Here are the official promo videos and infographics for the Galaxy Note8

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 launch today: All you need to know about event time, price expectations, specs and more

Additionally, you can also head to the official website to watch the live-stream.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 follows a similar design path to the Galaxy S8 and S8+ but with a couple of tweaks.

With the Note 8, the amount of screen real-estate for viewing two apps at once, watching a video, or going through a spreadsheet is unmatched. The new phablet, though, has the Infinity Display, which was first introduced in the S8 series and was well-received as it stretched the screen's limits, providing more space to view content and multitask more seamlessly.

Of course, there is one notable area where the Note 8 is actually a regression from its Note 7 predecessor: battery size.

Like with every flagship before, Samsung is throwing in a bunch of freebies to convince you to buy the handset.

We're hoping to hear how much the Note 8 will cost during today's keynote which is happening right now.

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After all, the last thing the company - or Note fans for that matter - want is a repeat of last year's disastrous recall. The company captioned the video as "Starting August 23, 2017, do bigger things". It's a big phone with big features and McGregor is genuinely excited about what it has to offer. As usual, new S Pen features are in tow. The phone has been rumored to have a large infinity display with a dual rear camera set up and 4 color variants. But, the image that Evan Blass leaks shows the Note 8 in Orchid Grey colour. And yes, there's still a dedicated Bixby button on the phone. For now, this seems like a perfectly good Samsung phone (which is to say, and I should highlight this point, an excellent smartphone overall), but one that will have a hard time standing out in a meaningful way from Samsung's other, cheaper perfectly good phones.

The 10th anniversary iPhone 8 is expected to be announced in September, while Google would take the wraps off the Pixel 2 in October. It will come with features like OIS and 2x optical zoom. The second sensor contains a telephoto lens and an f/2.4 aperture with 10x digital zoom.

Battery: The Galaxy Note 8 will be backed by a 3300 mAh battery unit which can be charged either via USB Type C fast charging or wireless charging.

Depending on the region of sale, the Galaxy Note 8 will either be powered by the Snapdragon 835 chipset or the Exynos 8895 SoC. The new Samsung Note device sports a glass and metal body and there's curved glass design on front and rear. Chances are that only the United States variant of the phone will come with Snapdragon 835 chip. A 6 GB RAM with 64 GB built in memory, expandable to 256 GB on microSD is the overall memory capacity of this device. It is expected to be backed up by a 3300mAh battery. However, the specs and pricing details should be taken with a pinch of salt until Samsung confirms them on today's launch event.

The new smartphone will be released next month, on 15 September, but it's already available for pre-order.



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