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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 rumored to be unveiled in late August ahead of Apple iPhone 8 launch

Samsung’s Note series is making a comeback.

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Samsung is not giving up on the Note series after all. The company had to face its worst PR nightmare after the Galaxy Note 7 debacle, but it did a pretty good job at making a coming back with near-perfect Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ smartphones. With the dust over the Galaxy Note 7 finally settling, Samsung is now said to be gearing up for the next generation Galaxy Note smartphone launch. Also Read - Galaxy S21 FE to support 25W charging but will Samsung put it in the box? 

According to reports, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 could be announced in late August. In case you are wondering about the timing of the rumored launch, it seems to be a strategy to get an edge over Apple s new iPhones, which traditionally are announced in September. It is worth noting that this year s IFA will begin on September 1, and it s being speculated that the company might unveil the Galaxy Note 8 a couple of days prior. Also Read - Samsung Galaxy M32 launch in India next week: Top specs, price around Rs 15,000, more

Also Read - Apple sells more iPads in early 2021 than ever, grows along with Samsung 

For Samsung, the new Galaxy Note 8 has to be as revolutionary as the new iPhones are speculated to be. According to rumors, Apple s anniversary special iPhone 8 could come with some remarkable features such as AR-integration, which now seems highly likely after iOS 11 ARKit platform. The next generation iPhone is also rumored to a have bezel-less display and latest chipset for superior performance. ALSO READ: Samsung Galaxy Note 8 prototype leaks, confirms dual rear camera setup

The Galaxy Note 8 rumors so far have hinted at a 6.3-inch display with the 9:18:5 aspect ratio, which is available on Samsung s current flagship smartphones. It is also rumored to come with the same Infinity Display. One of the big challenges that the company is likely to face is that the Galaxy Note 8 not only has go to toe-to-toe with the iPhone 8, but it also has to be different from the current lot of its own flagship smartphones. With a 6.3-inch display, the smartphone may not be very different from the Galaxy S8+. ALSO READ: Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will feature a 6.3-inch display, dual-camera setup: Report

Summing up all the rumors and leaks thus far, Samsung s Galaxy Note 8 is likely to come with dual-camera setup, a new trend among the smartphone brands. Though rumors have it that the Galaxy C10 could very well be the first Samsung smartphone to sport a dual-camera. Moreover, the Galaxy Note 8 will run on Android Nougat out-of-the-box. There are no further information about the Galaxy Note 8 specifications so far, but it s fairly safe to predict it will come with top-end Samsung chipset.

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  • Published Date: June 8, 2017 9:50 AM IST


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