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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 SM-N950U 64GB Unlocked Smartphone in Orchid Gray [Certified Refurbished]

Model Number: SM-G950U
Web Code: 13329713

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Overview

These phones are in excellent 9/10 cosmetic condition. They ship in non-retail box with aftermarket charger. Phone does not include accessories such as SIM card and earphones. The phone is unlocked and has a clean IMEI for activation. It will work with GSM providers: Rogers, Fido, Bell, Telus, Koodo, Mobilicity, AT&T, T-Mobile, etc.It will NOT work on the following networks: Wind Mobile, Freedom Mobile, Chatr, Videotron.
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Overview

These phones are in excellent 9/10 cosmetic condition. They ship in non-retail box with aftermarket charger. Phone does not include accessories such as SIM card and earphones. The phone is unlocked and has a clean IMEI for activation. It will work with GSM providers: Rogers, Fido, Bell, Telus, Koodo, Mobilicity, AT&T, T-Mobile, etc.It will NOT work on the following networks: Wind Mobile, Freedom Mobile, Chatr, Videotron.

Product Highlights:

-GSM + CDMA / 4G LTE Capable

-Compatible with All Major US Carriers

-North American Variant

-8MP Front + Dual 12MP Rear Cameras

-2X Optical Zoom, OIS, 4K Video

-Octa-Core Snapdragon 835 Chipset

-64GB Expandable Storage, 6GB RAM

-6.3" Quad HD+ AMOLED Infinity Display

-IP68 Waterproof to 5'

-Android 7.1 Nougat

Connect, entertain, work, and play with the unlocked Samsung Galaxy Note 8 SM-N950U 64GB Smartphone in Orchid Gray. This device comes with the S Pen stylus, dual 12MP cameras, waterproofing, and Samsung's Bixby personal assistant. The phone is powered by a Snapdragon 835 processor with one 2.35 GHz quad-core processor and one 1.9 GHz quad-core processor along with 6GB of RAM. The 64GB of onboard storage can be augmented via the microSD card slot.

The front of the Note 8 is dominated by a 6.3" AMOLED 2960 x 1440 Infinity Display, which curves around the edges for a bezel-less look. Above the screen is an 8MP f/1.7 front-facing camera with HDR and QHD video capability. There are two 12MP cameras around back, one f/1.7 with a 26mm-equivalent lens and the other f/2.4 with a 52mm-equivalent lens, enabling 2x zoom and simultaneous video and photo recording.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has Bluetooth 5.0 built-in for pairing with other Bluetooth-enabled devices, and dual-band 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi for high-speed Internet connectivity. Integrated Wi-Fi Direct and NFC give you the ability to connect to compatible devices for wirelessly sharing content like photos and music. The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is powered by a 3300mAh lithium-ion battery that can be quickly recharged thanks to on-board Fast Charging technology through the reversible USB Type-C port or through Qi and PMA wireless charging. A pair of AKG by Harmon-tuned earbuds are included, as are a USB cable, micro-USB adapter, charger, and SIM key.

Note: The SM-N950U is the North American Variant of the Galaxy Note 8. It will run on any GSM network that uses cell frequencies supported by the device, including AT&T and T-Mobile. It will also work with certain CDMA carriers, such as Verizon and Sprint. Current Verizon SIM cards can be transferred to the new device, though the carrier may limit the purchase of new SIM cards for unlocked phones. Since this device is unlocked, functionality for certain carrier-specific features cannot be guaranteed. Please confirm with your carrier that it supports the SM-N950U Galaxy Note 8 before purchasing.

