The best Samsung Galaxy Note 8 deals

There is a difference in the edges of that bezel-free Infinity display, which have noticeably steeper angles than the S8's, a design flourish supposedly meant to provide an increased flat area, making it better for note-taking. Why stick with a name which has become synonymous with exploding phones?

The Always On Display allows Galaxy users to stay on top of their notifications without unlocking their phone.

The Galaxy Note 8 features a sizable 6.3-inch Super AMOLED display with a Quad HD+ resolution of 2,960 x 1,440 pixels (521 PPI, 18.5:9 aspect ratio).

Last but not least, make sure you don't lose your new and improved Note 8 stylus, as the freshest S Pen on the block will set you back fifty bucks for its replacement. A 3,300mAh battery powers the Note 8 with support for fast-charging and wireless fast charging. Samsung offers more tweaking capabilities after the shot, though Apple may be adding improvements as well in the upcoming iPhones. "However, we [went] one step further for the launch of the device".

You can expect Samsung will spend a small fortune on marketing the device given its role in rebuilding its reputation. In this post, we'll run down eight great Galaxy Note 8 features that can't be found in any iPhone. Fast forward only six years and now almost all phone screens are big.

Samsung has officially unveiled the Galaxy Note 8, and with it, announced that the handset would begin shipping on September 15.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 also gets a better Bluetooth 5 - which is twice as fast and has four times the range when compared to Note 7's Bluetooth 4 tech.

For enhanced security, the Note8 also comes with the Iris sensor on the front, and the fingerprint scanner sits on the rear side next to the all-new dual-lens camera. The front camera comes with an 8MP selfie snapper with F1.7 aperture. One particular nicety is the new App Pair feature which lets users create custom app pairings and launch them with a single tap.

For example, you could launch your Maps app and choose music for the journey or open a video while chatting with friends or colleagues about it in the screen below.

NEW AND NOT The Note 8 phone offers significant improvements over the last Note model still selling.

Where to Buy the Galaxy Note 8? It can also be used to type a Live message, for Samsung Notes, a Screen off memo, Smart select, Screen write, for Translation, Bixby Vision, to Glance, and to Magnify. The artificial intelligence system learns from you the more you use it. "We look forward to maintaining our strategic relationship with Samsung and helping ensure device safety for all consumers" said Sajeev Jesudas, President, UL International.

Of course, evaluations of the more practical considerations - battery life, speed and daily use - will have to come after I have more time to spend with the phone. "As a result, the Galaxy Note 8 has successfully completed a rigorous series of device and battery safety compatibility test protocols." said Sajeev Jesudas, head of UL International. It's also the successor to the exploding Galaxy Note7 from previous year, which got discontinued after two recalls. "Part of Samsung's recommitment was to innovate on process and quality, in addition to just technology".

  • Carolyn Briggs