The smartphone industry has been filled with talks and rumors about the Korean tech firm, Samsung’s new Note8 Flagship device. The water is finally clear now as Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has been officially launched in New York City. Samsung's newest high-end Android phone features a 6.3-inch wrap around AMOLED screen and an S Pen stylus. The device is powered by 10 nm processor chipsets along with 6 GB RAM. It is made for enthusiast users who do not believe in settling at anything less when there is many to achieve and explore and its price tag proves it.
The new flagship device much like its sibling, the Galaxy S8 has an Infinity Display with a near bezel-less, full-frontal glass, and edge-to-edge screen. The 6.3-inch Super AMOLED display comes at an 18.5:9 aspect ratio and Wider viewing angle which presents users with high-quality images with more colors and light. The screen is made to be comfortably used along the S Pen that comes with the Note. The symmetrical curves and the slim frame ensures that the phone fits in the hand well as the weight is evenly distributed all over the body. The display resolution of the phone is Quad HD (2,960x1,440 pixels) with a pixel density of 551 ppi, however, the default screen will be Full HD to keep the battery from draining too fast. The user can switch the resolution from FHD to Quad HD+ (WQHD+) from the settings menu. For a strong screen, the display is protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass 5. The finger print scanner is located in the top right corner of the back body next to the camera console. The home button is merged into the infinite display at the bottom that stays invisible until you have its use.
The new device will be offered in two processor variants. One will be powered by the powerful Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 (2.35GHz+1.9GHz) and the other variant by Samsung’s very own Exynos 8895 (2.35GHz+1.7GHz), both are 10nm mobile processors. Backed by a 6 GB RAM, you can multitask using the device with ease. The application loading time and the processing time of the phone will be considerably reduced due to the high speed of the processor. The powerful processor along with plenty of RAM translates into seamless performance you can enjoy without any limitations.
The Note8 is the first smartphone from Samsung to come with a dual camera. This camera setup consists of a 12-megapixel telephoto lens along with a 12 MP wide-angle lens. Both have an independent optical image stabilization (OIS) system to capture amazing pictures beating the challenges posed by shaking conditions. With the Dual Pixel Sensor, you are able to focus on the subject instantly. To click amazing pictures even at night Samsung will be integrating a Dual-tone flash in the device. Also, the wide-angle camera lets in more light having an aperture value of F1.7 lens. For storing your images, videos, and data, Samsung will be offering a 64/128/256 GB variant which is plenty for users. There are many options that come pre-installed in the camera software interface- Pro mode, Hyper lapse, Slow motion, Panorama, and Food mode. And for the selfie personas, you have an 8 MP front shooter with Wide Selfie Mode and Selective Focus. Other camera features are 4K and FHD video recording at 60 fps or 30 fps, VDIS (Video Digital Image Stabilization), 1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps, High CRI LED flash, Face detection, Playback zoom, and Video location tags.
Using the S pen stylus, the user can break into the world of creativity on the go. One can simply create an artwork, write messages on photos with your hand, or even make animated gifs. The S Pen has 4096 pressure levels. It has some interesting features like the Live message, Samsung Notes, Screen off memo, Smart select, Screen write, Translate, Bixby Vision, Glance, and Magnify.