Cameras:

Rear-Facing Camera Features:

-2X optical zoom

-Live Focus: Adjust depth of field in real-time

-Dual Pixel Sensor: Improved low-light photography

-Dual-LED, dual-tone flash

-Simultaneous 4K video recording and 9MP image capture

-Face/smile detection

-Auto-HDR

-Panorama

-Geotagging

-4K video capture at 60 fps, 720p at 240 fps

Rear Camera 1:

-12MP

-f/1.7

-PDAF

-26mm-equivalent

-1/2.55 sensor

-1.4µm pixel size

-OIS

Rear Camera 2:

-12MP

-f/2.4

-AF

-52mm-equivalent

-1/3.6" sensor

-1.0µm pixel size

-OIS

Front Camera Features:

-Auto-HDR

-1440p video capture at 30fps

-Dual video call

Front Camera:

-8MP

-f/1.7

-AF

-1/3.6" sensor

-1.22µm pixel size

GSM + CDMA / 4G LTE Wireless Connectivity:

This phone is designed to work on select GSM and CDMA networks and is 4G LTE capable. LTE is an advanced cellular network data protocol capable of data speeds so fast that they compete with wired broadband Internet providers. With an LTE connection, this phone should have no problem streaming HD video, downloading apps, uploading photos, or anything else that requires a high-speed data connection. The phone is also backwards compatible with 3G and 2G data for instances when you can't get LTE. In addition to cellular wireless, this phone also features Bluetooth, NFC, and Wi-Fi connectivity.

Note: Not compatible with all cellular networks. Please make sure your provider uses a frequency or band that this phone supports, and that they will allow you to used carrier unlocked phones. You can check which bands this phone works within the specifications.

S Pen:

The Note 8's S Pen has a finer tip and better pressure sensitivity than its predecessor, enabling writing, drawing, and more. Live Messages lets you send handwritten messages, GIFs, and marked-up photos to friends and family across most platforms. Screen Off Memo gives users the ability to start writing up to 100 pages of notes without waking their device up. The S Pen also offers a translation function for foreign languages and can automatically convert currencies and units of measurement.

App Pair:

Launch two apps with a single tap. They'll show up side-by-side on the Note 8's Infinity Display.

Infinity Display:

The Infinity Display wraps around the left and right edges of the device for an immersive experience with an 83% screen-to-body ratio and offers QHD+ 2960 x 1440 resolution. The display is certified by the UHD Alliance as Mobile HDR Premium for accurate color reproduction.

Waterproof and Dustproof:

The device features an IP68 rating, making it dustproof and able to be submerged in 5' of water for up to 30 minutes

Charging and Battery:

The Note 8 comes with an embedded 3300mAh battery designed to last a full day of regular usage. It ships with an Adaptive Fast Charger for quick recharging and is compatible with Qi and PMA wireless charging standards. It is also compatible with Samsung's Fast Wireless Charger.

DeX:

When paired with the optional Samsung DeX Station, you can use your Note 8 like a PC with a keyboard, mouse, and external display.

Bixby:

Interact with a context-aware assistant by pressing the Bixby button and using voice and touch

Android 7.1 Nougat:

The Android operating system integrates heavily with Google's services. Using the card-based Google Now, Android quickly surfaces information for you whenever you need it, powered by the same Knowledge Engine that runs Google's web search. It's a personalized and customizable OS, allowing you to add your favorite apps or widgets to your homescreen. You can even download new themes using the Google Play Store, which offers access to more than one million apps, games, books, music, movies, and more. Android 7.1 Nougat adds major productivity capabilities to the operating system in the form of a multi-window view, which allows for two apps to be placed onscreen at a time. An improved notification system allows you to interact with texts and emails right from your notification pane - without needing to open the app. Other features include file-based encryption, a Data Saver mode, the ability to scale text and icons to better suit your phone's screen, and more.

Phone Model
Galaxy Note8

Base Features

Wireless Carrier
Unlocked
Product Condition
Certified Refurbished
Bluetooth
Bluetooth 5.0 + EDR
CPU
2.35 GHz Qualcomm Kryo Quad-Core1.9 GHz Qualcomm Kryo Quad-Core
RAM Size
6 GB
Phone Operating System
Android 7.1.1 Nougat
SIM Card
Nano SIM
Battery Type
Internal Lithium-Ion (3300.0 mAh)

Connectivity

Wi-Fi
802.11AC; ac; 802.11ac; Wi-Fi 5
NFC
Yes
Wireless Charging
Yes
Cable Connection Type
USB Type-C
Headphone Jack
Yes

