Samsung Galaxy Note 8: Still a good deal in 2020
Samsung released Samsung Galaxy Note 8 back on August 23, 2017. It's still a great phone to use in 2020, it's cheap, and if you grab a refurbished one you can get even a better deal. Note 8 comes in 5 color variants: Midnight Black, Maple Gold, Orchid Gray, Deep Sea Blue, and Star Pink. When it comes to buying a pre-owned phone Mobile Trade is the best option, you can grab one in Brand New Condition for just $475.

Specifications

Display

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 comes with a 6.3-inch Super AMOLED display having a screen resolution of 1440 x 2960 and an aspect ratio 18.5: 9. It has great viewing angles, the pixel density of 521PPI, and an 83.2% screen-to-body ratio. The screen is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 5.

Camera

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has a dual rear camera system. It has a 12MP main camera and a 12MP telephoto camera with 2x zoom. Note 9 can shoot videos on 4K at 30fps, 1080p at 30/60fps, and 720p at 240fps for some great slow-motions. It also has a dual selfie camera 8MP main camera and 2MP iris scanner. The selfie camera can record videos at 1440p at 30 fps.

Configuration

Note 8 has a Snapdragon 835 chipset, which is a great chipset even nowadays. It will handle both gaming and everyday usage easily. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has an Adreno 540 GPU, which is great for graphical effects. It comes with 6GB and 64 / 128 / 256 GB of storage. 6GB RAM will handle multitasking easily. Storage won't be a problem since it is expandable through the SD card.

Battery

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 comes with a Li-Po 3300 mAh battery, which will provide around day of usage for sure. It has a 15W fast charging technology, so it should recharge its battery in around an hour. And it does support wireless charging. +

AnTuTu benchmark

AnTuTu is a Benchmark app for android users. It gives your device an overall numerical score as well as an overall score for each test it performs. It's useful for comparing your device's speed and performance with other options on the market. According to AnTuTu scores, both of them got a score of around 200k which is better than 81% of the phones at the moment.

Should you buy it?

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is still a fully capable and modern phone in 2020, and it's over two years since it's been released. Combined with its great specs it still makes the great buy-in 2020. You get a great 6.3-inch Super AMOLED display, Snapdragon 835 chipset, 6GB of RAM, 64GB / 128GB / 256GB of storage, and a sizeable 3300mAh battery that will deliver all-day battery usage. If you go with pre-owned you can get even a better deal and grab one for just $475 on MobileTrade.

Where to buy pre-owned phones?

MobileTrade is one of the best places to buy pre-owned phones. We will inspect every phone to ensure high-quality standards, offer a reasonable return policy, and provide customer support to guarantee that you are satisfied with your purchase. This gives you more time to determine if the smartphone meets your expectations, whereas buying a phone from a random person on eBay often forces you to rapidly check the device in person.
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