Samsung first introduced the Galaxy Note series in 2011, and people have loved it since. Their own market research shows that 85% of Note users are proud to show off their device. A majority of users even said that it’s the best phone they have ever had. This kind of appreciation for their work drove Samsung to design a better and bolder edition of the Galaxy Note. Now, we get to see their completed work as the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 was just announced in the Philippines.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8
At 6.3 inches, the Note 8’s Quad HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity Display gives you a lot of space to work with. Despite it’s size though it is still comfortable to hold, thanks to it’s narrow body. Multi Window is a popular feature of the Note series as it allow for great multitasking. Samsung adds to that with the new App Pair feature, allowing you to easily launch two apps simultaneously.
Another signature feature of the Note series is the S-Pen. With the Note 8, the improved S Pen has a finer tip and improved pressure sensitivity for a superior stylus experience. It also has new features for a better Galaxy Note experience. For example, with the S-Pen, users can take up to a hundred pages of notes on the Always-On-Display screen off memo. The improved S-Pen moreover has a new translate feature to translate not just words, but even phrases in up to 71 languages and even convert currencies by simply hovering over the words, a handy feature for those who love to travel overseas.
Samsung also intros its most most powerful smartphone camera to date with the Note 8. The phone features two 12MP rear shooters with Optical Image Stabilization (OIS). One is a telephoto lens, and the other a wide-angle lens. On top of that, the phone’s cameras has some interesting features as well. The phone’s Live Focus feature allows you to adjust the bokeh effect before and after you take the photo. Dual Capture mode allows you to use both rear shooters to take a picture for two distinct images; close-up, and wide angle. For selfies, the Samsung phablet is equipped with an 8MP shooter that has Smart Auto Focus.
Lastly, the Note 8 comes with Samsung’s virtual assistant Bixby. The feature allows not just easier access but an overall improved user experience with the Note 8.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Philippines – Availability
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is priced at Php 49,990 and will be offered in Midnight Black and Maple Gold. Pre-orders for the Galaxy Note 8 starts on September 8, and will also be available through different installment plans. Get it through your BDO credit card for as low as Php 1,388.61/month for 36 months, or Php 2,082.92/month for 24 months. It is also available through Home Credit at 0% interest for 12 months.
As a special offer, pre-orders made from Sept. 8-17 will get you a free AKG speaker worth Php 7,990. Log on to www.samsung.com/ph/ or go to the nearest Samsung Experience Store and be among the first to own the Galaxy Note8.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will be available in the Philippines starting September 29.