Back when Samsung launched the Galaxy S8 this year, videos soon popped up on the internet that showed people fooling its facial recognition system using photos displayed on the screen of another device. Almost six months later, the story remains the same with the Galaxy Note 8. Like the Galaxy S8, the Note 8 makes use of its front facing camera to offer facial recognition.
Like the Galaxy S8, Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8 Facial Recognition System Can Be Easily Fooled Using a Photo
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is yet to go on sale, while the iPhone 8 has not even been officially unveiled by Apple. Nonetheless, that has not stopped the folks over at MacRumors to go ahead and compare an iPhone 8 dummy unit with the Galaxy Note 8.
DisplayMate Awards Samsung Galaxy Note 8’s 6.3-inch OLED Panel as ‘Best Performing Smartphone Display’
Ahead of the Galaxy Note 8 launch next month, the folks over at Display Mate have gone ahead and published their analysis of the 6.3-inch QHD+ Infinity Display of the handset. Samsung’s OLED displays have been widely praised for their brightness, color accuracy, and other aspects over the last few years. The OLED panel on the Galaxy S8 was crowned as the Best Smartphone Display and set a benchmark in many regards.
Samsung has been rumored to be working on a smart speaker for a little while now, (probably not) coincidentally starting after the debut of Apple’s own effort, the HomePod, earlier this year.
Samsung today unveiled its iPhone 8 competitor: the Galaxy Note 8. Samsung’s flagship device for the second half of 2017 is based on the Galaxy S8 but comes with its own set of features and enhancements that make it better prepared to take on the competition from Apple’s upcoming 2017 iPhone lineup.
As per Kantar, Apple’s market share rose to 34 percent in the US for a three-month period ending in May. Samsung’s gain was higher than that of Apple as its market share increased to 36.2 percent from 32.9 percent.
Samsung today sent out invites for the Galaxy Note 8 unveiling on August 23rd. Riding high on the success of the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, there are high expectations with the Note 8 this year as well despite its ill-fated predecessor being recalled from retail stores last year.
Reducing bezels is a major focus for many smartphone manufacturers at this point, and even Apple has been rumored to be dropping them in a big way for its upcoming iPhone 8.
Last year, Samsung launched the Galaxy Note 7, which, despite what would eventually become of it, was hailed as simply one of the best smartphones you could buy before the end of 2016.