Android 8 Oreo For Samsung Galaxy Note8 Rolling Out In India
Samsung recently launched the Galaxy S9 and S9+ in India for a starting price of Rs 57,900. Concurrently, the company also started updating its already existing devices with Android 8 Oreo. The update for Galaxy S8 and S8+ was recently made available. Similarly, the company has now rolled out the same for the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 with Samsung Experience UI 9.0.
Recently, the Galaxy Note 8 devices in France started receiving Android 8 Oreo update and now Indian units have started to receive the update. The update includes security update for the month of March. The Android 8 Oreo update brings in some new features to the device with Samsung Experience UI 9.0. This update includes features like a customisable keyboard, new emojis, new stickers, and support for dual apps.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Specs
The Galaxy Note8 has a 6.3 inch 2960 x 1440 px Super AMOLED display with an 18.5:9 aspect ratio with an all-glass body and a metal frame. Powering the device is a 3300 mAh battery with wireless charging capabilities. The device has the Exynos 8895 chipset, 6GB of RAM and 128GB onboard storage. The graphics are handled by the Mali-G71 MP20 GPU. The Galaxy Note8 and the S Pen are both IP68 certified water and dust resistant and will be available in Midnight Black and Maple Gold colour variants.
The Galaxy Note8 is also the first Samsung smartphone to feature a dual-camera setup. The new Note8 has a 12MP dual-camera setup, one of which has a wide lens and the other a telephoto. The use of dual camera allows for the ability to blur out the background for bokeh effect shots. Samsung claims that the first smartphone to feature OIS in both the cameras at the back. The Samsung Galaxy Note8 also records 4K videos at 30 FPS along with high-speed video at a lower resolution. The front camera has an 8MP sensor with an f/1.7 aperture and also records 4K UHD videos at 30 FPS.