Samsung CEO Gao Dongzhen: Galaxy Note 8 will release in late August

In the past few days, we already saw a recent report from The Bell suggesting us that the Galaxy Note 8 will launch on August 23. This report indeed looks out to be accurate considering the latest news from Taiwan. At an event in Taiwan Samsung CEO Gao Dongzhen has confirmed that the the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will be launched by the end of August. Additionally, he also has said that the device will be released in two waves around the world. The first wave will commence in early September where we expect the Galaxy Note 8 to launch in US, Korea, and the UK, whereas the second wave will take place in October.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is expected to sport a 6.3-inch Super AMOLED Infinity Display as that of the Galaxy S8. The device could be powered by Snapdragon 835 or the Exynos 8895 chipset with 6GB of RAM and 64GB internal storage. Furthermore, we could see the handset featuring a dual camera setup of 12-megapixel with optical image stabilization.

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The smartphone is supposed to run on Android 7.1.1 Nougat with Grace UI on top. Additionally, the device is assumed to sport a fingerprint sensor at the rear-side as that of the Galaxy S8. It is also said to get an improved S-Pen with more features, while the device could be IP68 certified.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Rumoured Specifications:

  • 6.3-inch Super AMOLED display, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • Android 7.1.1 Nougat (Grace UI)
  • Snapdragon 835 or Exynos 8895 chipset
  • 4GB/6GB of RAM
  • 64GB/128GB storage
  • 12MP dual rear-facing camera
  • 3300mAh battery with fast charging support.
  • Black, Blue, Gold colour options

However, the actual release date of the Galaxy Note 8 isn’t revealed yet by the company, of which we could see some details in the coming days. As of now considering the information by the CEO itself, we might see the official launch happening on August 23 as per The Bell or sometime in the last week of August.


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