Just like that, Samsung has unleashed a competitor of the iPad Mini by way of officially announcing the Samsung Galaxy 8. Following successive leaks about the specs and features of the Galaxy Note 8, Samsung certainly did not disappoint in bringing a solid performer with the Galaxy Note 8. From what we can tell from the announced specs and features, the Galaxy Note 8 can be considered as a hybrid of Samsung’s flagship devices – Galaxy S3, Galaxy Note 10.1 and Galaxy Note 2.
Let’s now take a look into the specs and features of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 which are as follows:
- 1.6GZ Exynos 4 Quad processor
- 2GB of RAM
- 8-inch 1,280 x 800 TFT display (189 ppi)
- 210.8mm x 135.9mm x 7.95mm dimension
- Wi-Fi a/b/g/n
- Bluetooth 4.0
- HSPA+ 21
- up to 32GB of internal storage (microSD expansion)
- 4,600 mAh battery
- Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
- Samsung TouchWiz UX
Aside from those specs, we also mentioned that the Galaxy Note 8 is a hybrid of the Samsung Galaxy S3, Galaxy Note 2 and Galaxy Note 10.1. That’s because the Galaxy Note 8 features S Pen apps namely, S Note and S Planner, Smart Stay, Multi-Window and Air View. There’s also popup video and note and AllShare Play and Cast. These features can all be found on the three mentioned Samsung devices.
Additionally, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will also be pre-loaded with Flipboard and Awesome Note. The Note 8 will also let you control Android navigation keys using the S Pen.
No words yet on when the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will be available. Likewise, pricing details are yet to be announced. But of course, you’re free to speculate on its price range which will be along the price ranges of the Galaxy S3, Galaxy Note 2 and Galaxy Note 10.1.
All these being said, what can you say with the Samsung Galaxy 8 then? Will you be interested in getting one once it becomes available?