Performance

The performance that drives yours

  • 10nm AP + 6GB RAM
  • Gigabit LTE + Gigabit Wi-Fi
  • Vulkan API gaming
  • Quality sound tuned by AKG

10nm AP + 6GB RAM

Powerfully fast

Playing visually rich games or switching between apps is a breeze. The 10nm mobile processor works with the 6GB RAM to make it happen fast and seamlessly.

Video of the S Pen tapping on the Galaxy Note8’s screen and the Galaxy Note8 opening up to reveal its internal hardware in five layers
Video of the S Pen tapping on the Galaxy Note8’s screen and the Galaxy Note8 opening up to reveal its internal hardware in five layers

Gigabit LTE + Gigabit Wi-Fi

Data at gigabit speed

Browse the web, download files, and stream videos with speed and ease. The Galaxy Note8 supports both gigabit LTE and gigabit Wi-Fi, meaning that it's built to give you superior connection speed by tapping into network speeds that can go as high as 1 gigabit per second.

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*Actual speed may vary by country, carrier, network environment, content provider, and other relevant factors.

Vulkan API gaming

Gaming in the fast lane

Games heavy with graphics feel light on the Galaxy Note8 because it supports Vulkan API. With Vulkan making fast connections between computing and graphics, what you get is beautifully smooth performance that doesn't drain your battery as much.

Galaxy Note8 in landscape mode
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Image of mobile game on screen

*Turn on full screen mode in Settings to enjoy a greater view when playing.

Quality sound

Soundtrack your moments

Good music deserves to be heard through good earphones. The Galaxy Note8 comes with earphones tuned by AKG and packed with 11Φ woofers and 8Φ tweeters.

AKG earphones with Galaxy Note8 upright

The freedom to do more

  • Expandable memory
  • Dual SIM
  • Wireless charging
  • Water and dust resistant
  • Biometric authentication

Expandable memory

The space to grow

Your phone contains your life and things that keep you going, from photos and videos to music, apps, and files. With the Galaxy Note8, you hardly need to delete anything to make space for new content because it has a memory that's expandable by up to 256GB via microSD card.

*MicroSD card sold separately.

Video of the hybrid SIM tray coming out of Galaxy Note8 device
Video of the hybrid SIM tray coming out of Galaxy Note8 device
An ejected SIM tray holding two SIM cards

Dual SIM

Your choice

With the dual SIM option on your phone, you have the freedom to keep two lines open, a personal line and a work line. You could also have one for calling and text and the other for data, or choose to use a local SIM card when you're abroad. With dual SIM, the choice is yours.

*Availability of dual SIM may vary by country and/or carrier.

Wireless charging

Hassle-free charging

When it's time to charge your phone, you don't have to worry about cords. Simply put it down because the Galaxy Note8 charges wirelessly.

*Wireless charger sold separately.

Animated image of the Wireless Charger Convertible changing from pad to stand and the Galaxy Note8 moving down onto the platform to begin charging wirelessly
Animated image of the Wireless Charger Convertible changing from pad to stand and the Galaxy Note8 moving down onto the platform to begin charging wirelessly

Water and dust resistant

Free to go places

If you get splashed or caught in the rain, you can carry on using your Galaxy Note8 because it's water and dust resistant.

*Galaxy Note8 and S Pen are rated IP68, meaning they are both protected against dust ingress and are water resistant. Water resistance rating is based on test conditions of submersion in up to 1.5 meters of fresh water for up to 30 minutes.

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Simulated image of a different smartphone floating in water with its screen off
Simulated image of the S Pen floating in water
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Biometric authentication + Samsung Knox

Unlock at once

Unlocking with your eyes, your face, or a press of your finger gives you the freedom to focus on things that really matter. And with Samsung Knox protecting your biometric data as well as safeguarding what's on your phone, you have peace of mind.

  • Iris scan
  • Fingerprint scan
  • Face recognition
  • Pattern
  • Password
  • PIN
SAMSUNG Knox
Hand holding Galaxy Note8 to scan irises
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