The year 2017 wasn’t particularly good for Samsung, all thanks to the #Galaxy Note 7 fiasco. In order to fix whatever had been spoilt, the South-Korean technology giant has been working especially hard this year. The company recently took the wraps off its Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus smartphones. Now, the firm is expected to introduce the successor to the Galaxy Note 7 and its 2017 flagship smartphone, the Galaxy Note 8 smartphone on 23rd August at the company’s ‘Unpacked’ event scheduled to take place in New York. It is natural for endless leaks and rumors to flood the internet regarding the upcoming smartphone. Among the analysts predicting the possible specifications of the upcoming #Galaxy Note 8 smartphone, is Ming-Chi Kuo who thinks that the upcoming device might come along with a support for 3x #Optical Zoom.

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Rumored camera features

According to a report published by GSMArena, industry analyst known especially for predicting specifications in Apple products, Mr. Ming-Chi Kuo took to his official blog site to publish that he feels that the upcoming Note 8 smartphone is going to come featuring an imaging system that will comprise of both standard lenses and also a telephoto lens – the one discovered in Apple’s 2016 iPhone 7 smartphone. The same feature can also be found in the recently-launched OnePlus 5 smartphone.

Android Headlines explained that he also went on to state that the standard sensor will come with 13MP, while the telephoto lens will come with 12MP. Both the sensors will be well-equipped in order to give the user a quality photographic experience. Apart from this, it was predicted by him that the sensors will further be accompanied with optical image stabilization (OIS) support as well.

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Samsung is expected to focus primarily on the camera systems of the upcoming Galaxy Note 8 smartphone. It has been suggested by numerous leaksters that the upcoming device might come along with a dual rear camera system. But the information was obviously not confirmed by the company yet. Therefore, it is best that the details are taken with a grain of salt and nothing else.

Powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 SoC

The upcoming Galaxy Note 8 smartphone is also expected to be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 SoC. The device is going to be among the most expensive offerings made by Samsung. The device will obviously fall in direct competition with others in the market such as Apple, Nokia and OnePlus.