New rumours about the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, which has been confirmed for a launch on August 23, 2017, at an event in New York, have surfaced indicating that the Note 8 might come with wireless earbuds similar to Apple’s AirPod.
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Soon after the release of Samsung’s flagship device — the Galaxy S8 and S8+ —rumours about the upcoming Galaxy Note 8 flagship phablet began to do rounds.
The main bone of contention among critics as well as fans till now seems to be the placement of the fingerprint reader, which is located near the camera lens on the rear panel of the device — similar to as seen on the Galaxy S8 and S8+.
South Korean giant Samsung might launch with the upcoming Galaxy Note 8 device a pair of wireless earplugs — similar to Apple’s wireless AirPods — that will be powered by its artificial intelligence assistant ‘Bixby’.
According to a report in Korean outlet ETNews, the earphones will feature noise cancelling technology and it’s expected that they will also work alongside the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Specifications
Display: 6.32-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED Infinity Display
Processor: Snapdragon 835 / Exynos 8895 SoC
Memory and Storage: 6/8 GB RAM and 128/256GB storage.
The screen of the upcoming Note device is tipped to be pressure sensitive — similar to the 3D Touch which was first seen on the iPhone 6s — and might house the fingerprint sensor below the home button.