The Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 series is probably the strongest tablet series in the Android camp. The high-end Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra is now up for pre-orders and its specs show that it has no match in the Android field. This device comes with a 14.6-inch notch screen with a resolution of 2960 × 1848. Under the hood, this tablet uses a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC with up to 16GB of RAM and 512GB of internal storage. To keep its lights on, it uses an 11,200 mAh battery and supports the S Pen stylus.
According to a recent revelation, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 series does not have a charger in the box. Samsung’s US official website shows that the accessories in the Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 series box include card pins and data cables. The top version, Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra also comes standard with an S Pen stylus. Not just the tablet, Samsung’s latest flagship, Galaxy S22 series in the US doesn’t come with a charger. However, in some regions, carriers include a charger and even a headset.
Although Apple pioneered the trend of no chargers in the box, its tablets still come with a charger. According to Apple’s official website, the iPad mini 6 comes standard with a charger. Apple’s official website shows that Apple’s iPad mini 6, iPad Pro, and other products come with 20W chargers.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 series specifications
- Tab S8 — 11-inch (2560 x 1600 pixels) WQXGA 120Hz LTPS TFT display with up to 500 nits brightness, 276 ppi
- Tab S8+ — 12.7-inch (2800 x 1752 pixels) WQXGA+ 120Hz Super AMOLED display with up to 420 nits brightness, 266 ppi
- Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra — 14.6-inch (2960 x 1848 pixels) WQXGA+ 120Hz Super AMOLED display with up to 420 nits brightness, 240 ppi
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 4nm Mobile Platform with Adreno next-gen GPU
- 8GB RAM with 128GB / 256GB storage, 8GB RAM with 128GB storage / 16GB RAM with 512GB storage (S8 Ultra only), expandable memory up to 1TB with microSD
- Android 12 with One UI 4.1
- 13MP rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, 6MP ultra-wide camera with f/2.2 aperture
- 12MP front-facing camera with f/2.4 aperture, 12MP ultra-wide secondary camera with f/2.2 aperture (Tab S8 Ultra only)
- Galaxy S8 — Side-mounted fingerprint scanner
- Galaxy S8+ and Ultra— In-display fingerprint scanner
- Quad Stereo speakers with Sound by AKG, Dolby Atmos, 3 microphones
- S Pen with Bluetooth
- Tab S8 Dimensions:253.8×165.3×6.3mm; Weight: 503 (Wi-Fi) / 507g (5G)
- Tab S8+ Dimensions: 285x185x5.7mm; Weight:567g (Wi-Fi) / 572g (5G)
- Tab S8 Ultra Dimensions: 326.4 x 208.6 x 5.5mm; Weight: 726g (Wi-Fi) / 728g (5G)
- 5G SA/NSA, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6E 802.11 ax, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS + GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, USB 3.2 Type-C
- Tab S8 — 8,000mAh battery with 45W Fast Charging
- Tab S8+ — 10,090mAh battery with 45W Fast Charging
- Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra — 11,200mAh battery with 45W Fast Charging