Samsung working on Galaxy Tab S8 series including an ‘Ultra’ model

    Samsung's flagship tablet series will reportedly feature three tablets this time with an ‘Ultra’ model in the works.
    By: HT TECH
    | Updated on: May 29 2021, 10:00 IST
    Samsung Galaxy Tab S7.
    Samsung Galaxy Tab S7. (Samsung)
    Samsung Galaxy Tab S7.
    Samsung Galaxy Tab S7. (Samsung)

    Samsung recently launched two new tablets, Galaxy Tab S7 FE and Galaxy Tab A7 Lite. It is now rumoured to be working on three new tablets that will be part of the flagship Galaxy Tab S8 series. There's going to be an ‘Ultra' model this time which will be a first for Samsung's tablet lineup. Samsung has kept this Ultra model for its flagship phones.

    The lineup is said to feature Galaxy Tab S8, Galaxy Tab S8+ and Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra, according to a report by SamMobile. All three tablets will come in Wi-Fi, LTE and 5G models, the report added. The pricing of the tablets are also out, starting at around 829,000 KRW for the Galaxy Tab S8, 929,000 KRW for the Galaxy Tab S8+, and 1,029,000 KRW for the Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra. This pricing is for the base Wi-Fi model of all the three tablets.

    In terms of specs, Galaxy Tab S8 is said to feature an 11-inch TFT display with a 120Hz refresh rate. It will pack an 8,000mAh battery with 45W fast charging support. The tablet will come with 8GB of RAM and storage options of 128GB and 256GB. It will also feature a dual rear camera setup with a 13-megapixel sensor and a 5-megapixel sensor. For selfies, it will house an 8-megapixel front camera. The Galaxy Tab S8+ will have a slightly bigger 12.4-inch OLED 120Hz display. It will also pack a bigger 10,090mAh battery with 45W fast charging. Samsung is said to add an in-display fingerprint sensor on the Galaxy Tab S8+. The storage variants, and camera specs will be the same as the Galaxy Tab S8.

    The highlight of this series will be the Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra that's rumoured to feature a 14.6-inch OLED 120Hz display. It will also come with a massive 12,000mAh battery with 45W fast charging. Samsung could offer the Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra in two storage variants of 8GB+128GB and 12GB+256GB. It's also said to feature dual selfie cameras with an 8-megapixel primary sensor, and a 5-megapixel ultra wide sensor.

    The Galaxy Tab S8 series is also said to come with S Pen support on all three models. Samsung is also said to ship a new premium keyboard accessory with support for different modes, and 165-degree field of view. That's quite a load of information on the Galaxy Tab S8 series, and also the first time we're hearing about it. Samsung is expected to launch the new tablets at it Unpacked event in August.

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    First Published Date: 29 May, 10:00 IST
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