Samsung plans to hold a special press conference dedicated to the presentation of the smartphone Samsung Galaxy Note 8. The event will be held August 26 in new York, according to sources.
Earlier it was rumored that the device will debut at IFA in Berlin 2017 in September. However, according to the Reuters news Agency, Samsung intends to submit a new product for a few weeks before the announcement of the iPhone 8, to should attract the attention of the public.
Insiders confirmed previously appeared information: the gadget will be “frameless” display a little more diagonal than the 6.2-inch Galaxy S8+ and a dual camera. From last year’s Galaxy Note 7, which the manufacturer had to withdraw due to explosive batteries were 5.7-inch screen and a traditional camera with one lens.
Galaxy Note 8 should be the first smartphone based on Snapdragon processor 836, but the fingerprint scanner will be again at the rear. The fact that Samsung is not yet able to perfectly balance the brightness of the display with an optical biometric module. The smartphone will also get the improved stylus S Pen and support voice assistant Bixby.
Despite the scandal around the unsafe Galaxy Note 7, Samsung decided not to abandon the premium line of smartphones with a large screen and a stylus. The loss of the Korean giant for the Galaxy Note 7 is estimated at $5.4 billion, and that’s not counting reputational costs.
As it was established according to the results of the investigation, some specimens were equipped with larger batteries that could overheat and, as consequence, to fire.