The Galaxy Note 8 is one of the best ever smartphones which is launched by Samsung. Many new features made it to this smartphone and like its predecessor, issues such as exploding battery were resolved.
With each new Galaxy Note smartphone, Samsung adds new features and hardware which you are going to get in the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 too. Big display, dual camera, upgraded S-Pen are some of the main attractions which one would like in the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.
Coming to specifications of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, you will get a big 6.3-inch display screen which delivers resolution of 1440 X 2960 pixels. The display of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is not only known for its big size but also for its infinite design which adds to unique look to the smartphone and makes it look with zero bezel.
To ensure security, both Iris scanner and fingering sensor come in the Samsung Galaxy Note 8. Both these features can be activated simultaneously on the Galaxy Note 8. S-Pen has also received many new upgrades which will help you in getting the best out of your Samsung Galaxy Note 8 smartphone.
Specifications will allow you to make a brief judgement of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, however to decide if the smartphone is good enough for you or not, one needs to find out what are its Pros and Cons.
Pros and Cons of Samsung Galaxy Note 8
We will begin with Pros of Samsung Galaxy Note 8 as we really liked many features in this beast. The advantages/Pros of Samsung Galaxy Note 8 are mentioned below.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Dual Camera
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is the first ever smartphone which comes with dual cameras. No other camera manufactured by Samsung till date arrived with dual camera, but you get to use it with the Samsung Galaxy Note 8. On the rear sits two 12 Mega pixel shooters which ensure that one captures best moments in their camera.
Telephone and wide angle lens are the two lenses which sit behind the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 smartphone. 2X optical zoom also comes into play and allows one to capture far away objects easily. On the front is an 8 Mega pixel camera equipped with wide angle lens.
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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Display
HD display is what you are going to get in the Samsung Galaxy Note 8. The 6.3-inch display delivers resolution of 2960 X 1440 pixels which ensure that the images displayed are sharp and crisp. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is one of its kind smartphone as it comes with Infinity Display i.e. the display which come with no bezel.
As there is no bezel, it makes the mobile phone look more attractive and gives a premium feel.
If you use Netflix to stream HD content then you can take benefit of the big display and HDR feature which comes embedded in this smartphone. Both Netflix and Amazon Prime work great on the Samsung Galaxy Note 8. Another cool feature which you are going to get in the Samsung galaxy Note 8’s display is Always On feature. This feature will come into play when you are going to take notes using S-Pen.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 S Pen
S-Pen has received some really cool updates in the Samsung Galaxy Note 8. As mentioned before, Always On Display will allow one to take notes easily without even unlocking the smartphone.
This is going to help you out when you are in a hurry as you don’t need to unlock your smartphone first and then start taking notes. S-pen uses Press and Pop mechanism with what one can easily unlock it just by pressing the S-Pen.
S-Pen is no more limited to taking notes as now we can create objects, drawings too using it and convert them into animated GIF’s. Easy share options within the Notes app will allow one to easily share animated GIF’s. Translation is also made easy with S-pen as if you visit a web page with foreign language, just hover your S-pen over it and it will automatically translate it to your selected language. These feature are really cool and make to Pros of Samsung Galaxy Note 8.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Powerful Hardware
When it comes to Note smartphone series, hardware is always on top of the line. Snapdragon 835 is the best processor which is available out there for smartphones and Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is the first smartphone which comes with that processor. Exynos chipset is developed by Samsung and you get one variant of the Galaxy Note 8 in Exynos chipset too but it will be available in limited countries only.
6 GB RAM is what you get with the Snapdragon 835 chipset processor. The combo of this processor and RAM ensures swift functioning of the device and no lags while playing high end games.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Expendable Storage
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will be available in three storage options which are 64, 128 and 256 GB. If you run out of the on-board storage on your Samsung Galaxy Note 8, you can pop a micro SD card of space up to 128 GB. As the camera of this smartphone is powerful, expendable storage is going to help you out in storing all the High Definition photos in case you run out of internal memory. One can also store huge number of High Definition movies and videos without thinking about limited space.
Cons of Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Most of the features which are available in the Galaxy Note 8 make Samsung Galaxy Note 8 a beast, however there are two points which disappoint us in the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.
The smartphone will be launched in September in United States however it is not known when Samsung will launch the Galaxy Note 8 in other countries. If we look at the launch pattern which is followed by Samsung for the launch of Galaxy Note smartphones, it usually takes 4-5 months for the device to be available globally.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Price
The features, hardware are going to cost you a lot. As Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is a premium smartphone, you have to shed good amount of money in order to get your hands over it. If you are living in United States, you have to pay $930 to buy this beast.
This sums up our list of Pros and Cons of Samsung Galaxy Note 8. We found this smartphone to be amazing due to new features. What do you think about this smartphone? Do let us know using the comments section below.
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