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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 256GB

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 256GB

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 256GB features a 6.3-inch Super AMOLED display with Quad HD+ resolution & Gorilla Glass 5 protection. This phone has a bezel-less design with curved edges. It is powered by Exynos 8895 Octa SoC and it comes with 6GB of RAM. This phone is also has 128GB & 64GB on-board storage variants. It runs on Android v7.1.1 Nougat straight off its package and it can be upgraded up to Android Oreo. There is a dual 12MP+12MP rear camera system and an 8MP front facing camera. This phablet is powered by 3300mAh fast charging battery. Other popular Samsung smartphones in Kenya include Samsung J4, Samsung J6, Samsung J8 & Samsung J4 Core.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 256GB

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 256GB Specifications Summary

  • 6GB RAM
  • Exynos 8895 Octa chipset
  • 3300mAh battery
  • 256B internal storage
  • 6.3 inches display
  • Dual: 12MP + 12MP rear camera, 8MP front
  • Android v7.1.1 Nougat, upgradable to Android v8.0 Oreo
  • Dual SIM

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 256GB Price In Kenya

Approx= KSh.90,000

A Review Of The Specifications Of Samsung Galaxy Note 8 256GB

Introduction & Display

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 256GB is a flagship smartphone that was released in 2017 with a big curved display and a stylus pen. This unit is the Note 9 predecessor and comes with a quality specs profile that offers top of the line performances. Its 6.4-inch Super AMOLED screen is large, & it sports a 1440 pixels x 2960 pixels resolution that comes with an aspect ratio of 18.5:9. It has 512ppi density, and is protected by Gorilla Glass 5. The Super AMOLED is a high-end display technology which offers maximum picture brightness with no shadow formations.

Camera & Battery

There are a total of 3 lenses present on the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 256GB. A dual rear camera at the back consist of 12MP (f/1.7) main lens with dual pixel PDAF, and another 12MP (f/2.4) telephoto lens. The rear camera can record 4K videos at 30fps. The single selfie camera is an 8MP lens and can shoot 1440p@30 fps videos.

This phone packs a 3300mAh battery capacity which easily powers it for long hours. It is supported by fast charging 18W adapter (Quick Charge 2.0) which promises the user fast recharge time.

Performance & Storage

This phone offers top of the line performances thanks to its flagship Exynos 8895 Octa chipset, and 6GB of RAM space. The user can work with several apps while gaming or browsing and still experience fast and smooth performances. This unit comes with a huge 256GB of internal space which the user can store lots of files and data. The space can further be expanded using a microSD card-up to 512GB. This device is also available in 128GB & 64GB internal space.

Platform & Connectivity

The Note 8 256GB unit is running Android v7.1.1 Nougat out of its package. The OS can also be upgraded up to Oreo version. When it comes to connectivity options, this device carries a wide range of options such as Wi-Fi with hotspot, Bluetooth 5.0, 4G LTE, NFC, GPS with AGPS support. Charging of the device is done through its microUSB 3.1 Type-C port, and has 3.5mm audio jack connector.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 256GB Specs

Launched August, 2017
Supported Networks 2G - GSM 850/900/1800/1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 3G - HSDPA 850/900/1700(AWS)/1900/2100 4G - LTE bands
Dimensions 162.5mm x 74.8mm x 8.6mm
Weight 195g
Screen Size 6.3 inches
Screen Type Super AMOLED touchscreen
Resolution 1440 pixels x 2960 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio
Screen Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Hardware & Operating System
OS Android v7.1.1 Nougat, upgradable to Android v8.0 Oreo
Chipset Exynos 8895 Octa
Processor Octa-core 2.3GHz
GPU Mali-G71 MP20
Storage 6GB RAM, 64/128/256GB internal storage
MicroSD Yes, up to 256GB-uses SIM 2 slot
Rear 12MP + 12MP, LED flash
Front 8MP, LED flash
Alert & Sound
Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
3.5mm jack Yes
Loudspeaker Yes
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
Bluetooth v5.0
Radio No
Sensors Fingerprint (rear), accelerometer, gyro, Iris scanner, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
Battery 3300mAh Li-Ion (Non-removable)