Galaxy Note 8 has been released in Australia on the 22nd of September this year 2017. Now in almost a month after it has been exposed to the public, some reviews have been made by the experts and analysts regarding the newest flagship of Samsung.
As you may have well-known by now, Samsung Galaxy Note 8 serves as an update for the previous Galaxy Note 7 which has unfortunately met its end not so long after it has been made available to the public. Samsung Company has been careful in manufacturing this Galaxy Note 8 model in order to avoid the unnecessary problems in using the handset. The surveys from the previous year have suggested that the incident on the Galaxy Note 7 has impacted the sales of Samsung, however, as it turns out a lot of people are still into the new updates of the company regarding their smartphones and other technologies.
How has the newest Samsung handset impacted the users? How did the first reviews of Samsung Galaxy Note 8 go? Read on to find out.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 can be owned for 1,499AUD. This makes it one of the most expensive smartphones that you can buy this year, together with the competitive iPhone X which has also been recently revealed and later released. It is really a disadvantage for most to have the phone at such an expensive rate.
However, it is quite considerable to have this price because of the new technology that Samsung has integrated into the Galaxy Note 8 to make sure that the users can get the most out of it and that the failure from the previous year may not happen again with this new upgrade.
Design and Display
Boasting its 6.3-inch Infinity Display, the Galaxy Note series of Samsung has finally evolved into a whole new technology which is definitely going to wow the users who have been into the updates of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8. This has also been made water-resistant for up to 5ft of water for 30 minutes or so.
This is one of the many advantages that the Galaxy Note 8 can bring to its users. The convenience that the Infinity Display offers is awesome and it being able to resist water for up to 30 minutes is definitely awesome and it lessens the worries of the users about the inevitable water splashes.
The only disadvantage of this is that the Galaxy Note 8 can be a little too hard to manage in your grip obviously because of its size. For some who has small hands for this kind of smartphone, they might really have a hard time with this device.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has its fingerprint sensor positioned at the back of the phone near the dual camera. As the physical Home button has gone virtual, the fingerprint sensor has been moved but it seems to be somehow of an inconvenience. The sensor needed the finger to be ultimately stretched out in order to reach it and unlock the phone.
Fingerprint sensor has a substitute though. Iris scanner and the face unlock are the substitutes for the fingerprint sensor but these prove to be poor substitutes as well. The face unlock is not as secure as it is being advertised. The iris scanner wouldn’t be able to detect your irises when you are wearing glasses. Plus, it wouldn’t work as much when you have it an incorrect distance, or when you are walking. So, fingerprint sensor being placed at the back, as well as its substitutes prove to be some kind of an inconvenience in the use of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.
Stylus Pen for the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has been improved and developed to have new impressive tricks that have surely amazed most of its users already, and still can wow those that are yet to own the smartphone.
With the new S-Pen, it is now possible to easily sign on documents without having for it to be physically present. Even with the document being available virtually, you can still have it signed. This definitely an advantage for you especially if you are in a hurry and there is no way for you to come to the office of a designated person. Off-screen memos are available so you can conveniently expand your note taking on it.
12MP cameras on the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 beat the competition that it has with the other smartphones that have been released this year and that of the previous. This can give you the 2x optical zoom that is surely going to be convenient when you are taking photos from far.
Both lenses have the optimal image stabilization which gives you the opportunity to have less blurry photos and make it high-quality ones. This camera can also let you have the command of which part of the photos you need to blur, and how much of a blur you need for it to have.
Galaxy Note 8 compared with Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 PLUS
When comparing the three flagships of Samsung, the Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy S8, and the Galaxy S8 PLUS, it is quite obvious that there somehow quite a similar design on all three. However, the Galaxy Note 8 apparently is the biggest among the three as it has a little bit bigger than the S8 PLUS. Galaxy Note 8 also has the advantage of having the dual cameras and the S-Pen slot which has been improved and developed in a high technology environment in order to be able to compete with Apple’s latest flagships.
For the display, all three possess that Quad HD+ resolution which makes it better for multimedia viewing, and a Super AMOLED panel and a Mobile HDR Premium. This gives the opportunity of having a high-quality screen display experience for all of the users out there. Note 8 is the biggest of these three as it has a 6.3-inch display. This feature has its pros and cons that have been mentioned earlier.
For the front camera, all three have the same front camera which houses the iris scanning to unlock the phone. Galaxy Note 8 has the advantage of having a dual rear camera which has dual optical image stabilization on each. This gives photography a whole new possibility.
For the price, Galaxy Note 8 is admittedly the most expensive of the three. However, the price is justifiable for the new specs and features that Samsung has integrated into this smartphone in order to be able to render better services to the users and for it to be durable as well.
These are all the information that you need for the Samsung Galaxy Note 8. Its specs and features and their pros and cons have been included and it has also been compared to the recent flagships of Samsung, the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 PLUS as they have also been causing some noise in the market because of their amazing specs and features as well.
But of course, you do not want to waste the efforts of the company. You would want to have your take as well when it comes to the protection of your Galaxy Note 8 so that you can maintain its wonderful exteriors and continue using the phone at its finest even for a long time. Here are some suggestions that you may want to take.