Samsung Flagship Smartphone Galaxy Note8 Breaks Boundaries with S Pen

Sep 13. 2017

Enhanced S Pen and first Dual Camera with Optical Image Stabilization

Designed to assist you to Do Bigger Things

Galaxy Note8

Hong Kong – September 13, 2017 – Samsung Electronics H.K. Co. Ltd. announced today of the flagship smartphone Galaxy Note8 will arrive Hong Kong on Sep 29, 2017. The new generation of Note series’ design focuses more on user experience, and how technology can assist users to do bigger things. Designed with the squared corners and steeper edges, the Galaxy Note8 has an increased area of Infinity Display. The 6.3-inch display is the largest ever among the Note series, which allows users to view more content. Other than deploying Note’s heritage design of high quality privacy protection and water and dust resistance design, Galaxy Note8 is the first Samsung smartphone that is equipped with 12MP dual cameras. This enables users to take sharp and stunning photos at ease. Moreover, the upgraded S Pen, in terms of design or function, has greatly uplifted users’ creativity, at the same time offering premium writing experience to users. Let users achieve bigger things with the Galaxy Note8.

 

“Samsung hopes to help users better lead their lives and attain more goals that they can merely achieve on their own, also to unleash their unlimited creativity, said Yiyin Zhao, the Vice President and Head of IT and Mobile Communication Business for Samsung Electronics H.K. Co. Ltd. “Galaxy Note8 is equipped with revolutionary Dual Camera, enhanced S Pen and more powerful hardware and software configuration. It can cater users’ needs in daily lives and at work comprehensively, breaking the boundaries of smartphones and bringing incredible smart experience to users.

 

A New Way to Communicate with the S Pen

The brand new S Pen has a thinner pen tip and enhanced pressure sensitivity[1], also a lightweight and real pen like design. Also, It is rated IP68 for water and dust resistance, these uplifted the fineness and flexibility of users’ creation. Unlike other smartphones and stylus, users can switch among functions, such as writing, drawing, using the phone or chatting with friends swiftly, so as to get different tasks done with the S Pen. Users can also choose among various types of pens and brushes, also the width and size, allowing them to realize their ideas anytime, anywhere.

 

The newly added Live Message enables users to transform the written message or picture, or even the edited photos with message into GIFs and share with friends through different communications tools. The S Pen unblocks a new way of communication, making the connection between users and their closed ones livelier.

 

Galaxy Note8 expands the Screen off memo up to 100 pages. Users can even pin the memo on the Always On Display and edit that directly with S Pen. The brand new S Pen also provides instant translation function. Users only need to hover the S Pen over the words, then it can translate individual words or whole sentence[2] immediately. It also supports instant convert of measurement, making daily reading and translation hugely convenient.

 

Users can enjoy S Pen’s diversified features with Air Command, including create note, Screen Write, Smart Select, Magnify, Bixby Vision, translate and more practical functions.

 

Samsung’s First Advanced Dual Camera with Live Focus

Setting the high standard for smartphone camera and with the Galaxy Note8, Samsung is delivering the most powerful smartphone camera with breakthroughs. Galaxy Note8 is the first Samsung smartphone equipped with two 12MP cameras with Dual OIS. The optical zoom 2x function allows users to take clear and sharp photo even at a far distance. Together with Dual Pixel and wide aperture F1.7, users can take bright photos in low light environment. The 8MP front camera is also equipped with wide aperture and auto focus, thus users can take perfect selfies easily.

 

Users can try advanced shooting with Galaxy Note8. The Live Focus function allows users to adjust depth of field in preview screen or Gallery. This uplifts the texture of photos and creates portraits that come to life.

 

Galaxy Note8’s rear cameras have telephoto lens and wide-angle lens respectively. In Dual Capture mode, the two cameras will take a Live Focus shot and a normal shot with clear background and save in Gallery.

 

Note’s Heritage Design with the Largest Display in Note smartphones

Galaxy Note8 adds Deepsea Blue color, and it will arrive Hong Kong together with Orchid Gray and Midnight Black. The new flagship uses durable materials aluminum alloys AL7000 and Gorilla® Glass 5 that perfectly match with one another, giving a stylish look. Galaxy Note8 edge design makes Galaxy Note8’s display the widest ever among all phones of the Note series, at the same time it still can be held comfortably in hands as usual.

