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Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 Series With Three Models Debuting In The Second Half Of 2023: Report


Samsung Galaxy Tab S8, Galaxy Tab S8+, and Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra were launched in India in February last year. Now, a new report states that Samsung is preparing to unveil the Galaxy Tab S9 series later this year. The upcoming flagship tablet lineup could include three models – Samsung Galaxy Tab S9, Galaxy Tab S9+, and Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra. The report also mentions the model numbers of the alleged devices. All three models could offer variants that support Wi-Fi only and 5G.

According to a report by GalaxyClub (in Dutch), Samsung will unveil the Galaxy Tab S9 series in the second half of 2023. The lineup is expected to include the Galaxy Tab S9, Galaxy Tab S9+ and Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra models, which will succeed the Galaxy series. Tab S8 that debuted last year.

The report cites model numbers SM-X710 (Wi-Fi), SM-X716B (5G Global), and SM-X718U (5G US) for the Galaxy Tab S9. The Galaxy Tab S9+ is expected to come in model numbers SM-X810 (Wi-Fi), SM-X816B (5G Global), and SM-X818U (5G US). Meanwhile, the model numbers SM-X910 (Wi-Fi), SM-X916B (5G Global), and SM-X918U (5G US) could relate to the Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra.

Samsung is yet to share any details regarding the launch of the Galaxy Tab S9 series. However, previous reports indicated that the new tablets will run Android 13 with One UI 5.1 interface. It can be powered by the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC. Further, it is expected to come with an IP67 rating for water and dust resistance.

As mentioned, the Galaxy Tab S8 series was unveiled in February last year. Galaxy Tab S8 price starts at Rs. 58,999, while the prices of the Galaxy Tab S8+ and Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra start at Rs. 74,999 and Rs. 1,08,999 respectively.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 series has a dual rear camera setup with a 13MP primary sensor and a 6MP ultra wide angle sensor. The cameras are accompanied by an LED flash. The vanilla model is backed by an 8,000mAh battery, while the Galaxy Tab S8+ has a 1,090mAh battery. The high-end model in the series, Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra carries a 11,200mAh battery.

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Joanna Swanson

Joanna Swanson is Europe correspondent at the Thomson Reuters Foundation based in Brussels covering politics, culture, business, climate change, society, economies and inclusive tech. With specific focus in breaking news, she has covered some of the world's most significant stories.