Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Leaks: Front Panel, 8GB RAM Version, Benchmarks And Specs
The new Samsung Galaxy Note 8 leaks reveal the purported front panel, benchmark benefits, a top end variant with 8 GB of RAM, and other things.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has been leaking extensively as of late and the current tidbits of info more boost joy before the device’s unveiling later on this season. We are still months away from the Galaxy Note 8 launch, though the rumor mill is actually churning incessantly and much more leaks are actually piling up, painting a clearer picture of what to expect.
Galaxy Note 8 ‘Emperor Edition’ With 8GB RAM
A brand new article on Chinese micro-blogging site Weibo claims that Samsung is going to launch two Galaxy Note 8 variants. The regular one will reportedly pack 6 GB of RAM, while a higher end model dubbed the “Emperor Edition” is going to boast a whopping eight GB of RAM. The same leak also suggests that next year’s Galaxy Note nine will go all of the way up to 12 GB of RAM, which seems as an overkill for a smartphone, including a great one. The Android Soul echoed the Weibo post about the Emperor Edition of the Galaxy Note eight and added that this particular product might also come with 256 GB of storage space. The Emperor Edition might be limited to China.
Galaxy Note 8 Front Panel Leaks
Yet another leak, meanwhile, promises to present the front panel of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, revealing the location of the iris scanner, front camera, and ear speaker. The picture reveals an impressively slim top bezel, that falls in line with any other rumors that the Galaxy Note eight would sport the exact same Infinity Display as the Galaxy S8 series. The Galaxy Note 8 is also likely to retain exactly the same 18.5:9 aspect ratio of the Galaxy S8.
A standalone picture purportedly shows the Galaxy Note eight front panel as well, though it appears to be a lot more like a fan art plot instead of a genuine render given that no side buttons are actually visible.
Galaxy Note 8 Benchmark Results
The purported Galaxy Note eight has additionally surfaced on the HTML5Test benchmark with model number SM N950F, that measures browser performance. The benchmark lists the unit with a big score of 488 out of 555 points, that is actually greater compared to the iPhone 8 Plus score of 415 out of 555.
The browser evidently shined most in conditions of rendering video clips and 2D graphics. The Galaxy Note 8 tested was running Android 7.1.1 Nougat, which echoes earlier rumors that the phablet wouldn’t launch with Android O on board from the package.
Galaxy Note 8 Codename
Rumors have been hinting at the codename “Great” for the upcoming Galaxy Note 8, which trusted tipster Evan Blass, aka evleaks, claims that is actually spelled as “Gr3at.” The internally used codename suggests that Samsung has one thing amazing in store for the Galaxy Note 8, which would make good sense given that the business still needs to conquer the Galaxy Note 7 mess from year that is last. The new generation Galaxy Note eight must come with the exact same eight point battery security program as the Galaxy S8, ensuring it does not explode like its predecessor.
Galaxy Note 8 Rumored Specs
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is actually further rumored to come with a large 6.4 inch QHD Infinity Display, a dual rear camera setup (12MP wide angle lens + 13MP telephoto lens), a Snapdragon 836 processor, Adreno 540 graphics, USB Type C, a 3,200 mAh battery, a headphone jack, and an improved S Pen stylus.
The Galaxy Note eight might also have a textured Bixby button which would feel different to the touch than the volume rocker so that owners can quickly distinguish between them.
Galaxy Note 8 Fingerprint Scanner
The Galaxy S8 launched with an uneasy fingerprint scanner mounted on the back of its, right next to the back camera. The place helps it be a little impractical to use and typically leads to accidental smudges on the camera, but rumors hinted at an in display fingerprint sensor for the Galaxy Note eight.
Nevertheless, Naver reportedly learned from a Samsung executive that because of to “technical limitations like security,” the business has eventually decided not to implement in display fingerprint authentication after all.
Galaxy Note 8 Release Date
Finally, the Galaxy Note 8 is likely to make the official debut of its at IFA 2017, which kicks off on Sept. 1st in Berlin.
Remember that this’s merely a rumor roundup, nonetheless, so take the leaks and tidbits of info with a grain of salt.