Q1. What are the specifications of the Samsung Galaxy Note8?
10nm octa-core Exynos 8895 or Snapdragon 835
6 GB RAM
Quad HD+ Super AMOLED
Iris Scanner, Face detection, S Pen, Dual Camera
3300mAh, USB Type-C Charging Port
Adaptive Fast Charge
Corning Gorilla Glass (Front and Back)
Yes, Bluetooth 5.0
Q2. What is the camera configuration of the Galaxy Note8 camera?
12MP Telephoto +12MP Wide-angle
Dual OIS, Live Focus, Dual Capture
4K at 30 fps, 1080p at 30 fps or 60 fps
8 MP AF (f/1.7)
Q3. What are the available modes of the camera?
Portrait mode is one of the incredible features of the Galaxy Note8. This camera setting allows you to make photos of people or objects magnificent with depth-of-field effect.
Other than that, the Samsung Galaxy Note8 also sports a Live Focus mode and Dual Capture mode.
The live focus mode allows you to adjust the photo blur both before and after you take the picture, while the dual capture mode captures two pictures — wide angle and close up — at the same time.
Q4. Is the Galaxy Note8 waterproof?
Yes, the Galaxy Note8 is waterproof. It’s IP68-certified water and dust resistant and is and touted to be safe up till 1.5 meters of water for 30 minutes.
Q5. Is the display protected?
The display of the Note8 is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. What’s more, the glass back is also coated with Gorilla Glass 5.
Q6. Does it have the support for LTE and VoLTE networks?
Yes, the Galaxy Note8 is a dual-sim phone featuring two SIM slots having support for 4G and VoLTE.
However, it doesn’t feature a dedicated microSD slot.
Q7. How good is the display quality of the Galaxy Note8?
The Samsung Galaxy Note8 sports a gorgeous 6.3-inch Super AMOLED edge-to-edge infinity display covering nearly 83.2% of the front panel. The larger screen not only makes multitasking easy but also makes watching movies and videos an absolute joy.
Q8. Does the Galaxy Note8 feature a headphone jack?
Fortunately yes, the Galaxy Note8 features a 3.5 mm headphone jack and comes bundled with a pair of Pure sound By AKG earphones.
Q9. Does the Note8 support Wireless Charging?
The Galaxy Note8 features wireless charging which is compatible with both the WPC and PMA standards.
Yes, the Galaxy Note 8 supports Samsung Pay. All you have to do is activate the app by registering your fingerprint on it. This set of fingerprints will be used every time you add a new card or transact using this app.
Q17. Which Android version does the Galaxy Note8 feature?
The Galaxy Note8 runs on the latest version of Android — Nougat v 7.1.2 — on top of TouchWiz version 4 and will receive the latest Android Oreo update by the end of 2017.
Q18. Does it have capacitive hardware buttons?
No, the Galaxy Note8 doesn’t have hardware buttons. Instead, it sports a set of on-screen navigation button or navbar which can be customized as per the need of the hour.
Q19. How is the Note8 better than the Note7?
Apart from the dual camera setup and the size difference, the Galaxy Note8 features a Quad HD+ Super AMOLED edge-to-edge infinity display and a more powerful processor. While the Note7 was powered by a 64-bit octa-core Exynos 8890 processor (or Snapdragon 820), the new Note8 uses the thinner 64-bit octa-core Exynos or Snapdragon 835 processor.
The new Note8 uses the thinner 64-bit octa-core Exynos or Snapdragon 835 processor.
On the security aspects, the Galaxy Note 7 had fingerprint sensor while its successor sports a fingerprint sensor, Iris scanner, and facial recognition capabilities.
Besides, the new Galaxy Note8 also boasts of special features like Bixby, Smart Home Management, Samsung Dex and Bluetooth 5.0.
Q20. What is the zoom capacity of the Galaxy Note8?
The new note from Samsung sports optical zoom at 2X and digital zoom up to 10X. Other than that, the Note8’s camera features filters, live stickers and grid lines in both the rear and front camera.
Q21. What does Bluetooth 5.0 mean?
Bluetooth 5.0 is the newer version of Bluetooth. The Samsung Galaxy S8 was the first phone to have it and now the new Note8 has followed suit. With it, not only can you connect or air to external devices quickly but also a much-improved range.
With it, not only can you connect or air to external devices quickly but also a much-improved range.
If we talk numbers, it can cover nearly 2oo meters in the direct line of sight.
That’s All, Folks!
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