Launched globally last month, the long awaited Samsung Galaxy Note 8 officially became available in the Nigerian market last week. Here is everything to expect inside the box if you decide to buy it.
- Android 7.1.1 Nougat
- 6.3 ” Super AMOLED Display
- 6GB RAM
- 64/128/256GB internal expandable memory
- Exynos 8895 Octa-core processor
- Hybrid SIM slot
- Dual 12 MP auto-focus primary camera with dual-LED flash and 2x optical zoom
- 8 MP secondary camera with flash
- 3,300mAh non-removable Li-ion battery with fast charge
- Fingerprint sensor
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is packed in an ink black box with 'NOTE 8' emblazoned across it in shiny blue characters.
Main box slides out of the outer encasement
Type A and USB converters, and replacement earphone tips.
An ejector pin,
And informational literature
There is a hybrid SIM slot on the top of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Secondary camera and ambient light sensors are to the left of the earpiece
Volume rocker is above the power button on the left side of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8
On the other side, there is a single button for Bixby (Samsung's virtual assistant)
On the Corning Gorilla Glass covered back, the primary cameras stand beside a fingerprint sensor
Under the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, a 3.5mm headphone jack is struggling for space with the USB port, speaker grilles and stylus.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is one of the most beautiful smartphones I have seen in a while. With a screen that seems to go on forever, near-zero bezels and well moulded body, the Note 8 looks like a win.
There is a stylus, water resistance and an amazing camera, what can go wrong? We will find out in the full review.