T-Mobile unboxes the Samsung Galaxy Note 8
T-Mobile quickly posted its unboxing of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 this afternoon, not terribly long after Samsung officially introduced the latest version of the high-end phablet. While T-Mobile has unboxed newly introduced phones in unusual places (the Samsung Galaxy S7 was unboxed underwater and the HTC 10 video was shot at 10,000 feet), today's unboxing is a pretty straightforward look at the device.
T-Mobile's Des, who has been hosting these unboxing videos for the carrier, mentions the Snapdragon 835 chipset under the Note 8's hood, and states that the device is capable of reaching a download speed of 1Gbps on T-Mobile's 4G LTE pipeline. Of course, the fine print on the bottom of the screen indicates that this "may require qualifying plan or extra feature." According to T-Mobile, the carrier's average 4G LTE download speed for the second quarter was 26.9Mbps. That was the fastest speed among the four major U.S. carriers, by the way.
Des also showed some of the many ways that the S Pen can be utilized on the phablet, and discussed the IP68 certification rating that allows the Galaxy Note 8 to be submerged in up to 5-feet of water, for as long as 30-minutes. Check out T-Mobile's unboxing of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 by clicking on the video at the top of this story.