Samsung Galaxy Note 8 SM-N950F Smartphone 64GB Midnight Black
See the bigger picture and communicate in a whole new way. With the Galaxy Note 8 in your hand, bigger things are just waiting to happen.
The big screen that fits in your hand. Infinity Display.
The 6.3"* Infinity Display is the biggest ever for a Galaxy Note-giving you more screen for a bigger view and more space to use the S Pen. Plus, it still fits comfortably in your hand because the symmetric curves and 18.5:9 aspect come together for a narrow body.
*Infinity Display: a near bezel-less, full-frontal glass, edge-to-edge screen.
*Default resolution is Full HD+ and can be changed to Quad HD+ (WQHD+) in Settings.
*Screen measured diagonally as a full rectangle without accounting for the rounded corners.
Wider view - Cinematic experience
Even watching movies is simply more enjoyable with the Infinity Display's 18.5:9 aspect ratio. In landscape mode, the Galaxy Note 8 offers a 14% wider viewing area* that makes for a richer, more immersive experience.
*14% wider viewing area compared to Galaxy Note 5.
Perfect symmetry - Design that works
The Galaxy Note 8 is designed for you to use with ease and simplicity. The beautiful curves and seamless body are engineered to offer you a comfortable grip and more space for you to write freely with the S Pen. The fingerprint scanner is virtually flush with the back, and the Home button is embedded underneath the Infinity Display to stay invisible until you need it. It's the beginning of a seamless experience.
Multi Window - Launch two apps with a single tap
The 18.5:9 aspect ratio was made for multitasking. Turn on Multi Window mode to have two apps open at the same time. For apps you commonly use together, App Pairing presets let you open them simultaneously with a tap. Now it's simpler than ever to listen to music while following Google Maps.
*Simulated images used onscreen for illustrative purposes.
Optimized for lists - View more, scroll less
Whether you're scrolling Facebook or writing reminders in Samsung Notes, you see more and do more with less scrolling on the tall 18.5:9 display ratio.
Communicate in new ways with the S Pen
Live message - Say it with a hand-drawn message
Draw your own emojis, make animated GIFs, or write handwritten messages on photos. Live message allows you to express your feelings and send them to people you care about. (Depending on the size and length of GIFs they may not be supported by some social media and messaging services).
Smart select - Create your own GIFs
When words aren't enough, you can say it with your own animated GIF. The S Pen's Smart Select feature enables you to select a section of a video and share them with your friends or on social media. You can also select intricate shapes from images to share or paste where you need them.
*Depending on the size and length of GIFs they may not be supported by some social media and messaging services
Samsung Notes - Tools for expression
From bullet points to serious artwork and everything in between, Samsung Notes gives you the tools. Use the wide selection of brushes, pens, and colors to draw up plans and create your own masterpieces.
Screen off memo - Make note without unlocking
The S Pen that's more than just a pen
Screen write - Capture and annotate
Effortlessly save those long articles, emails, and documents as one image, and then add mark-ups just as easily.
Fine tip - Write with precision
When we need to take notes or when inspiration strikes, our first instinct is to look for a pen. That's why it made perfect sense for the Galaxy Note series to have the S Pen. The S Pen for the Galaxy Note 8 has a 0.7 mm tip that's fine and precise like your favourite pen, so you can draw and write with accuracy. If you need to undo, just press the button at the side to turn S Pen into an eraser.
4096 pressure levels - Control the flow
Create fine or broad strokes just as you would with a brush. The S Pen has 4096 levels of pressure to more accurately respond to the touch of the pen tip, giving you control whether you're note-taking or sketching.
*Galaxy Note 8 and S Pen are rated IP68, meaning they are both protected against dust ingress and are water resistant. Water resistance rating is based on test conditions of submersion in up to 1.5 meters of fresh water for up to 30 minutes.
Camera - Steady does it. The dual camera with dual OIS.
Take crisp and clear shots with the Galaxy Note 8's dual camera. Its telephoto camera has 2x optical zoom to let you zoom in clearly. And both cameras have optical image stabilisation (OIS) to produce photos that come out beautifully clear even when taken with a shaky hand!
