Samsung Galaxy Note 8 S Pen: all new features

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 comes with an improved S Pen that has a finer tip, better sensitivity and a few neat new software tricks up its sleeve.

Rounding up all the new features of the magical S Pen, Samsung tells users how to take their Note 8 productivity to the next level.

Starting from the Air Command center that is displayed automatically when you pop out the S Pen and going through all the neat little features - including the expanded Screen Off memo - you can learn all about the S Pen in a nutshell in the below infographic by Samsung.

Here are the highlights:

  • Air Command: an easy-to-access menu that pops up whenever you take out the S Pen, or when you press the button on the S Pen while you hover over the screen.
  • Translate and Convert: hover over text to translate not just individual words, but whole sentences into 71 languages
  • Smart Select: use the S Pen to select and share animated GIFs
  • Live Message: create and share animated GIF messages with the S Pen
  • Magnify: hover the S Pen to take a closer look at something
  • Screen off memo: quickly jot down or edit notes pinned to the Always-On display
  • Coloring: the Note 8 comes with PENUP, the social network for S Pen-created art, pre-loaded. It features coloring books that are fun

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Galaxy Note8
  • Display 6.3 inches 2960 x 1440 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP (Dual camera) 8 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 6GB RAM
  • Storage 64GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 3300 mAh
  • OS Android 8.0 Oreo Samsung Experience UI


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