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Samsung Galaxy Note8 Specifications Details


Samsung Galaxy Note8 Specifications Details

Samsung Galaxy Note8 Specifications Details - Here the new Galaxy Note8 specs and everything you need to know about this new Samsung Note series. The Samsung unpackage event 23 August 2017 Galaxy Note 8's specifications 10nm processor, 6GB RAM, 12 MP camera, S Pen safe with IP 68.

Samsung Galaxy Note8 Specifications Details

Samsung Galaxy Note8 Specifications
Galaxy Note 8 keep you going on, from photos and videos to music, apps, and files. With the new Galaxy Note8, you hardly need to delete anything to make space for new content because it has a memory that's expandable by up to 256GB via microSD card. More wide screen means more space to do great things.

Samsung Galaxy Note8

New Samsung Galaxy Note 8 marketed as Samsung Galaxy Note8 is an Android smartphone that designed, developed and marketed by Samsung Electronics. It was unveiled on 23 August 2017, it is the successor to the ill-fated Samsung Galaxy Note 7. The new features with the Galaxy Note8's 6.3" screen as the largest ever screen on a Note 8 dimensions and it still fits easily in your hand. The freedom to do more with Samsung Note8.

  • Expandable memory
  • Dual SIM
  • Wireless charging
  • Water and dust resistant
  • Biometric authentication
  • Expandable memory
  • Dual camera with dual OIS
  • Optical zoom
  • Dual Pixel Sensor
  • Bright lens
Samsung Galaxy Note8 Specifications

Samsung Galaxy Note8 Specifications Details
Whether you're downloading games or multitasking, it's fast and seamless on the Galaxy Note8 2017 because the high-performing 10nm mobile processor and 6GB RAM make things run smoothly. Plus, with wireless charging, power is on your side. Infinity display Galaxy Note8 a near bezel-less, full-frontal glass, edge-to-edge screen secure with Biometric authentication + Samsung Knox.

Screen dimensions diagonally as a full rectangle without accounting for the rounded corners. Galaxy Note8 dimensions and S Pen are rated IP68, meaning they are both protected against dust ingress and are water resistant. Water resistance rating is based on test conditions of submersion in up to 1.5 meters of fresh water for up to 30 minutes.

Samsung Galaxy Note8 Release Date

On 20 July 2017, Samsung tweeted a teaser video showing a darkened device with a stylus, stating the date of its next "Unpacked" event, 23 August 2017.

Samsung Galaxy Note8 Specifications Details

The Note 8 is powered by an Exynos 8895 or Snapdragon 835 processor (depending on location). It has a 6.3" 1440p AMOLED Infinity Display, and is Samsung's first phone to feature a dual-lens camera system and 6 GB RAM. The dual-lens camera comes with a 12 MP wide-angle lens with f/1.7 aperture and a 12 MP telephoto lens with f/2.4 aperture, both equipped with optical image stabilization. Storage options include 64, 128 or 256 GB internationally, but only 64 GB in the US.

The Samsung Note8 features a fingerprint scanner next to the rear camera, and an iris scanner on the top bezel. The Note 8 comes bundled with AKG earbuds as well as the Note series' proprietary S Pen. Ports include a 3.5 mm headphone jack and a USB-C charging and data transfer port. It has support for Samsung DeX as well.

Galaxy Note8 Features

Unlocking Galaxy Note8 with your eyes, your face, or a press of your finger gives you the freedom to focus on things that really matter. And with Samsung Knox protecting your biometric data as well as safeguarding what's on your phone, you have peace of mind.

Galaxy Note 8 Features
  • Iris scan
  • Fingerprint scan
  • Face recognition
  • Pattern
  • Password
  • PIN
  • SAMSUNG Knox
  • S Pen
  • Live message
  • Smart select
  • Samsung Notes
  • Screen off memo + pin to AOD
  • Live message
  • Draw your own emojis,
You can make animated GIFs on these Galaxy Note8, or write handwritten messages on photos. Live message allows you to express your feelings and send them to people you care about. When words aren't enough, you can say it with your own animated GIF. Use the S Pen's Smart select feature to select a section of a video and share them with your friends or on social media. You can also select intricate shapes from images to share or paste where you need them. See how to set up Galaxy Note8.

GIFs Note8 created may not be supported by some social media and messaging services depending on the size and length of GIFs. Follow the steps removed and sequence shortened.

S Pen Galaxy Note8

The S Pen Note8 that's more than just a pen such as:
  • Screen write
  • Glance
  • Magnify
  • Translate
Effortlessly save those long articles, emails, and documents as one image, and then add markups just as easily. When we need to take notes or when inspiration strikes, our first instinct is to look for a pen. That's why it made perfect sense for the Galaxy Note series to have the S Pen. The S Pen for the Galaxy Note8 has a 0.7 mm tip that's fine and precise like your favorite pen, so you can draw and write with accuracy. And if you need to undo, just press the button at the side to turn S Pen into an eraser.

