Now that the Galaxy Note 9 is up for pre-orders in India with a bunch of exciting launch offers, it is time that its predecessor receives a price cut. Ahead of the Galaxy Note 9’s official launch in India on August 22, Samsung has slashed the price of the Galaxy Note 8 by Rs 12,000.

The Galaxy Note 8, which was originally launched in India carrying a price tag of Rs. 67,900, is now available on Amazon.in and Samsung’s official website at Rs. 55,900. The Galaxy Note 8 is available in Orchid Grey, Midnight Black and Maple Gold color options on both Amazon.in and Samsung’s website.

Samsung is also offering no-cost EMI offers on the Galaxy Note 8 for purchases made using a Bajaj Finserv card and an additional cashback of Rs. 4,000 if the purchase is made using an HDFC Bank credit card. At a price point of Rs. 55,900, the Galaxy Note 8 is still a very capable smartphone which packs flagship hardware.

Galaxy Note 8 Specifications:

Dimensions162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm
Weight195 grams
Display6.3-inch Super AMOLED QHD+ Display (1440 x 2960 pixels)
ProcessorQualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 with Adreno 540 GPU or Exynos 8895 Octa with Mali-G71 MP20
RAM6 GB
Storage64 GB, microSD support up to 256 GB
Primary Camerasdual 12 MP f/1.7 +12MP f/2.4 rear camera with 2x optical zoom, phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash
Secondary Camera8 MP f/1.7 autofocus front camera
Batterynon-removable 3,300 mAh, QuickCharge 3.0
SoftwareSamsung Experience UI (Android 7.1.1)
SensorsIris scanner, fingerprint, face recognition, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate sensor, SpO2
ConnectivityDual SIM, WiFi dual band 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type-C, USB OTG, NFC
Price₹55,900

The Galaxy Note 8 packs a QuadHD+ Infinity display resolution of 2960×1440 pixels and is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 chipset, coupled with 6 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage.

It also includes a dual-rear camera set-up with dual-OIS (one wide-angle and another telephoto lens), fast charging using USB Type-C, 3,300 mAh battery, wireless charging, NFC and the handy S-Pen. You also get a dedicated button to activate Samsung’s own virtual assistant called Bixby.

So, do you plan on buying the Galaxy Note 8 at this discounted price? If yes, you can pair your Galaxy Note 8 with one of these cases and screen protectors to protect your smartphone from any unforeseen damage.

  • Buy the Galaxy Note 8 on Amazon India (Rs 55,900)