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Samsung Galaxy Note 8

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Posted: 23 Aug 2017
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, U.S. Cellular, Cricket, Xfinity Mobile

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Design
Device typeSmart phone  
OSAndroid (7.1)  
Dimensions6.40 x 2.94 x 0.34 inches (162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm)  
Weight6.88 oz (195 g)
the average is 5.5 oz (158 g)
  
FeaturesIris scanner, Fingerprint (touch), Stylus  
RuggedWater, Dust resistant  
IP certified

IP certified - The IP code indicates the degree of protection against dust and water. The first number represents dust protection, while the second represents water protection. In IP67, for example, 6 means a completely dust-tight device, while 7 means the device can stay immersed in up to 1 meter of water for up to 30 minutes. In IP68, a higher level of water protection is expected, but exact numbers aren't specified: both depth and continuance are specified by the manufacturer on per device basis.

IP 68  
ColorsBlack, Gray  
Display
Physical size6.3 inches  
Resolution1440 x 2960 pixels  
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

522 ppi  
Technology

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

Super AMOLED  
Screen-to-body ratio

Screen-to-body ratio - Shows what part of the frontal area of a phone its screen occupies.

82.98 %  
FeaturesHDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor  
Camera
Camera12 megapixels  
FlashLED  
Aperture size

Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

F1.7  
Focal length (35mm equivalent)

Focal length (35mm equivalent) - The lower (shorter) the focal length number, the wider the shot will be. Conversely, longer focal length cameras produce narrower frames, which can be used for telephoto (zoomed-in) purposes.

26 mm  
Camera sensor size

Camera sensor size - A bigger camera sensor is able to capture more light, and thus produce better photos.

1/2.55"  
Pixel size

Pixel size - The size of an individual pixel on a camera's sensor. The bigger, the better.

1.4 μm  
Optical zoomYes  
Hardware FeaturesDual-camera (12-megapixel, 45-degree viewing angle, F2.4 aperture), Optical image stabilization, Autofocus (Phase detection)  
Software FeaturesManual focus, RAW image capture, Touch to focus, Smile detection, Face detection, Voice activation, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging  
SettingsExposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed control  
Shooting ModesBurst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Effects  
Camcorder3840x2160 (4K) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (1080p HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (720p HD) (240 fps)  
FeaturesTime-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing  
Front-facing camera8 megapixels  
FeaturesAutofocus, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)  
Hardware
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998  
Processor

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm  
Graphics processor

Graphics processor - The graphics processor is important for the smooth operation of the system and especially in games and other applications that may involve complex graphics and animations.

Adreno 540  
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

6 GB RAM  
Built-in storage

Built-in storage - Bigger storage capacity allows you to keep more content saved onto your device, such as more applications, photos or video. Games and video content typically take up the biggest amount of storage space.

64 GB  
Maximum User Storage53 GB  
Storage expansion

Storage expansion - Some handsets allow you to expand their storage capacity by using a memory expansion card – most often microSD. Expansion memory is mostly suitable for media storage, such as photo, video or music content.

microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 256 GB  
Battery
Capacity

Capacity - The bigger, the better! However, battery capacity is not the only factor that has an effect on battery life. Those include the chipset in use, the software running on the device, as well as the consumer's unique usage pattern.

3300 mAh  
TypeNot user replaceable  
Wireless chargingBuilt-in (Qi, Powermat)  
Talk time22.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1247 min)
  
Internet use   
3G12 hours  
LTE13 hours  
Wi-Fi14 hours  
Music playback74.00 hours  
Video playback16.00 hours  
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Multimedia
Screen mirroringDLNA, Wireless screen share, SlimPort  
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, Genre, Playlists  
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback  
SpeakersEarpiece, Loudspeaker  
Additional microphone(s)for Noise cancellation  
Cellular
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz  
LTE (FDD)Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 28, 29, 30  
LTE (TDD)Bands 38, 39, 40, 41  
DataLTE-A  
Nano SIMYes  
HD VoiceYes  
VoLTEYes  
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer  
NotificationsHaptic feedback  
Other featuresVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording  
Connectivity
Bluetooth5.0  
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band  
Mobile hotspotYes  
USBYes  
ConnectorUSB Type-C (reversible)  
FeaturesMass storage device, USB Host, USB charging  
Mobile PaymentSamsung Pay  
Positioning

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. The most common types are GPS and A-GPS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization.

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning  
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation  
OtherNFC, ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync  
Availability
Officially announced23 Aug 2017  
Shopping information
MSRP price$ 930  

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