • VoLTE:
    • Yes

PHONE FEATURES

  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer
  • Notifications:
    • Haptic feedback
  • Hearing aid compatibility:
      • M4, T3
  • Other features:
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

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CONNECTIVITY

  • Bluetooth:
      • 5.0
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
    • Mobile hotspot:
      • Yes
  • USB:
      • Yes
    • Connector:
      • USB Type-C (reversible)
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device, USB Host, USB charging
  • Mobile Payment:
    • Samsung Pay
  • Positioning:
    • GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
  • Navigation:
    • Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation
  • Other:
    • NFC, ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

AVAILABILITY

  • Officially announced:
    • 23 Aug 2017

SHOPPING INFORMATION

  • MSRP price:
    • $ 930

REGULATORY APPROVAL

  • FCC approval:
    • Date approved:
      • 28 Jul 2017
      • FCC ID value: A3LSMN950U link
  • FCC measured SAR:
    • Head:
      • 0.70 W/kg
    • Body:
      • 0.14 W/kg
    • Simultaneous Transmission:
      • 1.59 W/kg
    • Wireless Router:
      • 0.36 W/kg

2 Comments on “Samsung Galaxy Note 8, specifications and features”

  1. I think the Note 8 is a excellent phone and one of the most powerful Android devices on the market. Completely agree with the article and thanks for posting. Do you have a social media I can follow?

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