Galaxy Note 8 launch: Everything you need to know

The Galaxy Note 8 has 4 unique tricks

Samsung’s new Galaxy Note 8 puts its stylus to good use.

by Jessica Dolcourt

The wait is over.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has been officially unveiled in New York City. 

Samsung’s newest high-end Android phone features a 6.3-inch wraparound AMOLED screen and S Pen stylus. It’s aimed at pro and enthusiast users, and its price tag proves it: It will retail for $930 to $960 (depending on carrier) when it goes on sale in the US next month. It will cost £869 in the UK. The US price converts to about AU$1,200. Preorders start next month.

Check out Jessica Dolcourt’s hands-on impressions of the Note 8, along with full specs, details, videos and photos.

Current coverage:

  • Galaxy Note 8 hands-on: Shiny Galaxy Note 8 gets dual cameras, but plays it safe
  • If you had a Galaxy Note 7, Samsung has a discount for you
  • How to preorder the Note 8 from T-Mobile, ATT, Verizon and more
  • Where to get the best deal on the Galaxy Note 8
  • Galaxy Note 8: Here are the best trade-in options
  • CNET asks: Are you impressed with the new Samsung Galaxy Note 8?
  • Galaxy Note 8 doesn’t work with older Gear VR headsets
  • Samsung smart speaker reportedly on the way
  • The Note 8’s stylus has some neat new tricks


  • Samsung Galaxy Note 8: See it from every angle
  • Galaxy Note 8’s coolest S Pen stylus tricks


  • Hands-on: The Galaxy Note 8 has 4 unique tricks (also embedded above)
  • Cool new tricks to try with Galaxy Note 8’s stylus
  • Samsung Galaxy Note asks for a second chance
  • Samsung president thanks fans for Galaxy Note loyalty

(We’ll be adding more links to stories as they post throughout the day.)


Earlier coverage:

  • Samsung’s big Note 8 challenge: Making it stand out
  • Galaxy Note 8 launch: What to expect
  • Galaxy Note 7 buyers should get a Note 8 discount
  • Why Samsung is sticking with the Galaxy Note 8
  • Galaxy Note 8 gets officially teased in a ‘big’ way
  • Did the Note 7 fire change anything?

Editors’ note: This story was originally published earlier. It has been updated with additional links.

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