• 5.5" (1280x720) Super AMOLED
  • 2GB
    Quad SoC
    64GB Storage
  • 8-MP Rear: 1x Camera
  • 3100 mAh
  • 6.6" (2560x1440) Super AMOLED
  • 4GB
    HiSilicon Kirin 955 SoC
    128GB Storage
  • 13-MP, f/2 Rear: 1x Camera
  • 4500 mAh
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Specifications Highlights
ProductGalaxy Note 2 (2012), Price: 175 USD at AmazonHonor Note 8 (2016), Price: 510 USD at Amazon
Display5.5" 1280x720 Super AMOLED6.6" 2560x1440 Super AMOLED
Rear Camera(s)
  • 8-MP (Primary)
  • 13-MP f/2 (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 1.9-MP
  • 5-MP
Computing
  • Quad SoC
  • 2GB RAM
  • 64GB Storage
  • MicroSD (64GB max.)
  • HiSilicon Kirin 955 SoC
  • 4GB RAM
  • 128GB Storage
  • MicroSD (256GB max.)
Battery3100 mAh4500 mAh
DesignIP Rating, 183g (6.5oz), 151.1x80.5x9.4 mm (5.95 x 3.17 x 0.37 inches)IP Rating, 219g (7.7oz), 178.8x90.9x7.2 mm (7.04 x 3.58 x 0.28 inches)
Price (Market)$175$510
Display
TypeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Diagonal (inches)5.5"6.6"
Display/Body Ratio68.6%73.9%
Resolution1280x7202560x1440
Sharpness (PPI)267 PPI445 PPI
Features
  • Multitouch
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Camera 0
NameRear CameraRear Camera
Megapixel8-MP13-MP
Aperturef/2
Hardware Features
  • Flash
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
Software Features
  • Simul-Shot
  • Geo Tag
  • Geo Tag
Video Resolutions
  • 1080p/30fps
  • 2160p/30fps
Max. Photo Resolution3264x2448
Camera 1
NameFront CameraFront Camera
Megapixel1.9-MP5-MP
Battery
Battery TypeLi-IonLi-Poly
Battery Capacity (mAh)3100 mAh4500 mAh
Talk Time35 hours
Computing
Processor BrandSamsung
Processor NameQuadHiSilicon Kirin 955
Processor ModelExynos 4412
Processor # Cores48
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)1.6 GHz4x2.5 & 4x1.8 GHz
RAM Options2GB4GB
Internal Storage Options64GB128GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSDMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size64GB256GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 4.1.1Android 6.0.1
Communications
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT3 102/51 MbpsLTE CAT4 150 Mbps
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
  • BT EDR
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
  • BT EDR
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeMicro USBUSB Type C
Connector Features
  • USB OTG
  • MHL
  • USB OTG
SAR US Head0.23 W/Kg
SAR US Body0.95 W/Kg
SAR EU Head0.17 W/Kg
Sim Card 0
NameSIM0SIM0
SIM TypeMicro SIMNano SIM
Multimedia
Multimedia Features
  • DLNA
Audio Alerts
  • VIBRATION
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • VIBRATION
  • MP3
  • WAV
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
  • FM Radio
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
  • FM Radio
Audio Formats
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • FLAC
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • FLAC
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • DIVX
  • XVID
  • WMV
  • H.264
  • H.263
  • MP4
  • XVID
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity

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