Samsung announces Galaxy Note 8 X 99 Avant Limited Edition


Samsung has announced the Galaxy Note 8 X 99 Avant Limited Edition in Korea. For those unaware of 99 Avant, it is the artworks brand that produces only 99 units of each edition. On the back of each piece, you get to see the artist’s signature and the unique 8-digit AVA Code. The later prevents the unauthorized reproduction of these limited edition devices. The Galaxy Note 8 X 99 Avant Limited Edition is made by Han-Seung-Woo who has embroidered the back of the handset’s case with tacky tiger stripes. The Limited Edition phone comes with 6GB RAM and costs 1,991,000 Won (approx. Rs. 1,17,227). At least for now, the handset is exclusive to the Korean market.Galaxy Note 8The 99 Avant Edition retains the specifications from the regular Galaxy Note 8. It features a 6.3-inch Super AMOLED display with Quad HD+ resolution. The handset is powered by the Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 chipset, while in some regions it packs in Exynos 8890 SoC. The phone features a 6GB LPDDR4 RAM and is available in 64GB/128GB /256GB internal storage options. On the software front, it comes with Android 7.1.1 Nougat out of the box with Samsung’s customisation on top.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 X 99 Avant: Specifications

  • Display: 6.3-inch dual-curved Super AMOLED Infinity Display, Quad HD+ resolution, 521 PPI pixel density
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset with Adreno 540 GPU / Octa-core 2.3 GHz Exynos 9 8895 chipset with Mali-G71 MP20 GPU
  • Memory6GB RAM
  • Storage: 64GB/128GB/256GB internal storage (expandable up to 256GB with a microSD card)
  • Operating System: Android 7.1.1 Nougat (Samsung Experience)
  • Rear Camera: 12-megapixel primary sensor, f/1.7 aperture wide-angle lens and optical image stabilisation + 12-megapixel secondary sensor, optical image stabilisation, f/2.4 aperture Telephoto lens, 2x optical zoom
  • Front Camera: 8-megapixel auto-focus camera, f/1.7 aperture lens
  • Connectivity: Dual-SIM support, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac dual-band, GPS with GLONASS, Bluetooth 5.0 Low Energy, ANT+, USB Type-C, NFC
  • Extras: Iris Scanner, Fingerprint Scanner, Facial Recognition
  • Battery: 3300mAh with fast wired & wireless charging support
  • Dimensions: 162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6mm
  • Weight: 195 grams
  • Colors: Midnight Black, Maple Gold, Orchid Grey, and Deep Sea Blue