A grandiose leak leaves no room for imagination: Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 tablets in all their glory and details
Samsung Electronics is preparing to release the flagship series of tablets Galaxy Tab S8. Meanwhile, the network continues to accumulate information about the new product.
Very detailed specifications and images of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S8, S8+ & S8 Ultra models were shared by the well-known German resource WinFuture, behind which is the equally well-known insider Roland Quandt with a long track record of reliable leaks.
According to the source, these are official images from Samsung marketing materials. Galaxy Tab S8 series will be represented by three models, which differ mainly in screen size and quality, resolution and memory.
The flagship is the huge Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra with a diagonal of 14.6 inches and an “innovative” design with a “notch”. The Super AMOLED display will receive a resolution of WQXGA + (2960 x 1848 pixels), an image refresh rate of up to 120 Hz, a Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protective glass, a brightness of 420 cd / m². Also, the flagship will receive 8 or 16 GB of LPDDR5 RAM, as well as 128 or 512 GB of internal flash memory.
The Samsung Galaxy S8+ and Galaxy S8 have a more classic notch-less design, but they have wider bezels around the screen. The Samsung Galaxy S8+ features a 12.7-inch WQXGA+ (2800 x 1752 pixels) AMOLED screen with 420 cd/m² brightness and up to 120Hz refresh rate.
Galaxy S8 will get an 11-inch LCD screen with a resolution of WQXGA (2560 x 1600 pixels), a brightness of 500 cd / m², with support for an image refresh rate of up to 120 Hz. Both tablets will receive 8 GB of RAM and 128 or 256 GB of internal flash memory.
Under the hood of all Galaxy Tab S8 tablets is the new flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC. They will also all receive a dual 13MP Samsung camera and a 6MP ultra-wide-angle lens. The selfie camera of the Ultra version is double (12 and 12 MP), the Galaxy S8+ and Galaxy S8 have a single 12-megapixel camera.
The Galaxy S8, S8+ and S8 Ultra support Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.2 and optional 5G, as well as the ability to expand memory using microSD cards, unlock devices using fingerprints and face recognition. There is a USB-C 3.2 Gen 1 port. Batteries are 8000 mAh (S8), 10090 mAh (S8+) and 11200 mAh (S8 Ultra).
In addition, all tablets have built-in speakers with Dolby Atmos support. They have the Android 12 operating system with the One UI 4.1 proprietary shell. The S Pen stylus that is included in the package is supported.
The source could not provide exact information on prices. However, he indicated the expected prices – from 680 to 900 euros (S8), from 880 to 1110 euros (S8+) and from 1040 to 1220+ euros (S8 Ultra).
The official debut of the Galaxy Tab S8 tablet series is expected to coincide with the launch of the Galaxy S22 flagship smartphones at the Galaxy Unpacked event on February 8th.
Roland Quandt frequently posts on the German resource Winfuture.de subsequently confirmed press renders and detailed specifications of smartphones and other gadgets prior to their announcement. This was the case with the Samsung Galaxy A52, Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra, Samsung Galaxy S20 FE, Samsung Galaxy Note20, Samsung Galaxy Watch 4, Huawei Watch GT2 Pro, Samsung Galaxy Buds+, Redmi 7 and many other devices.