 

When users watch HDR videos on the 6.3-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity Display, the ratio reaches 18.5:9 while the color is similar to that shown in theatre. Users can enjoy detailed and fine visuals. It is perfect for daily usage, as users can view more content with less scrolling. There are plenty of rooms for users to view the content. The edgeless Infinity Display is now matched with App Pair function, optimizing the Multi-Window function. Users only need to custom match the applications on the Edge Panel, then the paired applications can be launched at the same time during daily use. For example users can enjoy videos while chatting with friends.

 

In addition, for a smoother mobile experience, Samsung places the Flash and heart rate monitor in between fingerprint sensor and lenses to avoid the chances that users leave their fingerprints on the camera lenses. Samsung further reduces the camera intrusion to mere 0.1mm from 1.0mm of Galaxy Note5 by ten times, making sure of the gorgeous look of the phone.

 

Powerful Performance Upgrade

Galaxy Note8 is equipped with a battery capacity of 3,300mAh and supports fast charging function at the same time. Galaxy Note8 and its S Pen is rated IP68 for water and dust resistance. It can function as usual for 30 minutes under water no deeper than 1.5m.

 

Galaxy Note8 supports Bluetooth Dual Audio for two Bluetooth devices, allowing users to enjoy music together. It supports to play two different music sources simultaneously from mobile and Bluetooth devices; this can satisfy the needs of more than one user. Galaxy Note8 can play premium audio, supporting UHQ Audio 32-bit.

 

The latest flagship supports dual SIM, and LTE and 3G networks. It uses 10nm processor and comes with 64GB, 128GB or 256GB in-built memory, and supports up to 256GB memory expansion with microSD. Users can take photos anytime without worrying about lack of memory. In addition, the Galaxy Note8 supports USB Type-C port connection for more convenience.

 

Bixby Smart Assistant Brings Greater Convenience

Samsung intelligent interface Bixby sets up shortcut for Air Command. Through Bixby Vision, users can search for tools, wine’s information, landmark and nearby restaurant and cafe etc, bringing great convenience to users’ live.

 

The most recently launched Bixby Voice lets Galaxy Note8 users to control Note8 and S Pen functions easily, to match with users’ needs entirely and simplify the operation procedures. Users can control several functions that related to daily lives through Bixby Voice. For example, users can use it to choose pen types, launch Google Map GPS; search for photos in phone and send to friends; update social media status; set event reminder and more. Bixby Voice now supports English and Korean, and will add Cantonese soon.

 

Mobile Accessories to Strengthen the Experience

Samsung launches a new Gear VR with Controller for Galaxy Note8. Its wide field of view of 101-degree and precise head tracking completely uplifts the virtual reality experience to users. The new generation Gear VR has an ergonomic design, users can control the virtual content through different actions. Together with exciting virtual games, it provides virtual experience beyond vision and brings an immersive and interactive virtual experience for users.

 

Samsung DeX, a small and light station, allows users to extend their simple mobile experience seamlessly to the desktop, helping them to handle multi-tasks on a wider screen in order to raise the productivity.

Galaxy Note8

Special Offers for Galaxy Note8

All Galaxy Note8 users who purchase between 29 Sep and 31 Dec, 2017 can enjoy the offers as follows:

  • “Accidental Screen Damage Cover” Plan: All Galaxy Note8 purchases will be entitled to a 6-month of “Accidental Screen Damage Cover” plan. Customers only have to pay HKD300 fee for replacing accidental broken screens within 6-month of the purchase date. Offer valid in Hong Kong only.

  • 50% discount on S Pen replacement: All Galaxy Note8 purchases will be entitled to a 50% discount on S Pen (cost at HKD298) replacement. Customer can enjoy a one-off 50% discount on purchasing S Pen during the first year of the purchase date.

  • 50% off battery replacement: All Galaxy Note8 purchases will be entitled to a 50% off battery replacement (cost at HKD480). Customer could enjoy a one-off 50% off battery replacement during the 13-18th month of the purchase date.

     

Exclusive Offers for Note Fans

For all Galaxy Note* existing customers who purchase Galaxy Note8 from Sep 29 to Nov 12, 2017, they can register at Samsung website by filling in relevant details. One can enjoy following offers once confirmed by Samsung, including:

  • A HKD300 supermarket coupon to be redeemed after register in Samsung Pay.

  • An additional S Pen.

