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There are several people on the internet saying not to buy the Galaxy Note8 from blogs, and people on YouTube. And it's because of one thing... the price.
Compared to the Galaxy S8+, the price of the Galaxy Note8 is too high. It features similar specs compared to the Note8, and overall not worth the currently over $300 price for a dual-lens camera, more RAM, and a few other features. The current pricing of the Galaxy Note8 is $930.
If you love the Galaxy Note series, then you may be getting this phone anyways... but for most people the big price jump is ultimately not worth it if you're upgrading. If this is an upgrade from the Galaxy S6 or another phone you've had for 2 years or longer now, it may be worth it. But keep in mind, it's worth more than a lot of flagship phones right now and may be the most expensive. It's more expensive than the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, the Galaxy S8 and S8+, the HTC 11, Google Pixel, and a lot more phones.
This phone definitely isn't anything short of a great phone. It has improved S Pen features, the dual-lens camera with some great features, 6 GB of RAM, the best screen on the market to date, and a lot of great things to brag about in the new Note.
Also, on another note (the pun) anybody who bought the Galaxy Note7 last year will receive a discount on the new Note8 as a way of saying "thanks" from Samsung. As far as I know, this offer is only valid when you pre-order from the Samsung website.
If you're reading this article on the TrendNation website or TrendNation for Windows app, then this is an example of a YouTuber who said not to buy the Galaxy Note8 because of the price. If it was lower than what it was by $100-$150, then it would be an easy buy. But at the price of $930, it's not worth it. If you're more fortunate than other people, then why not? The Galaxy Note8 is a great buy. But for everyone else, probably not.
Other YouTubers has also said the Galaxy Note series doesn't feel like the Samsung Galaxy line that it once was for power users. I partially agree. While the Galaxy Note8 holds true to that statement, it doesn't for the Galaxy Note7 and Note5.
The Galaxy Note8 even has a smaller battery than the Galaxy S8, and battery life is key on a smartphone. That's another big reason on why you shouldn't buy it for the price. While this isn't surprising because of the Galaxy Note7 fiasco last year, it's still a big deal.
Hold off until the Samsung Galaxy Note9, and get the Galaxy S8 or S8+ in the meantime. The S8 and S8+ are also both great phones that are worth the money.
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