With roughly a week left for Samsung’s Galaxy Unpacked event on the 23rd of this month, Galaxy Note 8 leaks are continuing to pour in. After making an appearance on Geekbench and GFXBench benchmark databases recently, a Galaxy Note 8 prototype running on the Exynos 8895 chipset has now been spotted on the AnTuTu benchmark database.
The AnTuTu benchmark listing confirms the Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950F) will be powered Samsung’s in-house developed Exynos 9 series 8895 octa-core 64-bit SoC with a Mali-G71 GPU. In most markets around the world, the Note 8 will be running on the Exynos 9 chip, while in the US it will be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 octa-core 64-bit SoC. It should be noted that both the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 and Exynos 9 8895 SoCs are manufactured by Samsung on a 10nm process node.
The display resolution is listed as 1080 x 2220 by the benchmark app, as Samsung flagships run on 1080p by default nowadays to save battery life. So rest assured that the Galaxy Note 8 will sport a 1440 x 2960 Quad HD+ resolution display. While the display resolution is going to be identical to the Galaxy S8+, the Note 8 display will be very slightly bigger at 6.3-inches.
In the memory department, the upcoming phablet will include 6GB of LPDDR4X RAM and 64GB of UFS 2.1 storage. Since AnTuTu isn’t able to detect dual rear cameras yet, it only lists a single 12MP camera at the rear. The front-facing camera will be an 8MP unit with autofocus and an f/1.7 aperture lens. According to a recent report out of South Korea, the Galaxy Note 8 will feature a 12MP + 13MP dual-camera setup that will allow it to deliver 2x optical zoom. Both the sensors will feature independent optical image stabilization, which could prove to be highly beneficial in delivering great results under low-light situations.
The Galaxy Note 8 is also rumored to feature an IP68 certification, iris scanner, rear-mounted fingerprint scanner, 3300mAh capacity battery with fast charging, wireless charging, Samsung DeX support, and an improved S Pen stylus. It will be running on the Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS out of the box with Samsung’s latest Android skin on top. It is rumored that the Galaxy Note 8 will be up for sale in the US on August 24th, a day after it is officially unveiled in New York City.