Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Review — The Bigger, The Better

The bigger, the better.

This is the phrase we hear from quite a lot of smartphone users and it’s definitely a fact.

You can see the whole “world” clearly with a bigger screen; this is what Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has to offer.

It’s a classical device with unmatched specifications and features. And it’s one of the company’s most trending smartphones at the time of its release. Galaxy Note 8 is extremely sleek and flaunts a very wide screen size.

Read on to know more features of this smartphone.


Screen Technology

You’ll truly see clearly through the 6.3-inch screen packed by the Galaxy Note 8. The screen is built with Corning Gorilla Glass 5; this means that even if the device mistakenly falls off from your hands, it will likely not damage or obtain any scratch.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Display

Coming to the display aspect, you’ll find that it sports an 18.5:9 aspect ratio. This gives you a larger viewing angle compared to several smartphones out there. The high display resolution compliments the screen size to produce crystal clear and high definition images on your screen.


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Network and Connectivity

Samsung started producing smartphones with 4G LTE network support a long time ago. As expected, this model also comes with 4G LTE, 3G, and 2G network support. Surfing the internet or sending files via the various supported connectivity options poses no issue as long as your network provider offers a strong signal in your location.

Note 8 is designed with upgraded Bluetooth and USB versions. So, you have nothing to worry about when it comes to transferring of files from your phone to another device or vice-versa.

It doesn’t support FM radio, so, you would have to download a third party FM radio app if you are a music or podcast lover.


Platform and OS Version

As expected, this smartphone runs on Google’s Android OS version 7.1.1 (Nougat) but can be further upgraded to the latest version 8.0 (Oreo). With this OS version, you’ll enjoy the latest Android features and tweaks.


Hardware and Software

One of the most important features to look out for before paying for a particular smartphone is the hardware properties. Inside the hood, this device packs a massive 6GB RAM alongside a 64/128/256GB internal storage capacity (ROM).

The chipset is another monster of its own. Galaxy Note 8 is powered by an Exynos 8895 chipset for – EMEA countries and Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 for USA and China users. Multitasking and gaming on this device is something you can’t imagine until you have the experience. Truly superb!


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Camera and Media

You’ll be able to capture every intriguing moment you come across with the dual 12MP rear cameras. Take selfies and record sharp personal videos with the 8MP front-facing shooter. Images and videos shot with this smartphone appear crystal clear on any platform they are being viewed.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Camera

Also, the cameras are backed with super LED flash and other important camera features. The device supports all the general media format which includes MP4, MPEG, AVI, MP3, WAV, and MP2.


Battery and Other Features

This beautiful and sleek device comes with a non-removable 3300mAh Li-Ion battery that can last for up to 22 hours on heavy usage after a full charge.

Like other high-end smartphones within its range, the Note 8 offers the following trending mobile tech features: HTML 5, Iris scanner, accelerometer, fingerprint (rear-mounted), proximity, gyro, barometer, compass, and heart rate.


Wrap Up

Honestly, Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is a superb Android device with monster specs and features. Plus it’s durable and reliable. The camera quality is awesomely great and the 6GB RAM makes every activity effortless.

This is a smartphone you’ll definitely love; it’s worth the money.

Get it here: Samsung Galaxy Note 8


Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Specifications

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Specifications

General Features
 Released September 2017
Operating System Android 7.1.1 Nougat (Upgradeable to Android 8.0 Oreo)
 SIM Single Nano SIM or Dual Hybrid SIM
 Type Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen (16 Million Colors)
 Size 6.3 inches (18.5:9 aspect ratio)
 Resolution 2960 x 1440 pixels
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5
 Dimension 162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6mm
 Colour Maple Gold, Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Deep Sea Blue
 Weight 195g
 Network 2G, 3G, 4G LTE
 WLAN WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Dual Band, WiFi Direct, Hotspot
 USB MicroUSB 3.0, Type-C 1.0 Reversible Connector
 Bluetooth v5.0 A2DP, LE, aptX
 ROM 64GB, 128GB, 256GB
 Processor 1.7GHz Cortex A53 & 2.3GHz Mongoose M2 Octa-core
 Card Slot MicroSD, Up to 512GB (SIM 2)
 Back 12MP + 12MP, LED Flash, Auto-Focus
 Front 8MP, Auto-Focus
 Capacity 3300mAh Li-Ion (Non-removable)
 Sensors Gyro, Barometer, Compass, Heart Rate, SpO2, Accelerometer, Proximity, Iris Scanner, Fingerprint (Back)


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Hi, I'm Fouad. I write about gadgets and other tech related stuff. Feel free to ask me any question in the comment box below.

2 thoughts on “Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Review — The Bigger, The Better

  • September 10, 2018 at 1:14 am

    is it fare to cost this much more than s8 plus for just some software tweaks and a stylus?

    • April 4, 2020 at 5:16 pm

      Hi I like your product how can i get solid one note 8 or 9 what are the prices


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