As the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Note8 is getting closer, we’re getting a lot of rumors about the device. Well, now we got something that isn’t a rumor. At an event in Taiwan Samsung’s President of Mobile Communications, Gao Dongzhen has confirmed that the company will be unveiling the phone in August (next month).

"Samsung exec Gao Dongzhen confirms August unveiling for Galaxy Note8"

Specifically, Dongzhen confirmed the Galaxy Note8 will be unveiled by the end of August (rumors so far have suggested August 23 as the date). Additionally, he also said that the phone will launch worldwide in two phases, with first phase commencing early September and including markets like US, Korea, and the UK, whereas the second phase launch commence a few weeks later (in October).

As for the rumored specs of the Galaxy Note8, it will feature a large 6.3-inch QHD curved Super AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 / Exynos 8895 chipset, 4GB/6GB of RAM, 64GB/128GB expandable internal storage, 12MP dual rear-facing camera and will run Android 7.1.1 out-of-the-box.

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