Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Note 8 flagship has been the talk of town for sometime now, with leaks and rumors of the upcoming device pouring in thick and fast over the past few months. The handset is expected to go official at an event in New York on August 23. Now, the Galaxy Note 8 has surfaced on popular benchmarking database GFXBench which reveals some of its key specifications.
The Galaxy Note 8 listed is a single-SIM variant and runs the company’s Exynos 8895 octa-core processor bundled with 6GB of RAM and 64GB of built-in storage. Up front, the listing reveals that the handset will feature a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED Infinity display with a resolution of 1440×2960 pixels.
Elsewhere, the lsiting shows that the handset will come with Bluetooth, NFC, GPS, Gyroscope, Compass and Pedometer.
As far as cameras go, the listing shows that the hnadset will feature a single 12MP primary camera with support for tocuh focus, auto-focus, HDR Mode, as well as dual-LED CCT-flash. Though as per earlier leaks, the handset is said to feature a dual-lens primary camera setup. Coming back to the listing, it also shows an 8MP front-facing shooter for selfies.
Samsung has already confirmed the Galaxy Note 8 will be unveiled on August 23 in an event in New York. The US variant of the Galaxy Note 8 is expected to get powered by the Snapdrgaon 835 porcessor, while other markets are expected to see Samsung’s in-house Exynos 8895 processor.
Korean publication ETNews also speculates that the handset will go on sale in South Korea from September 15, though pre-bookings for this device will open from September 1 to September 10. The Galaxy Note 8 is also rumored to come with a Force Touch pressre sensitive display just like the iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, and the iPhone 7. series. The 3D Touch rumour is something new on the list, and it goes without saying that readers should take this information with a pinch of salt.