Samsung Galaxy Note 8: Technical Specifications

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has finally been announced in an official event held today. let’s take a detailed look at the specifications of the new Note flagship. Starting off, Samsung has introduced its first every dual camera system. Many manufacturers released dual cameras earlier in the year but the Galaxy Note 8 would be the first one from Samsung. It is also the first ever smartphone to get Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) on both main camera modules. You can read about all the technical specifications right below.

The Galaxy Note 8 is a power house of a phone. It features a 6.3-inch infinity display with dual edge screen, 6GB RAM and latest processors from Samsung. The OS is Android 7.1.1 Nougat on-board which will soon be updated to Android 8.0 Oreo which was just announced days back. All of the technical specifications for the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 have been organized below.

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Galaxy Note 8 – Technical Specifications:

The Galaxy Note 8 is available in multiple colors. The base configuration of the Note 8 starts with 64GB storage and the color variants are: Midnight Black, Deepsea Blue, Orchid Gray, Maple Gold. Here is a complete look at all the technical specifications for the Galaxy Note 8.

Galaxy Note 8 Specs

Dimensions / Weight

  • Galaxy Note 8
    • Dimensions: 162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm
    • Weight: 195 g
  • S Pen
    • Dimensions: 108.3 x 5.8 x 4.2 mm
    • Weight: 2.8 g


  • 6.3″ Quad HD+ Super AMOLED (2960 x 1440) 521 ppi

S Pen

  • Pressure levels: 4096
  • Pen Tip diameter: 0.7 mm
  • IP68
  • Live message
  • Samsung Notes
  • Screen off memo
  • Smart select
  • Screen write
  • Translate
  • Bixby Vision
  • Glance
  • Magnify


  • Front
    • 8MP AF, F1.7 aperture, Pixel size: 1.22µm, Sensor size: 1/3.6″, Sensor ratio: 4:3, FOV: 80°, Selective Focus, Wide selfie
  • Rear
    • Dual camera, Dual OIS (Optical Image Stabilization), Max optical 2X zoom, Max digital 10X zoom, Live focus, Dual Capture
  • Front/Rear
    • HDR (High Dynamic Range),Virtual shot, Motion photo, Filters, Live stickers, Stamps, Grid line, Location tags, Timer, Quick launch, Voice control

Video Recording

  • 4K video recording at 30 fps
  • 1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps
  • 720p HD video recording at 30 fps
  • VDIS (Video Digital Image Stabilization)
  • Max optical 2X zoom
  • Max digital 10X zoom
  • High CRI LED flash
  • Slow motion video support for 720p at 240 fps
  • Hyperlapse video with stabilization
  • Continuous autofocus video
  • Face detection
  • Tracking AF
  • Take 9-megapixel still photos recording 4K video
  • Playback zoom
  • Video location tags


  • AP
    • Octa-core (2.3GHz Quad + 1.7GHz Quad), 64-bit, 10nm processor
    • Octa-core (2.35GHz Quad + 1.9GHz Quad), 64-bit, 10nm processor
  • Memory
    • 6GB RAM (LPDDR4)
    • 64/128/256GB

Network & Connectivity

  • LTE Cat.16 *May differ by markets and mobile operators.
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz), VHT80 MU-MIMO, 1024QAM
  • Bluetooth® v 5.0 (LE up to 2Mbps), ANT+, USB Type-C, NFC, Location (GPS, Galileo, Glonass, BeiDou)


  • Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)

Water Resistance

  • IP68


  • Battery capacity
    • 3300mAh


  • Authentication
  • Lock type: pattern, PIN, password
  • Biometrics lock type: Iris Scanner, Fingerprint Scanner, Face Recognition

This has been a detailed look at what the Galaxy Note 8 offers. If you’d like to know something specific about the device, let us know.

What do you think? How does it stack up and would you be buying one? Let us know in the comments right below.

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