Camera

Front-Facing Camera Resolution
8.0 MP
Rear Camera Resolution
12.0 MP
Front Video Capture Resolution
2560 x 1440p 30fps
Rear Video Capture Resolution
3840 x 2160p 30 fps
Camera Flash
Yes

Display

Display Resolution
2960 x 1440

Sensors

Fingerprint Scanning
Yes
Depth-sensing
Yes
Other Sensors
Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor, Barometer, Compass, Fingerprint, Gyroscope, Heart Rate, Iris Scanner, Proximity, Sp02

Physical Features

Water Protection
Water Resistant
Colour
Orchid Gray
Dimensions (cm)
7.48 (W) x 16.25 (H) x 0.86 (D) cm
Dimensions (in)
2.94 (W) x 6.4 (H) x 0.34 (D) in
  • Non-retail packaging
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 8
  • Aftermarket charger
  • Aftermarket USB cable
  • Does NOT include earphones and SIM card

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Rating Breakdown

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Reviewer Recommendation

98%

Of the 623 reviewers who responded, 609 would recommend this product.

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  • Samsung Galaxy Note 8
    Reviewed by Scorpio2177 - February 26, 2018

    VERY, VERY, VERY, unhappy with the battery life. My Note 8 lasts, MAYBE, 3 hours with normal, not excessive usage of apps, videos, music, etc. Cannot believe Samsung did that to us... :'(:-( Along with the battery life being so poor, it forces me to carry around my fast charger & charger cord, EVERYWHERE, & I mean EVERYWHERE, I go. Unfortunately, just recently, like within the last month, my Note 8 no longer fast charges & I receive pop-up notifications stating that the "charger connected is not working". Therefore, it charges exceptionally slow, or on my lucky days, at a normal rate. VERY, VERY disappointed, Samsung. You REALLY need to fix this.

    Review originally posted on samsung.com

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend.

  • Best Phone So Far
    Verified BuyerReviewed by codepoet - January 21, 2019

    Pros: So far this is the best phone I've ever had. Functionality is stellar and battery life is great. Cons: It's huge, so it doesn't fit in a lot of pockets. Mixed: The curved screen enables some cool functionality and design. However, when combined with its massive size, I broke 5 different glass screen protectors just sitting in my pocket. The phone is so big that it will flex just a little bit. The glass screen protectors couldn't take it and would eventually start a crack that would spiderweb over a few days. I switched to a soft screen protector, which is better, but has trouble sticking to the curved edges.

    Review originally posted on bestbuy.com

    Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.

  • Great phone but I couldn't get used to it
    Verified BuyerReviewed by bigsid1008 - November 15, 2017

    I took the plunge and decided that I would upgrade to the Note8 instead of the apple 8+. I was dedicated to my decision and was going to stick it out for the first year and see it through. Then 10 days in I couldn't handle it any more. There were things that the iphone did that the note8 didn't or maybe I couldn't get it figured out. I have nothing against the phone, the screen is amazing, the camera is top notch. It does feel cheap in the casing, the round edge was a negative, I couldn't get the glass screen protector because it would bubble in the middle of the screen and that lessened the touch sensitivity. Overall I can't dog the phone. Apple is just my preference.

    Review originally posted on bestbuy.com

    Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.


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All of our refurbished products have undergone a thorough software and hardware inspection to ensure you are receiving a fully functional product. We stand by the refurbished products we offer and want our customers to feel confident in purchasing our products. Therefore, we offer a warranty to cover the rare, unforeseen circumstances when the product is not fully functioning after purchase for a minimum of 90 days (or more, depending on the product).

The warranty we provide covers issues related to software or hardware malfunctions such as the camera or charging port not working. Our warranty does not cover malfunctions related to physical damage, water damage, or software modification problems such as jailbreaking or rooting.

If you have any warranty issues, please contact us through the “Contact Seller” button when you log into your order details on BestBuy.ca. You will need to provide both:

  • A description of the issue you are facing
  • The IMEI or Serial number of your product

Afterwards we will provide a prepaid return label to inspect your device so we can determine if it needs to be repaired or replaced. If there are no issues or the issues can’t be replicated, the order will be sent back to you and you will be responsible for the delivery fee of the shipping to and from our repair facility.