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Update 7 p.m .: Hardware.net has opened its Galaxy Note 8 pre-orders in black or gold, with a payment possible in 3 installments and the Dex station offered.

After the failure of the Galaxy Note 7 last year due to overheating of the battery, Samsung quickly rectified the situation and makes forget the woes of its model with smartphones Galaxy S8 and S8 + who knew how to conquer the public.

The Galaxy Note series has not been abandoned so far, it is now the turn of the Galaxy Note 8 to be officially revealed, after several months of rumors having already said almost everything about the characteristics of the brand's new benchmark smartphone.

Galaxy Note 8 02

Announced today in New York at a Galaxy Unpacked event, the Galaxy Note 8 (or Note8) largely incorporates the design of the Galaxy S8 by offering a display Infinity display 18: 9 ratio.

Galaxy Note 8 S Pen

Still enjoying a slab Super AMOLED and with a QHD + / 2K resolution, the diagonal changes to 6.3 inches and curves on the sides to cover the edges. The screen leaves only thin strips at the top and bottom of the front panel, again with the abandonment of the Home button, and an Always On display in standby.

The Galaxy Note 8, waterproof with IP68 certification, takes up the configuration of the models from the beginning of the year with an SoC Exynos 8895 or SnapDragon 835 according to the markets, and a memory configuration with 6 GB RAM and 64 GB (or 128 GB and 256 GB but not available in France) storage. A new S Pen always finds place in a housing on the lower edge, offering a sensitivity of 4096 pressure levels.

Galaxy Note 8 dual sensor

The smartphone also includes a dual photo sensor 12 + 12 megapixels (f / 1.7 for wide angle, f / 2.4 for zoom, and large pixels 1.4 µm) at the back, in horizontal position and capable of filming in 4K, with the player of footprints present next to it, which could pose ergonomic concerns, while an 8 megapixel module is present at the front, with an f / 1.7 opening ensuring good selfie brightness.

Galaxy Note 8 dual sensor 02

The dual sensor consists of a wide angle and an X2 optical zoom, all supported by an optical stabilization of the two modules, with the possibility of creating a bokeh effect in portraits, with an artistic blur of the background. plan.

Galaxy Note 8 biometry

The Galaxy Note 8 smartphone takes advantage of the advanced iris scanner and facial recognition already present on the Galaxy S8 in terms of biometrics. With a USB-C connection, it offers a battery of 3300 mAh with a rapid charging mechanism and the possibility of wireless charging with the corresponding base (optional).

Galaxy Note 8 colors

The smartphone is launched under Android 7.1.1 Nougat, pending an update to Android 8.0 Oreo which should take place before the end of the year, and still with an overlay TouchWiz.

Note that this is still a 4G smartphone with a modem 4G LTE Cat 16 supporting 4G LTE Gigabit if the mobile network allows it.

As expected, the price reached € 1,009 in the 64 GB version, which places it in the price range of the very high-end, excluding luxury phones,. The Galaxy Note 8 will be available in France from September 15 and pre-orders start today, with a DeX base Free.