  • Free battery replacement: Enjoy a free battery replacement (cost at HKD480) from the purchase date to 31 Oct, 2018.

*Galaxy Note series includes: Galaxy Note, Note2, Note3, Note3 Neo, Note4, Note edge, Note5 and Note7. Availability is on first-come-first-served basis, while stock lasts. The above offers valid in Hong Kong only.

 

Galaxy Note8 Rewards

All Galaxy Note8 users can enjoy a wide range of privileges as follows:

  • Buy one get one free offers for food, leisure activities and hotel: Samsung partners with “rewards ENTERTAINER” to provide up to 580 “buy one get one free offers"[3] for users ranging from local high-end restaurants, daily restaurants, leisure activities, retail shops and overseas hotel. These let Galaxy Note8 users to save money while enjoying nice cuisine and wonderful vacation. The promotion period is between 29 Sep and 31 Oct, 2017.

     

  • Online shopping offer of HKTVmall: “HKTVmall” is a local 24-hour online mall, which includes the latest and most trendy supermarket, pharmacy, home and lifestyle, food and entertainment offers.

    It sells over 170,000 products from more than 1,200 local and international vendors. Customers can get their products by delivery the next day or in store on the same day, and the purchase will be entitled to Mall Dollar rebate. Samsung specially offers a HKTVmall shopping coupon of HKD150[4] to all Galaxy Note8 users, letting them to enjoy the fun of online shopping. The promotion period is between 29 Sep and 31 Oct, 2017.

     

  • Premium Goxip online shopping offers for Samsung Pay users: “GOXIP” is a popular online shopping platform for young generation, selling over 5 million fashionable apparels, accessories and cosmetics products. Now the platform even supports Samsung Pay in-app payment function to ensure a safer, quicker and more convenient online shopping via e-payment. Samsung Pay users can enjoy premium offers on selected items or shops at 25% off discount or a reduction of HKD50 if the purchase is over HKD200[5]. The promotion period is between 29 Sep and 31 Oct, 2017.

     

  • Offers for Lineage Revolution 2 Game Pack: Lineage Revolution 2, the popular and largest scale mobile game of the year, has an all-round open map and instant battle system. Samsung teams up with Lineage Revolution 2 to present a free game pack[6] (including virtual game tools of 300 red diamonds and an enhanced reel box) for Galaxy Note8 users. With Galaxy Note8, users can view more content on the 6.3-inch Infinity Display, fully indulged in the game. The promotion period is between 29 Sep and 31 Oct, 2017.

     

  • Free 100 days for “ESET Internet Security”: Samsung understands users value very much on Internet security, so that it offers “ESET Internet Security, multi-platform version”[7] to provide higher protection level. The set can support three devices at most which satisfies and protects users who own several mobile devices. Users can re-purchase with the serial number (S/N) and enjoy a discount of 25% off, saving up for HKD188. The promotion period is between 29 Sep and 31 Oct, 2017.

*The above rewards valid in Hong Kong only (Except overseas hotel accommodation offer).

 

For more terms and conditions, please visit: https://www.samsung.com/hk/notefansoffer .

 

First trial at Galaxy Studio

Customers can now try the brand new functions of Galaxy Note and realize their creations with S Pen at Samsung Galaxy Studio, at LG2 in Festival Walk, Kowloon Tong from 15 Sep to 17 Sep, 2017, ahead of everyone else.

Availability and Suggested Retail Price

Samsung Note8 and new Gear VR with Controller (2017) will be available on the following date with the suggested retail price as follows:

Model

Color

Available Date

Suggested Retail Price

Galaxy Note8

(6GB RAM, Dual SIM 64GB)

Midnight Black, Orchid Gray

Sep 29

HKD 6,998

Galaxy Note8

(6GB RAM, Dual SIM 128GB)

Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Deepsea Blue

Sep 29

HKD 7,598

Galaxy Note8

(6GB RAM, Dual SIM 256GB)

Midnight Black, Deepsea Blue

Sep 29

HKD 8,198

Gear VR with Controller

 

Orchid Gray

Sep 29

HKD1,098

 

Samsung Galaxy Note8 Specifications:

Special Features

Expressive & convenient S Pen:

•            Live Message: Create & share animated GIF image that contains handwriting and self-made Emoji

•            Screen off memo & Editable Always On Display (AOD) reminder: Expandable screen-off memo with up to 100 pages. Users can pin to AOD & edit anytime

•            Translate: Sentence translation or Currency/Unit Conversion by hovering the S Pen on articles or documents

Stunning design of 18.5:9 Infinity Display:

•             6.3” Quad HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity Display (2960 x 1440, 521ppi)**

•             App Pair: Launch two apps at once for fast multitasking

•             Larger screen with a comfortable grip

Dual Lens rear camera:

•             2X optical zoom: Clearer close-up photo

•             OIS in both main & telephoto cameras

•             Live Focus: Focus on a particular subject by blurring the background (Bokeh effect). The strength of blur is adjustable in camera preview and gallery.

