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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 USA Edition (N950U)

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 USA Edition (N950U)
$499
Brand: Samsung
Category: Phones
  • Display 6.3-inch 1440 x 2960 pixels Quad-HD+ display
  • Camera 12-megapixel Main/ 8-megapixel front
  • Storage 64/128/256 GB
  • RAM 6 GB
  • CPU Octa-core 2.35 GHz, Snapdragon 835
  • OS Android 7.1 (Nougat)

Our Rating

The review rating is based on accessment of the device by experts, and opinions of trusted YouTube reviewers.

9.2
  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 9 / 10
  • Camera Quality 10 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 9 / 10
  • Battery Performance 9 / 10

Overview

Full Specifications

NETWORK

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network Bands LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 32(1500), 66(1700/2100), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (5CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps

LAUNCH

Also Known As -
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BODY

Dimensions 162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm (6.40 x 2.94 x 0.34 in)
Weight 195 g (6.88 oz)
Build Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame
SIM Type Single Mini SIM

DISPLAY

Display Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.3 inches, 98.3 cm2 (~84.0% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1440 x 2960 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~529 ppi density)

PLATFORM

Operating System Android 7.1.1 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie)
Chipset Exynos 8895 (10 nm)
CPU Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Mongoose M2 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU Mali-G71 MP20

MEMORY

RAM + ROM 6 GB
Card Slot microSD, up to 256 GB (uses shared SIM slot)

MAIN CAMERA

Camera Type Double Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) 12 MP + 12 MP main camera
Camera Features Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
RAW
Available also with Samsung S5K2L2
(ISOCELL)
Pixel size - 1.4 μm
Sensor size - 1/2.55"
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Object tracking AF
Smart OIS
High CRI LED flash
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 26
mm
Angle of view - 77°
720p @ 240 fps
Video Resolution 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR, dual-video rec.

SELFIE CAMERA

Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 8-megapixel
Camera Features Available also with Samsung S5K3H1
Sensor size - 1/3.6"
Pixel size - 1.22 μm
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 25
mm
Angle of view - 80°
Dual video call,
Auto-HDR
Video Resolution 1440p@30fps

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes
Speaker Location Placed beneath the screen
Audio Jack Type Yes, 3.5mm audio jack

CONNECTIVITY

Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
NFC
GPS Yes
FM Radio No

BATTERY

Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Ion 3300 mAh battery
Wireless Charging Yes, Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent)
Talk Time Talk Time is the longest time that a single battery charge will last when you are constantly talking on the phone under perfect conditions, Ambient temperature and highly dependent on the cellular network environment such as the distance to the closest cell network tower. Up to 29 hours
Stand-by Up to 650 hours

OTHER FEATURES

Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Box Contents Charging Brick / USB cable

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