Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Emperor Edition Expected To Ship With 6GB RAM and 256GB Storage

Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Samsung is expected to unveil Galaxy Note 8 emperor edition with 6GB RAM and 256GB internal storage as revealed on Weibo. The release of special edition handsets is not new in the smartphone industry with Samsung itself releasing Galaxy S8+ with 6GB RAM paired with 128GB internal storage. Furthermore, Motorola also released 6GB RAM variant of Moto Z2 Force.

The news of the imminent launch of Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Emperor edition was revealed by a Weibo user with the handle I ice universe. Interestingly, the post was published from with the Samsung Galaxy S8. The post confirms that the company will not release 8GB RAM variant but a 6GB RAM and 256GB storage model.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Emperor Edition Weibo

According to the Weibo post, the Korea-based company is currently testing 256GB variant of the handset. If the Weibo post turns out to be correct, we can expect the launch of a standard version with 6GB RAM and Emperor model with 8GB RAM. Moreover, the upcoming smartphone will be available in blue, black and gray color variants.

Samsung has already announced the launch of the Galaxy Note 8 August 23 at the Unpack event in New York. The handset will launch in other regions after the launch in the United States. The design of the new handset will be identical to that of the Galaxy S8 series with the addition of a bezel less display. The product package will also include a refreshed stylus with accurate precision technology.

Specifications wise, the Galaxy Note 8 will be equipped with a 6.3-inch Infinity Display, Snapdragon 835 processor alongside dual rear cameras. According to GizmoChina, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will be the most expensive smartphone. It will be loaded with Bixby and the phone will have a dedicated button to activate the voice assistant.

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The company is reportedly integrating 8-point battery test for the forthcoming handset. The main purpose behind the technique is to ensure that the devices are trouble free after the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco in 2016. The production team is taking all the required steps to ensure that the new Galaxy Note 8 will be fault free for public consumption.

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