Samsung Galaxy Note 8 VS iPhone 8, New War Will Begin

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 VS iPhone 8

iOS-based smartphones are now increasingly heavily attacked by the main competitor, Android OS. iPhone again gets a real challenge with the presence of Samsung Galaxy Note 8. This new South Korean original product will directly become a true challenger for iPhone 8 and other high-end smartphones.

Will you be tempted to take a closer look at the Galaxy Note 8? As we know, Samsung has lost millions of dollars due to battery problems on the Note 7. However, the fighting spirit of Samsung is very high to revive the ranks of the Note, which had triumphed with the series Note 6 and previous series.

According to, Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will launch in August but land in September. A Samsung exec has now confirmed the Note 8 will launch in August and hit the market the following month. Meanwhile, mentioned that Samsung has confirmed it is holding an Unpacked event on 23 August. This will be the date it unveils its Galaxy Note 8.

However, reported from an unnamed Samsung Electronics official, Korean site Osen says it has learned retail pricing for the entry level 64GB Galaxy Note 8 will start from as high as $1,100. This is $250 more than a 64GB Galaxy S8 Plus and $130 more than a 256GB iPhone 7 Plus. Samsung will also introduce a 128GB Galaxy Note 8 which, presumably, is going to be even more expensive. also mentioned that the Galaxy Note 8 is expected to be Samsung’s first premium dual camera smartphone, it will have 6GB of RAM (50% more than the Galaxy S8), a massive 6.3-inch Infinity Display and top of range Snapdragon and Exynos chipsets (depending on where you live). According to, the Galaxy Note 8 is expected to be powered by 1.6GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor and come with 6GB of RAM. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is rumored to pack a 12-megapixel primary camera on the rear

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is rumored to run Android 7.1 and be powered by a 3300mAh non-removable battery. If you love Android phone especially Samsung, according to, much like the iPhone 8, the Galaxy Note 8 could be Samsung’s first smartphone to break the $1,000 (around £920) barrier.

If you still insist on loving your iPhone, then you need to find out information about the specifications of the iPhone 8, as mentioned below:

  • Three new models including two minor “S” upgrades plus an all-new iPhone 8
  • Curved, edge-to-edge OLED display with True Tone technology and/or Ion-X glass
  • Virtual home button with integrated Touch ID
  • Touch ID alternative via iris scanning and/or facial recognition
  • “Wireless” charging (inductive/magnetic charging, as with the Apple Watch)
  • Dual-lens camera, possibly in a vertical configuration
  • AR capabilities featuring rear-facing 3D laser for enhanced depth perception
  • Support for the Apple Pencil
  • Stainless steel and glass body
  • Four or more colors including a reflective, mirror-like option
  • Upgraded storage and memory, possibly starting at 64GB and 3GB of RAM
  • Intel or Qualcomm modem
  • iOS 11 (preview)
  • Super-fast charging via USB-C connection
  • Enhanced water resistance or waterproofing
  • Higher quality earpiece for louder, clearer audio
  • Apple’s next-generation processor (the A10X or A11)
  • Priced between $850 and $1,200

Apart from all the cool specs, and of course great technology on the iPhone 8 or the Galaxy Note 8, then there are important things that must be remembered by the gadget enthusiast. Both models of this high-end smartphone are the readiness of potential users to pay at a premium price. However, sometimes love is totally blind, so there are many ways to have a blend of luxury and high technology.


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