•             Dual Capture: show more background area taken by main camera.

•             Support Dual Pixel photodiode sensor, get sharp noise-free close-up photos even in lowlight

Best Efficiency Performance:

•         6GB RAM for all 64GB/128GB/256GB versions.

•          10nm processor for superior performance & power efficiency

•          64-bit processor with 64bit OS optimization

•          Powerful GPU& LPDDR4 RAM

Worry Free design:

•         Dust & Water Resistance: IP68 (1.5M water for 30 mins)^ for both device & S Pen

•         Expandable Memory: microSDTM (up to 256GB)

•         Support 4G & 3G in Hong Kong & China (6 mode)++

•         Dual-SIM Dual-Standby^^

•         Reversible USB Type-C

Other features:

•         Support Iris Scanner ###

•         Support Samsung Pay##

•         Support Bixby

•         Support DeX▲▲▲▲

Wired & wireless fast charging:

•             3,300 mAh long lasting battery

•             Wired fast charging▲▲

•             Wireless fast charging▲▲

Operating Platform***

Android 7.1.1

Band^^++

4G FDD-LTE: B1(2100),B2(1900),B3(1800),B4(AWS),B5(850),B7(2600),B8(900),B12(700),B13(700),B17(700),B18(800),B19(800),B20(800),B25(1900),B26(800),B28(700)

4G TDD-LTE: B34(2010),B38(2600),B39(1900),B40(2300),B41(2500)

3G WCDMA: B1(2100),B2(1900),B5(850),B8(900)

3G TD-SCDMA: B34(2010),B39(1880)

3G CDMA: BC0(800)

2G GSM: GSM850,GSM900,DCS1800,PCS1900

2G CDMA: CDMA800

Dimension

162.5 (L) x 74.8 (W) x 8.6 (D) mm

Weight

195 g

Display**

6.3" (160.5mm , full rectangle) Quad HD+ Super AMOLED

6.2" (158.5mm , rounded corners) Quad HD+ Super AMOLED

Processor

Octa-core (2.35GHz Quad + 1.9GHz Quad)

Memory

•            64GB /128GB / 256GB

•            RAM: 6GB LPDDR4

•            Support microSDTM (up to 256GB)

Color+

Orchid Gray, Midnight Black, Deep Sea Blue

Battery*

3,300mAh

Camera

Rear Camera: Dual lens camera with Dual OIS

•             [Main] 12MP Dual Pixel F1.7, OIS

•             [Telephoto] 12MP F2.4, OIS,

•             Live Focus & Dual Capture

•             2x Optical (Max digital zoom: 10x)

Front Camera: 8 Mega-pixel with F1.7

•             Wide Selfie mode

Video Recording and Playback

•             UHD(4K): 3840 x 2160 pixel (30fps)

•             Recording mode: Slow motion, Hyperlapse

Music Player

•             Ultra High Quality Audio: ~192KHz, 32 bit (FLAC, WAV)

•             SoundAliveTM Sound Effect (Samsung Proprietary Technology)

Audio / Video Play Format

•            Video Play Format: MP4,M4V,3GP,3G2,WMV,ASF,AVI,FLV,MKV,WEBM

•            Audio Play Format: MP3,M4A,3GA,AAC,OGG,OGA,WAV,WMA,AMR,AWB,FLAC,MID,MIDI,XMF,MXMF,IMY,RTTTL,RTX,OTA,DFF,DSF,APE

Internet Tool

•             GoogleTM (Chrome, Gmail, Google, Maps, Play Movies & TV , Drive, YouTubeTM , Photos, Voice Search, Duo)

•             Exchange Active Sync TM (Email, Contacts, Calendar)

