Samsung Galaxy Note 8 now available at Microsoft Store

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 now available at Microsoft Store


Not long after it started selling the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+, Microsoft is now offering another high-end Samsung Android phone via its official US Store. We're talking about the Galaxy Note 8, which can be bought unlocked from Microsoft Store for $929.99 (no Black Friday deals here, sorry).



 



While the Note 8 that's available at Microsoft isn't different from the version sold by Samsung, carriers, and other retailers, the Redmond company encourages customers to "personalize your phone with the Microsoft Launcher." As you may know, Microsoft Launcher (previously known as Arrow Launcher) is free to download via Google Play, and provides seamless access to documents, email, calendar, and so on. This Microsoft-made Android launcher also lets you easily sync your phone activities with your Windows PC, thanks to its Continue on PC feature.



 



For now, it looks like Microsoft is selling the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 in only one color version: Midnight Black. Interested? If you are, you can order your Note 8 from Microsoft via the source link below.



 

source: Microsoft Store

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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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7 Comments

1. GreenMan

Posts: 2694; Member since: Nov 09, 2015

I wonder what's keeping Microsoft from making their own Android based smartphone with ALL Microsoft Apps and The Microsoft Launcher (Former Arrow Launcher) as the default launcher? Revive The awful "Lumia" name. Give it another chance... Or just make a 'Surface Phone' with Android.

2. Florin.T

Posts: 314; Member since: Dec 16, 2013

"What's keeping Microsoft from making their own Android based smartphone" - pride, probably.

3. Jrod99

Posts: 696; Member since: Jan 15, 2016

Probably still not sure what they want to do. But that would be cool. Wish Techie would show up with his comments. Although very long sometimes entertaining. What ever happen to him or his alt accounts?

4. IgorEfremenko

Posts: 107; Member since: Nov 30, 2011

Btw MS Launcher is really good.

5. Peacetoall unregistered

satya nadella needs to go

6. jojon

Posts: 421; Member since: Feb 11, 2014

...totally agree!

7. MrShazam

Posts: 987; Member since: Jun 22, 2017

Bundle this with a full Windows 10 on ARM app for DeX, similar to the full Linux on Galaxy app, and this will be far greater than a Surface Phone running merely Windows 10 on ARM. The Note 8 will be an even more practical full fledged Pocket PC with such app.

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