This is the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 in Midnight Black

What we're seeing on the left is likely the very first legitimate render of the upcoming Galaxy Note 8 - a new high-end smartphone that Samsung will announce on August 23. We have high confidence in the authenticity of this image, as it's coming from Evan Blass (aka @evleaks), who's been revealing unannounced phones - with an incredible accuracy - for years now.

Reportedly, this is a Galaxy Note 8 (or Note8, as Samsung may want to write its name) in Midnight Black. For the record, the already released Galaxy S8 comes in this color, too. This render is pretty much similar to other images that have been floating around the web recently, showing a tall handset with a dual-curve screen and very little bezel around it.

Unfortunately, for now, we can't see the back of the Note 8. In any case, rumors have it that the phone's rear includes a dual camera, in addition to a fingerprint scanner (à la Galaxy S8).

As a reminder, the Galaxy Note 8 is expected to sport a 2160 x 4428 pixels screen of around 6.3-inches, almost certainly becoming the largest Note phone to date, despite its thin bezels. The new device will probably have different processors inside, depending on market - in the US, it should be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 CPU, while an Exynos 8895 chipset may be found inside the international model.

So, what do you think about the design of Samsung's next-generation Galaxy Note thus far? Does the handset surprise you in any way?

source: Evan Blass (Twitter)

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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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75 Comments

1. L0n3n1nja

Posts: 1548; Member since: Jul 12, 2016

And with a narrow screen aspect ratio and curved display it will have less room on the screen for note taking. S Pen and curved screens just don't belong together, otherwise it's shaping up to be a beast. Unfortunately no other phone has the pen, so it's the one to get.

10. darkkjedii

Posts: 30964; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

You can simply keep scrolling dude. It's 6.3 will be great.

35. L0n3n1nja

Posts: 1548; Member since: Jul 12, 2016

I'm not trolling, and there is no reason to sensor comments to just good comments. I'm a huge fan of the note series and I feel let down by the curved displays. My opinion and I've got the right to share it.

36. RoboticEngi

Posts: 1251; Member since: Dec 03, 2014

He wrote scrolling dude......

46. Michigan

Posts: 246; Member since: Nov 19, 2016

it's like he's the one trolling lol darkk said scrolling#36

54. darkkjedii

Posts: 30964; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

He missed what I meant big time. I was talking specifically about scrolling on screen off memo.

39. miketer

Posts: 513; Member since: Apr 02, 2015

He said 'scrolling' not 'trolling'.

40. SupermanayrB

Posts: 1188; Member since: Mar 20, 2012

I see you didn't reply to my response. Not my fault I replied to your post with facts.

53. darkkjedii

Posts: 30964; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Scrolling, as in to write more on the screen.

11. Bankz

Posts: 2531; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

Is this the S8 plus?

13. tedkord

Posts: 17303; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

No, unlike the other Plus models, it's actually different.

25. bucky

Posts: 3776; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

Lol how so? It's literally an s8+ with an s-pen.

27. tedkord

Posts: 17303; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

And the iPhone 7 Plus is literally an iPhone 7 with...nothing . So what? It will have added functionality, which the Note always has.

28. Mr.Pussy

Posts: 348; Member since: Feb 16, 2017

Only iphone 7 and 7 plus is the same lol

29. SupermanayrB

Posts: 1188; Member since: Mar 20, 2012

34. Mreveryphone

Posts: 1817; Member since: Apr 22, 2014

I can not wait for my S8+ with a spen! For those who haven't used a spen you just don't realize it's more than just a s series with a spen.

60. PhoneCritic

Posts: 1354; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

Bucky - The iPhone 7 plus is just and iPhone 7. So, what about it? Remember Steve Jobs was the one who said that 3.5 was the perfect screen size and that Apple would never have a bigger display on its device while he was around. He is gone now and guest what? Anyway this is more than an 8++ the camera alone is a huge improvement and the added functionality of the pen is what most people purchase this for. Oh, Remember what Jobs said about the stylus ? Guest what?

69. Flash

Posts: 1972; Member since: May 19, 2017

Shh don't upset the Samsung fans with the truth.

74. omnitech

Posts: 1131; Member since: Sep 28, 2016

Lol sheep Bucky. An S8+ with an s-pen beats the crap out of what the iPhone 8 is going to be. Besides, you are talking like a stylus and digitizer doesn't make a huge difference. I guess an iPad Pro is just an iPad Air 2 with an Apple Pencil you have to buy separately right? Lol sheep.

76. razmahtaz001

Posts: 501; Member since: May 11, 2013

re: 74. omnitech (Posts: 883; Member since: 28 Sep 2016) Lol sheep Bucky. An S8+ with an s-pen beats the crap out of what the iPhone 8 is going to be. Besides, you are talking like a stylus and digitizer doesn't make a huge difference. I guess an iPad Pro is just an iPad Air 2 with an Apple Pencil you have to buy separately right? Lol sheep. ================================= i bet them iphonies are hungry for an ipencil on their future iphone...then they will say how apple did it right LOL

26. darkkjedii

Posts: 30964; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Ted, let's enjoy our S8+ with the S-PEN. 8-23-17.

47. Michigan

Posts: 246; Member since: Nov 19, 2016

Is this the sammy troll? does the phone look like an iPhone? no? keep trolling.#11

15. SupermanayrB

Posts: 1188; Member since: Mar 20, 2012

"S Pen and curved screens just don't belong together..." Did you own the Note 7 to be making that comment? Because I did & what you said is inaccurate. In fact, I used the Edge features more when I had the Note 7 vs when I had to settle for the S7 Edge.

51. HansP

Posts: 542; Member since: Oct 16, 2011

To be fair, writing or drawing all the way out to the edge is impractical even on a Note 4, despite it having a relatively thick bezel around the display. You have to hold the phone somewhere and since Samsung uses a Wacom pen with absolute palm rejection, unlike Apple's fruity toy pen on their tablets, you actually use the phone as a rest for your writing-hand.

21. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Same thing said about the Note 7. Yet that turned out to be false. Even with the curve the Notebdiaplay as bigger than the Note 5. Please be quiet, you domt k ow what you're talking about. I'm curious, when you were in a school and you wrote on paper, did you use 100% of a single page? No! So what exactly is your point. Oh right, you didn't make one.

45. Xilam unregistered

My sentiment is exactly the same as yours. I do like the 2:1 screen ratio though more than any other ratio - so that's a positive for me. Hoping that developers make apps to fit that properly - and I'm good to go. But yes, the edge and s-pen don't mix in my opinion.

52. Medoogalaxy

Posts: 232; Member since: May 25, 2017

Flat screen dead since note 7 and aspect ratio it's the future

59. AxelFoley unregistered

I'm always amazed at how people who have never done something are the experts at it.

2. jeroome86

Posts: 2314; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

Now just announce the prices and the discounts for previous Note 7 owners. Of course excluding those who refused to return theirs in a timely fashion.

3. jasrockett

Posts: 125; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

I want it in my pocket now

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