Published On: Wed, Oct 11th, 2017

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Launched in Pakistan


Samsung Galaxy Note 8Samsung Galaxy Note 8 launched in Pakistan with a glamorous touch.  Artists like Anwar Maqsood, Maheen Khan (Designer), Zara Peerzada and Arif Mahmood (Photographer) were invited to the grand launch. These celebrities expressed their pleasure on experiencing the unique features of Galaxy Note 8.
The launch ceremony took place in Lahore at the Expo Center. The President of Samsung Pakistan, Mr. Y.J. Kim was the chief-guest. It is the most advanced smart phone as it has made revolutionary changes for the technologically advanced consumer market.
Mr. Y. J. Kim stated that we are delighted to launch this global power packed phone is Pakistan. The smartphone completely fulfils the needs of the tech-savvy world.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8
The Head of Samsung Mobiles Mr. Umar Ghumman specified that with the power of S-Pen technology and a bigger infinity display, this phone will captivate the users.


The design of Galaxy Note is nearly similar to the previous editions. Glass is the core, filling up the entire front and back. It has a strong metal frame covering around the perimeter which holds it all together.
However, the body is more square and angular with a more distinct separation between glass and metal and the sides being more flat.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8


The display is 6.3 inches but with an18.5:9 ratio. The screen is wider and taller as compared to Note 7. It has an infinity display meaning it has super thin bezels.
The screen is the typical Samsung Super AMOLED technology with resolution of 2,960 x 1,440 or 3K QHD+. It is exceptionally sharp. The display of Note 8 is absolutely stunning.


It has a 6 GB RAM and there is a Snapdragon 835 running the smartphone. The typical every day experience of a smartphone is quite smooth.


It has the clickable top, a 0.7 mm ballpoint-sized tip, and over 4,000 levels of pressure sensitivity. There is a micro SD card slot for extra storage.
It also has fast wireless charging abilities, Bluetooth 5 and gigabit. LTE support is all on board. Furthermore, an IP68 certification conveys that it is dust and water resilient and can survive submersion in up to 1.5 meters for 30 minutes.
For external audio, the Note 8 doesn’t offer anything special and this has been a weakness of a lot of Samsung smartphones over the years.


Battery life of Galaxy Note 8 lasts longer as it has a 3,300 mAh cell.


Samsung Galaxy Note 8  has a 12 megapixel camera and a new feature of dual cameras on the back has been added.

The Galaxy Note 8 camera employs a wide angle and telephoto lens setup. There is also a secondary telephoto lens allowing the Note 8 to achieve 2X optical zoom.
Both sensors are 12 megapixels with f/1.7 aperture on the main sensor and f/2.4 on the secondary
Optical image stabilization along with fast dual pixel auto-focus making it easy to capture photos with tack sharp focus in a reliable fashion.
It also has a very exciting feature Live Focus which gives Samsung Galaxy Note 8 capacity to dual capture.


The software is Android 7.1.1 Nougat Operating System with 64 GB internal memory (expandable). The ultimate productivity device brings the now-familiar S Pen menu. It also has the Pen up coloring-in app loaded in advance.
The biggest new S Pen feature is Live Message, which lets you add a little flair to your everyday communication.
Samsung is anticipating that the Galaxy Note 8 will be an impeccable multitasking device.

Pricing and Ruling

The price of Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is Rs. 108,999/-. It is available in three striking colors; Maple Gold, Midnight Black, and Orchid Gray.
It is as an excellent addition in the ever growing smartphone market. However, it comes with a heavy price tag which is not affordable for many.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8

About the Author

- Junaid Ashraf has a Master of Philosophy degree in government and public policy. He has international publications through Taylor & Francis, a leading British publishing body. He regularly write columns for newspapers. His interests include international political economy, geopolitics and good governance. He writes for Asia Times.