Samsung Galaxy Note 8 launch in India today; live stream the event here
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 launch on India comes on the same day of that Apple unveils its latest iPhone 8 model.
- The launch even of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will begin at 12 noon today
- Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has already received over 2.5 lakh pre-bookings in India
- Samsung Galaxy Note 8 include the 'Bixby' voice assistant system
On the same day of Apple's launch of its latest iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X, Samsung will launch the Galaxy Note 8 in India. The launch even of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will begin at 12 noon today at a venue in Delhi, but people can live stream the event from the Samsung Mobile India page.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has already received a good response in India after it was unveiled in New York on August 23. The latest flagship smartphone of Samsung has already received over 2.5 lakh pre-bookings in India, which is one of the highest in the world.
Nearly 1.5 lakh people have registered on Amazon, with 72,000 pre-booking on the very first day, according to an IANS report.
Some of the specifications of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 include the 'Bixby' voice assistant system and is water and dust resistant. It also has an iris scanner.
Similar to the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8+, Note 8 also sports "Infinity Display" with an aspect ratio of 18.5:9.
It has a 6.3-inch screen is Super AMOLED with a resolution of 1440 x 2960 pixels.
The Note 8 sports top-notch features such as 64-bit Exynos 8895 octa-core processor chipset with 6GB RAM and 64GB internal storage.
This is Samsung's first smartphone to feature dual camera set-up at the rear with portrait mode and dual optical image stabilisation (OIS).
The 8MP front camera also comes with optical image stabilisation. The "S Pen" stylus with Galaxy Note 8 comes with a latency of less than 50 milliseconds.
The rear dual cameras both come with 12 megapixel sensors. One with a wide-angle lens and the other a telephoto lens with 2X optical zoom.
In terms of the battery, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 comes with a fast-charging 3300mAh battery and can be charged via the USB-C port or wirelessly.
Globally the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 starts at $930 (around Rs 59,600) in the US and Euro 1,010 (about Rs 76,300) in France. In India, it can be expected to be priced over Rs 70,000.