Performance

A new standard for better performing phones

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

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 effortlessly.

Video of the S Pen tapping on the Galaxy Note8 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 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 to give you connection 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

Your favourite games are taken to a new level when played on the Galaxy Note8. With Vulkan capabilities, hours of immersive gameplay are at your fingertips with even the most graphic-intensive games.

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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 great earphones. The Galaxy Note8 comes with earphones tuned by AKG and packed with 11Φ woofers and 8Φ tweeters. It also comes with 3 months of Google Play Music, so you can put those earphones to good use by listening to over 40 million songs, ad-free and on-demand.*

Google Play Music logo
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*With purchase. New customers only. Redeem in the Google Play Music application on eligible devices between April 21, 2017 and April 29, 2018. Excludes certain carriers. $9.99 CAD / mo. after trial period unless you cancel before trial ends. Full terms: g.co/play/fullterms.

The freedom to do more

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

Expandable memory

The space to grow

Your phone contains memories that keep you going, from photos and videos to music, apps, and files. With the Galaxy Note8, keep your important files, photos, and videos on hand with expandable memory up to 256 GB.*

*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

Wireless charging

Hassle-free charging

When it's time to charge your phone, you don't have to worry about cords.

*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

IP68 Water and Dust Resistance

Free to go places

If you get caught in the rain, you can continue using your Galaxy Note8 because it's IP68 water and dust resistant.

*Galaxy Note8 and S Pen are rated IP68, meaning they are both better 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.

Simulated image of the Galaxy Note8 floating in water with its screen on
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Simulated image of the S Pen floating in water
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Biometric authentication + Samsung Knox

Unlock with a look

Easily access your Galaxy Note8 with your eyes, your face, or a press of your finger to give you the freedom to focus on things that really matter. Samsung Knox better safeguards your biometric data and what's on your phone.

  • Iris scan
  • Fingerprint scan
  • Face recognition
  • Pattern
  • Password
  • PIN
SAMSUNG Knox
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