Samsung CEO DJ Koh confirmed that the Galaxy Note 8 will be released in late August – early September. There have been previous rumors suggesting that the phone will launch mid August, but in light of this latest rumor, that has been ruled out. The Note 8 is said to go on sale between September and October. Investor subsequently reported that the new flagship would land in the US and UK in September, before arriving to other territories in October.Don’t Miss: Samsung – MLB partnership brings live content to VR
Other sources reported that the phone could launch just before the start of IFA 2017 in Berlin; Android devices have often been unveiled in the press days preceding IFA’s opening to the public, as the LG V30 is expected to this year. Trusted source The Korea Herald has reported the Galaxy Note 8 will come out in August in order to beat the iPhone 8 to market.
In light of what occurred last year with the Note 7, The Samsung Galaxy S8 has to come bigger with much to prove, so much so that could mend its predecessor’s disastrous incident. Though rumor has it that the phone is anticipated on boasting a 6.3-inch, QHD, OLED display with 18.5:9 aspect ratio, dual-lens rear camera, iris scanner and a bezel-less design. This in addition to the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset and stacks of RAM.
Some Leaked images release a while back show the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 as a jet black glass-to-metal phone, which clearly seems to have taken cues from the smaller Galaxy S8. However, the phone looks thick and chunky, at least from the pictures shown. Surely, Samsung design for the Note 8 will be gorgeous like it has always been, so the leaked images might now have any weight to them.