A few notable things happened in the just concluded Samsung Galaxy Unpacked Event this year. They officially killed the Note series, the Galaxy Watch 4 received new updates and one more thing. The tablets. Samsung unveiled shiny gadgets in the S22 series, alongside a trio of S8 series tablets.
New Samsung Galaxy S8 Tablets: Specs, Pricing and Availability
Galaxy Tab S8 Galaxy Tab S8+
The Tab S8 is an 11-ich display with a 120Hz refresh rate. It weighs 507 grams carrying an 8,000mAH battery. For security, biometric authentication is a fingerprint reader with a side key.
The Tab S8+ is a 12.4-inch Super AMOLED display with a 120Hz of refresh rate as well. It weighs 567/572g carrying a 10,090mAH battery. For security, biometric authentication is a fingerprint reader on display.
- Rear Camera: 13MP AF + 6MP UltraWide + Flash
- Front: 12MP UltraWide Memory and Storage: 8/12GB + 128/256GB, microSD up to 1TB
Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra
The Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra is a slim tablet with a massive 14.6-inch screen. It can easily pass for a laptop, save for the fact that it is really thin. This device weighs 726g, with an 11,200mAh battery powerhouse.
The screen is a Super AMOLED panel with a 120Hz refresh rate and a 2,960 x 1,848 resolution. The other key specs:
- Rear Camera: 12MP (Wide) + 12MP (UltraWide)
- Front Camera: 8/12/16GB + 128/256/512GB, microSD up to 1TB**
- Biometric Authentication: Fingerprint on display.
If you pre-order the Ultra, you get a free back-lit keyboard. Otherwise, you will need to purchase it separately if you want it.
Common Features Across S8 Series
Each Galaxy Tab S8 offers an improved video conferencing experience with UltraWide front cameras and a three-microphone. Additionally, you get a transparent Note View Cover that enables handwriting with S Pen.
Quad Speakers with Dolby Atmos, found on all three Galaxy Tab S8 models, ensure that everything sounds incredible, with lifelike detail and clarity. The operating system across the lineup is Android 12, running on Snapdragon 8 Gen 1processor.
- Video Recording: 4K @ 30fps
- Playback: 8K @ 60fpss
- Connectors: Type-C USB
Availability and Pricing.
The Galaxy Tab S8 and S8 plus come in Graphite, Silver, Pink Gold colors. The S8 Ultra comes only in Graphite.
The Tab S8 price will start at $699.99 for 128GB of storage. For $779.99, you get a 256GB version. Tab S8 Plus starting price is $899.99 for a Wi-Fi model with 128 GB of storage. For $979.99, you upgrade to a 256GB tablet. The 5GB S8 plus has the highest tag here, starting at $1,099.99.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra costs $1,099.99 for 128GB of storage and 8GB of RAM. The price is $1,199.99 for 256GB of storage and 12GB of RAM, and $1,399.99 for 256GB and 12GB RAM.
The Galaxy Tab S8 series is available for pre-order and will officially launch on February 25. You can preorder these new tablets directly from Samsung or various retailers like Amazon.