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Samsung Galaxy Note 8

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05 April, 2020

Key Specs

64GB Storage, 6GB RAM
Memory Card Supported : up to 64GB
Quad Core, 1.6GHz, Exynos 4412 Quad Processor
4600 mAh, Li-Ion Battery
12MP Rear Camera
8.0-inch, Mali-400MP4 Display
Micro-SIM 3G
Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.4 (KitKat)

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 review

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 price in India is Rs. 36,990. The following article is written considering all the mobiles in the price range of Rs. 33,290 - Rs. 40,680.

display

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 comes with a 8.0-inch display. The display size of Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is the highest in this price range. Refer to the following table for the suggestions on alternate mobiles. The average display size in this price range is 5.81 inch. The best display size among the mobiles in this price range is 8.0 inch.

Best Mobiles by Display Size
(Rs. 33,290 - Rs. 40,680)
Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite keyboard_arrow_rightRs. 39,9996.7-inch
Nubia Redmagic 3S 128GB keyboard_arrow_rightRs. 35,9996.65-inch
Nubia Red Magic 3 128GB keyboard_arrow_rightRs. 37,9996.6-inch
Nubia Red Magic 3 keyboard_arrow_rightRs. 35,9996.6-inch
OPPO Reno 10x Zoom 128GB keyboard_arrow_rightRs. 38,9906.6-inch

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 comes with a Quad HD+ display screen. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has the resolution of Mali-400MP4. It has a pixel density of 189 pixels per inch. The pixel density of Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is below average in this price range. Refer the folowing chart for pictorial representation of on the analysis.

Best Mobiles by Pixel Density
(Rs. 33,290 - Rs. 40,680)
Sony Xperia Z5 Premium Dual keyboard_arrow_rightRs. 34,990801ppi
Samsung Galaxy S6 64GB keyboard_arrow_rightRs. 35,999575ppi
Samsung Galaxy S8 keyboard_arrow_rightRs. 34,980570ppi
LG G7 Plus ThinQ keyboard_arrow_rightRs. 37,999563ppi
Nokia 9 keyboard_arrow_rightRs. 36,899537ppi

performance

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 packs 64GB of internal storage. The average internal memory in this segment is 98.1 GB. The maximum internal memory in this segment is 256 GB. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has a Hybrid Slot for extending the storage. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 storage is expandable up to up to 64GB using microSD card.

Best Mobiles by Internal Storage
(Rs. 33,290 - Rs. 40,680)
OPPO Reno 2 keyboard_arrow_rightRs. 36,990256GB
OnePlus 7T 256GB keyboard_arrow_rightRs. 37,100256GB
OnePlus 7 keyboard_arrow_rightRs. 34,899256GB
Realme X2 Pro 256GB keyboard_arrow_rightRs. 35,999256GB
OPPO Reno2 keyboard_arrow_rightRs. 38,990256GB

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is powered by Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.4 (KitKat). This mobile has a clock speed of 1.6GHz. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 comes with a Quad Core processor. Quad core processor has four cores. Each core can be put to work simultaneously on a given task. This means that each core has a clock speed of 1.6GHz. This enables fast and fluid multitasking. This results in smooth 3D gameplay, and super-speedy camera performance. The average processing speed in this price range is 15.32 GHz. The maximum processing speed in this price range is 23.68 GHz Note both average and maximum processing speed includes the number of cores into consideration. The processor speed of Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is lesser than the average processor speed available in this price range. .

Best Mobiles by CPU
(Rs. 33,290 - Rs. 40,680)
Asus ROG Phone II 128GB keyboard_arrow_rightRs. 37,9998 cores X 2.96GHz
Realme X2 Pro 256GB keyboard_arrow_rightRs. 35,9998 cores X 2.96GHz
OnePlus 7T 128GB keyboard_arrow_rightRs. 35,1058 cores X 2.9GHz
OnePlus 7T keyboard_arrow_rightRs. 36,7958 cores X 2.9GHz
OnePlus 7T 256GB keyboard_arrow_rightRs. 37,1008 cores X 2.9GHz

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 comes with 6GB of RAM. The average RAM in this segment is 4.7 GB. The maximum RAM in this segment is 12 GB. This is higher than the average memory configuration available in this range.

