The Galaxy Note 8 is precisely a week away from being officially unveiled on August 23, and this time, an important piece of information has come our way. The handset has made an appearance on the GFXBench as well as the AnTuTu that go on to confirm certain details.
AnTuTu Benchmark confirms certain key hardware and software specifications of any handset. In this case, the Note 8 was found running the Android Nougat 7.1.1 and this will be the one coming pre-installed in the handset out of the factory.
Secondly, while it was pretty clear that the processing power will come from the Snapdragon 835, what is also now confirmed is that it will be paired with the 6 GB of RAM for maximum performance. The minimum internal storage will be 64 GB (of course, it will be expandable).
According to the information presented, it is considered that the dual camera setup will come with the primary lens of 12 mega-pixel while the secondary lens will be of 8 mega-pixel, interesting! Also, the front camera is going to be a 7 mega-pixel unit. Lastly, graphics shall be provided by the potent Adreno 540.
Alternatively, the Note 8 (listed as the SM-N9500) will also come with the Exynos 8895 processor in certain markets (both this and the Snapdragon 835 are made on the 10nm process). The display is confirmed at 6.4 inches and it will deliver the highest resolution of 2,690 x 1,440 pixels.
The processor is clocked at 2.3 GHz with eight cores. The GFXBenchmark further confirms the RAM and the internal storage shown in the AnTuTu benchmark.
The Note 8 is going to be the most advanced and productivity-oriented smartphone from the South Korean company. It is imperative that Samsung expects it to be a massive hit especially after what happened the last time around it came out with a Note device.
Keep watching this space for further updates.