Like the Galaxy S8, the Galaxy Note 8 is a beautiful piece of technology featuring an aluminium chassis sandwiched by Gorilla Glass panels at the front and rear. That also makes the Note 8 as fragile as the Galaxy S8 and other smartphones which feature a glass back. After all, glass is glass and it will crack when dropped. This means that using a case on the Galaxy Note 8 is almost a compulsion. Unless of course, you don’t mind paying for an expensive screen or rear glass panel replacement.
Galaxy Note 8
With the iPhone X, Apple has managed to beat Samsung in its own game. The Korean company currently dominates the market with its OLED panels. It supplies OLED panels to all major smartphone OEMs out there and dominates the market with a market share of almost 97 percent. So unsurprisingly, Samsung also supplies Apple with the 5.8-inch OLED panel used on the iPhone X.
Samsung has never shied away from mocking Apple for the lack of various features on its latest iPhone. But with its latest ‘Growing Up’ Galaxy ad, the company might just have outdone itself. The 1-minute advert shows the smartphone journey of a young guy starting from 2007 all the way until 2017.
Like with every other Android device in the market, the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8 also come with a bootloader and recovery mode. To boot the device into these modes, one needs to know the relevant key combination.
The Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8 are multimedia and imaging powerhouses. The 12MP f/1.7 shooter at the rear of both devices offers great performance in varying lighting conditions and also has a few tips up its sleeve for a richer experience. This includes being able to shoot videos in slow-motion which can be great to capture some high-intensity sports or action scenes.
The Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8 share a lot in common not just in terms of their internals but also the software experience they offer. Both phones have received plenty of praises this year from reviewers and customers alike, and if you have purchased either one of them, you really cannot go wrong with them.
The thing about the Galaxy Note 8 is that it’s not ‘just’ a smartphone. It’s that and a stylus-centric tablet and a pocket computer, all in one. Even though there are annoyances, there’s no escaping the raw power and flexibility of the Note 8. It’s beautiful, it’s immaculately built, and it packs enormous productivity and performance punches.
Getting ‘Moisture Detected in Charging Port’ Error on Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8? Here’s How to Fix it
Like their predecessors, the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8 are also IP68 certified. This means the handsets are both dust and water-resistant. I have already explained what this certification means in a previous article. For this article, I am going to list down steps which should help you get rid of the dreaded “Moisture detected” error on the S8 and Note 8.
Samsung is among the very few OEMs in the market that continues to offer the option to change system fonts in its skin. While changing system fonts might not seem like a big deal to many, it does go a long way in refreshing the UI every once in a while.
The increasing popularity of smartphones has also led to an increase in spam calls. And then there are some folks who you’d like to just block outright. If you are new to the Android world or more specifically, this is your first time using a Galaxy S8 or Galaxy Note 8, and you are wondering how to block calls and messages from a specific contact, check out the steps mentioned in this article.