First real-life pictures of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 surface online


Now that we know pretty much the full specs of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, it's about time we got to see the obligatory first potatocam photos of an actual, real-life prototype of the phone. And here they are in their full glory, complete with tons of blurred-out and masked text, URLs, and prototype IDs.

Not much is new in the photos, however, as they conform pretty nicely with all the leaks we've seen so far. Really the only revelations here are actually things we've seen before in the Galaxy S8. Firstly, the Always On display will be keeping the same functionality and appearance as on the company's current flagship device. This includes the always-present on-screen home button, leading us to believe its pressure-sensitivity will also make a comeback (though previous rumors have suggested the whole display might detect pressure as well).

We can also see the S Pen in its full glory — and as shown in previous leaks, it looks exactly the same as the Galaxy Note 7's. And in fact, the source of the pictures claims it will be the same in terms of hardware, as well, which means it will offer 4096 levels of pressure sensitivity, and will also be usable even when the Note 8 is submerged in water.

Also, the pictures were taken today, so this is as fresh of a leak as they come. And lastly, someone seems to have been taking screenshots on the device, which have unfortunately not made it to the public's eye. The Note 8 will be unveiled on August 23, which gives us plenty of time for other (and hopefully better-looking) leaks, so keep your eyes peeled. But for the full scoop on the device, make sure to check out our Samsung Galaxy Note 8 rumor review, where we've compiled all the info we've got so far.


source: My Everyday Tech (taken down) via Slashleaks

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Galaxy Note 8
  • Display 6.3" 1440 x 2960 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, Octa-core, 2350 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3300 mAh(22h talk time)

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120 Comments

1. Furkan

Posts: 552; Member since: Feb 25, 2017

Looks nice

24. You_Dont_Say

Posts: 431; Member since: Jan 26, 2015

Looks nice...but: - Phone is way too big - 3300mah is pathetic - $900-1000 pricetag is way too high compared to S8+ - Productivity phone with such a small battery life? DOA - Same 835 chip which most likely will not help with lag S8+ > Note 8

27. Medoogalaxy

Posts: 232; Member since: May 25, 2017

Hi the "sad". - phone big with no bezels, all note lovers wished all times big screen 6inch plus compatible with spen - 3300mah with 10nm processor ram ddr4x and SuperAmoled, watch this video to know that samsung compete itself:)https://youtu.be/scKPXLbUewE -900$- 1000 worth this price because it is a mighty phone and has no competitor on the planet, do not forget the thief iphone 8 close to the specs of S7 not S8 and regular versions like the past years. It implicitly recognizes that it has been manufacturing hybrid phones throughout all these years. and sheeple buy it like you :)

28. Mreveryphone

Posts: 1849; Member since: Apr 22, 2014

3300mah is still a rumor and if it is true no one has had any time with the 8 to do any real test to see how it holds up. Just be patient and stop posting the same useless complaint on every note 8 article.. Makes you look pathetic...

29. Medoogalaxy

Posts: 232; Member since: May 25, 2017

- same 835 chip moste likely will not with lag, Keep in your dreams s8 the fastest phone . Final sorry for my English im not English. Bye sheeple :)

38. tedkord

Posts: 17463; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

It will probably be the best phone available.

39. You_Dont_Say

Posts: 431; Member since: Jan 26, 2015

How? It won't be better than the S8+.

41. SupermanayrB

Posts: 1188; Member since: Mar 20, 2012

The Note is always better than the S model that comes out before it. Based on the camera alone this will be no different.

43. You_Dont_Say

Posts: 431; Member since: Jan 26, 2015

S8+ is beating it in the battery department and is more manageable. Those offset a better camera, especially when you consider the S8+ already has a great camera.

49. SupermanayrB

Posts: 1188; Member since: Mar 20, 2012

On paper it's beating it in the battery department but again, the phone hasn't been announced. And what's better than great? Greater. That's usually the case with the Note vs (>) the S.

79. You_Dont_Say

Posts: 431; Member since: Jan 26, 2015

Just because it's usually the case doesn't mean it's always the case. On paper, right now, the S8+ is more appealing especially considering price.

84. SupermanayrB

Posts: 1188; Member since: Mar 20, 2012

I actually meant always, because that is always the case. On paper, right now, the Note 8 is more appealing to Note users simply because we had to do without one, not to mention the fact that this phone will be better. It's okay if you don't acknowledge it & stick with what's best for you.