•             Samsung Galaxy Apps

Sensor

Accelerometer, Barometer, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, HR Sensor, RGB Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Iris Sensor, Pressure Sensor

Dust & Water

Resistance [IP68]^

For both device and S Pen:

•         IP6X: Dust resistant

•         IPX8: Water resistant up to 1.5 meters of water for 30 minutes

 

Connectivity

Data Transfer^^

•             Up to LTE Cat 15: 800 Mbps / 150 Mbps

•             DC-HSPA+ 42Mbps / HSUPA 5.76Mbps / 3G / EDGE / GPRS

Wi-Fi

•            IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2.4G+5GHz, VHT80 MU-MIMO, 1024-QAM

•            Wi-Fi Direct

Bluetooth®#

v5.0 LE up to 2Mbps(A2DP,AVRCP,DI,HFP,HID,HOGP,HSP,MAP,OPP,PAN,PBAP)

Data Connectivity

USB Type-C

Wireless Connectivity

•             NFC

•             GPS (Support A-GPS), Glonass, BeiDou, Galileo Δ

** Measured diagonally, the screen size is 6.3" in the full rectangle and 6.2" with accounting for the rounded corners

* Performance of the battery is subject to the network, signal strength, function, selection and profile.

▲▲▲▲ It must be charged by dedicated Samsung Charger and Battery.

**++ It must be used by dedicated Samsung accessory (Dex)

***Please visit www.samsung.com/hk_en for latest Operating Platform

^  Please visit www.samsung.com/hk_en for the Dust and Water Resistance lP68 level :

^^ Subject to local network, data and messaging services.

++ Support 4G Network in HK and China: FDD-LTE and TDD-LTE; 3G Network in HK: WCDMA; 3G Network in China: TD-SCDMA and WCDMA and CDMA. Subject to local network, data and messaging services. If one of the SIM Card is using 4G or 3G Band, the another SIM Card supports 3G or 2G band only, vice versa. Users can choose 4G or 3G network with either SIM 1 or SIM 2 without changing the SIM card ^^

Actual available memory for end user usage may vary due to pre-configuration. The pre-configuration includes preloaded operating system and applications.

+ For reference only, please check with our staff for details.

Δ GPS/A-GPS connection is subject to local network and data services and network providers may charge additional service fees. Additionally, connection times can be affected by external factors, such as surrounding environment, weather, etc

# Stereo Bluetooth is only applicable to specific headsets.

### Iris Scanner might not work properly due to environment factors

##The use of Samsung Pay in each place is subject to the laws and regulations of the service territory and any other rules determined by the relevant merchant, payment processor, payment network, regulator, and government authority. You should check the service availability for your region before use of Samsung Pay.

Galaxy Note8

Availability and Suggested Retail Price

Samsung Note8 and new Gear VR with Controller (2017) will be available on the following date with the suggested retail price as follows:

Model

Color

Available Date

Suggested Retail Price

Galaxy Note8

(6GB RAM, Dual SIM 64GB)

Midnight Black, Orchid Gray

Sep 29

HKD 6,998

Galaxy Note8

(6GB RAM, Dual SIM 128GB)

Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Deepsea Blue

Sep 29

HKD 7,598

Galaxy Note8

(6GB RAM, Dual SIM 256GB)

Midnight Black, Deepsea Blue

Sep 29

HKD 8,198

Gear VR with Controller

 

Orchid Gray

Sep 29

HKD1,098

 

Samsung Galaxy Note8 Specifications:

Special Features

Expressive & convenient S Pen:

•            Live Message: Create & share animated GIF image that contains handwriting and self-made Emoji

•            Screen off memo & Editable Always On Display (AOD) reminder: Expandable screen-off memo with up to 100 pages. Users can pin to AOD & edit anytime

•            Translate: Sentence translation or Currency/Unit Conversion by hovering the S Pen on articles or documents

Stunning design of 18.5:9 Infinity Display:

•             6.3” Quad HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity Display (2960 x 1440, 521ppi)**

•             App Pair: Launch two apps at once for fast multitasking

•             Larger screen with a comfortable grip

Dual Lens rear camera:

•             2X optical zoom: Clearer close-up photo

•             OIS in both main & telephoto cameras

•             Live Focus: Focus on a particular subject by blurring the background (Bokeh effect). The strength of blur is adjustable in camera preview and gallery.

•             Dual Capture: show more background area taken by main camera.

