Review: Samsung Galaxy Note8
Who is the Samsung Galaxy Note8 for? Stylus lovers and shutterbugs. If you demand the added functionality of the S Pen and hanker for one of the best-possible cameras on a mobile device, then the Note8 is the handset for you.
Samsung crafted an impressive handset in the Note8. It offers a top-notch experience thanks to the dazzling design and top-notch materials and build quality. The screen is impressive beyond words, battery life is excellent, voice and data performance are world class, and all the secondary radios perform at peak levels.
The Nougat-based user experience may be a bit over the top in terms of features, but it offers more flexibility and customization tools than most will probably ever use. It's insanely powerful, and the S Pen tools such as Screen Memo mean power users can always be productive.
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The Note8's twin-camera design is a significant differentiator when compared to Samsung's other flagship offerings, though plenty of competing modes have offered dual cameras for well more than a year. Samsung's software and hardware combine to deliver an exceptional imaging device that includes a dizzying array of tools for your creative impulses.
My biggest complaint regarding the Note8 is the size. The Galaxy S8+ is more comfortable to use day in and day out, and is a fine option in its own right if you're not sold on the value of the S Pen.
Speaking of value, holy cow this phone is expensive. Most carriers are pricing the phone at a stomach-churning $930. That's a huge, huge investment for a smartphone. The S8+ is $100 cheaper, though you lose the S Pen and dual camera. If you have the cash, however, and want the best of the biggest, the Galaxy Note8 is here to conquer the competition.
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