As for the rest of the story that has been leaked in various forms over the past weeks, this is what we are looking at. So, we have a "new era of smartphone design and fantastic new services, opening up new ways to experience the world".
With the Galaxy Note 8, you get a 6.3″ QHD+ Infinity display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, 6GB RAM, 64GB/128GB/256GB storage plus microSD support up to 256GB, Dual 12-megapixel Camera with Dual OIS, 8MP front camera, 3300mAh battery, fast wired and wireless charging, IP68 water and dust resistance, and Android 7.1.1 Nougat.
The device will be available in-stores starting September 15, and will be offered in a rich color palette including Deepsea Blue, Midnight Black, Orchid Gray and Maple Gold.
What else new, though? Well, for those who purchase a Galaxy Note 8 between August 24 and September 24 gets a choice for a free Galaxy Foundation kit (128GB EVO+ memory card and Fast Wireless Charger) or a Gear 360 camera. To avail this offer you'll need to do is fill out Samsung promotions form once you have your Note 8's purchase details.