The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has finally reached Indian shores carrying a whopping price tag we can ever dream of.
Note 8 India Launch Offers and Price – The device is priced at Rs 67990 and will compete with the Apple iPhone 8 (in terms of price) which will be released later today and is expected to cost above Rs. 70,000. The Samsung Note 8 buyers can also get Rs. 4000 cash back if they purchase the smartphone using the HDFC credit card. The Samsung cash back offer is not applicable on HDFC debit card as far as current info.
So ideally, after the discount of Rs. 4000, you can actually grab the Note 8 for Rs. 63,990 or 64K, expensive not much if we compare it to the price of Samsung S8 Plus. This is the price for the base 64 GB model, the higher storage versions 128 GB and the 256 GB will cost even more. So what do you think of the Note 8 price, share your thoughts in the comments below.
Samsung is also offering a free wireless charger along with the Samsung Note 8 for people who pre-order the smartphone.
The Samsung Note 8 buyers will also get double data offer from Reliance JIO. Couple of days back we wrote about the Note 8 launch we were expecting it to be priced close to 65K.
The Samsung Note 8 deliveries will start from 21st September 2017 in India and you can also buy the smartphone from Amazon India.
Indian Variant Vs Global Variant of Samsung Note 8 any differences
Firstly, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Indian variant doesn’t differ much in terms of look & feel, specifications, apart from the fact that the Indian variant uses Exynos 8895 chipset, which is also used in the company’s homeland South Korea.
Apart from this, rest of the specs of the Note 8 are identical to the international variant.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Special Features
As everyone knows it already, the highlight of the Galaxy Note 8 is the S-Pen support. Samsung has improved the S-Pen technology this year, and you can take as many as quick notes right from the lock screen itself. Also, you can create GIFs and send them as pictures to others.
Notably, Samsung has launched the new Samsung Note 8 in India with the Bixby Assistant which was not available earlier. Bixby is the equivalent of Google Assistant or Siri from Apple, which helps you to search for things and do tasks based on your voice commands.
Another highlight of the Galaxy Note 8 is the dual camera system at the back. This is the first Samsung smartphone to feature dual camera setup at the rear, and also the first Samsung smartphone to launch in India with the dual cameras.
The phone uses two 12 MP lenses at the back. While one of the lenses is a wide angle one which comes with a f/1.7 aperture, the other one is a telephoto lens which allows for 2X optical zoom and comes with f/2.4 aperture.
The rear camera comes with Optical image stabilization and also has 4K video support.
The highlighted part is that the two cameras have optical stabilization which makes the 2X zoomed videos come out without any shakes or blurs.
Also, the camera app has a dedicated Portrait mode which even allows you to edit depth in the images after capture. The front selfie camera comes with f/1.7 aperture lens for better low light legibility and uses an 8 MP lens.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Regular Specifications
When it comes to other specifications apart from the dual camera and S-Pen, the Note 8 resembles the Galaxy S8 and S8+. It has a SUPER AMOLED – 6.3-inch QHD+ display with a resolution of 2960×1440 pixels. DisplayMate also rated the Galaxy Note 8 display as the best one in any smartphone.
The Samsung Note 8 is powered by the Exynos 8895 in India, similar to the Galaxy S8+ and Galaxy S8. The Exynos 8895 SoC is built on 10nm manufacturing process and is an octa-Core processor clocked at 2.3GHz.
It also comes with Mali-T880 MP12 GPU. The chipset is paired with massive 6GB of RAM. The phone comes with 64GB of internal storage.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 offers Support for following technologies:
- Samsung Dex (same as Galaxy S8 and S8+)
- Samsung Pay
- USB Type C Port.
- Water and Dustproof with an IP-68 rating.
- Bluetooth 5.0.
- CAT 16 LTE and 4G VOLTE.
- Dual- SIM
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is heavy and weighs 195 grams and the mobile has an 8.6 mm thickness. The smartphone comes with Android 7.1 Nougat and is backed by a 3300mAh battery, which is smaller than the 3500mAh one seen on the S8+.
Thanks for Reading the Article – Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Launched for Rs 67990 in India Along With Bixby. You can read more about the Samsung Note 8 below… Apple is also planning to launch the new iPhones today at an event in Cupertino, US.