Create fine or broad strokes just as you would with a brush. The new S Pen Note8 has 4096 levels of pressure to more accurately respond to the touch of the pen tip, giving you control whether you're note-taking or sketching.

Samsung Galaxy Note8 Specs Details

Specifications Samsung Galaxy Note8 Specs
Colors Midnight Black, Deepsea Blue, Orchid Gray, Maple Gold
Dimensions & Weight
Note 8 Dimensions: 162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm
Weight: 195 g
Galaxy Note8 6.3" Quad HD+ Super AMOLED (2960 x 1440)
521 ppi
*Infinity Display: a near bezel-less, full-frontal glass, edge-to-edge screen.
*Default resolution is Full HD+ and can be changed to Quad HD+ (WQHD+) in Settings.
*Screen measured diagonally as a full rectangle without accounting for the rounded corners.
S Pen
Dimensions: 108.3 x 5.8 x 4.2 mm
Weight: 2.8 g
Pressure levels: 4096
Pen Tip diameter: 0.7 mm
Live message
Samsung Notes
Screen off memo
Smart select
Screen write
Bixby Vision
F1.7 aperture
Pixel size: 1.22µm
Sensor size: 1/3.6"
Sensor ratio: 4:3
FOV: 80°
Selective Focus
Wide selfie
Dual camera
Dual OIS (Optical Image Stabilization)
Max optical 2X zoom
Max digital 10X zoom
Live focus
Dual Capture
HDR (High Dynamic Range)
Virtual shot
Motion photo
Live stickers
Grid line
Location tags
Quick launch
Voice control
Resoultion: 12MP AF
Pixel size: 1.0µm
Sensor size: 1/3.6"
Sensor ratio: 4:3
FOV: 45°
F.No (aperture): F2.4
Wide-angle camera
Resolution: Dual pixel 12MP AF
Pixel size: 1.4µm
Sensor size: 1/2.55"
Sensor ratio: 4:3
FOV: 77°
F.No (aperture): F1.7
Pro mode
Slow motion
Food mode
Save as RAW file
4K video recording at 30 fps
1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps
720p HD video recording at 30 fps
VDIS (Video Digital Image Stabilization)
Max optical 2X zoom
Max digital 10X zoom
High CRI LED flash
Slow motion video support for 720p at 240 fps
Hyperlapse video with stabilization
Continuous autofocus video
Face detection
Tracking AF
Take 9-megapixel still photos recording 4K video
Playback zoom
Video location tags
Octa-core (2.3GHz Quad + 1.7GHz Quad), 64-bit, 10nm processor
Octa-core (2.35GHz Quad + 1.9GHz Quad), 64-bit, 10nm processor
*May differ by country and carrier.
*May differ by country and carrier.
*User memory is less than the total memory due to storage of the operating system and software used to operate the device features. Actual user memory will vary depending on the operator and may change after software upgrades are performed.
LTE Cat.16
*May differ by markets and mobile operators.
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz), VHT80 MU-MIMO, 1024QAM
Bluetooth® v 5.0 (LE up to 2Mbps), ANT+, USB Type-C, NFC, Location (GPS, Galileo, Glonass, BeiDou)
*Galileo and BeiDou coverage may be limited. BeiDou may not be available for certain countries.
Memory & SIM Card
Single SIM model: one nano SIM and one microSD slot (can hold a microSD card up to 256GB)
Dual SIM model: one nano SIM and one Hybrid slot (can hold a microSD card up to 256GB or a nano SIM card)
*May differ by markets and mobile operators.
Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)
Ultra High Quality Audio Playback
UHQ 32-bit & DSD support
PCM: Up to 32 bits
DSD: DSD64/128
*DSD64 and DSD128 playback can be limited depending on the file format.
Audio playback format
*Some files may not be supported depending on codec used.
Dual Audio: connect two Bluetooth devices to the Galaxy Note8 to play audio through the two devices simultaneously.
*The two connected devices may exhibit a slight difference in sound output.
Scalable Codec: Bluetooth connection is stable even with ambient radio frequency interferences.
*Available only for certain accessories made by Samsung.
Recording quality is improved with the High AOP Mic that mitigates distortion in noisy environments.
*AOP: Acoustic Overload Point
Bundled Earphones
Pure sound By AKG
Hybrid canal type
2way Dynamic Unit
Video Playback Formats
*Some files may not be supported depending on codec used.
TV Connection
Wireless: Smart View (Miracast 1080p at 30 fps, mirroring support available for devices supporting Google Cast)
With cable: supports DisplayPort over USB type-C. Supports video out when connecting via DisplayPort cable (DisplayPort 4K 60 fps)
Water Resistance
*Galaxy Note8 and S Pen are rated IP68, meaning they are both protected against dust ingress and are water resistant. Water resistance rating is based on test conditions of submersion in up to 1.5 meters of fresh water for up to 30 minutes.
Battery capacity
Battery Life
MP3 playback (AOD on): up to 47 hrs
MP3 playback (AOD off): up to 74 hrs
Video playback: up to 16 hrs
Talk time: up to 22 hrs
Internet use (Wi-Fi): up to 14 hrs
Internet use (3G): up to 12 hrs
Internet use (4G): up to 13 hrs
*Data based on devices released in Europe. Actual results may vary depending on usage and environmental factors.
Fast Charging on wired and wireless
