The Galaxy Tab S8 series was introduced in India by Samsung about a week and a half after its global debut. This is the first time we have had an Ultra model of Samsung’s tablet range. The Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra features a 14.6 inch 120Hz AMOLED display and a notch. It also features the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor, which is unusual in this market. It is also paired with a huge 11,200mAh battery and other high-end hardware. We’ll find out what these are. Before we get to that, let’s see how much the new Galaxy Tabs are and where they can be purchased.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Series Specs and Features
Samsung has decided to defy the trend and equipped the Indian editions of its Galaxy Tabs S8 series S8 with a Snapdragon8 Gen 1 SoC. This is paired with LPDDR5 RAM and UFS3.1 storage. The Tab S8 Ultra comes with an 11,200mAh battery, while the Tab S8+ has a 10,090mAh battery. The Tab S8+ also includes a smaller, 8000mAh battery.
The Tab S8 Ultra, the highest-end model, has a 14.6 inch 1848 x 26960-res 120Hz SAMOLED screen. Tab S8+ has a 12.4-inch 120Hz SAMOLED panel with a 1752×2800 resolution. Tab S8 only has a Tab S8’s 11.0-inch 120Hz TFT panel with 1600×2560 resolution.
The Tab S8 regular model has a side-facing fingerprint scanner, while the Tab S8 premium models have embedded fingerprint readers.
Two 12MP cameras are on the Ultra model, while the rest have one. The back cameras have the same 13MP (AF), plus a 6MP duo on each. These tablets also share Android 12 with One UI 4.1 and 5G LTE, WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, USB Type C 3.2 ports, Quad Stereo Speakers, Dolby Stereo, 4K30FPS video recording capability. They also support micro-SD cards up to 1TB and 45W wired charging.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Series Price and Availability
The Galaxy Tab S8 is available in these configurations and colors:
- Galaxy S8 Ultra 12GB+256GB for Rs108999 in WiFi and Rs122999 in 5G.
- Galaxy Tab S8+ 8GB+128GB unit, Rs74999 WiFi Edition and Rs87999 5G Version.
- Galaxy Tab S8 also available with 8GB+128GB storage at Rs58999 in WiFi and Rs70999 in 5G.
Pre-booking the Galaxy Tab S8 series is possible through the Samsung website or other authorized Samsung partners. Pre-reserve your Galaxy Tab S8 series and receive a complimentary Keyboard Cover valued up to Rs22999.
The company also offers a cashback of Rs10000 for Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra purchases, Rs8000 for Galaxy Tab S8+ purchases, and Rs7000 when you purchase Galaxy Tab S8 with HDFC Bank cards. There are also no-cost EMI options.