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Old 09-09-2017, 02:29 AM   #1
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Galaxy Note 8

Anyone pre-ordered one? Keep us updated with your thoughts. Even though the USA have there's in hand EE have told me they won't ship early, dam it!

Please, no comments about exploding phones!!!!


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Old 09-09-2017, 05:57 AM   #2
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This is the one I've been waiting for!. I am going to get one but not straight up I want to wait a few months though, just to keep an eye on reviews that come out, iron out teething issues that may spring up.
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Old 09-09-2017, 08:41 AM   #3
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From what I've read, if you absolutely have to have the pen, then it's a good phone albeit very expensive

Otherwise just get the S8+ as the hardware and software builds are basically identical, and save a boatload of cash in the process

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Here's a good side by side compare.
https://www.digitaltrends.com/mobile...alaxy-s8-plus/

The extra 2gb ram and better camera are my reasons for wanting it, I still have and use a galaxy note 3, which i got in Feb 2012. I replaced the battery once about 6 months ago (with a genuine Samsung one) and had to do a complete factory hard reset once to sort out so texting issues but since then it's been fine, but after 5 1/2 years it's looking tired, with chips and cracks on the bezel and a crack across one corner of my screen where it fell out my car door. I think it's time to upgrade.lol
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Old 09-09-2017, 02:31 PM   #5
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I am stuck with an old iPhone ever since I had to give the Note 7 back as didn't want anything else! Means I am due an upgrade so not really gonna notice the £900 cost!

In tests the Note 8 has out performed the s8+ in all aspects of speed and battery usage.


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I have had a play with the Note8 and its OK but it has nothing over my S8+ for me, the size difference is very minuscule , the only way i would have one is if i needed a pen or didn't already have the S8.

I also prefer the look of the S8, the note is a bit boxy and doesn't look as good as the S8 (well no the black one i saw).

Then again I'm a sucker for a new phone LOL
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I'm getting mine next Friday as my Note 4 got the dreaded android logo reboot nonsense and now its completely dead.

Got a Spigen clear case yesterday. Quality case. Most of the genuine cases are ridiculously expensive.
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Yeah I get mine next Friday too! I have missed the SPen, used to use it all the time. I am one of the few that think the s8 is ugly in comparison to the Note 8, always prefer a squarer look!


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I have been an iPhone guy for blooming years but I changed to an S8+ this year and best move I made

The Note doesn't appeal to me much a bit on the box side for me
I do like the pen feature though



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I'm with you on the comparison to the S8. I bought one for my sister and don't like it at all. Did you know you can get a free Dex with yours too.
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