•             Support Dual Pixel photodiode sensor, get sharp noise-free close-up photos even in lowlight

Best Efficiency Performance:

•         6GB RAM for all 64GB/128GB/256GB versions.

•          10nm processor for superior performance & power efficiency

•          64-bit processor with 64bit OS optimization

•          Powerful GPU& LPDDR4 RAM

Worry Free design:

•         Dust & Water Resistance: IP68 (1.5M water for 30 mins)^ for both device & S Pen

•         Expandable Memory: microSDTM (up to 256GB)

•             Support 4G & 3G in Hong Kong & China (6 mode)++

•             Dual-SIM Dual-Standby^^

•         Reversible USB Type-C

Other features:

•         Support Iris Scanner ###

•         Support Samsung Pay##

•         Support Bixby

•         Support DeX▲▲▲▲

Wired & wireless fast charging:

•             3,300 mAh long lasting battery

•             Wired fast charging▲▲

•             Wireless fast charging▲▲

Operating Platform***

Android 7.1.1

Band^^++

4G FDD-LTE: B1(2100),B2(1900),B3(1800),B4(AWS),B5(850),B7(2600),B8(900),B12(700),B13(700),B17(700),B18(800),B19(800),B20(800),B25(1900),B26(800),B28(700)

4G TDD-LTE: B34(2010),B38(2600),B39(1900),B40(2300),B41(2500)

3G WCDMA: B1(2100),B2(1900),B5(850),B8(900)

3G TD-SCDMA: B34(2010),B39(1880)

3G CDMA: BC0(800)

2G GSM: GSM850,GSM900,DCS1800,PCS1900

2G CDMA: CDMA800

Dimension

162.5 (L) x 74.8 (W) x 8.6 (D) mm

Weight

195 g

Display**

6.3" (160.5mm , full rectangle) Quad HD+ Super AMOLED

6.2" (158.5mm , rounded corners) Quad HD+ Super AMOLED

Processor

Octa-core (2.35GHz Quad + 1.9GHz Quad)

Memory

•            64GB /128GB / 256GB

•            RAM: 6GB LPDDR4

•            Support microSDTM (up to 256GB)

Color+

Orchid Gray, Midnight Black, Deep Sea Blue

Battery*

3,300mAh

Camera

Rear Camera: Dual lens camera with Dual OIS

•             [Main] 12MP Dual Pixel F1.7, OIS

•             [Telephoto] 12MP F2.4, OIS,

•             Live Focus & Dual Capture

•             2x Optical (Max digital zoom: 10x)

Front Camera: 8 Mega-pixel with F1.7

•             Wide Selfie mode

Video Recording and Playback

•             UHD(4K): 3840 x 2160 pixel (30fps)

•             Recording mode: Slow motion, Hyperlapse

Music Player

•             Ultra High Quality Audio: ~192KHz, 32 bit (FLAC, WAV)

•             SoundAliveTM Sound Effect (Samsung Proprietary Technology)

Audio / Video Play Format

•            Video Play Format: MP4,M4V,3GP,3G2,WMV,ASF,AVI,FLV,MKV,WEBM

•            Audio Play Format: MP3,M4A,3GA,AAC,OGG,OGA,WAV,WMA,AMR,AWB,FLAC,MID,MIDI,XMF,MXMF,IMY,RTTTL,RTX,OTA,DFF,DSF,APE

Internet Tool

•             GoogleTM (Chrome, Gmail, Google, Maps, Play Movies & TV , Drive, YouTubeTM , Photos, Voice Search, Duo)

•             Exchange Active Sync TM (Email, Contacts, Calendar)

•             Samsung Galaxy Apps

Sensor

Accelerometer, Barometer, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, HR Sensor, RGB Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Iris Sensor, Pressure Sensor

Dust & Water

Resistance [IP68]^

For both device and S Pen:

•         IP6X: Dust resistant

•         IPX8: Water resistant up to 1.5 meters of water for 30 minutes

 

Connectivity

Data Transfer^^

•             Up to LTE Cat 15: 800 Mbps / 150 Mbps

•             DC-HSPA+ 42Mbps / HSUPA 5.76Mbps / 3G / EDGE / GPRS

Wi-Fi

•            IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2.4G+5GHz, VHT80 MU-MIMO, 1024-QAM

•            Wi-Fi Direct

Bluetooth®#

v5.0 LE up to 2Mbps(A2DP,AVRCP,DI,HFP,HID,HOGP,HSP,MAP,OPP,PAN,PBAP)

Data Connectivity

USB Type-C

Wireless Connectivity

•             NFC

•             GPS (Support A-GPS), Glonass, BeiDou, Galileo Δ

** Measured diagonally, the screen size is 6.3" in the full rectangle and 6.2" with accounting for the rounded corners

* Performance of the battery is subject to the network, signal strength, function, selection and profile.

