Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Update, Rumors: Is 'Baikal' The Note 7 Successor's Codename?
Recent rumors suggest that the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 8's codename will be "Baikal." The new codename of the upcoming phablet is derived from a Southern Siberian Lake, which is the deepest lake in the world.
Upcoming Phablet's Codename
Samsung has revealed that the Galaxy Note series would persist to exist, even after the Galaxy Note 7 disaster. Reportedly, the South Korean tech giant is now on the move of creating the Galaxy Note 7 successor, the Galaxy Note 8, which is codenamed "Baikal." The said codename was posted on Twitter by a tipster named "Ice Universe."
The code derived from the rift lake in Southern Siberia. The Lake Baikal is located in the Buryat Republic to the Southeast and the Irkutsk Oblast to the Northwest. It is the largest and deepest freshwater lake in the world, which contains the 20 percent of unfrozen surface water.
What's Coming For The Note 8: Battery
The Galaxy Note 8 is said to be powered by a battery from LG, as Sam Mobile reported. The battery will be sourced from LG Chem, which Samsung had been discussing possible deals since the Galaxy Note 7 Fiasco. The potential deal means ensuring consumers that the new phablet will be safer and better than the previous Galaxy Note series.
What's Coming For The Note 8: Other Features
According to GSM Arena, the new digital assistant will be "Bix" or "Bixby," that is set to appear in the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus, will also be available to Note 8. The new Galaxy Note 8 will also have an advanced S Pen and improved iris scanner. It is also said to offer 4K display, which is well-designed for better virtual reality experience.
For now, Samsung seems to be focused on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus smartphones, which is revealed to launch at the end of March. However, reports of a Note 7 successor have been coming from the rumor mill, which suggests that the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 might come in the near future.
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