Samsung Galaxy Note 8 variants leaked hours ahead of launch
The Galaxy Note 8 with 256GB storage will most likely remain exclusive to South Korea and China. Samsung is all set to launch the Galaxy Note 8 tonight at its Galaxy Unpacked event in New York. Similar to the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, the Galaxy Note 8 has also been subject to a bunch of leaks.
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Even as we are just a few hours away from the official launch, the leaks don’t seem to end. An Orchid Gray variant of the Galaxy Note 8 has leaked, along with a possible 256GB storage variant of the phablet.
The leaked render of the Galaxy Note 8 was shared by Evan Blass on Twitter, and only confirms past speculations. The design language of the Galaxy Note 8 has become quite evident now with almost no bezels on the sides, and thin bezels forming the top and bottom parts. The phablet doesn’t house a home button, and features a rear fingerprint sensor like the Galaxy S8 duo. The Galaxy Note 8 will possibly come with dual-camera module at the rear, according to leaks.
A promotional poster for the Galaxy Note 8 posted on Weibo (via Android Community) reveals a 256GB storage variant for the phablet. The phablet had so far been rumored to come with 64GB of onboard storage. Buyers of the Galaxy Note 8 with 256GB storage will receive an offer of choosing between an AKG Bluetooth speaker and a Nemonic printer. There’s a coupon of up to KRW 100,000 (Rs 5,700 approximately) on accessories like Gear VR, or a phone case with a 5,100mAh battery for the Galaxy Note 8 with 64GB storage. The 256GB storage variant will most likely remain exclusive to South Korea and China markets. ALSO READ: Samsung Galaxy Note 8 rumor roundup: All you need to know ahead of August 23 launch
A recent price leak had also mentioned a possible 128GB storage variant for the Galaxy Note 8. As for the rest of the specifications, the Galaxy Note 8 is expected to feature a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED Infinity Display with Quad HD resolution. It will possibly be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC or Exynos 8895 SoC, depending on the region it is being sold. ALSO READ: Samsung Galaxy Note 8 launch:
Its expected dual-camera module could be a either a pair of 12-megapixel and 8-megapixel cameras, or 12-megapixel sensors. The setup is said to of one with a wide-angle lens and f/1.7 aperture, and the other a telephoto lens with f/2.4 aperture, and 2x optical zoom capabilities. The phablet is rumored to be fuelled by a 3,300mAh battery, and run on Android 7.1.1 Nougat out-of-the-box.