Galaxy Note 8 release date, news, pictures & specs

By: Sanjay Kishore

It’s now all but confirmed that the Galaxy Note 8 will be announced in late August and sold in September, and we have recently seen a clear picture of what the phone may look like.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is the biggest comeback story in phones following all of the disastrous Galaxy Note 7 battery failures last autumn.

So the next Note needs to be good, and it needs to not catch on fire. Beyond the obvious, the phone also needs to show us how the Note brand can coexist with the larger “Plus” variant of the Galaxy S series, if that’s to continue.

So far, most of the reliable info points to Samsung playing it relatively safe this year. The design, based on CAD leaks, largely mirrors that of the Galaxy S8+. Rumors point to similar specs with a modest RAM and display size upgrade, and a modest battery capacity downgrade. In the absence of the long-rumored in-display fingerprint scanner, the most exciting feature this year is likely to be the new dual camera setup.

Cutting down the chase

  • Dual Lens Camera 12MPwide-angle lens and a 13MP telephoto one
  • 3300MaH Battery
  • A powerful 3GHz+ octa-core processor
  • Android Nougat
  • 64GB and 128GB sizes
  • A stylus with a speaker
  • A fingerprint scanner built into the screen
  • An iris scanner

GALAXY NOTE 8 Photo Gallery