Samsung is expected to launch the Galaxy Tab S9 series later this year with three alleged models – Samsung Galaxy Tab S9, Galaxy Tab S9+ and Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra. Previous reports suggested that the tablets could be launched at a second Galaxy Unpacked event in the second half of the year. The Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 series with the Galaxy Tab S8, Galaxy Tab S8+ and Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra models launched in February 2022. Now a new report offers some key specifications of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra model.
Tipster Revegnus (@Tech_Reve) suggested in a a tweet that Samsung will launch the Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra tablet with Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC. Qualcomm’s Galaxy chipset also powers the Galaxy S23 series, including the Samsung Galaxy S23, Samsung Galaxy S23+ and Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra.
According to the tipster, the Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra will also have a 10,880mAh battery, which is three percent less than the 11,220mAh battery used by the South Korean tech giant in last year’s Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra. However, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset for the Galaxy is more power efficient than the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset used in the Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra, suggesting the 2023 model could offer longer battery life.
A previous report suggested that Samsung could include an IP67 dust and water resistance rating in its upcoming Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra flagship tablet, a long-awaited feature for the company’s high-end tablets.
The Galaxy Tab S9 series is rumored to be launched in the second half of this year, possibly at a second Galaxy Unpacked event, although there is no official confirmation yet.