Samsung has launched an enterprise edition of the Galaxy Note 8 in the US. Called Galaxy Note 8 Enterprise Edition, the smartphone is priced at $994 (approximately Rs 64,400), and is currently available for pre-orders through authorized Samsung channel partners in the US. The smartphone’s shipping date hasn’t been announced as yet. Also Read - Explained: Why phones with removable batteries are never coming backAlso Read - Global chip shortage to continue through 2022: Report
As the name suggests, the Galaxy Note 8 Enterprise Edition comes with “enterprise-level customization, management, support and security enhancements”. Speaking about its “business-first” features, the Galaxy Note 8 comes with Samsung Knox Configure and Samsung Enterprise Firmware Over the Air (E-FOTA). Knox Configure allows IT admins to ensure quick and smooth operations for custom mobile experiences. E-FOTA, on the other hand, helps IT administrators manage devices through a centralized OS, and software version control.
The smartphone also comes with traditional PC-class product lifestyle support services, and will receive monthly security updates for three years. Samsung is also offering an assurance purchase, which will allow one to buy the same smartphone up to two years from availability. ALSO READ: Samsung Galaxy Note 8: Everything you need to know about S Pen features, Air Command and more
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Enterprise Edition specifications
Apart from enterprise-ready features, the specifications on the Galaxy Note 8 Enterprise Edition remain the same. The Galaxy Note 8 Enterprise Edition features a 6.3-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED Infinity Display, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 octa-core processor, 6GB of RAM, and 64GB of internal storage that is further expandable up to 256GB using a microSD card. DON’T MISS: Samsung Galaxy Note 8 review: The beast unleashed!
In the photography department, the Galaxy Note 8 Enterprise Edition is equipped with a pair of 12-megapixel telephoto lens and wide-angle sensors with OIS. For selfies, there’s an 8-megapixel camera of f/1.7 aperture. Keeping the smartphone ticking is a 3,300mAh battery. Its connectivity options include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC and USB Type-C port. On the software front, it runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat out-of-the-box. ALSO READ: Apple iPhone 8 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs OnePlus 5: Dual cameras compared