Hot off the presses is the Galaxy Note 8, Samsung’s latest flagship phone, and it sports a dual camera system—a first for Samsung. The Galaxy S8, released in May, topple the LG G6, our current pick for smartphone camera dominance, and so we’re interested to see the changes Samsung has made to its camera tech in the past six months.
Can the new Note 8 beat the LG G6 where the S8 fell short? Keep reading to find out.
The Galaxy Note 8 is the first Samsung phone to feature a dual lens camera system. Similar to Apple’s iPhone 7 Plus, it includes a telephoto lens paired with a standard lens. This allows both phones to deliver fun depth of field effects—but does one company do bokeh better? Let’s check out the differences between their approaches, and see if one phone can emerge victorious.
No one would have blamed Samsung if the Note 8 were never released. After a halted sales of the Note 7 in their tracks, some execs at Samsung probably floated the idea of retiring the Note brand altogether. It’s good they didn’t. The Note 8 isn’t just a return to form, it’s the best phone Samsung has ever made, bar none. And until the and make their appearances—and maybe even after—it’s simply the best phone money can buy.
The Essential Phone (styled PH-1) is a debut handset created by the godfather of Android, Andy Rubin, and his brand-new company. It's entering a crowded field dominated by the same few phones: Samsung's . The latest LG V phone. (previously Nexus) phones. And of course, the . Nevertheless, the new kid in town is getting a lot of attention. But ? Here’s everything you need to know about the Essential Phone and how it stacks up against the heavy-hitters.