Samsung made the Galaxy Note 8 official this morning in New York City. As you’d expect, this phone is packed with high-end specifications and features, including a first for a Samsung flagship device — dual rear-facing 12-megapixel cameras with optical image stabilization (OIS).
Other changes over last year’s model include that crazy-big 6.3″ QHD+ Infinity display, updated Snapdragon 835 processor, 6GB RAM, updated S Pen functionality, as well as enhanced DeX capabilities. And yes, there’s a headphone jack!
As for when you can purchase your very own Galaxy Note 8, it will be available in-store starting September 15. For those who like to pre-order, you can do so beginning August 24. Of course, the Note 8 will be available on all major US carriers, such as Verizon, AT&T, US Cellular, T-Mobile, Sprint, and Cricket Wireless. You can also find it on Samsung’s website, Best Buy, Target, and Walmart.
For those who purchase a Note 8 between August 24 and September 24, you’ll get a choice of a free Gear 360 camera or a Galaxy Foundation kit (128GB EVO+ memory card and Fast Wireless Charger). All you’ll need to do is fill out Samsung’s promotions form right here once you have your new phone’s purchase details.
So, picking up a Galaxy Note 8?
A few specs table has been posted below, in case you missed the official specs post.
|Galaxy Note 8|
|OS||Android 7.1.1 Nougat|
|Display||6.3-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED, 2960x1440 (521ppi)|
|Processor||Snapdragon 835 (octa-core, 64-bit, 10nm)|
|Memory||Storage: 64GB/128GB/256GB, microSD|
RAM: 6GB RAM (LPDDR4)
Fast wired and wireless charging
Quick Charge 2.0
|Cameras||Rear: Dual Camera with Dual OIS|
- Wide-angle: 12MP Dual Pixel AF, F1.7, OIS
- Telephoto: 12MP AF, F2.4, OIS
- 2X optical zoom, up to 10X digital zoom
Front: 8MP AF, F1.7
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac|
|Size||162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6mm|
|Other||Fingerprint sensor, Heart rate sensor, Iris scanner, Facial recognition|
|Colors||Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Maple Gold, Deepsea Blue|