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 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.
You can purchase the Galaxy Tab S8 in the following configurations and colours:
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.
|Release Date:||28 Feb 2022|
|Variant:||128 GB/8 GB RAM , 256 GB/8 GB RAM|