Live focus - Bokeh effect comes into play
Get the focus you want before you press the shutter button. Live focus lets you take beautiful bokeh shots where you make your subject stand out. And if you're not entirely satisfied, you always have the option to adjust the level of background blur afterwards.
Dual Capture - Snap outside the frame
While you're focused on taking a Live focus photo, Dual Capture also what's happening outside the frame. That way you get to enjoy the moments you might have otherwise missed.
Low light camera - Ready for the night
Great photos are just a snap away even in low light situations. The Galaxy Note 8's wide-angle camera captures more light with its large 1.4µm pixels and bright F1.7 lens, while focusing fast and accurately thanks to the Dual Pixel Sensor.
Front camera - Turn the camera on you
Flip to the front camera to take a selfie or group shot you'll be happy to share. Its bright lens keeps details clear even in low light, while Smart Auto Focus tracks the faces in the shot.
Expandable memory - Keep creating new memories
Every day brings new memories to make. Keep them on your Galaxy Note 8 and continue to create new ones with a storage capacity that's expandable by up to 256GB via microSD card (MicroSD card sold separately).
The performance that drives yours
10nm AP + 6GB RAM - Powerfully fast - Playing visually rich games or switching between apps is a breeze. The 10nm mobile processor works with the 6GB RAM to make it happen fast and seamlessly.
Gigabit LTE + Gigabit Wi-Fi - Data at gigabit speed
Browse the web, download files, and stream videos with speed and ease. The Galaxy Note 8 supports both gigabit LTE and gigabit Wi-Fi, meaning that it's built to give you exceptional connection speed by tapping into network speeds that can go as high as 1 gigabit per second.
*Actual speed may vary by country, carrier, network environment, content provider, and other relevant factors.
Vulkan API gaming - Gaming in the fast lane
Games heavy with graphics feel light on the Galaxy Note 8 because it supports Vulkan API. With Vulkan making fast connections between computing and graphics, what you get is beautifully smooth performance that doesn't drain your battery as much as its predecessor.
*Turn on full screen mode in Settings to enjoy a greater view when playing.
Quality sound - Soundtrack your moments
Good music deserves to be heard through good earphones. The Galaxy Note 8 comes with earphones tuned by AKG and packed with 11F woofers and 8F tweeters. It also comes with 3 months of Google Play Music on us, so you can put those earphones to good use by listening to over 40 million songs, ad-free and on-demand.
Wireless charging - Hassle-free charging
When it's time to charge your phone, you don't have to worry about cords. Simply put it down because the Galaxy Note 8 charges wirelessly. (Wireless charger sold separately).
Water and dust resistant - Free to go places
If you get splashed or caught in the rain, you can carry on using your Galaxy Note 8 because it's water and dust resistant. (IP68 certified water resistance for up to 30 minutes in up to 1.5m of water. Rinse thoroughly in fresh water after salt or chlorinated water exposure).
Biometric authentication + Samsung Knox - Unlock at once
Unlock with your eyes, your face, or a press of your finger. Samsung Knox protects your biometric data as well as safeguarding what's on your phone, for complete peace of mind.
Samsung DeX - Turn your phone into a PC-like experience
Some things are just done faster and better when you have a full-size keyboard and a big monitor. With your Galaxy Note 8 and the DeX Station, you only need to connect to a monitor, keyboard, and mouse and that hotel lobby or airport lounge is now your new office.
*DeX Station and accessories including monitor, keyboard, mouse, and HDMI cable sold separately.
Gear 360 + Gear VR - Breaking boundaries
Share all 360 degrees of your world, in real time if you want, using the Gear 360 (2017) and the Galaxy Note 8. You can also slip your Galaxy Note 8 into the Gear VR headset* and be transported into whole new worlds.
*Gear 360 (2017) and Gear VR and controller sold separately. Not compatible with previous Gear VR headsets.
