Samsung Galaxy Note 8: specs, release date, camera, screen, size, reviews

Added 02.20.17 | Updated 08.12.21

Samsung Galaxy Note 8

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Description of Samsung Galaxy Note 8

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8, released in August 2017, is a high-end smartphone equipped with GSM, HSPA, and LTE network technologies. It supports 2G, 3G, and 4G bands, providing fast internet connectivity with LTE-A capabilities. The Note 8 showcases a sleek design with a 6.3-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, offering a vibrant resolution of 1440 x 2960 pixels and HDR10 functionality.


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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 specs

Common | Price | Design | Screen | Hardware | Memory | Software | Main Camera | Selfie camera | Cellular | Connectivity | Battery | Audio | Sensors | Performance Benchmark

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Release dateCommon

Brand and model

Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Other names

Versions: N950F (Single SIM: Europe, Australia); N950FD (Global Dual SIM: Europe, LATAM, Brazil; Australia); N950U/U1 (USA); N950W (Canada); N9500 (China); N950N (South Korea) Also known as Samsung Ga

Launch date

01 August 2024

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 PricePrice

First price

550 EUR

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 dimension, size, weightDesign

Height

6.4 inc (162.5 mm)

Width

2.94 inc ( 74.8 mm)

Depth

0.34 inc ( 8.6 mm)

Weight

6.88 oz (195 grams)

Build materials

Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame

Water resistant

Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified) IP68 dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins) Stylus

Colors

Midnight Black, Maple Gold, Orchid Gray, Deep Sea Blue, Star Pink (Taiwan only)

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 screenScreen

Technology Super AMOLED
Size

6.3 inc

Screen Area

101.1 cm2

Resolution

1440 x 2960 px

Points per inch

521 PPI

Color Depth

16M

Ratio (height:width)

18.5:9

Ratio (screen:body)

83.2%

Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass 5

Additional Features

-HDR10
-3D Touch (home button only)
-Always-on display

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 ProcessorHardware

Chipset

Exynos 8895 Octa (10 nm)
or Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 (10 nm) - USA & China

Processor CPU

- Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Mongoose M2 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53) - EMEA
-Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo) - USA & China

Graphics processor GPU

- Mali-G71 MP20 - EMEA
-Adreno 540 - USA & China

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Memory and storageMemory

Internal Memory

64/128/256 GB, 6 GB RAM

Memory Card Slot

microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM model only

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 SoftwareSoftware

Operating System (OS)

Android 7.1.1 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo)

User Interface

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 main camera specsMain Camera

Number of Cameras

Dual

Specs

-12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55'', 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS
-12 MP, f/2.4, 52mm (telephoto), 1/3.6'', 1.0µm, AF, OIS, 2x optical zoom

Features

LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama

Video Recording 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
DxOMark Rating94 (Position 225 out of 292)
DxOMark Photos100
DxOMark Video84

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 selfie camera specsSelfie camera

Number of Cameras

Single

Specs

-8 MP, f/1.7, 25mm (wide), 1/3.6'', 1.22µm, AF

Features

Dual video call, Auto-HDR

Video Recording 1440p@30fps

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Cellular BandsCellular

Bands GSM / HSPA / LTE
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SIM Card Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (5CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 wifi bluetooth gps nfcConnectivity

Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFC Yes
USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Battery type and CapacityBattery

Capacity

3300 mAh

Type

 Non-removable Li-Ion

Endurance

Video playback - Up to 22 h (3G)
Audio playback - Up to 74 h

Charging

-
-Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 2.0)
-Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent)
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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 sound and multimediaAudio

Headphone Jack Yes
Radio No
Others -32-bit/384kHz audio
-Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Sensors

Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2

Other specifications

Others

-Samsung DeX (desktop experience support)
-ANT+
-Bixby natural language commands and dictation

Performance Benchmark

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 antutu score Antutu Score

Antutu 8 Score259278 (Position 431 out of 1145)
Antutu 7 Score204196 (Position 75 out of 2128)

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 geekbench ScoreGeekbench Score

GeekBench 6 Single Core367 (Position 381 out of 562)
GeekBench 6 Multi Core1327 (Position 339 out of 561)
GeekBench 6 Vulkan554 (Position 262 out of 281)
GeekBench 6 OpenCL1318 (Position 209 out of 324)
GeekBench 5 Single Core345 (Position 1085 out of 1887)
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core1509 (Position 903 out of 1876)
GeekBench 4 Single Core1792 (Position 137 out of 1025)
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core6277 (Position 103 out of 1023)
GeekBench 4 RenderScript9051
GeekBench 4 Battery3822

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Disclaimer: This information is based on public data and official specifications from Samsung. However, there may be differences in specifications.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The price of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 varies based on the specific model and storage capacity. As of the latest update, the base model starts at 550 EUR. Prices increase for models with larger storage capacity and additional features.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 mobile was launched on August 01, 2024 in these colors: Midnight Black, Maple Gold, Orchid Gray, Deep Sea Blue, Star Pink (Taiwan only).
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has dimensions of Height: 162.5 mm Width: 74.8 mm Thickness: 8.6 mm and weighs approximately 195 grams.
When measured as a standard rectangular shape, the screen is 6.3 inches diagonally offering a resolution of 1440 x 2960 px at a pixel density of 521 ppi.
Device comes with chipset Exynos 8895 Octa (10 nm) with processor Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Mongoose M2 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53) - EMEA
Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo) - USA & China. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is available with internal memory of 64/128/256 GB, 6 GB RAM.
The device have a Dual rear camera setup with specs of 12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55'', 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS 12 MP, f/2.4, 52mm (telephoto), 1/3.6'', 1.0µm, AF, OIS, 2x optical zoom and features like LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama
The device comes with Single front camera setup with specs of 8 MP, f/1.7, 25mm (wide), 1/3.6'', 1.22µm, AF and features like Dual video call, Auto-HDR