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Samsung launches Galaxy Note 8 in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Samsung has launched its most advanced Galaxy Note 8 smart-device in Pakistan.

This smart-device is priced at Rs. 108,999/- in Pakistan and is available in three attractive colors; Maple Gold, Midnight Black, and Orchid Gray.

The pre-booking of this device had already begun from 4th September till 24-September-2017.

This phone features the fascinating S-Pen and numerous other revolutionary technologies.

The launching ceremony held at the Expo Center in Lahore where President Samsung Pakistan Y.J. Kim was the chief guest.

Some of the fascinating features of the Note 8 include; a 6.3-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED (Infinity) display, Android 7.1.1 Nougat Operating System, 64GB internal memory (expandable).

The device boasts a powerful Dual 12MP camera at the back with OIS and a Wide-angle f/1.7, telephoto lens, along with an 8MP front-camera.

All this is powered by a 3300 mAh battery.

Samsung Note 8 faster than IPhone 8

According to a YouTuber’s speed test, the Note 8 turned out to be faster than the iPhone 8.Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8 has certainly been hitting the headlines for all the right reasons unlike its predecessor and there is another positive development.

Though speed tests aren’t really the most scientific way to evaluate the performance of a device, it certainly gives a sense of how the device might perform. They are a way to put synthetic benchmark results into practice, in a way, and yet the outcome can be very surprising, like in this case.

The A11 Bionic chip aboard the iPhone 8 (and iPhone 8 Plus) is certainly a monstrously powerful system-on-a-chip (SoC), capable of beating even desktop-class computers such as Apple’s own MacBook Pro.

David Rahimi, the man behind the YouTube test, has been making speed test videos for years now, using a rather straightforward process to rank smartphone speeds. Under the test, a fixed set of 16 apps are opened in two laps on a device, ranging from light programmes like Calendar and Settings to more graphics-intensive tasks, like games and a Photoshop image export.

iPhone has had a good record in past tests— save for the one with the OnePlus 5 — beating most top-rated Android phones by a wide margin. Apple’s tight hardware and software integration has always been one of its biggest strengths; and the A11 Bionic was expected to be no different.

After initially losing the first lap by a few seconds, the Galaxy Note 8 was able to pick things up again and ultimately close in on the iPhone a full six seconds earlier.

Interestingly, the Note 8 used in the test was powered by the Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835, a chip that is almost a year old, rather than Samsungs own Exynos SoC.

iOS 11, in particular, put much emphasis on certain design tweaks, and now has new and exciting yet somewhat slow app-opening animations. The Galaxy Note 8’s TouchWiz software, on the other hand, makes transitions faster.

Although such differences may not really pop up in real life usage, Note 8’s 6GB of RAM and its internal components still matter, independently of how a manufacturer fine-tunes them.