This device comes with the S Pen stylus, dual 12MP cameras, waterproofing, and Samsung’s Bixby personal assistant. The phone is powered by a Snapdragon 835 processor with one 2.35 GHz quad-core processor and one 1.9 GHz quad-core processor along with 6GB of RAM. The 64GB of onboard storage can be augmented via the microSD card slot.
The front of the Note 8 is dominated by a 6.3″ AMOLED 2960 x 1440 Infinity Display, which curves around the edges for a bezel-less look. Above the screen is an 8MP f/1.7 front-facing camera with HDR and QHD video capability. There are two 12MP cameras around back, one f/1.7 with a 26mm-equivalent lens and the other f/2.4 with a 52mm-equivalent lens, enabling 2x zoom and simultaneous video and photo recording.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has Bluetooth 5.0 built-in for pairing with other Bluetooth-enabled devices, and dual-band 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi for high-speed Internet connectivity. Integrated Wi-Fi Direct and NFC give you the ability to connect to compatible devices for wirelessly sharing content like photos and music. The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is powered by a 3300mAh lithium-ion battery that can be quickly recharged thanks to on-board Fast Charging technology through the reversible USB Type-C port or through Qi and PMA wireless charging. A pair of AKG by Harmon-tuned earbuds are included, as are a USB cable, micro-USB adapter, charger, and SIM key.
Note: The SM-N950U is the North American Variant of the Galaxy Note 8. It will run on any GSM network that uses cell frequencies supported by the device, including AT&T and T-Mobile. It will also work with certain CDMA carriers, such as Verizon and Sprint. Current Verizon SIM cards can be transferred to the new device, though the carrier may limit the purchase of new SIM cards for unlocked phones. Since this device is unlocked, functionality for certain carrier-specific features cannot be guaranteed. Please confirm with your carrier that it supports the SM-N950U Galaxy Note 8 before purchasing.