Samsung Galaxy Note 8 rumor review: specs, features, and everything else we know so far

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is now starting to emerge on the horizon, and we've compiled a helpful summary of all the leaks and rumors we've seen so far...
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19. darkkjedii

Posts: 30903; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

The king cometh.

25. Slytherin

Posts: 268; Member since: Mar 02, 2017

The king of all phone's! Nothing will touch it this year! I'm just hoping this year when it's my turn to upgrade that I don't get another Note 5 fiasco, where I couldn't purchase that phone in the uk for another 7 months! That was the reason I went with the S6 + Fingers crossed I can purchase on day one of release

20. EclipseGSX

Posts: 1770; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

I really hope it's that wide. It makes no sense to have an S Pen on something so tall and skinny like the S8/S8+

21. Klinton

Posts: 1408; Member since: Oct 24, 2016

I hate dual cameras. Useless and fugly. Hope Samsung will not listen to the media, that ''love it'' just because Apple did it.

22. shirah

Posts: 1; Member since: Jun 13, 2017

Me personally can not wait for the Note 8 to be released..I have had all of them except the 7 and I absolutely love everything about the them...I dropped mine out of my pocket into a bucket of water and killed it, that is why I had to go with the new S8+, and as everyone else I have my own opinion about it...i hate it! I have had it a month, and it has started dropping calls, powering on an off by itself, phone gets hot if using for some time and here is the best of all...bought the screen protector 45.00 phone fell out of my hand hit the grass and next thing I see is the screen protector flying off and crushed it....ready to tell them they can have this phone back~~

26. markobarko

Posts: 176; Member since: Oct 09, 2016

Every sentence on iphonearena about note 7 begins with flop, disaster ect... please stop it. If not, for the sake of balance begin every sentence with bendgate, you're holding it wrong gate ;))) and so on.

27. Tabby_Tiger

Posts: 305; Member since: Jan 23, 2017

"TouchWiz – the controversial Android UX is unsurprisingly making a return"..... Samsung's Android skin isn't controversial anymore.

28. jacky899

Posts: 427; Member since: May 16, 2017

OMG so little improvement. I was expecting the Note 8 will be a revolutionary generation for the Note line similar to the Iphone 8 to make up for the Note 7 disaster. I've been waiting so long for this after having to give up my Note 7 and this really doesn't interest me. I'll probably wait for the Iphone 8 or get a HTC U11 instead.

35. SupermanayrB

Posts: 1188; Member since: Mar 20, 2012

OMG, the phone hasn't been announced yet. Maybe you should wait 7 days when Samsung officially announces the phone before all the whining.

29. gadgetjay

Posts: 2; Member since: Jul 01, 2017

With all the reviewss coming out, release date, specs , etc... What I haven't seen is any articles stating how Samsung is going to get back their Note 7 users that they forced into phones they didn't really necessarily want. I went from a Note 3 to a Note 7 only to have to end up with a S7 Edge due to the recall. My carrier (Verizon) will charge me a bundle for turning the phone in for a Note 8 when I've only had this one a year. There were rumors during the Note 7 recall that Samsung (and the carriers) would offer options for people that had recalled phones to get them back into the Note series again without costing us a fortune. Any news or rumor mills now that we are so close to a launch date? I really want my Note back!

30. beeitu

Posts: 12; Member since: Jan 18, 2016

Everything is good except the fingerprint scanner on the back of the device. This was one of the biggest drawbacks of Galaxy S8, and now of Note 8 and iPhone 8. Both, Samsung and Apple are trying to embed an on-screen fingerprint sensor into the displays of their next flagships but seems to be failed due to an inability to colour match the sensor area with the rest of the display.

34. SupermanayrB

Posts: 1188; Member since: Mar 20, 2012

"This was one of the biggest drawbacks of Galaxy S8..." It being the best phone out right now says otherwise.

33. SupermanayrB

Posts: 1188; Member since: Mar 20, 2012

"It really doesn't need repeating at this point, but we'll say it anyway: last year's Samsung Galaxy Note 7 was kind of a disaster." But if I had $1 for every time you've done so, I'd be able to stay at Universals Saphire Falls resort for a week. And I guarantee you're gonna bring it up next week.

38. Tipus

Posts: 820; Member since: Sep 30, 2016

" It really doesn't need repeating at this point, but we'll say it anyway: last year's Samsung Galaxy Note 7 was kind of a disaster. " Why i'm not surprised. It's Kaloyan C. iTard 'n' chief of iPhonearena :)))

40. LiveFaith

Posts: 389; Member since: Jul 04, 2015

That does kind of make writers look like morons. Sammy deserves the backlash, but after your way past the saturation point, it makes the writer look pretty out of touch. Kind of like saying this about "Antenna-gate" in a iPhone 8 preview.

42. SupermanayrB

Posts: 1188; Member since: Mar 20, 2012

"Sammy deservED the backlash..." Fixed.

39. LiveFaith

Posts: 389; Member since: Jul 04, 2015

Will be buying first week too. One thing I'm a little concerned about is the vertical length. I would prefer it in a size in between the S8 & S8+. I'll be doing a fondle (of the phone, LOL) at the ATT store, but I'm pretty hooked on this beast. There is a lot to love about my torn and tattered Note 5. But, if LG, Moto, or someone would bring a competitor with "S-pen" on board, then I would definitely take a look.

45. Nomotrolls

Posts: 18; Member since: Aug 16, 2017

I personally don't think this phone is worth it. I went for the s8+ last month knowing the note 8 was going to come out because it will be the better phone in the long term. If the phone is better at everything else its all meaningless if the battery sucks. Note 8 will use the same chipset as the s8+ more ram and a bigger screen with the same technology so there is nothing at hand to say it will have (good) battery life. People say 200mah is meaningless but when you compare a 2900mah phone and a 3100mah phone you see the difference. If it was a s8+ 3500mah vs s8+3300mah maybe the difference may not be as big but this phone the note 8 is bigger and more power hungry, if it was not maybe samsung would of stuck to 4gb ram and not 6gb? O Btw guys never owned a S phone before had only notes until the note 4 then went from that to the s8+

47. whizlino

Posts: 3; Member since: Aug 16, 2017

So cool

51. Mr.mobile

Posts: 130; Member since: Mar 09, 2017

It would be lot better if Samsung bring all stock os phones Samsung touchwix ui looks like cartoon os

52. Mr.mobile

Posts: 130; Member since: Mar 09, 2017

When can i see galaxy note phone with 4000mah battery

54. sniper1087

Posts: 537; Member since: Dec 31, 2011

well the only thing I can say is that all the leaks are true, I actually saw the phone already, and to be honest I am a little disappointed with the design, I wanted different materials implemented, but samsung played it safe. the dual cameras have OIS to be fair and the exact design leak is what we are going to see. no 4000 mah, 6GB RAM that is true, everything else can be found on the S8+ except for the pen of course.

55. Khyron

Posts: 397; Member since: Sep 28, 2015

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Posts: 5; Member since: Sep 06, 2017

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