Watch Live stream of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 launch in India

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has already received a good response in India and pre-bookings prior to its launch in the country were over 2.5 lakh bookings in India, said the company.

Earlier this year, Samsung was rumored to launch its flexible smartphone at IFA 2017 and the device was even dubbed as the Galaxy X. That rumor of course didn't end up being true and Samsung Display's principal engineer Kim Tae-woong even stated that the technology for that kind of phone won't even be ready until 2019. If you don't remember, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 was first announced at the company's Galaxy Unpacked 2017 event in NY.

Moving on to cameras, the Galaxy Note 8 comes with a dual camera system on the rear consisting of two 12-megapixel cameras (wide-angle+telephoto).

Samsung has also bundled some introductory offers along with the phone. Apart from this, those who pre-order the device will get a one-time screen replacement and a free wireless charger. HDFC customers will also enjoy a cash back of Rs 4,000. The South Korean company has also announced its partnership with Reliance Jio to offer up to 448GB of additional data with Jio Prime membership, no daily limit and unlimited voice calling over 8 months. 16 and Wi-Fi. It also comes with IP68 certification for water and dust resistance. Be it drawing Live Messages, art, taking notes or simply hovering the tip of the S-Pen over a word for live translation, the stylus turns out to be more than just an expensive gimmick. If you want to see Samsung's S Pen in action, visit the #GalaxyLife event happening now until September 14.

Samsung's Note 7 had a short run and the company was forced to recall the devices from the market after instances of the battery catching fire.

The incredible Note series loved by millions of consumers in India will also come with the revolutionary mobile payment service, Samsung Pay, and Samsung's defense-grade security platform Samsung Knox, making it the most desirable smartphone available in the market. Other features include a dedicated Bixby button, to access Samsung virtual assistant. The smartphone features a 6.3-inch QHD+ (1440x2960 pixels) Super AMOLED Infinity Display with a pixel density of 521ppi and a screen aspect ratio of 18.5:9. It appears that the Galaxy S8 duo could be getting the update soon as fresh reports have revealed that the first has begun the development of Oreo update for these phones. Further, the display is protected by a scratch resistance Corning Gorilla Glass 5 and certified by the UHD Alliance as Mobile HDR Premium. It is powered by the Exynos 8895 SoC, paired with 6GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage.

Despite having a price-tag that's considerably higher than the Galaxy S8 Plus, which can now be purchased unlocked for $750 and up, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is worth the added cost, according to some reviews.

The front, in the case of the Galaxy Note 8, is clean and without any physical buttons. The Note8 also activates a S Pen specific menu each time you pull the Pen from the device.



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