Samsung will launch its much awaited flagship smartphone Galaxy Note 8 in India on September 12. The company has already started its pre-registration and on global level Note 8 goes on sale from September 15.
As far as specifications are concerned the smartphone comes with an edge-to-edge bezel-less display with an unusual 18.5:9 aspect ratio. It is built on top of Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 chipset, although India will get the Exynos 8895 version as was the case with Galaxy S8.
Further, it features 6 gigs of RAM along with 64GB of internal storage which is expandable. It runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat-based TouchWiz UI -- Samsung Experience UX -- and supports 4G LTE connectivity.
There’s a 6.3-inch 2K AMOLED Infinity Display at the front and a 12MP + 12MP dual camera setup at the back. Moreover it constitutes a dedicated button for Samsung’s virtual voice assistant Bixby. It also has a 3300mAh battery and is IP68 certified water and dust resistant.
Along with the fingerprint scanner placed on the back adjacent to camera module, the Galaxy Note 8 also sports an iris scanner and facial recognition for biometric security.