Samsung finally unveiled the long-awaited Galaxy Note 8. The device features a supersized display screen, dual cameras, and an improved S-pen. The Note 8 is probably the most important device in Samsung’s history. The company is hoping to regain its market credibility after the last year’s disastrous Note 7 pushed them to issue a worldwide unit recall. But it seems like Samsung finally learned its lesson, and it is playing safe this time. The device is backed up by an extensive battery safety check program to make sure that it would not experience the same fate just like the previous model.

The Galaxy Note 8 has a 6.3-inch screen with Infinity Display. It is the same tech as the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus, but it has 18.5:9 aspect ratio, which makes the Note 8 very narrow and tall. According to a report from Tech Crunch, the company did not use the usual 16:9 ratio, which is used by Apple’s iPhone 7 Plus and Google’s Pixel XL.

Unlike other huge tablet-like smartphones, users can easily wrap their hands around the Note 8. The curved screen on the Note 8 is curved a little bit less than the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus. Samsung also added a better multitasking feature. Users can launch two different applications and pair them together, with just one tap the two applications will pop up easily.

New S-pen features

Samsung added a new feature called the “Live Message.” Every time the S-pen is removed from its slot, there is a pop-up option for the users. Users can start drawing on the Live Messages. Users can also save the illustrated message as a standard animated GIF and send it through any messaging service. The recipient can see the message animation happen.

The best thing about the Live Message is that it works across any messaging application.

Amazing camera

Samsung used impressive dual cameras on the Galaxy Note 8. Both camera lenses are 12-megapixel. The first is a wide-angle lens, while the second is a telephoto lens. Users can turn on dual capture while taking a photo, and it takes a live focus.

The camera also takes both the wide-angle shot and telephoto shot giving users more options. The camera will also include OIS (Optical Image Stabilization) technology.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 also features a Snapdragon 835 processor, 6GB of RAM, and a default 64GB internal storage. The device features a 3,300mAh battery cell, which is slightly smaller compared to the 3,500mAh battery of the Galaxy S8 Plus. Both the S8 and S8 Plus haven’t had any problems with the battery, so it is safe to assume that the new Note will not have any problems either.