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Samsung Galaxy Note 8



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In a nutshell

  • 6.3-inch infinity display, Quad HD
  • Dual lens 12MP camera
  • 64GB internal storage
  • S Pen
  • Available in black and gold

What Carphone Warehouse says

What Carphone Say

“The Note 8 is the big-screen smartphone experience of the year, featuring Samsung’s awesome infinity display, measuring 6.3-inches.”

What Users Say

4.2 based on

  • Operating System

    Android Nougat (7.1)

  • Camera

    12 Megapixels

  • Storage

    Available in 64GB

  • Display

    6.3 inches

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Design and display

The infinity display

Fronting the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is a 6.3-inch infinity display with Quad HD resolution, wrapping around both sides of the smartphone. It’s really tall, just like the S8’s, making for a bigger and better viewing experience. 


Awe-inspiring build

The slim profile of the Note 8 is just another one of its attractive features. It measures 8.6mm, leaving just enough room for the S Pen to slot in the bottom. And there’s also no more home button under the display, now on the side of the handset.



Doubling up on the lens

The Note 8’s dual lens 12MP camera guarantees great photos. It comes built with OIS for smooth video, and 2x optical zoom - so you can get closer without losing any quality in your shots. 

4K video recording

When a still photograph isn’t enough, and you want to capture every last detail, turn your attention to the Note 8’s 4K filming capabilities. And seeing as the resolution is so high, you can watch it back on a much bigger screen with out losing any quality.  

Under the hood

Wireless charging

A massive 3,300mAh battery will keep the Samsung powered up all day, and because convenience is more important than ever, wireless charging is built in. So when you need to top up on power, simply place the Note 8 in its dock – no wires required (sold separately).   


Raw power

A smartphone this size needs a lot of power behind it. With whopping 6GB RAM you’ll never have to worry about slowing down, no matter how many apps you’re running at once.


There’s also 64GB of internal storage for all your favourite photos, songs and videos, but if that’s not enough you can add a microSD card of up to 256GB.


Water and dust-resistant

Just like the Galaxy S8 and S8+, the Note 8 is built to withstand fresh water and dust. Certified as IP68, the Note will be safe in 1.5m of water for up to 30 minutes. 

Iris scanner

An iris scanner is built onto the front of the Note 8, letting you unlock to the phone with the unique pattern of your eyes. It’s even more secure than the traditional fingerprint reader, but if you prefer the ‘touch to unlock’ function, there’s a fingerprint sensor around the back next to the camera. 

New S Pen stylus

Samsung’s new and improved S Pen is now smarter than ever. A re-engineered, finer tip gives you a more natural writing experience, and boasts over 4,000 levels of pressure sensitivity.

Samsung DeX station

The Note 8 has a massive display, but if you want to go even bigger, you can connect it to a DeX Station. By docking the phone in this smart cradle, you can boost your mobile experience up to a full-scale desktop, with all your favourite apps automatically resizing for use with a mouse and keyboard.


Pre-order the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and receive a DeX Station with it. 


What is the f-stop on the rear wide-angle and telephoto camera?

The telephoto camera has F/2.4 and the wide-angle camera f/2.4  

What is the pressure sensitivity on the S Pen?

4096 levels of pressure sensitivity.

Which brand of headphones does the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 come with?

With every Samsung Galaxy Note 8 , you’ll receive a pair of earbuds tuned by AKG in the box as standard.

What type of SIM card is compatible with the Samsung Note 8?

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 uses a Nano SIM card, the smallest of the three sizes

Which VR headset can I use with the Samsung Note 8?

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is great for VR. You can use the new Samsung Gear VR headset with it, which comes with handheld controller for an even more immersive experience. 



The box contains

  • Device
  • Charger
  • Headphones
  • SIM card removal tool
  • USB cable
  • Quick Start Guide


  • Fitness

  • Body

    • Nano

  • Dimensions

    • 162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm

    • 195 grams

  • Calls & Messages

    • Quad band

  • Operating System

    • Android

    • Android Nougat (7.1)

  • Apps

    • Play store

  • Battery

    • USB Type-C

    • 3300 mAh

  • Special Features

    • Bixby

  • Connectivity

    • Iris scanner

  • Camera

    • LED

    • 4K

    • Dual main camera

    • 8 megapixels

    • 12 megapixels

  • Storage

    • MicroSD

    • 256 GB

  • Music and entertainment

  • Processor

    • Octa

    • Exynos 8895 octa-core

    • 2.3 GHz

    • 2.3 GHz

    • 6 GB

  • Display

    • Quad HD

    • 522 ppi

    • 2960 x 1440p

    • AMOLED

    • 6.3 inches


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Samsung Galaxy Note8 is rated 3.8 out of 5 by 4.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great phone I find this quite impressive and good feature also camera seem good one as well the spen is much clear to write that make me easier I don't see any problem with this phone but it the people taste when see the phone as I find this phone good to buy battery took longer I usual reduce brightness and switch off some of it like Bluetooth to make battery longer or work for me
Date published: 2017-09-21
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Disappointing I had 2 of the recalled Note 7's and had been waiting for this phone to be released however it's nowhere near as good as the Flame Phone aka Note 7. The S Pen is glitchy and the finger print scanner is totally annoying to use. The phone is too narrow. Plus points it's fast and works like the S8 & camera is fab but to me it's not worth the cash so it got returned the day after it arrived.
Date published: 2017-09-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great but below expectations Bought one yesterday. Back panel looks similar to S series .battery capacity is small and not enough better for this huge phone. Touch sensitivity I feel is not good. Feels something slow res5when we touch. But much better than note 4 and 5 in features. Don't know about note 7. No heating issues .My self a fan of note series. Overall happy
Date published: 2017-09-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome and gorgeous Lovely phone to use. Only Had it 2 days but love it. Come away from apple to this and so far impressed.
Date published: 2017-09-16
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