Best Mobiles by RAM
(Rs. 33,290 - Rs. 40,680)
Realme X2 Pro 256GB keyboard_arrow_rightRs. 35,99912GB
OPPO Reno2 keyboard_arrow_rightRs. 38,9908GB
Vivo NEX keyboard_arrow_rightRs. 39,9908GB
Asus ROG Phone II 128GB keyboard_arrow_rightRs. 37,9998GB
iQOO 3 128GB keyboard_arrow_rightRs. 38,9908GB

Camera & battery

The rear camera comes with dual lens with of 12MP. The average primary camera capacity in this segment is 33.9 MP. The primary camera resolution of Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is lesser than the average display size available in this price range. Refer subsequent sections for alternate mobiles.

Best Mobiles by Primary Camera
(Rs. 33,290 - Rs. 40,680)
Realme X2 Pro 256GB keyboard_arrow_rightRs. 35,99964MP
Realme X50 Pro 128GB keyboard_arrow_rightRs. 39,99964MP
OPPO Reno 10x Zoom 128GB keyboard_arrow_rightRs. 38,99048MP
iQOO 3 128GB keyboard_arrow_rightRs. 38,99048MP
OPPO Reno2 keyboard_arrow_rightRs. 38,99048MP
Best Mobiles by Selfie Camera
(Rs. 33,290 - Rs. 40,680)
Realme X50 Pro 128GB keyboard_arrow_rightRs. 39,99932MP
OPPO Reno 2 keyboard_arrow_rightRs. 36,99016MP
OnePlus 7 keyboard_arrow_rightRs. 34,89916MP
Nubia Red Magic 3 keyboard_arrow_rightRs. 35,99916MP
OnePlus 7T keyboard_arrow_rightRs. 36,79516MP

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is powered by 4600 mAh. Mobile phones with higher battery capacity is expected to have higher talk time.Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is a non-removable battery. Unlike the name suggests, the battery can be removed by taking it to the repair shop. This might be a pleasant surprise to many. The non-removable batteries improve the overall design of the mobile phone. Mobiles with non-removable batteries are thinner. It is difficult to turn off the security and tracking features in this kind of mobiles.The battery capacity of Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is higher than the average battery capacity available in this range.

Best Mobiles by Battery
(Rs. 33,290 - Rs. 40,680)
Asus ROG Phone II 128GB keyboard_arrow_rightRs. 37,9996000mAh
Nubia Red Magic 3 128GB keyboard_arrow_rightRs. 37,9995000mAh
Nubia Redmagic 3S 128GB keyboard_arrow_rightRs. 35,9995000mAh
Nubia Red Magic 3 keyboard_arrow_rightRs. 35,9995000mAh
Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite keyboard_arrow_rightRs. 39,9994500mAh

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Key Features & Sensors

Display Features
Display

Super AMOLED

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has Super AMOLED display. This is an advanced version of AMOLED display. Super AMOLED display is developed by Samsung. Super AMOLED display is built with touch sensors on the display itself. This makes it the thinnest display technology in the market. Super AMOLED display screens are also much more responsive than other AMOLED screens.

Rear Camera Features
Primary Camera

face detection

Face detection is one of the modes used to detect human faces. Once the human face is detected, focus and exposure automatically for the clear picture.

Front Camera Features
Secondary Camera

face detection

Face detection is one of the modes used to detect human faces. Once the human face is detected, focus and exposure automatically for the clear picture.

Sensors
Sensors

Accelerometer

The accelerometer is a small device made up of axis-based motion sensing. This is used in mobiles to measure the number of steps taken by the user. This count is then passed on to the third party health improvement apps. This feature is required to support the screen rotation feature.

Barometer

The barometer is used to measure air pressure. In the mobile phone, it is used to detect a sudden drop in pressure. Then the mobile gets the weather update.

Fingerprint Sensor

The fingerprint sensor is used to detect the fingerprint of the user. This feature is provided in the high-end mobiles as one of the security features.

Gyro Sensor

Gyro Sensor detects the device tilt or twist of the mobile. This sensor is required to support screen rotation.

