We all know that Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will launch on August 23. The latest news is that Evan Blass, the popular tipster who is well known on Twitter as @evleaks has exposed the specifications of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8. According to Blass, the Galaxy Note 8 will be equipped with a 6.3-inch Super AMOLED display with a massive resolution of 2960x1440 pixels. Moreover, the panel will have an aspect ratio of 18:5:9, which is identical to that of the Galaxy S8 series launched in early 2017. With a thickness of 8.5mm, the phone will be water-resistant via IP68 technology.

Availability of Exynos processor

Talking about the internals, the Galaxy Note 8 will be powered by a Snapdragon 835 processor, 6GB RAM coupled with 64GB internal storage. Blass claims that the company will also release another variant of the handset with Exynos 8895 processor for customers based in the US. The company has manufactured the processor based on 10nm FinFET technology for low power consumption.

Shoot high-quality images

As rumored previously, the main highlight of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is the possible integration of dual rear cameras aligned horizontally comprising of 12MP sensors. While the primary camera bears f/1.7 aperture paired with support for dual-pixel autofocus, the secondary camera located on the rear will have a telephoto mechanism with f/2.4 aperture and support for 2x optical zoom.

The selfie freaks can rejoice since the handset features an 8MP sensor with f/1.7 aperture.

Integration of wireless charging and Bixby support

The upcoming handset will be loaded with Android Nougat, which can be upgradable to the next version of Android.

There are reports that the name of the new release will be Octopus but it could also be Oreo. Moreover, the device will be powered by a 3300mAh battery with fast charging support.

In addition to USB charging, the phone will also provide complete support for wireless charging, fingerprint scanner including Bixby support. It remains to be seen as to whether the company bundles the wireless charger with the product package.

Initially, the eighth edition of the Galaxy Note will be available in Maple Gold and Midnight Black color variants followed by Deep Sea Blue and Orchid Grey options. Even though the phone will launch on August 23, the device will be available on retail shelves by the beginning of September 2017 for a cost of EUR 1000 ($1190), which sounds very expensive.

We expect Samsung to start pre-order of the Galaxy Note 8 within one or two days after the official launch. To recall, Samsung has reportedly implemented eight-point battery check technique during the production process to ensure trouble free performance of the phone after learning lessons from the ill-fated Galaxy Note 7 in 2016.

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