Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Release Date, Specs, News & Update: Note 7 Successor Carries Advanced Safety Features; 2017 Launch With Galaxy S8

By Ivan M. , Updated Dec 09, 2016 09:38 AM EST
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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is expected to come out in 2017 with Flagship smartphone Samsung Galaxy S8 and fans could no longer wait to see if the South Korean company has improved its safety features. The recent controversy of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 has certainly put the future releases of the tech giant on the spotlight. Now, new reports have emerged suggesting that Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will indeed come with better safety features than its predecessor.

Nonetheless, Samsung has yet to confirm the development of the new phablet device. However, it has become a subject of numerous rumors and speculations all over the Internet for quite some time now. According to reports, the goal of the company is to make the handset compensate for the failure of Samsung Galaxy Note 7. If rumors prove to be true, Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will not only come with advanced safety features, it will also carry impressive specs and features.

In a report by The Verge, Samsung is already planning to disable the controversial Galaxy Note 7 in the US after several exploding incidents. According to the report, the company is planning to release an update that would prevent the device from charging. The modification is said to happen on Dec. 15; however, the tech giant has yet to make the report official. What else should fans expect in Samsung Galaxy Note 8?

Meanwhile, the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will carry a whopping 5.7-inch screen with 4K capabilities. Reports are circulating that the device will run on a Snapdragon 830 processor from Qualcomm paired with 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB internal storage capacity.

Not only will it run on a powerful chipset, the new Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will also have Google's newest mobile operating system, the Android 7.0 Nougat. According to reports, the phablet could be launched along with Samsung Galaxy S8 during the Consumer Electronics Show 2017 in January. Stay tuned for more news and updates about Samsung Galaxy Note 8.

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