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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will feature a 6.3-inch display, dual-camera setup: Report

The Galaxy Note 8 would be bigger than the Galaxy S8+ which has a 6.2-inch display.

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Samsung is widely expected to launch the Galaxy Note 8 later this year. The South Korean giant recently confirmed the arrival of a new smartphone in the second half of this year, presumably the Galaxy Note 8. Rumors have started pouring in for the Galaxy Note 8 suggesting features like a dual-camera setup on the phablet. Now a new report states that the Galaxy Note 8 will feature a 6.3-inch display, which would make it 0.1-inches bigger than the Galaxy S8+. Also Read - Samsung now lets you make an appointment to shop at its stores, book demo via WhatsApp

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If this report turns out to be true, then the Galaxy Note 8 would be even bigger than the Galaxy Note 7 which had a display size of 5.7-inch. Samsung went big on display this year with its flagship Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ smartphones and introduced what it calls Infinite Display . Both the devices feature Super AMOLED panels with QHD resolution and aspect ratio of 18:5:9. The Galaxy S8 series however sport a tall design, so it remains to be seen how Samsung would incorporate the bigger display size on the Galaxy Note 8.

A report by The Korean Herald complements the constant rumor of dual-camera setup on the Galaxy Note 8. The report says that Samsung is expected to feature a dual-camera setup on the Galaxy Note 8, which has been inevitable. The report also mentions that Samsung had planned to use dual-cameras on the Galaxy S8 series, but couldn t due to cost issues.

Reliable analyst Ming Chi Kuo of KGI Securities recently said that the Galaxy Note 8 could sport a pair of 12-megapixel wide-angle camera and a 12-megapixel telephoto lens with 3x optical zoom. Kuo further said that the Galaxy Note 8 s dual cameras will be better than the one on Apple iPhone 7 Plus. ALSO READ: Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to sport dual-camera setup, much better than Apple iPhone 7 Plus: report

Things are still sketchy on the specifications front of the Galaxy Note 8, but recent reports highlight that the phablet will be powered by either Qualcomm s Snapdragon 835 SoC or an Exynos 9-series chipset. The chipsets would depend on the region of sale. In terms of memory, the Galaxy Note 8 is expected to come with 6GB of RAM and internal storage could go up to 256GB. Some leaked images and schematics of the Galaxy Note 8 reveal ultra-thin or almost bezel-less design. The front panel is expected to house a speaker grille below the display. The Galaxy Note 8 is also said to come with Samsung s virtual assistant Bixby with its button placed on the right side of the phablet. ALSO READ: Samsung Galaxy Note 8: This may be the first look at the Galaxy Note 7 successor

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  • Published Date: May 17, 2017 3:13 PM IST


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