Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Series arrives in India with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset and Android 12 software

By G. S. Vasan | Published 21 Feb 2022 14:09 IST
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra comes with a 14.6-inch display, Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor, dual 12MP camera setup, 512GB of storage, a 11200mAh battery, and Android 12 based One UI.

  • The Tab S8 series will get 4 years of platform updates and 3 years of security patches.

  • The tablets will be on sale through Samsung.com and authorized retail partners.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Series arrives in India with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset and Android 12 software
Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Series arrives in India with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset and Android 12 software

About a week and a half since its global debut, Samsung has introduced the Galaxy Tab S8 series in India. This is the first time we are getting an Ultra model in Samsung’s tablet lineup. This Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra comes with a 14.6-inch 120Hz AMOLED screen and this display also has a notch. Inside, it features a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, something that’s unusual for this market. This is paired with a gigantic 11,200mAh battery and other high rung hardware. We’ll see what those are. But before that, here’s how much the new Galaxy Tabs cost and where you can buy them:

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Series Specs and Features

Samsung has bucked the trend by equipping the Indian edition of the Galaxy Tabs S8 series with a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC. This is coupled with LPDDR5 RAM and UFS 3.1 storage. You also get an 11,200mAh battery inside the Tab S8 Ultra model, a 10,090mAh cell within the Tab S8+, and a relatively smaller 8000mAh battery in the Tab S8 chassis.

The Tab S8 Ultra being the top-end model rocks a 14.6-inch 1848 x 2960-res 120Hz sAMOLED screen whereas the Tab S8+ has a 12.4-inch 120Hz sAMOLED display with 1752 x 2800-pixel resolution and Tab S8 has only got an 11.0 inch 120Hz TFT panel with 1600 x 2560 resolution.

You get a side-facing fingerprint scanner on the regular Tab S8 while the upper-end models have got embedded fingerprint readers in their screens. 

The Ultra model has two 12MP cameras on the front while the rest stick with just one. The back cameras are the same 13MP (AF) plus 6MP duo on all three. Other common features between these tablets are Android 12 with One UI 4.1, 5G, LTE, WiFi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2, USB Type-C 3.2 port, Quad Stereo Speakers with Dolby Audio, 4K30FPS video recording capability, micro-SD card support of up to 1TB, and support for 45W wired charging. 

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Series Price and Availability

You can purchase the Galaxy Tab S8 in the following configurations and colours:

  • Galaxy S8 Ultra with 12GB+256GB at ₹108999 for the WiFi variant and ₹122999 for the 5G model.
  • Galaxy Tab S8+ with 8GB+128GB unit at ₹74999 for the WiFi edition and ₹87999 for the 5G variant.
  • Galaxy Tab S8, also with 8GB+128GB memory at ₹58999 for the WiFi variant and ₹70999 for the 5G model.

You can pre-book the Galaxy Tab S8 series from February 22 to March 10, 2022, through the Samsung website and other major Samsung authorized partners. And those of you who pre-reserve a Galaxy Tab will get a free Keyboard Cover worth up to ₹22999.

Moreover, the company is also offering a cashback of ₹10000 on purchase of Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra, ₹8000 on purchase of Galaxy Tab S8+, and ₹ 7000 on purchase of Galaxy Tab S8 using HDFC Bank cards. You can also avail of No Cost EMI options.

For more news, reviews, buying guides, feature stories, and everything else tech-related, keep reading Digit.in.

Samsung Galaxy S22+ 256GB Key Specs, Price and Launch Date

Price:
Release Date: 28 Feb 2022
Variant: 128 GB/8 GB RAM , 256 GB/8 GB RAM
Market Status: Launched

Key Specs

  • Screen Size Screen Size
    6.6" (1080 x 2400)
  • Camera Camera
    50 + 12 + 10 | 10 MP
  • Memory Memory
    256 GB/6 GB
  • Battery Battery
    4500 mAh
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