1. tonydroid99's Avatar
    I had read with the 4K screen the Note 8 was supposed to have a lot better resolution and be crisper than older Samsung phones with the Gear VR. I'm curious what some of you more technical wiz's have to say as how much better it will be or not.

    Also wondering what the difference may be like regarding VR with a phone in 16:9 compared to the new 18:5:9 ratio. I wasn't sure if VR stuff was typically made for 16:9 in mind and if it would end up being weird with the new ratio.

    Should the N8 be considerably better than previous phones for VR ?

    Will the 18:5:9 ratio be better or worse for VR than 16:9 phones ?
    08-26-2017 05:47 PM
  2. jlost's Avatar
    Is the screen on the note 8 4k?
    08-26-2017 06:35 PM
  3. rushmore's Avatar
    Same as 8+
    08-26-2017 06:39 PM
  4. jlost's Avatar
    The screen is 2k?
    08-26-2017 06:40 PM
  5. pankaj981's Avatar
    It's WQHD+. Between 2k and UHD resolution
    08-26-2017 07:44 PM
  6. tonydroid99's Avatar
    Guess I'm a bit confused about the N8 screen and some of the tech stuff is a bit Greek to me.

    Should the N8 be a night and day difference for VR or just slightly better textures and resolution?

    I like a lot of the VR stuff on my N5, just some apps the visual quality is terrible, others are decent enough to enjoy it. Was curious what to expect with the N8 VR.
    08-27-2017 11:55 AM
  7. justin1578's Avatar
    There was not that big of a difference to me between s7 and s8 on full res. The Note 8 should look the same as the s8.
    tonydroid99 likes this.
    08-27-2017 12:34 PM
  8. jlost's Avatar
    It's WQHD+. Between 2k and UHD resolution
    That's what I thought.
    08-27-2017 06:12 PM
  9. ejcrossl's Avatar
    I think the Note 5 was WQHD+ as well, 518 pixel density vs 521 on the Note 8.
    jlost likes this.
    09-18-2017 06:13 PM

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