Yep, the most anticipated Galaxy Note 8 has been officially launched at Pavillion KL, Malaysia today along with the presence of a Korean superstar, Song Ji Hyo that makes the crowd goes mad when she is arriving the scene! Let’s have a look at stage highlights of Song Ji Hyo before looking in depth to the launch event today!
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 规格参数：
- 6.3 inches QHD+ Super AMOLED Infinity Display with aspect ratio at 18.5:9
- Samsung Exynos 8895 clocked at 2.3GHz／Snapdragon 835 SoC
- 6GB RAM（LPDDR4） + 64GB／128GB /256GB ROM（support up to 256GB MicroSD）
- 12MP dual rear camera，f/1.7 wide angle lens+f/2.4 telescopic lens，Dual Pixel，Dual OIS
- 8MP front facing camera with AF，f 1.7
- Supports S Pen input with 4096 pressure level (even in water)
- Retina scanner, rear fingerprint sensor and facial recognition
- Bixby voice assistant
- IP 68 water and dust resistant certified
- 3300mAh battery with QC2.0 support & wireless charging
- Dual SIM standby with 4G LTE Cat.16
- Android 7.1.1
- DeX station
- 162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6mm, 195g
- Available in Midnight Black，Orchid Grey，Maple Gold and Deepsea Blue
- RRP RM 3999
Apart from the Infinity Edge display, Samsung has added a new Edge Panel feature – App pair that brings up two application in split screen multitasking view so that you can perform two things at a single time.
The S-Pen also comes with some features upgrade such as the Live Messages where you can express your creativity in drawings and sent to your friends through GIFs format!
The enhanced S-Pen also allows you to translate 71 international language which includes currency rate and units. You can even search up pictures and product information with your mighty S-Pen!
The Note 8 is the first of its class to offer a dual rear 12MP camera with a f/2.4 telescopic and f/1.7 wide angle lens. It brings out more clear Bokeh shots with better background blurring with a steep focus on the object. It even supports Live Focus (where Apple calls it Portrait mode) where background blurring can be adjusted after taking the shots.
The front facing 8MP camera has a large f/1.7 aperture with smart autofocus.
As it is IP68 water and dust resistant certified, the S-Pen even works well under water, so you can do more stuff even under water!
The Galaxy Note 8 is available in midnight black, orchid grey, maple gold and Deepsea blue.
Samsung Reward program
In the meantime, Samsung also launches the Samsung Rewards program that reward their Samsung Pay user with credit points which can be converted into several perks. Samsung Malaysia also gives out 450 points to all Samsung Pay user celebrating the launch of the Note 8.
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