Samsung says to expect “bigger things” from the Galaxy Note 8


Samsung has a lot riding on the launch of the Galaxy Note 8. Like a defeated heavyweight champion coming back to the arena to reclaim his title, Samsung’s reputation is a bit bruised and battered but everyone is hoping to see a win. This latest teaser trailer from Samsung sets the stage for a pretty big comeback with some bold claims.

While we don’t get to see the Galaxy Note 8 itself, the teaser showcases an S-Pen striking through various words, suggesting that the Galaxy Note 8 will feature a refresh of the S-Pen alongside the new handset.

Even Samsung’s marketing statements are driving the “go big or go home” point, stating that they believe their newest phone will help you find ways to unleash your potential.

“At Samsung, we believe thinking that you can’t is the greatest barrier to progress, so with each new device and service, we aim to find ways to help you unleash your potential, using bigger platforms for creative expression, bigger tools to capture precious moments, and bigger innovations to help bring your ideas to life.”

So far, the leaked specs for the Galaxy Note 8 indicate a beast of a phone that should please those who have been waiting since the Galaxy Note 5 for a proper phablet upgrade. Here’s a peek at what we know so far based on leaked specs from the finalized version of the handset.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Specs

  • Screen: 6.3-inch screen
    • 1440 x 2560 resolution
    • 18.5:9 aspect ratio
  • Physical Size: 162.5mm x 74.6mm and 8.5mm thick
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 in US, Exynos 8895 for International
  • Storage: 64GB internal storage with microSD slot
  • Memory: 6GB of RAM
  • Camera: Dual 12MP sensors with OIS, one wide angle one telephoto
  • Battery: 3,300mAh rechargeable by USB-C connection
  • Colors: Midnight Black, Maple Gold, Orchid Grey, Deep Blue Sea

Are you interested in getting the Galaxy Note 8? The handset is slated to debut on August 23rd in New York, so we only have a few weeks to wait.

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