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Galaxy Note 8 Vs Galaxy Note 9

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Galaxy Note 8
Galaxy Note 8 Starting from €198.00
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Galaxy Note 9
Galaxy Note 9 Starting from €235.00
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Customer reviews

Galaxy Note 8 Galaxy Note 9
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4.2/5
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Tell us how you really feel 3.2/5
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Design

Galaxy Note 8 Galaxy Note 9
Width 74.8 mm 76.4 mm
Height 162.5 mm 161.9 mm
Weight 195 g 201 g
Thickness 8.6 mm 8.8 mm
Volume 104.53 cm³ 108.85 cm³

Screen

Galaxy Note 8 Galaxy Note 9
Resolution 1440 x 2960 px 1440 x 2960 px
Density 521 ppi 514 ppi
Size 6.3 inches 6.4 inches

Battery

Galaxy Note 8 Galaxy Note 9
Battery capacity 3300 mAh* 4000 mAh*
Removable battery No No
Wireless charging Yes Yes
Fast charging Yes Yes
Ultra power saving mode Yes Yes
Battery life 38 h 24 h

*Refurbished devices sold on Back Market offer at least 85% of this maximum power

Performances

Galaxy Note 8 Galaxy Note 9
Maximum storage 256 GB 512 GB
CPU frequency 2.3 GHz 2.9 GHz
Number of processor cores 8 8
External memory slot Yes Yes
RAM capacity 6 GB 8 GB
5G support No No
LTE support Yes Yes

Camera

Galaxy Note 8 Galaxy Note 9
Front camera resolution 8 MP 8 MP
Main camera resolution 12 MP 12 MP
Multi lens Yes Yes
Optical zoom Yes Yes
Flash Yes Yes
Optical stabilization Yes Yes
Slow motion video Yes Yes
Main camera video resolution 2160 px 2160 px

Audio

Galaxy Note 8 Galaxy Note 9
Stereo speakers No Yes
3.5mm jack socket Yes Yes
Radio No Yes
Number of microphones 2 2

Our recent comparisons

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Note 9 Comparison

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Note 9: which is better for you?

Are you looking for a smartphone with a large screen? When it comes to the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and Samsung Galaxy Note 9, both are excellent options with a wide range of Samsung features.

At first glance, it may not seem like there are many differences, but that initial impression disappears once you look closer.

Samsung Note 8: an unforgettable smartphone

Hold a Note 8 in one hand and a Note 9 in the other, and you'll immediately notice the weight difference. If you prefer a lighter phone, then the Note 8 is your best bet. It may not seem like a big difference, but it is if you like to carry your phone in your pocket.

Both phones feature the same classic Samsung design, namely curved edges. The Note 8's screen is very slightly smaller at 6.3 inches versus 6.4.

Samsung Note 9: a full-featured smartphone, with the self-charging S Pen

The S Pen fits neatly on the side of the phone so you don't lose it, and it has the advantage of being Bluetooth enabled. You can use it to take photos and record video remotely. The cameras on both Samsung Notes are virtually the same and take the same quality photos. However, for low-light photography, the Note 9 offers more detailed shots.

The brightness and clarity of the screen is also excellent, even indoors. Samsung has included 512GB of storage onboard, which is exactly what a Note needs when you're working on the go. Unlike the Note 9, the Note 8 does not have stereo speakers.

If you want to try facial recognition, then the Note 9 is a better fit, as the Note 8 lacks it.

The Note 9 is faster and smoother thanks to its Snapdragon 845 processor (835 in the Note 8).

For a great phone for business use, the Samsung Note 9 is a great choice. The S Pen is not only handy for taking notes, but you can also control your PowerPoint presentations with it. Plus, the massive storage and fast performance make it a better choice today.

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