Here are the official, full Samsung Galaxy Note8 specs and features


Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835/Exynos 8895
Octa-core CPU
Adreno 540/Mali-G71 MP20 GPU

Screen Size

6.3 inches Super AMOLED
1440 x 2960 resolution (522 ppi density)






Rear: main 12MP with f/1.7 aperture, OIS
telephoto 12MP with f/2.4 aperture, OIS
2X optical zoom, up to 10X digital zoom
Front: 8MP with f/1.7


3,300 mAh non-removable
wireless charging and fast charging compatible

Release Date

Starting in mid-September


195 grams


Aluminum and glass

Operating System

Android 7.1.1

Let’s not act surprised that Samsung’s latest flagship phone comes with the typical smorgasbord of ultra-high-end features. That’s just how the mobile industry’s long-reigning king rolls, and besides, we knew all about the Galaxy Note8’s specifications since June.

There are indeed no surprises, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing. After all, what could have possibly made that beautiful new QHD+ “Infinity Display” better? 4K resolution? Sounds like pixel overkill, and Sony is yet to convince us the human eye can tell the difference.

The same probably goes for the 8GB RAM likely to become the standard sooner or later, but not today. No, sir, the Samsung Galaxy Note8 might be perfect the way it is, save for a conservative battery needed to prevent a repeat of last year’s Note 7 explosion fiasco.

Oh, and the headphone jack is still in its traditional place, to the delight of hardcore audiophiles who prefer to choose for themselves how to listen to their tunes. Bluetooth 5.0, microSD expansion, IP68 water and dust resistance and an “optimized” but decidedly familiar S Pen wrap up a truly impressive list of features.

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