Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has launched as probably the best phablet in 2017. Meanwhile Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is the (probably) the best Android phone in 2016 before the exploding incident. Which device features the best specifications? Let’s compare the specs of Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and Samsung Galaxy Note 7.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 features a 6.3-inches Infinity Display with Quad HD+ resolution. This flagship smartphone is powered by Qualcomm’s 64-bit Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 octa-core processor, which consists of two sets of quad-core processor based on Kyro 280 and Adreno 540 GPU. The Galaxy Note 8 is still a 6GB RAM smartphone and there are three storage options available – 64GB, 128GB and 256GB. Galaxy Note 8 is also available in another variant that powered by 64-bit Exynos 8895 octa-core processor and it depends on the region.
The rear-facing camera of Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is a dual camera module, which consists of 12MP shooter (f/1.7 aperture, wide-angle lens, OIS) and 12MP shooter (telephoto lens, f2.4 aperture, OIS). The front-facing camera of is a 8MP shooter with f/1.7 aperture and wide-angle lens. For the OS, Samsung preloads it with Android 7.1.1 Nougat and will receive Android 8.0 Oreo in the future. The battery is a 3300mAh battery with fast charging both on wired and wireless. Due to the Infinity Display, the Note 8’s fingerprint sensor is also on the back panel. Samsung also ensures that the Note 8 is able to withstand the water splash and dust resistance.
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 features a 5.7-inches curved Super AMOLED display with Quad HD resolution. This flagship smartphone is powered by either 64-bit Snapdragon 820 quad-core processor or Exynos 8890 octa-core processor. The RAM memory of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is 4GB, which is rather a disappointment as the Korean company is yet to jump onto 6GB RAM bandwagon.
The rear-facing camera of Galaxy Note 7 is a 12-megapixel shooter with LED flash, dual pixel PDAF, Smart OIS, f/1.7 aperture while the front-facing camera is a 5-megapixel shooter with f/1.7 aperture too. TouchWiz UI on top of Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow is the operating system of Galaxy Note 7 and comes with a 3,500mAh non-removable battery. Iris scanner on the front is also first of its kind for a flagship smartphone from major brands alongside fingerprint sensor and heart rate sensor.
Samsung has improved the Note 7 further with IP68 ratings water and dust resistance. Improved S Pen stylus and USB Type-C port are another two important features of Galaxy Note 7.
Kindly take a look at the image above for specs comparison between Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and Samsung Galaxy Note 7. Samsung Galaxy Note 7 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8 – Specs comparison
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