Special Olympic Winter Games Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Unveiled

Galaxy Note 8 comes in a White, Black and a Gold colour variant with respective Olympic themes. The 2018 Winter Olympics will take place in PyeongChang, South Korea from the 9th of February to February 25th.

As part of a collaboration with the International Olympic Committee (IOG) and the PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG), all staff members will also be gifted the limited-edition device. It has a bezel-less 6.3-inch Infinity Display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset, 6GB RAM, 64GB internal storage (and a microSD card slot), dual 12-megapixel rear-facing camera setup with dual-OIS and 4K video recording, and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera with autofocus and QHD video recording.

Just in time for the upcoming Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, Samsung today unveiled a special edition of the Galaxy Note8, the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Games Limited Edition. "Samsung's creation of an Olympic Games Limited Edition device reinforces Samsung and IOC's shared desire to spread the Olympic spirit".

The only way to get your hands on one of these limited-edition Galaxy Note 8 handsets is by being one of the 4,000+ athletes participating in the Winter Olympics.

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Basically this is a Note 8 with a new coat of paint, and unfortunately it seems that Samsung has no plans to sell it. Hence, Samsung became the Worldwide Olympic Partner at the Nagano Winter Games. Samsung is also excited about the upcoming games and is releasing a limited edition Note8 to mark the occasion.

In a ceremony aimed at promoting the PyeongChang Paralympic Games, Kim said truly flawless Olympic Games depend on the success of the Paralympic Games. The device also comes loaded with Knox protection and it is equipped with company's in-house virtual Assistant Bixby. It will come with Android 7.1 Nougat out of the box. There is an 8-megapixel selfie camera with autofocus and wider f/1.7 aperture.

Furthermore, the Note8 features an advanced Iris Scanner with Fingerprint Scanner as added security options on the device.

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