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.
Samsung Note 8 is Official – Offers Incredible Dual 12 MP Rear Cameras
23- Aug-2017 – Samsung launched the most anticipated Samsung Note 8 at an unusual event, which was live streamed as a 360-degree video. Moreover, the live stream looked really immersive and different compared to most mobile Launch events.
For starters, the Note 8 is large and comes with a stunning 6.3-inch Quad HD+ (2960×1440) Super AMOLED display. The full view bezel-free display has 18:5:9 aspect ratio. The overall design looks familiar and is similar to the Samsung S8 Plus that also comes with the infinite display.
The bezel-less displays are the future of mobiles, a trend started by Xiaomi Mi Mix and made popular by Samsung S8 and LG G6. It’s the voguish feature that manufacturers will capitalize in 2017-18.
The rear side is more interesting with the Dual Camera setup with LED Flash and the fingerprint scanner, all fitted in a rectangular box. It is not the most aesthetic way of packing the dual rear cameras. Contrastingly, the iPhone 7 Plus and the OnePlus 5 looks so much better from the back in comparison to the new Samsung flagship.
The Samsung Note 8 looks great and has a 12 MP Dual Rear Camera with OIS.
Powering the mobile is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor (in the US) and elsewhere it runs on the Samsung Exynos 8895 processor based on the 10 Nm process and comes with 6 GB of RAM. Additionally, it has 64GB / 128 GB/ 256 GB storage and it even offers a micro-sd card slot.
The Note 8 has IP 68 rating and you don’t need to worry about the water or dust damage for the device. Even the S Pen comes with IP 68 rating.
The differentiating thing about the Note 8 is it’s dual rear camera setup. For photography, it comes with Dual 12 Megapixel cameras with Optical image stabilization.
One of the lenses is a wide angle, with f/1.7 aperture, while the second lens is a telephoto that comes with f/2.4 aperture.
The front selfie camera comes with an 8 Megapixel lens with f/1.7 aperture. Further, the mobile runs on the latest Android Nougat OS 7.1 along with the Samsung Experience UI.
There is a 3300 mAH capacity battery with fast charging support. Samsung has not gone overboard this time to include a larger battery in the Note 8, they are extremely cautious with batteries after what happened to the Note 7.
Other Top Features
Other top features include USB Type C, NFC, and Bluetooth 5.0 support. There is even 3.5 mm headphone jack to listen to music and it also comes with CAT 16 LTE bands and 4G Volte support.
Two highlight features apart from the Dual Rear camera which Samsung focused in their presentation are S-Pen and the Samsung Dex.
Samsung S Pen – The S Pen got many new exciting features. Those who love to use the S Pen will like the more precise device even more.
Some of the key features which Samsung has added to S Pen are you can type on the always on display and fill up colors in some of the cool pre-created images to relax. Also, the touch sensitivity, as well as precision, is better on the new S-Pen.
There is support for Samsung Dex which can convert your phone into a PC. The Dex support is already there on the S8 and S8 plus and the Note 8 carries it forward. You can connect the Samsung Dex dock to Note 8 along with an external monitor and keyboard to use the phone as a PC.
The new Samsung flagship comes with everything that you can imagine a phone. However, is it very different to the Samsung S8 plus in terms of design? Nope.
The design language is the same although, the Note 8 is large and bulkier weighs 195 grams in comparison to 173 grams of Samsung S8+.
In conclusion, the Note 8 is a dream mobile for many buyers and a perfect mix of power, camera, and gorgeous Super AMOLED display. Lastly, it will be available in midnight black, deep sea blue, orchard grey, and maple gold.
The Samsung Note 8 will be available on Amazon India exclusively, you can read more about price and offers.