Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Awarded Gadget of The Year at India Mobile Congress 2017

The first ever edition of the India Mobile Congress was held this week and Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has managed to get some fan love there as well. The already popular device was awarded ‘Gadget of The Year’. The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 which has little to no competition in the market has plenty of features to win that award but our sources told it was due to the Bixby customisation for India which can understand up to 14 Indian dialects as of now. Bixby is Samsung’s own voice assistant that rivals Google Assistant and Siri.

Features Of The Samsung Galaxy Note 8

The most unique feature of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has to be the S-pen which gets better with every iteration. The s-pen this time around receives huge updates and is more fun to use. The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 also marks Samsung’s entry to the dual camera set of phones. But because it is Samsung it managed to do it better than all its competitors. It supports OIS on both the camera lenses and managed to make a dent on all the other dual camera smartphones. Other features of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 include:

6.3″ Super AMOLED ‘Infinity Display’

Rear camera: Primary 12MP, Type 1/2.55″ sensor and Secondary 12MP, Type 1/3.4″ sensor

Front camera: 8MP, f/1.7 aperture with autofocus and 4K video support.

Chipset :  Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 or Exynos 8895 depending on the market.

Memory: 6GB of RAM; 64GB of storage; microSD slot upto 256GB and will also support UFS cards.

Battery: 3,300mAh Li-Po (sealed); Adaptive Fast Charging. It also supports Quick Charge 2.0

Competitors Of The Samsung Galaxy Note 8

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has a couple of competitors when it comes to the price it comes at. The newly launched Apple iPhone 8 and Samsung’s own S8 are two of those devices. The HTC U11 and the LG V30 come close but offer little compared to the Sasmung Galaxy Note 8. However when it comes to the features the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has enjoyed the supreme position with almost no competition at all.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Price In India

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 was launched here in the Indian market two weeks ago on the 12th of September. It came at an introductory price of 67,900INR.


Ishpreet Singh

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