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Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 leaks: specifications, prices & more

Samsung suffers huge leak ahead of official reveal

Updated: Feb 3, 2022 3:04 pm
Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 leaks: specifications, prices & more

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Android tablets often garner a band name, because it’s just a less consistent performer by comparison to its most direct competitor, an iPad. Being a current owner of an Android tablet is a regular exercise in understanding how it all works, inside and out. This is with the exception of the Samsung Galaxy Tab series, which is in close contention with the iPad for the sheer smoothness of the overall experience that so many Android tablets manage to get wrong, and now assorted leakers have given us the full lowdown on what we can expect from the Samsung Galaxy Tab S8, ahead of its official announcement.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 leaks

Courtesy of leaker Evan Blass and GSMArena, we’ve got the lowdown on what you can exactly expect from the latest tablet from Samsung. The Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 is going to come in three Flavours, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra, Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Plus, and Samsung Galaxy Tab S8. All of these tablets will be equipped with a blisteringly-fast 120Hz refresh rate screen, and will even be powered by the Snapdragon 8 Processors. This is somewhat peculiar, as we’d expect the Exynos 2200 to be placed here. But, that chip has a long and storied history. Not sure about which one is which? We’ll give you the rundown on what you can expect from each of these devices.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Specifications

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8Samsung Galaxy Tab S8+ Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra
ProcessorSnapdragon 8 Gen 1Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
Screen Size 11-inches 12.4-inches 14.6-inches
Screen Resolution 2560×1600 LCD 2800×1752 Super AMOLED 2960×1848 Super AMOLED
Refresh Rate 120Hz120Hz 120Hz
Battery Power8,000mAh10,090mAh11,200mAh
Refresh Rate120Hz120Hz 120Hz
Source: GSMArena / Evan Blass, Roland Quandt

From what we can see here, each of the tablets is going to kick out some formidable performance, with all of them running on the latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 platform, this means that you can expect really fantastic performance, out of the chip, even if it doesn’t use one of Samsung’s Exynos 2200 chipsets which feature RDNA2 graphics and ray tracing. Hopefully, the Snapdragon 8 will make some strides to compete against the mighty M1-powered iPads. Though, there’s something to be said about the strides that Samsung has taken with regards to performance. We’re eager to see some of the benchmarks when this tablet finally releases out into the wild.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Price

The price of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 is poised to be starting at €749, with the Samsung Galaxy Tab S8+ starting at €949, and the Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra coming in at a cool €1149. This information comes courtesy of leaker Roland Quandt on Twitter, who has a list of pricing for all SKUs of the upcoming tablet line, that you can see below.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 release date

We’ll have to wait until after Samsung’s Unpacked event on February 10 to get the full release date for their latest flagship line of tablets. We expect that they’ll inevitably go on sale very soon after the announcement, so keep your eyes peeled right here on WePC for everything you can find about the Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 when it launches, as we’ll have all of the pre-order pages and prices that you’ll be after.

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