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Microsoft Now Sells the Samsung Galaxy Note8

24 November 2017, 12:59 | Ricardo Garza

Samsung's Galaxy Note 8 joins Galaxy S8 and Razer Android phone on the Microsoft Store

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+, iterative upgrades, will make a cameo at CES

Not a single smartphone manufacturer is dominant in United Kingdom market, unlike the USA where Samsung and Apple hold more than 80% sales from the overall market's landscape.

Some additional information about the new models were also shared with VentureBeat.

Rumours are circulating Samsung will announce its next flagship phone, the Galaxy S9, as early as January at CES in Las Vegas. Both these smartphones are also said to be powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 845 SoC, and of course, as always, there will also be an Exynos powered variant for countries like India.

Finally, Samsung plans to introduce a backward-compatible DeX docking station that situates the phones flat and utilizes the screens as either a touchpad or a virtual keyboard.

The pace was set by last year's Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, where the pair came with top-notch 12MP sensors with a wide aperture of f/1.7.

The Galaxy S9 and S9+ are still months away from their release but rumors have been surfacing for weeks.

These design improvements have also been confirmed via 3D renditions of the Galaxy S9 made by the smartphone accessory maker called Ghostek.




Samsung Galaxy A series is a mid-high end series from Samsung. Both will have 64 GB of storage, and both will feature a traditional 3.5mm headphone jack.

Certainly dual-lens snappers are de rigueur in the smartphone niche, and it would be pretty disappointing were Samsung to refuse to go with the flow on this one.

There's an additional button the left hand side, which is likely to turn on Bixby, Samsung's voice assistant.

The new location would be below the camera, similar to other high-end Android phones such as the Google Pixel 2 and OnePlus 5/5T.

If the Galaxy S9 release date can be considered something of a surprise, then pricing will also be critical to the success or otherwise of the device.

At $929, the Note 8 is now the most expensive phone you can find on the Microsoft Store, and unlike the Galaxy S8 it's not now on sale ahead of Black Friday.



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