Samsung is pushing its upcoming flagship tablet, the Galaxy Tab S9, to next year due to economic uncertainty | Tech Reddy
Samsung reportedly planned to launch the Galaxy Tab S9 series this year, but due to several factors, including the economy, the company had no choice but to postpone the launch. Instead, a new family of flagship tablets will arrive next year and hopefully have better hardware.
Like the Galaxy Tab S8, Samsung is likely to launch three Galaxy Tab S9 models, including its top-of-the-line ‘Ultra’ variant.
The Galaxy Tab S9 series was originally scheduled to launch in December 2022, but according to The Elec, Samsung faced certain economic difficulties, forcing the Korean giant to take a step back in its approach. Demand for tablets has slowed considerably, and even Apple’s iPad range, which continues to generate billions in annual revenue, is seeing declining sales.
The delay to 2023 means Apple will have a few months of dominance when it releases its affordable iPad 10 and M2 iPad Pro series later this year. As with the Galaxy Tab S8 line, Samsung will continue with three Galaxy Tab S9 models. One is that it will be available to the masses with its somewhat competitive price, and to lower production costs, it may ship with an LCD panel rather than an OLED.
The second would probably be called the Galaxy Tab S9 Plus, while the most premium of them could be the Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra. Assuming all three tablets see a December 2022 release, they’ll likely be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8 Gen 2. According to one tip, this SoC features improved NPU, ISP, and GPU, making it a great addition. to an Android-powered tablet that demands all the performance it can muster.
Samsung is currently second only to Apple in the premium tablet market, but we believe it is the only manufacturer taking this segment seriously to stay competitive.
News source: The Elec
Products mentioned in this post