Samsung Galaxy Note 8 likely to go on sale in India starting September 25: Report

Latest rumors suggest that the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 could be priced at Rs 69,900.

  • Published: August 31, 2017 12:40 PM IST
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The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has created so much frenzy. Before the launch the frenzy was about how the phablet would be like, and after the launch it is the constant curiosity to know about its availability. At an event on August 23, Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Note 8, however, the details of availability were revealed only for select markets. However, if the latest reports are to be believed, the phablet will start selling in India starting September 25.

The Phonehorn reports that the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will allegedly be available in India from September 25, and will be priced at Rs 69,900. Reportedly, it will be out in black and gold color versions at the beginning of the sale, and if you pre-order you’ll get a free wireless charger.

Two days ago, there was another report, which claimed that the Galaxy Note 8 will be launched on September 11, and will be priced at Rs 74,900. Now, while the exact date still remains unconfirmed, BGR India recently learnt from industry sources that Samsung is looking at mid-September time frame for launching the Galaxy Note 8 in India, however, the company is yet to arrive at any specific date.

Also, at the time of launch a link on Amazon India’s homepage was spotted about the Galaxy Note 8. While everyone took that as a hint for the device being Amazon India exclusive in the country, Samsung denied commenting on it. ALSO READ: Is Samsung too late to the dual-camera game with the Galaxy Note 8?

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 specifications, features

Coming to the specifications, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 features a 6.3-inch QHD+ Super AMOLED Infinity display, with an 18.5:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by Qualcomm octa-core Snapdragon 835 SoC or an Exynos 8895 SoC, depending on the launch market. It includes 6GB of RAM with three storage choices of 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB. All models offer storage expansion up to 256GB using a microSD card. ALSO READ: Samsung Galaxy Note 8 battery put through rigorous tests to avoid Galaxy Note 7-like debacle

As for the optics, there is a pair of 12-megapixel wide-angle lens and a telephoto lens. Both the lenses support Optical Image Stabilization, making it the first such setup in its category. Up front, it houses an 8-megapixel sensor. Fueling the Galaxy Note 8 is a 3,300mAh battery with fast charging support, both wired and wireless. For connectivity, it has Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, 4G, VoLTE and USB Type-C port. On the software front, it runs on Android Nougat 7.1.1. ALSO READ: As a Galaxy S8 user, here’s what I feel about the new Samsung Galaxy Note 8 

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8


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  • Published Date: August 31, 2017 12:40 PM IST