Geomagnetic Sensor

This sensor detects the rotation of mobiles axis with earth’s magnetic field. This is used to identify which is north. This is used by the digital maps to provide the directions while driving.

RGB Light Sensor

The RGB light sensor is used to detect the ambient light so that the display brightness can be adjusted automatically.

Proximity Sensor

In mobiles, this sensor is used to identify if the mobile is closer to the human ear. If so, then the touchscreen is disabled and the display is turned off. This helps in accidental touch to the screen. Turning off display helps in saving the battery power.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Full Specifications

Summary

Internal Storage
64GB, expandable upto up to 64GB
RAM
6GB
Camera
12MP + 12MP Rear Camera , 8MP Front Camera Selfie Camera
Display
8.0 inches (~64.8% screen-to-body ratio) , Quad HD+ , Mali-400MP4
Battery
4600 mAh
Performance
Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A9
Chipset
Exynos 4412 Quad

Display

Display Size
8.0 inches (~64.8% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution
800 x 1280 Pixels
Resolution Type
Quad HD+
Display type
Dual Edge Super AMOLED
Display Features
Yes

Camera

Rear Camera
12MP + 12MP
Selfie Camera
8MP Front Camera
HD Recording
Yes
Full HD Recording
Yes
Flash
Rear Flash
Rear Camera Features
Geo-tagging,face detection,5 MP,autofocus,touch focus
Selfie Camera Features
Geo-tagging,face detection,5 MP,autofocus,touch focus

Software

Operating System
Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.4 (KitKat)
Processor Type
Exynos 4412 Quad
Primary Core
Quad Core
Primary Clock Speed
1.6GHz

Memory And Storage

Internal Storage
64GB
RAM
6GB
Memory Card Type
microSD, up to 64 GB

Battery

Battery Capacity
4600 mAh
Battery Type
Li-Ion
Removable Battery?
No
Stand By Time
Up to 710 h (2G) / Up to 480 h (3G)
Talk Time
Up to 28 h (2G) / Up to 24 h (3G)

General Specs

Brand
Samsung
Model Name
Galaxy Note 8
In the Box
Handset with S-Pen, Travel Adaptor, Data Cable, Stereo Headset, Ejection Pin, USB Connector, Micro USB Connector, S-Pen Acc, Clear Cover
Released
Released 2013, April
Dimensions
210.8 x 135.9 x 8 mm (8.30 x 5.35 x 0.31 in)
Weight
338 g (3G) / 340 g (LTE) (11.99 oz)
Phone Type
Smartphones
Model Number
SM-N950FZDDINS
SIM
Micro-SIM
Hybrid Sim Slot
Yes
Touchscreen
Yes
OTG Compatible
Yes
Ringtones Format
Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Important Apps
- MP4/DivX/Xvid/FLV/MKV/H.264 player - MP3/WAV/eAAC+/Flac player - Photo/video editor - Document editor/viewer
Other Features
S Pen Support, ANT+, USB Type-C, USB 3.1 Gen 1, Wi-Fi Direct, 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
Smart Phone
Yes
Browser
HTML5
FM Radio
No
Supported Messaging
SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Loud Speaker
Yes, with stereo speakers

Sensors

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

Connectivity

3G
Yes
VoLTE
No
2G Bands
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - N5100, N5120
3G Bands
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - N5100
4G Bands
Yes
_3_5mm_jack_
Yes
GPRS
Class 12
Edge
Class 12
GPS
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
SPEED
HSPA 42.2(LTE)/21.1(3G)/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat3 100/50 Mbps
WLAN
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, DLNA
Supported Frequencies
LTE band 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 17(700) - SGH-I467 (AT&T)
Supported Networks
GSM / HSPA / LTE
Wi-Fi
Yes
Maps Support
Google Maps
USB
Yes
USB Version
microUSB v2.0 (MHL TV-out), USB Host
Audio Jack
No
Bluetooth Support
Yes
Bluetooth Version
v4.0, A2DP
NFC
Yes

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Flipkart
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Rs. 59,900
Amazon
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Midnight Black, 6GB RAM, 64GB Storage) with Offers
Rs. 36,990