▲▲▲▲ It must be charged by dedicated Samsung Charger and Battery.

**++ It must be used by dedicated Samsung accessory (Dex)

***Please visit www.samsung.com/hk_en for latest Operating Platform

^  Please visit www.samsung.com/hk_en for the Dust and Water Resistance lP68 level :

^^ Subject to local network, data and messaging services.

++ Support 4G Network in HK and China: FDD-LTE and TDD-LTE; 3G Network in HK: WCDMA; 3G Network in China: TD-SCDMA and WCDMA and CDMA. Subject to local network, data and messaging services. If one of the SIM Card is using 4G or 3G Band, the another SIM Card supports 3G or 2G band only, vice versa. Users can choose 4G or 3G network with either SIM 1 or SIM 2 without changing the SIM card ^^

Actual available memory for end user usage may vary due to pre-configuration. The pre-configuration includes preloaded operating system and applications.

+ For reference only, please check with our staff for details.

Δ GPS/A-GPS connection is subject to local network and data services and network providers may charge additional service fees. Additionally, connection times can be affected by external factors, such as surrounding environment, weather, etc

User can use the

# Stereo Bluetooth is only applicable to specific headsets.

### Iris Scanner might not work properly due to environment factors

##The use of Samsung Pay in each place is subject to the laws and regulations of the service territory and any other rules determined by the relevant merchant, payment processor, payment network, regulator, and government authority. You should check the service availability for your region before use of Samsung Pay.

Samsung Gear VR with Controller (2017) Specifications:

Compatible Smartphones

Galaxy Note8, Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+, Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 edge, Galaxy Note5, Galaxy S6 edge+, Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge

Optical Lens

 Φ42, FOV 101°

PUI / Button

Gear VR: Touchpad, Back Key, Home Key, Volume Keys

VR Controller: Touchpad (Clickable), Trigger Key, Home Key, Back Key, Volume Keys

Sensor

 Gear VR: Gyro / Accel. (Sampling Rate: 1KHz), Proximity

VR Controller: Gyro / Accel. / Magnetic

Phone Connection

 USB Type-C & mUSB

Weight / Size / Color

Gear VR: 345g / 207.1(W) x 120.7(L) x 98.6(H) mm / Orchid Gray

VR Controller: 64.3 g (including battery & strap) / 108.1 x 48.1 x 38.2 mm / Black

 

For more product information, please visit www.samsung.com/hk_en or contact Samsung customer service hotline at (+852) 3698-4698.

 

* All functionality, features, specifications and other product information provided in this document including, but not limited to, the benefits, design, pricing, components, performance, availability, and capabilities of the product are subject to change without notice or obligation.


[1] Compared to the Galaxy Note5 S Pen.

[2] Requires data connection; for Chinese and Japanese, because there are no spaces between words, only sentence translation is provided.

[3] The offers are depended on the shops and hotels in the scheme. For the latest offer details, please refer to information in “rewards ENTERTAINER”. Availability is on first-come-first-served basis, while stock lasts.

[4] The coupon is only applicable to any purchases of a total cost at or above HKD500 (delivery cost is excluded) and not applicable to electronic products or appliances, HKTV shop HKD400 electronic shopping coupons and milk powder for infants (No.1 milk powder for baby). Availability is on first-come-first-served basis, while stock lasts

[5] Offers are only applicable to phones that support Samsung Pay. In “GOXIP” App marketplace, customers pay for selected products or in selected shop with Samsung Pay can enjoy a 25% discount for the total amount of purchases; for special items, the offer will be as much as 40% off. Only if the total amount of purchase after deducting all discounts that is over HKD200 will be entitled to this offer. Availability is on first-come-first-served basis, while stock lasts

[6] Availability is on first-come-first-served basis, while stock lasts.

[7] Only for Galaxy Note8 (256GB version). Availability is on first-come-first-served basis, while stock lasts.

 

 

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