Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Specs, Price In Nigeria and Kenya

It’s been a difficult season for Samsung following the failure of the Note 7 and the series of events that led to that failure.

Nonetheless, after the successful release of the Samsung Galaxy S8, they are planning a comeback with the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.

“I will bring back a better, safer and very innovative Note 8,” Koh said.

So we can boldly assume, as rumors have indicated, that a Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is in the works.

Some say the Note 8 will be released in early 2017 alongside the Galaxy S8.

As with so many things, we can look at the Galaxy S8 for clues at what to expect from the Note 8.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Price nigeria kenyaAnd you won’t be disappointed with the mammoth specs that the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has to offer.

The anticipated release date for the Samsung Galaxy S8 is late March or April 2017.

Key Details

This device will sport a super capacitive touch screen with a display size of 5.7inches.

It has a resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels. It comes in two different models as single SIM (nano SIM) and dual SIM (nano SIM and dual standby).

The phone runs on android operating system V7.1 and It is powered by a non-removable Li-Lon battery.

Samsung galaxy note 8 connectivity features include GPS, WI-FI, blue tooth and NFS.

The phone is water resistant up to 30minutes of contact and dust resistant from 1.5 meters distance.

It has an internal storage of 128GB with 6GB RAM or 64GB with 4GB RAM. The memory can be expanded up to 256GB using a micro-SD.

For single SIM model, it has a dedicated slot. The dual SIM model, the micro-SD uses the SIM 2 slot.

Its sound alerts features involve vibration with WAV ringtones and loudspeakers.

The Note 8 gives Apples iPhone plus series a run for their money.

DESIGN

The  Samsung Galaxy Note 8 smartphone is an upgrade to its predecessors, the Note 5 and Note 4 respectively.

The smartphone, as you would expect, is beautiful, sleek and slim; much like a bigger version of the s7 edge.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 packs a large 5.7-inch Super AMOLED pressure-sensitive QHD resolution curved display dual edge screen(like the s7 edge) with 1,024 pressure points.

It also ships with a scratch resistance Corning Gorilla Glass 5. The first ever smartphone to feature the latest version of this protective glass.

It has the same general design of the Galaxy S7, with glass in the front and back, as well as a metal edge around the sides.

The S-Pen can be seen faintly, which looks exactly like the push-to-eject variant present on last year’s model.

The home button ( which also serves as the fingerprint reader) is still located at the base of the front screen.

The usual array of cameras and sensors is located at the back while the power button would is situated on the right side. The volume buttons are located on the left side of the phone.

The option to choose from a variant of Black Onyx, Silver Titanium, and Blue Coral has been made available by the Korean Tech company.

Lest I forget, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is both water and dust resistance.

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FEATURES

The Note 7 features a massive 6.3-inch IPS capacity touchscreen, bigger than most phablets in the smartphone market.

It is massive but holding it in one hand is not too much of a struggle.

It sports a 6.3-in dual-edge Quad-HD (2960×1440, 518ppi) SuperAMOLED display.

HARDWARE & MEMORY

The phablet will run either a Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 or a Samsung Exynos 8893 SoC with a background 6GB Ram.

In terms of memory, we are possibly looking at three great options: 64 GB, 128 GB and 256 GB providing ample space for your apps, videos, music, and all forms of documents.

BATTERY LIFE

Samsung mobile has heard the cry of consumers and has placed a 3,500mAh battery to power the new Note 8.

This will allow the user to takes up to 75,000 Photos continuously, Plays Videos up to 8.5 Hours continuously and standby time can of up to 300 Hours.

It’s also believed the Note 8 will offer premium and faster wireless charging and faster charging capabilities.

This technology  is almost equivalent to a military mini computer. Cheers!

CAMERA

Not so much in the camera department.

Samsung is using the same main camera they introduced with the Galaxy S7 series.

The Galaxy Note 7 has a 12 MP camera with dual-pixel phase-detection autofocus.

The front side has a 5 MP shooter taking care of your selfies and video calls.

NOTE 8 SECURITY FEATUREs

Aside from the fingerprint reader, Samsung has introduced an iris scanner in the new Galaxy Note 8.

In the lock screen and security settings you can see, there is a new option below Fingerprints called Irises.

To set it up, all you need to do is position the phone 25-30 cms from your face with your eyes in the on-screen circles and let the front-facing scanner register your iris.

SPECS

We have already established that the Note 7 can withstand submerging of up to 1.5m in water for an estimated 30mins. Feel free to try your phone in water. Cheers.

Below is a summary of the Note 8  features:

  • Platform: Android 7.0.1
  • Processor: Exynos 8893 & Snapdragon 821
  • Memory: 6GB RAM
  • Built-in Storage: 64GB
  • Rear Camera: Dual 12 MP Camera, Video
  • Rear Camera Features: up to 3264 x 2448-pixel pictures, HDR, autofocus with LED flash
  • Front Camera: 8 MP Camera with selfie flash
  • Display: 6.3-inch HQ Display, 1440 x 2960 pixels (518ppi)
  • SIM Count: Single SIM & Dual SIM versions
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Battery: 3300 mAh Li-ion Battery
  • Network: 2G, 3G HSDPA 900, 4G LTE
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, hotspot, microUSB v2.0, GPS
  • Bluetooth: Bluetooth v4

galaxy note 8 Price

As obtained for previous Note device, the Price In Nigeria will range from N280,000 to N360,000. You can also buy in Kenya starting from KSh78,000.

The price of the device is on the high side, but we expect nothing less from such a premium device.

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Wrap up

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is powered by 1.6GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor and it comes with 6GB of RAM.

The phone packs 64GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card.

As far as the cameras are concerned, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 packs a 12-megapixel primary camera on the rear and an 8-megapixel front shooter for selfies.

The device has a lot of key features which attract the users and it also comes with a smart watch which is always synchronized with the device and a wireless charging port.

It is indeed a must buy.