A new video from Cetizen on YouTube compares the iPhone X's display to that of the S7 Edge and the Note 8. They test to see at what point the screen will receive a burnt-in image from leaving the display on too long, which was a worry that some people had before picking up the iPhone X.
Samsung Mobile on Thursday released a nicely done commercial via its official YouTube channel, with the 30-second video touting its prowess as the creator and manufacturer of the best smartphone display technology. Good timing, by the way.
Galaxy S8's face scanner via the front-facing camera can be easily tricked by scanning a user’s photograph and now we learn that Note 8's facial recognition system is no better.
Even if you dislike a bit oversaturated screens on Samsung's high-end phones, there's no denying that the South Korean company is widely regarded as the leader in smartphone displays. This has been confirmed now by a comprehensive evaluation of the new Note 8’s Infinity Display conducted by screen experts over at DisplayMate Technologies.
Although Note 7 met an untimely demise when its batteries started exploding shortly after its launch in August of last year, the new Note 8 appears to be OK so Samsung's now posted a cool video note thanking customers for their patience and loyalty through hardship.
Samsung at today's media event officially announced an eighth-generation Note with a water-resistant S Pen stylus, a narrower body, a dual-camera setup with optical image stabilization and 2x optical zoom (or 10x digital zoom) on both wide angle and telephoto lenses, a 6.3-inch (without accounting for the rounded corners) Quad HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity Display with an 18.5:9 aspect ratio that's curved on the sides like on Galaxy S8 and more.
As rumored, Samsung will be unveiling an eighth-generation Note phablet next month.
Samsung's decision last year to launch its super-sized though ill-fated Note 7 smartphone earlier than usual backfired big time, but this time around the South Korean chaebol is betting that launching a next-generation Note ahead of iPhone 8 will steal Apple's thunder.
The head of Samsung's mobile division, Koh Dong-jin, confirmed to partners last Friday that a Note 8 event in New York has been scheduled for August 23, The Bell reported.
The executive apparently told local news outlets that the next Note will hit shelves overseas, including the US and UK in September, followed by an October release in other nations.
A recent report said iPhone 8 supply may not ramp up until November, with the iterative iPhone 7s/Plus models possibly facing production delays of their own.
On the other hand, The Investor said a Samsung executive would only confirm the month of August, not a concrete date. According to DigiTimes, Koh refuted market speculation of Galaxy S8 sales falling short of those for its predecessor since launch.
Cumulative Galaxy S8 sales, he said, are 15 percent higher than those of Galaxy S7 compared on the same number of selling days thus far. As for the Note family, shipments of these products totaled 2.3 million units in South Korea since their debut in 2011, he revealed.
Smartphone leakster Evan Blass speculated that Note 8 should feature the same edge-to-edge 6.2-inch OLED screen with an 18.5:9 aspect ratio as Galaxy S8 Plus.
Other rumored features should include Samsung's signature S Pen stylus, virtual assistant Bixby, a rear dual-camera system positioned horizontally and comprised of two 12-megapixel sensors, a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and more.
It should cost slightly over $900 in the US and be offered in in black, blue and gold.
Reuters was first to report a month ago that the Note brand would continue with an eighth-generation device due for an announcement in August.