Are you planning to buy the newly launched Samsung Galaxy Note 8? If yes, then take out some time as today in this article we are going to throw some light on what’s good and bad about the much awaited Samsung Galaxy Note 8.
Samsung has finally launched the Galaxy Note 8 smartphone which is an upgrade to their bomb – Galaxy Note 7. The smartphone was unveiled on August 23, 2017 at an event where all features were showcased of this smartphone.
Major upgrades are done on the Galaxy Note 8 in order to get the Note series back in line. The main attractions which you are going to see in the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 are a bigger screen, updated S Pen and dual camera for everlasting amazing photos.
The company has already started taking bookings of the smartphone and it is expected that Galaxy Note 8 will hit the markets on September 15 in the United States.
Before buying any smartphone it is important to do a thorough research on it as it helps you in finding out what’s good and bad in that smartphone. As there are many new additions to the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 smartphone, one should know what those are. We are going to share all the features which we loved and disliked about this smartphone in Samsung Galaxy 8 Pros and Cons listed below.
Pros of Samsung Galaxy Note 8
We will begin with Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Pros as there are many new notable features which we loved in this smartphone.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Display
One of the best things and Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Pros is the display of this smartphone. You get a 6.3-inch display in this device which is named Infinity Display and is considered a display with no bezel at all. The screen of this smartphone is a qHD display delivering resolution of 2960 X 1440 pixels and a pixel density of 521 ppi.
The display is bright and colourful as compared to what you get in other smartphones offered by Samsung. As the phone is equipped with HDR, it gives you access to HD content to stream seamlessly on Amazon Prime and Netflix. Always On feature is a new feature which combined with the display will allow you to take notes without unlocking your smartphone. Multiple notes can be easily taking by enabling the Always On mode on this smartphone.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 S Pen
Samsung always does some upgrades to their S-Pen and you get to see some with the Galaxy Note 8 too. Similar to the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, the S-pen is mounted inside the smartphone and comes with advanced pressure sensitivity. The press and pop mechanism makes it extremely easy for one to access the S-pen and start taking notes. In order to provide better experience while taking notes, Samsung has added a new fingertip to the S-Pen which is known to provide responsive stylus experience.
You can even use the S Pen to draw images, convert them into animated GIFs and send it over to your friends. Translate feature has also received an upgrade which ensures better and easy translation. S Pen definitely adds to the Pros of Samsung Galaxy Note 8.
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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Camera
Galaxy Note 8 is the first smartphone ever by Samsung which receives dual camera hardware. On the rear sits two 12 Mega pixel cameras with one being a wide-angle lens and other bring telephone lens. Both these cameras can work together for providing great photography experience. You get to use the 2x optical use with the rear camera which is similar to what you get in the iPhone 7 Plus and the OnePlus 5.
On the front comes an 8 Mega pixel shooter which is great for capturing selfies and making video calls.
Wireless and Fast Charging Enabled
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 comes enabled with Wireless and Fast Charging. As per the current information, Samsung won’t be providing wireless charging pad with the smartphone and if you want to use one, you might have to buy one from the Samsung Store.
Fast Charging is going to help you in charging your Galaxy Note 8 with enough charge to survive a day within 30 minutes.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Hardware
A Flagship smartphone is definitely going to come with some mean hardware. There are two variants of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8. You get to choose between the QUALCOMM Snapdragon 835 chipset and Exynos 8895 chipset processor. Both the variants are available with 6 GB RAM and this is the maximum amount of RAM which you get to use in any Samsung smartphone as of now.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Storage
Storage is another feature which highlights in the Pros of Samsung Galaxy Note 8. You can choose from 64, 128 and 256 GB variants of the smartphone. It is not sure if all these three variants will be available worldwide, but you get micro SD card slot which will allow you to add external micro SD card and increase storage space. Being an high-end smartphone equipped with micro SD card is just awesome.
Cons of Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Now let’s begin with the Cons of Samsung Galaxy Note 8 where we tell some features we are not happy with.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Battery
Battery is a major concern of smartphone users and you only get 3,300 mAh battery in this smartphone which is not enough for a 6.3-inch smartphone. Samsung should have provided a bigger battery in the Galaxy Note 8 as it is even smaller than the 3,500 mAh battery available in the Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone. This is one of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Cons
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Price
Powerful hardware, beautiful design and a huge display are going to put a hole in your pocket. If you are planning to buy the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, you have to shed out US $930 which makes the Galaxy Note 8 the most expensive smartphone ever launched by Samsung.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Waiting Period
While Samsung has started taking bookings of the smartphone and has announced launch dates in US and UK, it is not certain when the smartphone will be launched in other parts of the World. It is expected that people have to wait 2-3 months in order to grab their hands on this beast.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is a killer flagship smartphone with amazing features but all these awesome features come at a price. We hope that are no battery issues in the Galaxy Note 8 like its predecessor.
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