Multiple reports in the past have already confirmed that the Galaxy Note 8 will indeed come with a dual-lens camera system, making it first phone from Samsung to have twin-rear cameras. Now, well-known analyst Ming-Chi Kuo suggests that Samsung’s upcoming flagship will offer higher optical-zoom compared to the iPhone 7 Plus.
We already know based on earlier reports that the Galaxy Note 8 will feature a 13MP wide-angle and a 12MP telephoto lens. Though, there are chances it might offer 3x optical zoom, higher than the 2x optical zoom offered on the iPhone 7 Plus. Furthermore, Kuo also adds that the Galaxy Note 8 could feature an optical image stabilization (OIS) feature.
In other related news, Twitter user Roland Quandt suggests that the flagship phablet will be offered in a choice of three colors – Orchid Grey, Deep Blue, and Black. He also added that Samsung might release more color options after the device officially hits the market.
The smartphone is expected to feature a slightly larger display than the Galaxy S8 Plus. The rumor mill suggests it’ll come with a 6.3-inch bezel-free Infinity Display with a resolution of 2,960 x 1,440 pixels.
Elsewhere, the Galaxy Note 8 is expected to get powered by the latest Snapdragon 835 processor or Exynos 8895 processor. The smartphone is expected to be offered in either 4GB RAM/64GB storage or 6GB RAM/128GB storage options. sources also suggest that the Galaxy Note 8 is said to feature improved S-Pen capabilities.
The Korean manufacturer has officially confirmed that the Galaxy Note 8 will be announced on August 23 at its Unpacked event. The upcoming flagship phablet will be unveiled at an event in New York, according to reports, as opposed to IFA which witnessed the launch the Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy Note 7.
We’ll hear more about the Galaxy Note 8 before its official unveiling on August 23. Till then, keep checking back for more updates.