59. tedkord

Posts: 17463; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

You have no idea about the battery life. My Note 7 had a smaller battery than my S7 Edge, but ran laps around it in battery life.

80. You_Dont_Say

Posts: 431; Member since: Jan 26, 2015

You have no idea about batter life either. Note 7 did NOT run laps around the S7E. Look at gsmarena's test: http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_galaxy_note7-review-1478p3.phphttp://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_galaxy_s7_edge-review-1409p3.php S7E 92h Note 7 90h Nice lie Tedkord. It's safe to say the Note 8 will not beat the S8+ in battery life.

82. tedkord

Posts: 17463; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

I had both phones. The Note 7 got almost an hour and a half more screen on time than my S7 Edge. Nice try, fool. Its safe to say the Note 8 will be the best phone on the planet, and the reviews will reflect that, just as they do now with the S8, and did with the Note 7, S7, Note 5, S6...

86. You_Dont_Say

Posts: 431; Member since: Jan 26, 2015

legitimate battery test > tedkord battery test Gsmarena's battery test is a great tool and most people trust it. Not trusting your own. How dumb are you to think someone would trust your anecdotal info? It's not safe to say the Note 8 will be the best phone on the planet. Note 7 was not even close being best phone on the planet thanks to the grenade powder supplied within. Nice try, fool.

88. tedkord

Posts: 17463; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

I'll trust my own experience, thanks. The Note 7,while it was out ,was rated the best large phone around ,by an even higher ratio than the S8 is now.

90. You_Dont_Say

Posts: 431; Member since: Jan 26, 2015

"I'll trust my own experience, thanks." I won't, thanks.

97. darkkjedii

Posts: 31597; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Ted, we don't need links, we have personal experience. Links prove one thing...you didn't own the device. Let that looking for trouble idiot, do just that. We'll have our Note 8's in just over a month. He'll still be posting links. 8-23-17 nears.

119. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Not laps, they lasted roughly the same. When playing a 1440p video in a loop, the Note 7 vs the S7E, the Note 7 fell shy by like 20 mins or something.

69. omnitech

Posts: 1131; Member since: Sep 28, 2016

Sheep has a lot wrong, but he has one thing right. The GS8 will take phone of the year again just like it does every year. It comes out early in the year and still pimp slaps iphones and google phones. if the iphone and bezelicious pixels were actual threats, they would use a new exynos or the sd836 for the note. however they dont because the GS8 looks and ergonomics have this in the bag

118. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Its way to big for YOU. Millions of people will buy this phone, even if you don't. 3300 is not pathetic. Anything less than 3000 on a so-call flagship (iPhone) is pathetic! But no one ever said how pathetic the iPhone battery is. So I take this as Samsung hatred. Pricetag I agree 100%. The Note has never had dismal battery-life though, so you are wrong their. When you consider. he S and Note, with the Note taking on the S features and having its own unique feature on top, yet the Note last longet than any flagship device, shows that it is better optimized vs any device on the world. The Note 8 will have similar or better battery-life vs the S8+. So it will still last 2 days on a single charge, hwich I dont know any other phone with any sized battery that does. Because there are phone with 4000MaH batteries that don't last but a day. Seeing that the iPhone 7+ as an example with its 29xx battery and it doesn't even have half the features of the note and it doesn't even last me more than 7 hours. That's pathetic, but said no one ever, except me it seems.

121. datagrab

Posts: 50; Member since: Feb 13, 2015

"I have an older S8+ and Note 8 will be released soon but my old phone is still better" - Every old gen owner ever. Not to mention they'll probably use the faster SD835 (Like Mi 6 & Xperia XZ premium) unlike the slower SD835 (S8, S8+)

51. Furkan

Posts: 552; Member since: Feb 25, 2017

Actually it is a bit overpriced. V30 is 800$-900$ Note 8 is 900$-1000$

57. Klinton

Posts: 1409; Member since: Oct 24, 2016

What about S Pen and the display made with extra, for SPen function? Is that for free? LOL

63. sissy246

Posts: 7129; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

You have no point here since the note 8 will be better then the v30.

77. Furkan

Posts: 552; Member since: Feb 25, 2017

V30 will be better (at least for me)

2. amats69

Posts: 1527; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

maybe on the camera angle. but this must be the tallest smartphone ever.

3. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3109; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

Exactly my thoughts too.

4. foreverNOOB

Posts: 179; Member since: Jul 07, 2017

I think about that too!

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