Samsung galaxy Note 7 VS Note 8 Full specifications

In the next few days, Samsung Corporation will be launching another product called Galaxy Note 8 which going to be a super phone. The phone will be launched on August 23 in New York USA.

The Note 8 will succeed the Note 7, which was a fantastic device until when the battery issues destroyed its reputation and left it abandoned.

Although, Samsung itself has not officially announced the release date but Samsung mobile chief D.J. Koh recently told a room full of journalists in Taiwan that Samsung will start selling the Note 8 in September and October

The two devices have neck-in-neck, based on the speculation.

For now, everything surrounding the Note 8 is speculation but we will compare it with note 7 features based on the information available about the phone right now. Once the Note 8 officially release we will update you with the full specification

Device type Galaxy Note 8 Galaxy Note 7
OS Android (7.1) Android (6.0)
Dimensions 6.40 x 2.94 x 0.33 inches (162.5 x 74.6 x 8.5 mm) 6.04 x 2.91 x 0.31 inches (153.5 x 73.9 x 7.9 mm)
Weight 5.96 oz (169 g)
the average is 5.4 oz (154 g)
Features Iris scanner, Fingerprint (touch), Stylus Iris scanner, Fingerprint (touch), Stylus
Rugged Water, Dust resistant Water, Dust resistant
IP certified IP 68 IP 68
Colors Black, Gold, Silver, Blue Black, Gold, Gray, Blue
Physical size 6.3 inches 5.7 inches
Resolution 1440 x 2960 pixels 1440 x 2560 pixels
Pixel density 522 ppi 518 ppi
Technology Super AMOLED Super AMOLED
Screen-to-body ratio 82.98 % 80.94 %
Features Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor


Camera 12 megapixels 12 megapixels
Flash Yes Yes
Aperture size F1.7
Focal length (35mm equivalent) 26 mm
Camera sensor size 1/2.5"
Pixel size 1.4 μm
Optical zoom 2.0 x
Hardware Features Dual-camera (12-megapixel), Optical image stabilization, Autofocus (Phase detection) Optical image stabilization, Autofocus (Phase detection)
Software Features Manual focus, RAW image capture, Touch to focus, Smile detection, Face detection, Voice activation, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging RAW image capture, Face detection, Voice activation, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
Settings Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed control Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets
Shooting Modes Burst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Scenes, Effects
Camcorder 3840x2160 (4K) 3840x2160 (4K) (30 fps)
Features Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Video calling, Video sharing Video calling
Front-facing camera 8 megapixels 5 megapixels
System chip Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
Processor Octa-core, 2450 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm Quad-core, 2150 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm
Graphics processor Adreno 540 Adreno 530
System memory 6 GB RAM 4 GB RAM
Built-in storage 64 GB 64 GB
Storage expansion microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 256 GB


Capacity 3300 mAh 3500 mAh
Type Not user replaceable Not user replaceable, Li - Ion
Wireless charging Built-in Built-in (Qi, Powermat)


Screen mirroring Wireless screen share Wireless screen share
Music player
Filter by Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists
Features Album art cover, Background playback Album art cover, Background playback
Speakers Earpiece, Loudspeaker Earpiece, Loudspeaker
CDMA 800, 1900 MHz
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
UMTS 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
LTE (FDD) Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 29, 30
LTE (TDD) Bands 38, 39, 40, 41
Nano SIM Yes Yes
HD Voice Yes

Sensors Accelerometer Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer
Notifications Haptic feedback Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Other features Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Bluetooth Yes 4.2
Wi-Fi 802.11 b, g, n 802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
Mobile hotspot Yes
USB Yes USB 3.1
Connector USB Type-C (reversible) USB Type-C (reversible)
Features Mass storage device, USB Host, USB charging Mass storage device, USB Host, USB charging
Positioning GPS, A-GPS GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou
Navigation Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation
Other NFC, ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync NFC, ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync


Officially announced 23, August  2017 02 Aug 2016
FCC approval
Date approved  unannounced 19 Jul 2016
FCC ID value: A3LSMN930F
FCC measured SAR
Head 0.39 W/kg
Body 0.67 W/kg
Simultaneous Transmission 1.56 W/kg
Wireless Router 1.10 W/kg


Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Note 7: Conclusion

Based on the rumours, the Note 8 will offer a more streamlined design like the S8 and S8+, along with a larger and potentially sharper screen, camera advancements and hardware improvements. There are also likely to be some software improvements too and no doubt a big focus on the battery. will shall keep you posted as soon as the Note 8 is officially Launched.



Get Email Updates!

Did you enjoy this article? Signup today and receive free updates straight in your inbox.

I agree to have my personal information transfered to MailChimp ( more information )

I will never give away, trade or sell your email address. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.