Samsung Galaxy Note8 Review Specs Pros and Cons

Last year Note 7 left a Negative impression because its battery started blasting in the pocket of some users. But now they have launched the New Galaxy Note8, Here we have found some major advantages and disadvantages of this smartphone. This phone is featuring 6.3 inches sAMOLED 2K Display, 12+12 MP Dual Primary camera | 8MP Secondary camera, Snapdragon 835 CPU, 64/128/256 GB Internal | 256 GB External SD card support, 6 GB RAM and 3300 mAh battery.

Luxurious design
It has polished aluminum frame with Curved glass display having Gorilla Glass 5 front and back. Pleasant curves and seamless body are crafted to offer you a comfortable grip and more space to use the S Pen for Drawing your own emojis, make animated GIFs, or write handwritten messages on photos. The phone is designed in such a way that feels like a luxury piece of bar in hands and it is also IP68 certified for water and dust resistant. fingerprint scanner located next to the camera module which is a little bit odd positioning. The power button is on the right side of the phone, while on the left side Bixby button and the volume rocker located. The Bottom is housing 3.5mm Audio jack, 3.1 Type-C USB slot, Single Speaker Grille and a Slot for S Pen.
Display is Pleasure for eyes
The 6.3 inches Infinity Display in this phone is the biggest and most vibrant for a Galaxy Note—giving you more screen for a bigger view and more space for your creativity using S Pen. With 83.2% screen-to-body ratio phones has 1440 x 2960 pixels resolutions and 521ppi display density. watching movies is immersive and pleasant experience in Infinity Display having 18.5:9 aspect ratio offers 14% wider viewing area. It also supports Always on display and 3D Touch like iPhone. Corning Gorilla Glass 5 is preventing the display from the unwanted scratches. 

Best Camera quality supporting 2X Optical Zoom
Samsung packed Dual 12MP camera as the primary shooter. Its wider-angle 12-megapixel sensor camera is incorporated by the 12-megapixel telephoto sensor. both these sensors featuring optical image stabilization and dual pixel autofocus. So it is capable of offering 2x optical zoom. The camera can take much sharp blur-free photographs. The Dual Setup of camera offers Live focus that lets you take beautiful bokeh shots where you make your subject stand out. And if you're not entirely satisfied, you always have the option to adjust the level of background blur afterward. They made it suitable for bright daylight and low light condition in the night. 

Best Processor for super performance
Samsung packed this phone with Snapdragon 835 for USA and China while they are including the Exynos 8895 Octa processor for rest of the world. Both the chipset are currently best performer in the smartphone world. Snapdragon 835 is based on 10nm technology which is 35% smaller in size, 25% less power and 25% faster graphics rendering than the previous version. It also supports Gigabit Class download speed over LTE and WiFi as well. Exynos 8895 is also built on a cutting-edge 10nm FinFET offers ultra fast processing. Note 8 also enabled with "Vulkan" making fast connections between computing and graphics to offer much smoother experience in heavy gaming. 
Battery Capacity
The battery of this phone seems insufficient for a 6.3 inches phablet with 2K display. last year Samsung increased the capacity (3500 mAh) in Galaxy Note 7 but the results were horrible as battery started catching fire. In this Note, Samsung played safe with 3300 mAh battery having optimized CPU and Software so it can run for a full day using moderately or providing 22 hours talk time over 3G Network. 

Specification of Samsung Galaxy Note8:-

  • OS- Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) 
  • Chipset- Exynos 8895 Octa or Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 | Exynos: Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz & 4x1.7 GHz) and Snapdragon: Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo) | Octa-core | Exynos: Mali-G71 MP20 and Snapdragon: Adreno 540
  • Display- 6.3 inches Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen | 1440 x 2960 pixels | 521 ppi pixel Density
  • Camera- 12+12 MP Primary | 8 MP Secondary | 2160p Video Resolutions with 30fps
  • Phone Dimension- 162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm | 195 grams Weight | Colour- Midnight Black, Maple Gold, Orchid Grey, and Deep Sea Blue
  • Connectivity- 4G- LTE | 3G- HSDPA | Bluetooth v5.0 | WiFi 802.11 b/g/n/ac | 3.5mm Headphone Jack | Dual Micro/Nano SIM
  • Sensors- Proximity- Yes | Accelerometer: Yes | Light: Yes | Gyroscope: Yes | Fingerprint: Yes
  • Memory- 64/128/256 GB Internal | 256 GB External | 6 GB RAM
  • Battery- 3300 mAh | Non-removable

Pros of Samsung Galaxy Note8:-

  • Sharp, Clean and Vibrant 2K sAMOLED Display.
  • Supports Expandable memory up to 256 GB.
  • Creative S Pen can create own emojis, make animated GIFs, or write handwritten messages.
  • IP68 certified for water and dust resistant.
  • Fantastic Camera supporting 2x optical zoom and Dual OIS.
  • 3D Touch and Always-on display supported.
  • Dual SIM Support.
  • Display protected with the Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
  • Supporting Fast battery charging and Wireless charging.
  • The quick fingerprint scanner and Biometric authentication.
  • Smarter Bixby with natural language commands and dictation.

Cons of Samsung Galaxy Note8:-

  • Hybrid SIM Slot.
  • An Odd placing of the Fingerprint scanner.
  • Non-removable battery.
  • FM Radio is not supported.
  • Too expensive for most of the people (~1000 Euro).
  • 3300 mAh Battery is not enough for a powerful gadget.

Why to buy and Final words about Samsung Galaxy Note8:-

Now we have a "Note" with a Super quality camera and luxury design. This handset is suitable for photography enthusiastic people and creative minds which can utilize the S pen for handmade arts. when we compare this phone with Galaxy S8 Plus there is no major improvement in features apart from the addition of Dual OIS Rear Camera and S pen. The bigger display is neat and very vibrant to watch the movies. The performance setting up benchmark with Snapdragon 835 along with 6GB RAM so there is hardly any chance of hiccups even for the heaviest game. 3300 mAh battery can be an issue but fast charging helps to quickly recharge. With the same CPU, you can also choose to go for Galaxy S8 Plus, OnePlus 5, Nokia 8 and iPhone 7 Plus.


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