Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Review

January 5, 2018 | Amy Davies | |

Specifications

Processor

  • CPU Speed
    2.3GHz, 1.7GHz
  • CPU Type
    Octa-Core

Display

  • Size (Main_Display)
    160.5mm (6.3" full rectangle) / 158.5mm (6.2" rounded corners)
  • Resolution (Main Display)
    2960 x 1440 (Quad HD+)
  • Technology (Main Display)
    dual edge Super AMOLED
  • Color Depth (Main Display)
    16M
  • S Pen Support
    Yes

*Galaxy note8 Measured diagonally, the screen size is 6.3" in the full rectangle and 6.2" with accounting for the rounded corners.

Camera

  • Rear Camera - Resolution
    12.0 MP + 12.0 MP
  • Rear Camera - F Number
    F1.7 , F2.4
  • Rear Camera - Auto Focus
    Yes
  • Rear Camera - OIS
    Yes
  • Rear Camera - Zoom
    Optical Zoom at 2x , Digital Zoom up to 10x
  • Front Camera - Resolution
    8.0 MP
  • Front Camera - F Number
    F1.7
  • Front Camera - Auto Focus
    Yes
  • Rear Camera - Flash
    Yes
  • Video Recording Resolution
    UHD 4K (3840 x 2160)@30fps

Memory

  • RAM_Size (GB)
    6
  • ROM Size (GB)
    64 GB
  • Available Memory (GB)
    51.2 GB
  • External Memory Support
    MicroSD (Up to 256GB)

Network/Bearer

  • Number of SIM
    Single-SIM
  • SIM size
    Nano-SIM (4FF)
  • SIM Slot Type
    SIM 1 + MicroSD
  • Infra
    2G GSM, 3G WCDMA, 3G TD-SCDMA, 4G LTE FDD, 4G LTE TDD
  • 2G GSM
    GSM850, GSM900, DCS1800, PCS1900
  • 3G UMTS
    B1(2100), B2(1900), B4(AWS), B5(850), B8(900)
  • 3G TD-SCDMA
    B34(2010), B39(1880)
  • 4G FDD LTE
    B1(2100), B2(1900), B3(1800), B4(AWS), B5(850), B7(2600), B8(900), B12(700), B13(700), B17(700), B18(800), B19(800), B20(800), B25(1900), B26(850), B28(700), B32(1500), B66(AWS-3)
  • 4G TDD LTE
    B38(2600), B39(1900), B40(2300), B41(2500)

Connectivity

  • ANT+
    Yes
  • USB Interface
    USB Type-C
  • USB Version
    USB 3.1 Gen 1
  • Location Technology
    GPS, Glonass, Beidou, Galileo
  • Earjack
    3.5mm Stereo
  • MHL
    No
  • Wi-Fi
    802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2.4G+5GHz, VHT80 MU-MIMO,1024-QAM
  • Wi-Fi Direct
    Yes
  • Bluetooth Version
    Bluetooth v5.0 (LE up to 2 Mbps)
  • NFC
    Yes
  • PC Sync.
    Smart Switch (PC version)

OS

  • Android

General Information

  • Color
    Midnight Black, Maple Gold
  • Form Factor
    Touchscreen Bar

Sensors

  • Accelerometer, Barometer, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, HR Sensor, Iris Sensor, RGB Light Sensor, Pressure Sensor, Proximity Sensor

Physical specification

  • Dimension (HxWxD, mm)
    162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6
  • Weight (g)
    195

Battery

  • Internet Usage Time(3G) (Hours)
    Up to 12
  • Internet Usage Time(LTE) (Hours)
    Up to 13
  • Internet Usage Time(Wi-Fi) (Hours)
    Up to 14
  • Video Playback Time (Hours)
    Up to 16
  • Standard Battery Capacity (mAh)
    3300
  • Removable
    No
  • Audio Playback Time (Hours)
    Up to 47
  • Audio Playback Time (Hours, Always On Display Off)
    Up to 74
  • Talk Time (3G WCDMA) (Hours)
    Up to 22

Audio and Video

  • Video Playing Format
    MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM
  • Video Playing Resolution
    UHD 4K (3840 x 2160)@120fps
  • Audio Playing Format
    MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA, DFF, DSF, APE

Services and Applications

  • Gear Support
    Gear Circle (Manager Support), Gear Fit, Gear Fit2, Gear1, Gear2, Gear2 Neo, Gear S, Gear S2, Gear S3, Gear IconX, Gear VR with Controller, Gear 360, Gear 360 (2017)
  • Samsung DeX Support
    Yes
  • Mobile TV
    No