Specs comparison: Galaxy Note 8 vs Galaxy Note 5
As we don’t actually have our hands on the device, we can’t provide a comparison based on our experience with each unit, so we’re reserving judgement for a later date.
We’ll be publishing a full review of the Galaxy Note 8 in the coming weeks that will better tell you how the handset fares, but for now, go ahead and take a look at the comparison table below to see how it compares to the Galaxy Note 5.
For a comparison with the Galaxy Note 7, take a look at this post. Detailed specifications can be found in our Devices page.
|Galaxy Note 5||Galaxy Note 8|
|Display||5.7-inch Quad HD, Super AMOLED, Gorilla Glass 4||6.3-inch Quad HD+ Infinity, Super AMOLED, Gorilla Glass 5|
|Processor||2.1GHz octa-core Samsung Exynos 7420||Samsung Exynos 8895 2.3GHz/Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 2.15GHz|
|Rear Camera||16-megapixel ISOCELL/IMX240, f/1.9, OIS, 4K video recording||12-megapixel primary, f/1.7, Dual Pixel, 12-megapixel telephoto, f/2.4, Dual OIS, 10x digital zoom|
|Front camera||5-megapixel, f/1.9 aperture, QHD video recording||8-megapixel, autofocus, f/1.7, QHD video recording|
|Storage||32/64GB internal, non-expandable||64GB internal, microSD slot (up to 256GB)|
|Software||Android 5.1.1 Lollipop, upgradable to Android 6.0.1||Android 7.1.1, upgradeable to Android 8.0|
|Battery||3,000 mAh, fast wired and wireless charging||3,300mAh, fast wired and wireless charging|
|Other features||Samsung Pay, fingerprint sensor, heart rate sensor||Samsung Pay, fingerprint sensor, water resistance, USB Type-C port, iris scanner, heart rate sensor, AKG earphones|