Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Price Likely Confirmed Aug. 25 With Preorders Starting

The Galaxy Note 8 is expected to be unveiled at a Samsung launch event which is scheduled for Aug. 23.  A new report indicates the device may become available for preorder soon after it is announced.

Ausdroid a Romanian tech blog shared documents, which originally came from a Samsung webpage containing detailed logistics of a Galaxy Note 8 promotion to be hosted in Australia.

According to the leaked document the promotion will begin Aug. 25 and end Oct. 31.  There has been no scheduled date for the release to market but rumors suggest it will be available to consumers between September and October.

Samsung already has a history of opening pre-orders for premium Galaxy models soon after they are announced as the Galaxy Note 7 and Galaxy Note 5 were available for preorder just hours after their unveiling.

It is possible the Galaxy Note 8 may not hit stores for close to one month after being unveiled.



Technology      GSM/ HSPA/ LTE


5.7” 3840x 2160 pixel

13MP 2160



Dimensions  –

Weight          –

Build –            Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel

SIM-               Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

– IP68 certified – dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes

– Stylus

– Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)


Type                Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

Size                  5.7 inches

Resolution      3840 x 2160 pixels (~773 ppi pixel density)

Multitouch     Yes

Protection       Corning Gorilla Glass 5

– Always-on display

– Grace UI


OS                       Android 7.1 (Nougat)



Card slot       microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) – single-SIM model

microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) – dual-SIM model

Internal         64 GB/128, 6 GB RAM



Primary         Dual 13 MP, OIS, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash

Features        1/2.3″ sensor size, 1.55µm pixel size, geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K

video and 9MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection,

Auto HDR,  panorama

Video               [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], HDR, dual-video rec.

Secondary       8 MP, f/1.6, dual video call, Auto HDR


Alert types       Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones

Loudspeaker    Yes

3.5mm jack      Yes

– 24-bit/192kHz audio

– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic



WLAN            Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot

Bluetooth     5.0, A2DP, EDR, LE

GPS                Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO

NFC                Yes

Radio              No

USB                 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector



Sensors         Iris scanner, fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro,

proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2

Messaging    SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM

Browser        HTML5

Java                No

– Samsung Desktop Experience support

– Fast battery charging

– Qi wireless charging (market dependent)

– ANT+ support

– S-Voice natural language commands and dictation

– MP4/DivX/XviD/WMV/H.265 player

– MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+/FLAC player

– Photo/video editor

– Document editor


Non-removable Li-Ion battery



Colors            Gold, Silver, Black, Blue

Price               About 1000 EUR



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