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Dimensions & Weight
Dimensions: 162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm
Weight: 195 g
Dimensions: 108.3 x 5.8 x 4.2 mm
Weight: 2.8 g
6.3" Quad HD+ Super AMOLED (2960 x 1440)
Pressure levels: 4096
Pen Tip diameter: 0.7 mm
Screen off memo
8MP AFF1.7 aperturePixel size: 1.22µmSensor size: 1/3.6"Sensor ratio: 4:3FOV: 80° Selective Focus Wide selfie
Dual cameraDual OIS (Optical Image Stabilization)Optical zoom at 2XDigital zoom up to 10XLive focusDual Capture
HDR (High Dynamic Range)Virtual shotMotion photoFiltersLive stickersStampsGrid lineLocation tagsTimerQuick launchVoice control
Resoultion: 12MP AF
Pixel size: 1.0µm
Sensor size: 1/3.6"
Sensor ratio: 4:3
F.No (aperture): F2.4
Resolution: Dual pixel 12MP AF
Pixel size: 1.4µm
Sensor size: 1/2.55"
Sensor ratio: 4:3
F.No (aperture): F1.7
Save as RAW file
4K video recording at 30 fps
1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps
720p HD video recording at 30 fps
VDIS (Video Digital Image Stabilization)
Optical zoom at 2X
Digital zoom up to 10X
High CRI LED flash
Slow motion video support for 720p at 240 fps
Hyperlapse video with stabilization
Continuous autofocus video
Take 9-megapixel still photos while recording 4K video
Video location tags
Octa-core (2.3GHz Quad + 1.7GHz Quad), 64-bit, 10nm processor
6GB RAM (LPDDR4)
Network & Connectivity
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz), VHT80 MU-MIMO, 1024QAM
Bluetooth® v 5.0 (LE up to 2Mbps), ANT+, USB Type-C, NFC, Location (GPS, Galileo, Glonass, BeiDou)
Expandable Memory & SIM Card
Single SIM model: one nano SIM and one microSD slot (can hold a microSD card up to 256GB)
Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)
Ultra High Quality Audio Playback
UHQ 32-bit & DSD support
PCM: Up to 32 bits
*DSD64 and DSD128 playback can be limited depending on the file format.
Audio playback format
MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA, DSF, DFF, APE
*Some files may not be supported depending on codec used.
Dual Audio: connect two Bluetooth devices to the Galaxy Note8 to play audio through the two devices simultaneously.
*The two connected devices may exhibit a slight difference in sound output.
Scalable Codec: Bluetooth connection is stable even with ambient radio frequency interferences.
*Available only for certain accessories made by Samsung.
Recording quality is improved with the High AOP Mic that mitigates distortion in noisy environments.
*AOP: Acoustic Overload Point
Pure sound By AKG
Hybrid canal type
2way Dynamic Unit
Video Playback Formats
MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM
*Some files may not be supported depending on codec used.
Wireless: Smart View (Miracast 1080p at 30 fps, mirroring support available for devices supporting Google Cast)
With cable: supports DisplayPort over USB type-C. Supports video out when connecting via DisplayPort cable (DisplayPort 4K 60 fps)
*Galaxy Note8 and S Pen are rated IP68, meaning they are both protected against dust ingress and are water resistant. Water resistance rating is based on test conditions of submersion in up to 1.5 meters of fresh water for up to 30 minutes.
MP3 playback (AOD on): up to 47 hrs
MP3 playback (AOD off): up to 74 hrs
Video playback: up to 16 hrs
Talk time: up to 22 hrs
Internet use (Wi-Fi): up to 14 hrs
Internet use (3G): up to 12 hrs
Internet use (4G): up to 13 hrs
Fast Charging on wired and wireless
Wireless charging compatible with WPC and PMA
RGB light sensor
Lock type: pattern, PIN, password
Biometrics lock type: Iris Scanner, Fingerprint Scanner, Face Recognition
Knox protection: real-time device monitoring and protection
Virus, malware prevention (Powered by McAfee)
Secure Folder: a secure space on the device to keep content such as apps, photos, movies, and files private using either iris scanning or fingerprint scanning.
Credit & debit cards: supports MST/NFC
Reward point service
Press the Bixby button to go to Bixby Home, or press and hold it to interact with Bixby using voice.
In the box
Device with S Pen
USB power adaptor
USB connector (USB type-C)
Micro USB connector
Quick start guide