Samsung launches Pink Galaxy Note 8 in Taiwan

Samsung‘s flagship phablet Galaxy Note 8 was launched in New York last week in four colour options — Midnight Black, Maple Gold, Orchid Gray and Deep Sea Blue.

But now, a Star Pink colour varaint of the smartphone has launched in Taiwan. It is so far not confirmed if this colour variant will be available in other markets as well.

Samsung had also launched a ‘Rose Pink’ colour variant of the Galaxy S8+ smartphone in Taiwan. Internationally, the flagship smartphone comes in Orchid Grey, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue, Midnight Black and Maple Gold colour variants.

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8 phablet will go on pre-orders in the US, UK and Canada starting September 15.

Although the South Korean tech firm did not reveal anything about its availability in India, a report in Best Smartphones Under website claimed to have some leads.

According to the website, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will launch in India on September 11. The smartphone is also said to go on pre-orders on the same day. However, so far there is no word on when the deliveries for the smartphone will start.

The report besides revealing the launch date of the Galaxy Note 8, also claims that the device will around Rs 74,900. It could be available exclusively on Amazon India’s website online. Nothing else is known about the device’s India availability.

Running Android 7.1.1 Nougat out of the box, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 sports a 6.3-inch Quad HD+ (2960×1440 pixels) Super Amoled ‘Infinity’ display with 521ppi. The handset is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, clubbed with 6GB LPDDR4 RAM.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will be available in three variants based on the inbuilt storage – 64GB/128GB and 256GB.
The optics department comprises of a dual rear camera setup. The setup includes two 12MP sensors. While the first one is a wide angled lens with f/1.7 aperture, the secondary camera includes a telephoto zoom lens with f/2.4 aperture. At the front there is an 8MP f/1.7 aperture shooter. Samsung also says that both the rear cameras come with OIS or Optical Image Stabaliser.
There is a Dual Capture mode as well wherein both rear cameras take two pictures simultaneously. Users can save keep both images: One close-up shot from the telephoto lens and one wide-angle shot that shows the entire background.
Backed by a 3300mAh battery, the Galaxy Note 8 supports wireless fast charging tech. Some of the connectivity options include Bluetooth v5.0, USB Type-C, NFC, GPS and Wi-Fi.