Galaxy Note 8 is considered one of the blockbuster smartphones of 2017 thanks to both design and configuration and features. However, the product still has some disadvantages to overcome in the coming time.
Earlier this year, Samsung impressed the user when he first brought Infinity Display design to the Galaxy S8. With the screen overflowing on both sides, quite thin on the top and bottom, the product has received many compliments from professionals as well as users.
Nearly half a year later, Samsung continues to bring this design to the Galaxy Note 8. But compared to the “elder,” the square phone is shorter, more masculine. The finishing on which the Korean phone company cares, making the whole machine more attractive, especially for business users, people with strong personality.
Convenient S Pen
Accessories that make the highlight of the Note line is upgraded some features. Not just a digital pen, the S Pen gives users the experience of writing, drawing … as they are using on a real notebook thanks to the ability to recognize 4,096 accents.
In addition, with this “god pen,” users can also translate fast or write words and make a unique animation to send to friends. Of course, screen captures, quick notes, content markers … with S Pen are still features that can not be ignored.
The “unique” screen
As mentioned, the screen of the square phone is shorter than the Galaxy S8. This unit has a unique 18.5: 9 aspect ratio, similar to Hollywood’s standard frame rate. Plus the ultra-sharp Quad HD resolution (2,960 x 1,440 pixels) and up to 6.3 inches in size, this screen offers a better movie experience. Its quality has been confirmed, as shown by DisplayMate – a reputable screen rating site – considered to be the best in the world.
For the first time, Samsung put dual cameras on its products. Although it is the first time, the Galaxy Note 8 promises to bring good photos, thanks to a system of two 12 megapixels f / 1.7 sensors similar to the Galaxy S8 and 12 megapixel f / 2.4 sensors plus image stabilization. optics. This makes the pictures sharper, zoom 1x, 2x does not lose details as well as remove fonts, portraits or bokeh better.
The configuration is extremely powerful
Like the Galaxy S8 with the Exynos 8895 processor, the Galaxy Note 8 has been upgraded to 6 GB of RAM instead of the older 4 GB. Better RAM means better multitasking and faster speeds. In addition, the memory capacity of up to 256 GB (can be expanded through the microSD card slot) helps users to store more.
Pen S Pen is losing priority
S Pen makes a difference, but the features on it have not been upgraded significantly. According to Stuff, the loyalists of the old Note are still using the S Pen, but the frequency is declining, and most are happy to spend most of their time experimenting with the hand instead of the S Pen.
Face recognition is still hacked by a picture
The Galaxy S8 has been criticized a lot after some people discovered that facial recognition security was overtaken by a picture. Of course, on the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, the problem must be overcome, but it is not. This is considered the biggest downside on this new phablet.
The Galaxy Note 8 is priced at $ 1,137 in the UK, up to $ 237, compared to $ 900 in the Galaxy Note 7. In other markets, the price of the handset is also very high. Note 8 may carry additional features such as pen S Pen or dual camera, but spending more than 200 dollars to will cause many people to consider.