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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Discover all the technical specs of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 - from its camera and display to performance and battery life.
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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons
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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is a 2017 smartphone. It measures 162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm and weighs 195 g. It has a Super AMOLED display measuring 6.3" inches. The resolution is 1440 x 2960 and 521 ppi pixel density.

There is Single front camera with 8 MP. The main camera is Dual with 12 MP.

It runs on 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 CPU with 64/128/256 GB, 6 GB RAM memory. The battery is 3300 mAh.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 specs

General specs

Brand and model

Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Release date

2017, August


162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm (6.4 x 2.94 x 0.34 in)


195 g (6.88 oz)

Body build

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


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


3300 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion

Battery life

Talking time- Up to 22 h (3G)
Music play - Up to 74 h

Approximate price550 EUR





capacitive touchscreen

Display colors


Screen size

6.3" inc

Screen area

101.1 cm2

Screen format

18.5:9 (height:width)

Screen to body ratio


Screen resolution

1440 x 2960 px

PPI /points per inch/

521 PPI

Screen protection

Corning Gorilla Glass 5

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

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main

12 MP, Dual

Camera 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


LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama

Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
DxOMark Main Score94
DxOMark Photo100
DxOMark Video84
Front (selfie) camera

8 MP, Single


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


Dual video call, Auto-HDR

Video 1440p@30fps


Operating system OS

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


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

Other models with the same chipset include: Meizu 15 Plus, Samsung Galaxy S8, Samsung Galaxy S8+, Samsung Galaxy Note 8
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

External memory

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

Internal memory

64/128/256 GB, 6 GB RAM


Antutu 8 Score 259278 (Rank 431 of 1145)
Antutu 7 Score 204196 (Rank 75 of 2128)
GeekBench 6 Single Core 367 (Rank 356 of 529)
GeekBench 6 Multi Core 1327 (Rank 315 of 528)
GeekBench 6 Vulkan 554 (Rank 238 of 256)
GeekBench 6 OpenCL 1318 (Rank 192 of 306)
GeekBench 5 Single Core 345 (Rank 1084 of 1886)
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core 1509 (Rank 903 of 1875)
GeekBench 4 Single Core 1792 (Rank 136 of 1024)
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core 6277 (Rank 102 of 1022)
GeekBench 4 RenderScript9051
GeekBench 4 Battery3822

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (5CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX

Music and Audio

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

Other features

- Sensors - Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
- Samsung DeX (desktop experience support)
-Bixby natural language commands and dictation
-Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 2.0)
-Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent)
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
-IP68 dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
- 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
Disclaimer: The information provided here is based on publicly available information and official specifications from Samsung. While every effort has been made to provide accurate and reliable information, readers should be aware that specifications are subject to change and updates from Samsung may not be reflected.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 was around 550 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2017, August.
The weight of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is 195 g.
The screen size of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is 6.3" inches.
The size of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is 162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm (HxWxD).

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