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Samsung Galaxy Note8

Samsung Galaxy Note8
alaScore 97

1429 reviews

Aug, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1429 reviews of Samsung Galaxy Note8. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the camera and usability. The performance and size also get good comments. Views about the sound and portability are different. Some have doubts about the GPS navigation and battery.

screen, size, performance, usability, camera

price, battery, GPS navigation

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Samsung Galaxy Note8 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 97/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Stephen Fenech (techguide.com.au)

Samsung Galaxy Note8 review - a big phone with huge capabilities

 

The Samsung Galaxy Note8 had a lot riding on it this year particularly since its predecessor – the Note7 – literally went up in flames a year ago. But the good news for the many fans of the Note brand is the Note8 has truly delivered. The smartphone...

Nice design, large Infinity Display, S Pen, Live Messaging, excellent camera, expandable memory, water resistant, good battery life, amazing performance, Samsung Dex.

The Samsung Galaxy Note8 is a remarkable phone with a big screen, big capabilities and big features and suitable for the power user who wants to work hard, play hard and enjoy content in its highest quality anywhere. It will certainly make the issues...

Sep, 2017

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery Capacity:3300
Browsing time (3G):12
Browsing time (4G):13
Browsing time (Wi-Fi):14
Continuous audio playback time:47
Continuous audio playback time (display off):74
Continuous video playback time:16
Talk time (3G):22
Wireless Charging:Y

Call management

Auto-redialing:Y
Call blocking:Y
Call divert:Y
Call hold:Y
Call timer:Y
Call waiting:Y
Caller ID:Y
Conference call:Y
Speakerphone:Y
Speed dialing:Y
Vibrating Alert:Y

Camera

Auto Focus:Y
Built-in Flash:Y
Digital Zoom:10
Face detection:Y
Flash type:LED
Front camera aperture number:1.7
Front camera resolution (numeric):8
Front camera type:Dual camera / Single camera
Geotagging:Y
Maximum frame rate:30
Optical Zoom:2
Rear camera aperture number:1.7
Rear camera flash:Y
Rear camera resolution (numeric):12
Rear camera type:Dual camera
Resolution at capture speed:3840x2160@30fps
Second rear camera aperture number:2.4
Second rear camera resolution (numeric):12
Self-timer:Y
Smile detection:Y
Video recording:Y
Video recording modes:720p,1080p,2160p
Zoom capability:Y

Certificates

Body SAR (EU):1.29
Certification:CE
Head SAR (EU):0.173

Design

Brand colour:Maple Gold / Midnight Black
Colour of product:Black / Blue / Gold / Grey
Fingerprint Reader:Y
Form factor:Bar
International Protection (IP) code:IP68
Protection features:Dust resistant, Splash proof / Dust resistant, Splash proof, Water resistant

Display

Aspect Ratio:18.5:9
Display diagonal:16
Display number of colours:16 million colours
Display Resolution:2960 x 1440
Display Type:SAMOLED
Orientation sensor:Y
Pixel density:521
Screen shape:Curved edge screen
Second display:N / Y
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen:Y
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive

Ergonomics

Accelerometer:Y
Ambient light sensor:Y
Gyroscope:Y
Proximity sensor:Y

Messaging

Chat:Y
E-mail:Y
Instant messaging (IM):Y
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service):Y
Short Message Service (SMS):Y
Text prediction system:Y

Multimedia

Audio formats supported:3GA, AAC, AMR, APE, AWB, FLAC, IMY, M4A, Mid, MIDI, MP3, MXMF, OGA, OGG, OTA, RTTTL, RTX, WAV, WMA, XMF
Supported video modes:1080p,2160p
Video formats supported:3G2,3GP,ASF,AVI,FLV,M4V,MKV,MP4,WEBM,WMV

Navigation

Assisted GPS (A-GPS):Y
Barometer:Y
BeiDou:Y
Electronic compass:Y
Galileo:Y
GLONASS:Y
GPS (satellite):Y
Position location:Y
Wi-Fi positioning:Y

Networking

2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G bands (secondary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:GSM
3G:Y
3G bands supported:800,850,900,1900,2100 / 850,900,1900,2100
3G standards:CDMA,TD-SCDMA,UMTS / HSPA / TD-SCDMA,UMTS,WCDMA / TD-SCDMA,WCDMA / UMTS
4G:Y
4G bands supported:700,800,850,900,1800,1900,2100,2300,2500,2600 / 700,800,850,900,1800,1900,2100,2500,2600
4G standard:LTE
Bluetooth:Y
Bluetooth version:5.0
HotKnot:Y
Near Field Communication (NFC):Y
SIM card capability:Dual SIM / Single SIM
SIM card type:NanoSIM
Tethering (modem-mode):Y
Wi-Fi:N / Y
Wi-Fi Direct:Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Other features

Google applications:Gmail,Google Calendar,Google Play / Gmail,Google Play

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:USB / USB Type-C
Carrying case:Y
Ejection pin:Y
Headset included:Y
Interface adapters included:Micro USB-B male - USB Type-C female,USB Type-C male - USB Type-A female
Protective case:Y
Quick start guide:Y
Stylus included:Y
Warranty card:Y

Performance

Flight mode:Y
Microphone mute:Y
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Blacklist, Calculator, Calendar, Countdown timer, Notes, Stopwatch, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar
Personalization:Icons, Menu, Ringtones, Themes, Widgets / Icons, Menu, Shortcuts
Quick Charge:Y
Support for contact groups:Y
Themes:Wallpapers
Video call:N / Y

Ports & interfaces

ANT+ enabled:N / Y
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB connector type:USB Type-C
USB port:Y
USB version:3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)

Processor

64-bit computing:Y
Coprocessor:Y
Coprocessor cores:4
Coprocessor frequency:1.7 / 1.9
Processor Cores:4
Processor family:Samsung Exynos
Processor frequency:2.3 / 2.35
Processor lithography:10
Processor Model:8895

Software

Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:7.1 / 7.1.1

Storage

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash) / MicroSD (TransFlash),MicroSDHC / MicroSD (TransFlash),MicroSDHC,MicroSDXC
Internal storage capacity:64
Maximum memory card size:256
RAM capacity:4 / 6
RAM Type:LPDDR4
USB mass storage:Y
User memory:51.2

Subscription

Subscription type:No subscription

Technical Details

Google applications:Gmail,Google Calendar,Google Play / Gmail,Google Play

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:8.6
Height :162.5
Weight:195
Width:74.8