Samsung Galaxy Tab S9

Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 | The Budget-Friendly Tablet

Samsung also unpacked its Tab series; one of the devices was released as Samsung Galaxy Tab S9. It is a budget device that comes with an 11-inch AMOLED screen, Snapdragon 8 Gen2, RAM options up to 12GB, 256GB storage with an option for expandable memory, an 8400mAh battery, and much more. 

Release Highlights

  • The Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 features an 11-inch Dynamic AMOLED screen
  • It gets its processing power from Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 (4nm)
  • The device has RAM options of 8GB and 12GB; as for memory storage, it has options for 128GB and 256 GB. It even supports expandable memory through microSD.
  • It has a single front camera of 12MP and a single rear camera of 13MP
  • The device has 8400mAh battery capacity that supports 45W fast charging

Display & Appearance

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 comes with an 11-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2X screen that supports a 120Hz refresh rate. It has a screen resolution of 1600 x 2560 pixels and supports HDR10+. Corning Gorilla Glass protects the screen for added durability. 

The device has a thickness of 5.9mm and weighs around 498g. It has an aluminum frame and back and IP68 dust/water resistance. The device also supports Stylus with 2.8ms latency through Bluetooth latency. It runs on One UI 5.1 (based on Android 13). The device is released in two colors.

  • Beige
  • Graphite
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9

Processor & Display

At the heart of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 lies the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 (4nm) octa-core processor. It has Adreno 740 GPU. The RAM options for the device are 8GB and 12 GB. As for memory storage, it comes with options of 128GB and 256GB. It also has a dedicated slot for microSDXC. 


The front camera of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 is 12MP, with f/2.4 and a 120-degree field of view. It supports 4K video shooting at 30 / 60 fps and 1080p@30fps. On the rear side, it has a single camera of 13MP (f./2.0 and 26mm focal length). It shoots 4K video at 30 / 60 fps and 1080p @ 30fps.

Battery of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S9

The Samsung Galaxy S9 Tab comes with a battery size of 8400mAh that supports 45W fast charging. 

Samsung Galaxy Tab S9

Price & Availability

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 has been officially announced and is available for pre-orders. Its shipping will start in August and comes in two variants.

  • The price for 8+128GB is 6499 yuan ($910)
  • The price for 12+256GB is 7399 yuan ($1036)

The mid-range device feels like a good option for someone who just set foot in the tablet world. Do you think it is a good choice for you?

Source (Weibo, in Chinese)