ALPHABOY17, 07 Oct 2017The funniest thing with note 8? Actually screen diagonal is 5.6 in 16:9! The truth is it feels... moreit wont be just buy it you wont feel it. Been using it for a week here and its an awesome phone. Whats negative is this stupid tempered class protectors which u dont really find a decent one. The expensive ones are really crap ( tried them ).
The battery is fine for my use. Lasts a day which is fine by me. My note 4 I charged every 36 hours this I need to charge every 24.
TCool, 08 Oct 2017I am not worried about worn out battery.
I bought it for my convenience so why would I make i... moreNew is not always better, in fact in recent times, new products always bring some new features, but also significant drawbacks compared to "older" models.
Omission of 1/8" TRS audio jack is one of them, even though there is absolutely no rational reason behind removing it. Only business one.
Convenience is IMO what wireless charging lacks - you cannot use the device while charging. Also the charging dock still needs to be plugged in the AC socket.
It's most certainly not replacement for using cables, but as a feature enhancer, why not.
Yes, by the time battery becomes exhausted, it's generally good idea to upgrade the phone. However there's no need for throwing away the old phone. It can still be used as auxiliary (fallback) device, or given to relatives or friends - no need to trash entire device just because battery became worn off.
Also replacement batteries are quite cheap.
The.Neighbor, 08 Oct 2017We get a Galaxy Note for its integrate Wacom pressure-sensitive input digitizer pen. Something... moreI am also "an android user"
Perhap "you are brainwashed or so old school"
Among the fastest phone: Spen is old school idea and is busy way to daily use
It is also slow boring performance;eg... live message text has much colour bleeding and writing is so slow and rugged with poor frame rate
Note8 is heavy blocky and awkward in hands and fingerprint is almost useless
You shouldn't embrace ooout date s_pen*
We loveAndroid but wehave to praise the amazing iPhone X as it is way way better than Note8 in real life or numbers( benchmark)
Note8 price is absurdly gimmick
Samsung should not rival Apple in price as note 8 has the same boring specs of S8 and Even It has no Android Oreo compared to SONY XZ1
So note8 has already out of date among latest Android phones
Wake up guy....
TCool, 08 Oct 2017I am not worried about worn out battery. I bought it for my convenience so why would I make i... moreI take it nothing in your house has wires,and what's complicated about it ? Try being an Electrican and then you would have something to Be!tch about ,your just argumentive all the time,wing wing and winging !
Unlike the Note7, the Note8 has no front fingerprint scanner, and the iris and fingerprint scanners requires a look into the camera and sliding your finger into place respectively. But if it's laid flat on the table, and you want to operate it that way, you really have to lift it up to do any of the biometric. Yeah, you still have the pattern or password way, but you have to still be weary of people seeing them.
If you have a Bluetooth device like a smart watch or earphones, you might want to take advantage of the Google Smart Unlock. It's under Lock Screen and Security. It keeps your Note8 unlocked until it your Bluetooth accessory is disconnected. It automatically locks your device once disconnected.
This way, you could just swipe up the lock screen to operate immediately with no passcodes or biometric. It takes a biometric or code input If the said disconnected Bluetooth accessory is trying to reconnect. If you're still worried about other people accessing sensitive content, use the Secure Folder that will ask for a biometric or code to open.
Hope this help alleviate the lack of a front facing fingerprint scanner.
cubancigar, 06 Oct 2017https://www.cnet.com/news/samsung-note-8-fooled-face-unlock-not-secure/
listen to the profe... moreI tried the same trick, but sorry to disappoint you, it didn't work.
Face unlock is still the best.
I had this phone for a week now. All I can say is Im inlove this phone.. super fast. Display is very awsome. The battery life is average. But not big deal for me. Camera is awsome. Its a bit heavy but ul get used to it. I love the SPen and the latest gimmicks.. over all. Its the best phone for me so far.. 🤓🤓🤓
wqcr, 08 Oct 2017Charging via microUSB yields the same outcome - charged phone in the morning. Connector wear i... moreI am not worried about worn out battery.
I bought it for my convenience so why would I make it complicated by using charger with messy wire?
By the time the battery wear out, it is also time to upgrade to new model. No need to replace the battery, just junk it and be updated with the latest.
TCool, 08 Oct 2017Wireless charging is very convenient. It also preserves the charging port of the phone from we... moreCharging via microUSB yields the same outcome - charged phone in the morning. Connector wear is insignificant compared to battery lifespan.
E.g. sooner or later you'll have to open up the phone to change the battery, changing microUSB on top of that isn't overly complicated.
Anonymous, 08 Oct 2017Note 8 has a tall blocky design!
It is heavier and thicker than note 7
Samsung marketing say... moreWe get a Galaxy Note for its integrate Wacom pressure-sensitive input digitizer pen. Something well beyond what Apple has integrate with their iPhone X.
You will be spending $1000 on AR for furniture simulations, OLED screen that has been around since almost decade ago, a fancy way to unlock your phone, Animojis, only 64GB for the base model, and MONO audio recording for your 4k video recording.
Braveheart67, 07 Oct 2017I've use fast wireless that prefect with my note 8 no problem at all I used cheaper stand w... moreWireless charging is very convenient. It also preserves the charging port of the phone from wear. You can just let the phone on the wireless charging stand overnight and in the morning you will have a fully charged phone to use.
Note 8 has a tall blocky design!
It is heavier and thicker than note 7
Samsung marketing says it has bezeless display *BUT It has a little forehead and chin at top and bottom like' other 2017 smartphone,of course, it is only less bezel than others
SURPRISINGLY it is "smaller"than 16:9 note 5 or note7.....Note 8 width is same compared to 16:9 in 5.5" screen......It is only a "gimmicky taller phone"
Price is extremely over nigh with lacking innovations
iPhone X also has high price tag but Apple provide to live up to the promising innovations such as A11 bionic... battery is smaller but battery life is longe...AR capabilities in softwear and hardwear...a stunning services and so on
Perhaps Samsung try to customers that higher price is better
Wake up Sammy
rich blood, 07 Oct 2017I like to buy a phone for my dad.Looking for larger display with bezel-less.There is lot of ch... moreSince you posted your question on Note8 section, Note8 is the best choice for you :-)
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TCool, 07 Oct 2017You surely don't know what you are talking about.
There is no switch to turn on the inductive... moreAgain, even "fast" inductive charging is still slow at "full charge under 120 minutes" as advertised even by Samsung. Now if you really want fast charging charging, wired fast charging is "under 90 minutes" as advertised.
That's 30 minutes of difference. I don't see much "convenience" except you got an angled stand for exposing your expensive "$906" Note8 for snatchers at the office. I don't even see the "convenience" for home use as I know it put adds stress with more heat to the battery. I never even fast charge.
The switch in referring to is a would be extension convenience outlet with a switch. I did say "plug in/turn on".
I like to buy a phone for my dad.Looking for larger display with bezel-less.There is lot of choices(confused)..Can anyone pls suggest me?
Important specs:aleast 2gb ram,fingerprint front mounted,more than 5" display.
(storage,camera,battery capacity is not a big deal). Pls suggest guys!tq in advance
The funniest thing with note 8? Actually screen diagonal is 5.6 in 16:9! The truth is it feels like it has a smaller screen than note 7 or 5. It's only taller. And that's a nightmare for me.
I bet, by Nov Dec, Prices will break 550$ Resistance! Maybe Dark Blue color and VR coupled available!