The Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 The series has proven to be a popular option for those looking for more Android, and until recently, Samsung did not have much competition in the area.
But now, things are starting to heat up in tablets, and Google is making a change to the tablet Android 14it might be a good time for Samsung to impress us with its next-generation tablets.
The rumored release date is just around the corner, here’s everything we’ve heard so far.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 release date
Since the first rumors appeared, it has been said that the Galaxy Tab S9 series will be launched in the second half of 2023. Now, everything has been confirmed that we will be officially introduced to the new tablets on The Galaxy Unpacked event on July 26, 2023.
In contrast, the Galaxy Tab S8 series was launched in February 2022, and Pictures of the S7 which was launched in August 2020 – there is no established strategy for the launch of the Samsung tablet, which makes things difficult to predict.
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 models
- Samsung Galaxy Tab S9, Tab S9+ and Tab S9 Ultra
- A possible folding model?
Most of the leaks and rumors agree that the Tab S9 series will follow the same path as the Tab S8 series, and Galaxy S23 seriesthe reason.
This means we’ll be seeing a three-tiered launch, with the standard Tab S9 being the cheapest, the Ultra being the most powerful and the S9+ sitting in the middle.
However, there was rumours early on that said we might see a foldable tablet added to the list, too. We haven’t heard much about it since then, so we’re not sure how accurate it will be. If it proves true, it would be very interesting.
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The design of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S9
- Samsung Galaxy Tab S9+: 285.4×185.4×5.64 mm
- Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra: 208.6×326.4×5.5 mm
- The new beige color
When it comes to design, most of the leaks we’ve seen revolve around the Tab S9+ and Tab S9 Ultra, we haven’t seen much speculation on the Tab S9 model yet. One rumours it is said that we will see a new beige color added this year, but it is not clear which colors it will have as an option.
According to they translate, the Galaxy Tab S9+ will be almost identical to the Tab S8+, the only major difference being the dual camera setup on the back. They are now differentiated as round glasses to match the Galaxy S23 model.
There is also a second sensor on the front of the bezel, which is thought to be a second 12MP selfie camera that can be used when the tablet is in the display – although details are limited here.
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The Tab S9 Ultra delivers the same story, it’s the same as its predecessor, but the cameras have a new style of separation. This means that, perhaps unfortunately, the camera notch is still present on the Ultra’s display.
Both models have the signature magnetic S Pen slot on the back, as seen on the S8 series. We hope this theme will make its way to the Tab S9 version, too.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 display
- Galaxy Tab S9: 11-inch AMOLED WQXGA 120Hz
- Galaxy Tab S9+: 12.4-inch AMOLED WQXGA+ 120Hz
- Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra: 14.6-inch AMOLED WQXGA+ 120Hz
Starting with the original Galaxy Tab S9, display analyst Ross Young says we’ll see a shift to OLED panels on the 11-inch tablet. A big change in the LCD panel of the Galaxy Tab S8. Source report SamMobile indicates that it will be a 120Hz panel with a WQXGA+ resolution, too.
The Tab S9+ is said to have the same display as its predecessor, a 12.4-inch Super AMOLED panel with 2800×1752 resolution and 120Hz refresh rate.
The same is true of the Tab S9 Ultra, with the same design and size as the S8 Ultra. However, we can see the color accuracy, it is said to cover 120 percent of the DCI P3 color space – which is an upgrade from 100 percent on the S8 Ultra.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 hardware and specifications
- Galaxy Tab S9: Snapdragon 8 Gen 2, 8,400 mAh battery, up to 12GB+256GB
- Galaxy Tab S9+: Snapdragon 8 Gen 2, 10,090 mAh battery, up to 12GB+512GB
- Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra: Snapdragon 8 Gen 2, 11,200 mAh battery, up to 16GB+1TB
Until recently, most of the detailed rumors focused on the Ultra model, but now, a tipster Ishan Agarwal he shared what he believed to be the defining characteristic of all races.
All of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 models are said to run on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 Galaxy SoC, the same slightly modified chip that powers the S23 series phones, which means they’ll all be more powerful. Both will support S Pen, have quad speakers and have IP68 for water and dust resistance.
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The Tab S9 will get a smaller battery, moving up to 8,400 mAh from 8,000 mAh. Meanwhile the S9+ and Ultra will share the same power as their predecessors. There are rumors that the 45W speed will be the same for all models, too.
The Tab S9 and S9+ will both be available with 12GB of RAM while the top-of-the-range Ultra model will be available with 16GB. Storage capacity also increases across the range, with the S9 topping out at 256GB, the S9+ at 512GB and the Ultra available with a terabyte of internal storage.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 list of rumors: What happened so far
July 6 2023: The Galaxy Tab S9 is up for pre-order and will be launched on Galaxy Unpacked
The next Samsung Unpacked event will take place on July 26 2023, and that’s when we will get the official unveiling of the Galaxy Tab S9 series. Those who are more interested can Reserve a tablet now – along with a $50 discount.
July 5 2023: Galaxy Tab S9 specs revealed by leaker
The leaker on Twitter, Ishan Agarwal, has shared the full specs of the Galaxy Tab S9.
May 31 2023: Galaxy Tab S9 will get a new beige color
Leaker Roland Quandt says the Galaxy S9 will be available in a new beige color.
May 31 2023: The Galaxy Tab S9 series will continue to produce 45W faster
SamMobile reports that the Galaxy Tab S9+ and Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra have appeared in the database of TUV Rheinland, and the listings show that both models will have a speed of 45W, just like their predecessors.
May 17 2023: Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra renders give us our best look at the upcoming tablet yet
OnLeaks and MySmartPrice have teamed up to release premium versions that showcase the design of the Tab S9 Ultra.
April 5, 2023: Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra specs leaked
This latest information comes from Twitter leaker @UniverseIce and suggests that the tablet will not found rare according to the analysis.
April 9 2023: Detailed renders reveal the design of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S9+
OnLeaks and WolfofTablet shared a high-quality render showing off the Samsung Galaxy Tab S9+ in all its glory.
March 23 2023: Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 battery may be bigger than last year
To be supervised by ITHome, the Galaxy Tab S9 appears to be using a battery with the model number EB-BX716ABY. It is the unit that has a rated battery of 8,160mAh which can show the battery capacity. each up to 8,500mAh.
March 18 2023: Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra was launched with a special Qualcomm Snapdragon processor
The Tab S9 Ultra will use a special feature Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chip designed specifically for Samsung. That chip could be the same “Galaxy” chip that the phone’s chip had, leaker @Tech_Reve believes.
March 8 2023: Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 is said to arrive in late 2023 with an Ultra version too
As with the S8 series, it says a the company will introduce the Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 (SM-X710), Galaxy Tab S9+ (SM-X810) and Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra (SM-X910) at the same time.
August 8 2022: Samsung may launch a foldable tablet alongside its Galaxy Tab S9 series
Rumors suggest that the brand may have additional folding device up, this time in tablet form.