Samsung launches new Note 8 at Rs. 67k in India

ST Correspondent
Tuesday, 12 September 2017

India loves the Galaxy Note for the infinite possibilities it offers with its big screen, unique S Pen and multitasking capabilities.

New Delhi: Samsung Electronics on Tuesday launched its flagship smartphone Galaxy Note 8 in India, offering the next level Note for people who want to do bigger things. It has been priced at Rs 67, 900.

Samsung will also introduce Bixby Voice capabilities with ‘Make for India’ innovations in its intelligent interface Bixby in the next few weeks. Bixby will be available on Galaxy Note 8 and Galaxy S8 & S8+ devices.

With Galaxy Note 8, consumers get a big, immersive Infinity Display that fits comfortably in one hand, S Pen to communicate in more personal ways and Samsung’s best-ever true Dual Camera with dual Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS) to capture stunning photos in all conditions.

The incredible Note series loved by millions of consumers in India will also come with the revolutionary mobile payment service, Samsung Pay, and Samsung’s defence-grade security platform Samsung Knox, making it the most desirable smartphone available in the market. 

Galaxy Note 8 is designed for the way consumers lead their lives and lean on technology today.

HC Hong, President and CEO, Samsung Southwest Asia, said, “India loves the Galaxy Note for the infinite possibilities it offers with its big screen, unique S Pen and multitasking capabilities. I take this opportunity to thank all our consumers in India who have made Samsung the Most Trusted Brand, especially those who have patiently waited for their next Note.”

This time, we have made the Galaxy Note8 bigger and better and added ‘Make for India’ innovations that will transform lives yet again. Galaxy Note8 lets people do things they never thought were possible, he added.

“Galaxy Note8 with its stunning Infinity Display, enhanced S Pen and a true Dual Camera, is designed for those who want to do bigger things. At Samsung, we listen to our consumers and bring in meaningful innovations that help make their lives better....

“With this launch, Samsung will further consolidate its leadership in the premium smartphone segment in India,” said Asim Warsi, Senior Vice President, Mobile Business, Samsung India.

India Loves Note
Samsung pioneered a new category of smartphones with the Galaxy Note launch in 2011. Since then, a community of enthusiasts emerged through their affinity for Note’s signature expansive screen and S Pen, according to Samsung market research1, 87% of Note users say they are satisfied with their Galaxy Note and 82% may recommend it to friends.

See More, Do More on the Infinity Display
Galaxy Note 8 has the biggest screen ever on a Note device, yet with superior engineering and design, it comfortably fits in one hand. The 6.3-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity Display lets you see more and scroll less. Galaxy Note8 gives you more room to watch, read and draw - making it the ultimate multitasking smartphone.

Note users have long been able to do more with Multi Window. With Galaxy Note 8, the App Pair feature lets you create a custom shortcut on the Edge Panel to simultaneously launch two frequently used apps and invoke them with ease. So, they can watch a video while messaging friends or dial into a conference call with the number and agenda in front of them.

Smarter Way to Express
Since its introduction, the S Pen has been one of the Note’s defining features. With Galaxy Note8, the intelligent S Pen unlocks entirely new ways to write, draw, and interact with the phone and communicate with friends. It has a finer tip, improved pressure sensitivity and features that enable users to express themselves in ways that no other stylus or smartphone ever has.
 

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