Samsung today announced that its flagship smartphone, the Galaxy Note 8 will now be available in a new color variant, Orchid Gray in India. Apart from the new color, there is no change in terms of design, specifications or price.
Samsung had launched the Galaxy Note 8 in India in September last year in Midnight Black and Maple Gold color options and now the company is bringing the Orchid Gray color variant to India. The device will be available for Rs. 67,900 from retail stores across the country.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Specifications
Built with an intricately placed Glass finish, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 comes with an IP68 water and dust resistance. It packs a 6.3-inch Super AMOLED display with Quad HD resolution and 18.5:9 aspect ratio. The camera department packs a dual 12MP setup on the back, with both the sensors featuring OIS. On the front, the phone features an 8MP camera with an f/1.7 aperture.
Coming to hardware, the Indian variant of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will sport Samsung’s home-brewed Exynos 8895 processor. Some variants in other countries are sporting Snapdragon 835 processor. Other than this, the RAM is pegged at 6GB while 64GB internal storage is given along with 256GB expansion option.
On the performance front, you get Android 7.1.1 out-of-the-box along with Grace UI on top. the Note 8 features an Always-On display with a dedicated Bixby button to access Samsung’s advanced AI assistant. Also, the Note 8 is expected to be updated to Android 8.0 Oreo soon.
Backed by a 3,300 mAh battery, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 features 4G VoLTE connectivity with Dual Sim capability. Other connectivity options include Bluetooth 5.0, WiFi, USB Type-C, 3.5mm earphone jack, and NFC to support Samsung Pay.