The Galaxy Note 8 has been one of the highly anticipated devices of the year. The phablet is expected to launch within two weeks. However, ahead of release, the Note 8 has been seen on the benchmarking side Geekbench revealing about its specifications. The latest Geekbench listing also confirms quite a few things leaked previously about the Note 8.
Geekbench lists Galaxy Note 8 with the model number SM-N950F destined for Europe and other global markets in a single-SIM avatar. The smartphone looks to have a thrilling performance as it has scored 1984 with a single-core and got a multi-core score of 6116, as reported by India Today.
The Geekbench listing also reveals that the Galaxy Note 8 is powered by Samsung's own octa-core Exynos 8895 chipset, the same processor found in the global variant of the Samsung Galaxy S8. The Note 8 is seen with 6GB of RAM and Android 7.1.1 Nougat on board, as reported by Forbes.
Previous reports claim that the Galaxy Note 8 will be equipped with the Snapdragon 835 or the Exynos 8895 processor, which will be paired with 6GB of RAM and a 3,000mAh battery. In addition, the Galaxy Note 8 is expected to come with a 6.3-inch edge-to-edge display and it will have an 18:9 of aspect ratio.
On the camera side, it is widely claimed that the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will be featuring a dual camera setup at the rear side. A primary 12MP wide-angle sensor on the back side will come with an aperture of f/1.7 and optical image stabilization alongside a secondary 12MP telephoto camera that will allow for 2X optical zoom.
The Galaxy Note 8 is also said to come with at least 64GB of onboard storage that will be expandable via a micro-SD card, a rear mounted fingerprint sensor, IP68 water and dust resistance, a dedicated Bixby button and a glass and metal body. The device is said to have a Force Touch pressure sensitive display similar to the 3D touch technology.
Samsung is speculated to announce the device in the upcoming "Unpacked 2017" event on August 23 in New York. The Galaxy Note 8 is said to retail for 999 Euros.