Wireless charging compatible with WPC and PMA
Sensors & Buttons
Iris sensor
Pressure sensor
Fingerprint sensor
Gyro sensor
Geomagnetic sensor
Hall sensor
HR sensor
Proximity sensor
RGB light sensor
On/Off key
Volume key
Bixby key
Security Authentication
Lock type: pattern, PIN, password
Biometrics lock type: Iris Scanner, Fingerprint Scanner, Face Recognition
Knox protection: real-time device monitoring and protection
Virus, malware prevention (Powered by McAfee)
Secure Folder: a secure space on the device to keep content such as apps, photos, movies, and files private using either iris scanning or fingerprint scanning.
Samsung Pay
Credit & debit cards: supports MST/NFC
Membership cards
Gift cards
Transit cards
Reward point service
*Available in selected countries. Supported payment solutions and available features may vary by country.
Press the Bixby button to go to Bixby Home, or press and hold it to interact with Bixby using voice.
*Some Bixby features may not be available depending on country, region, or language.
Edge Screen
Edge panels: Apps edge, People edge, Smart select, Reminder, Tasks edge, Quick tools, Clipboard edge, Device maintenance, Weather, Calendar
Edge lighting
(Always On Display)
AOD content
Choose from a variety of clock designs and information.
Clock: Digital clock, Analogue clock, World clock, and Edge clock (option to choose color and wallpaper.)
Active clock (with second hand)
Image: select an image from Gallery or Smart Select and set it as wallpaper for the AOD screen.
Other settings: set custom text, date, battery level, app notifications, and song information.
Face Widgets
Experience different widgets on the AOD screen by double-tapping the clock area.
Pin to AOD
Pin text and images you wish to remember to the AOD screen. The pinned memo can be easily viewed or deleted.
You can pin a memo to the AOD screen using Reminder and Share via.
AOD Themes
Download AOD-exclusive themes from Theme Store.
Decorate your AOD screen with various themes.
Themes are sets of wallpaper, icons, and other design details available to download to the Galaxy Note8.
Accessibility Features
To continue making our technology accessible to everyone, Samsung has developed and applied a variety of technical solutions. With solutions for vision, hearing, dexterity, and interaction, people with disabilities can easily use technology and take advantage of new and exciting features.
Voice Assistant: screen reader for people who are blind or visually impaired
High contrast theme, font, and keyboard: get a higher contrast on the screen, text, and the keyboard
Magnifier window: enlarge part of the screen with magnified window
Magnifier widget: use the rear camera as a magnifying glass
Color adjustment: color correction setting for color vision deficiency
Sound detector: detects the sounds of the doorbell or a baby crying for hearing-impaired users
Flash notification: notify events such as calls, texts, and the alarm with rear camera flashes or blinks on the screen
Sound balance: adjust the left and right volume
Mono audio: switch from Stereo to Mono audio
Universal switch: set custom switches and use them to control the features on your phone
Assistant menu: allow better control of the device for people with reduced dexterity
Direction lock: substitute password or pattern with a directional combination to unlock the phone. The combination is set by swiping in a series of four to eight directions
Direct access: shortcut to accessing various accessibility features via hardware keys
*All specifications and descriptions provided herein may be different from the actual specifications and descriptions for the product. Samsung reserves the right to make changes to this web page and the product described herein, at anytime, without obligation on Samsung to provide notification of such change. All functionality, features, specifications, GUI and other product information provided in this web page including, but not limited to, the benefits, design, pricing, components, performance, availability, and capabilities of the product are subject to change without notice or obligation. The contents within the screen are simulated images and are for demonstration purposes only.
In the box Galaxy Note8
Device with S Pen
USB cable
Ejection pin
USB power adaptor
USB connector (USB type-C)
Micro USB connector
Pen nibs
Galaxy Note8 Quick start guide

Galaxy Note8 Overview

Galaxy Note8 Hardware Locations

By look at the Galaxy Note8 overview image you can see the hands on detail of hardware locations such as:

Front Galaxy Note8

Front camera
Iris detection LED Iris scanner
Power key
Volume keys
Bixby key
Proximity sensors
S Pen

Galaxy Note8 Overview Back panel
USB charger/Accessory port
Headset jack
Fingerprint sensor
Dual camera

Devices and software are constantly evolving — the illustrations you see here are for reference only.