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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Galaxy S8: What is the difference

Samsung has now officially outed its Galaxy Note 8 at its Samsung Unpacked event in New York, which took place on August 23. Below we'll take a look at Samsung Galaxy Note 8 release date, specs and features.

Water-resistant and dustproof based on IP68 Rating, which tests submersion up to 1.5 meter for up to 30 minutes. Not shockproof.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 comes with a 6.30-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1440 pixels by 2960 pixels.

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 a 8-megapixel front shooter for selfies.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 runs Android 7.1.1 and is powered by a 3300mAh non removable battery. It measures 162.50 x 74.80 x 8.60 (height x width x thickness) and weigh 195.00 grams. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, NFC, USB OTG, Headphones, 3G and 4G.

It will retail for $930 to $960 (depending on carrier) when it goes on sale in the US next month. It will cost £869 in the UK, and AU$1,499 in Australia. Preorders start next month.

Samsung Galaxy Galaxy Note 8 vs Samsung Galaxy S8

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 follows a similar design path to the Galaxy S8 but with a couple of tweaks. The design needed to cater for a built-in S Pen so the Note 8 is slightly wider than the S8 at 162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6mm and heavier too at 195g.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Galaxy S8

The S Pen slots in next to USB Type-C port at the bottom of the device, while the front is almost all-screen like the Galaxy S8 with super slim bezels and dual edge Infinity Display. The Galaxy S8 measures 148.9 x 68.1 x 8mm and weighs 155g. What distinguishes the Note 8 from the Galaxy S8, aside from the S Pen and size is dual-cameras on the rear. Let's take a closer look about the difference between Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and Galaxy S8.

Galaxy Note 8 Galaxy S8
Product Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Samsung Galaxy S8

Release Date

August 2017 March 2017

Form factor

Touchscreen Touchscreen

Dimensions (mm)

162.50 x 74.80 x 8.60

148.90 x 68.10 x 8.00

Weight (g)

195.00 155.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 3300 3000
Removable battery NO NO

Midnight Black, Orchid Gray,

Maple Gold, and Deep Sea Blue

Midnight Black, Orchid Gray,

Arctic Silver, Coral Blue, Maple Gold
Screen size (inches) 6.30 5.80
Touchscreen YES YES
Resolution 1440x2960 pixels 1440x2960 pixels
Processor 1.6GHz octa-core 1.9GHz octa-core
Processor make Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Samsung Exynos 8895
Internal storage 64GB 64GB
Expandable storage Yes, microSD Yes, microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 256GB 256GB
Rear camera

Dual 12MP Cameras with OIS, 2X

optical zoom and auto focus.
Dual Pixel 12.0 MP
Front camera 8-megapixel 8-megapixel
Operating System Android Nougat 7.1.1 Android Nougat 7.0
Bluetooth Yes, v 5.00 Yes
Price $929.99 $724.99


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