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Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 FE tipped with Stylus support and LCD display

Samsung Galaxy tablet lineup could get the new Galaxy Tab S8 FE with an LCD display panel rather than an AMOLED display. It could be powered by a 6nm MediaTek Kompanio 900T chipset.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 FE

It has been a long time since the South Korean tech giant Samsung launched a new tablet in the global market. Furthermore, we last heard about the Galaxy Tab S series lineup in the past couple of months. According to developing rumors, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 FE could launch as the purported successor to the previously released Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 FE. The South Korean tech giant is set to launch the new tablet in the coming weeks. The upcoming Samsung Galaxy Fan Edition tablet model was first spotted on the Geekbench benchmarking website.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 FE tablet could launch soon in global market, will succeed the Galaxy Tab S7 FE launched in 2021
Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 FE tablet could launch soon in global market, will succeed the Galaxy Tab S7 FE launched in 2021

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 FE coming soon

The leaks and rumors about the upcoming Fan Edition tablet seem relatively slow. In recent leaks, the details about the display of the forthcoming Fan Edition tablet surfaced online. As per these leaks, the next Fan Edition tablet might offer much display upgrade over the existing Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 FE. According to recent reports, the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 FE tablet could feature an LCD display and stylus support. A renounced tipster has shared these rumored details.




Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 FE: Fan Edition tablet

The tipster revealed that a Samsung tablet with the model SM-X506B was spotted on Geekbench. The tablet gets a codename of “Birdie.” This device could be the new Galaxy Tab S8 “Fan Edition” tablet. The upcoming device first appeared on this benchmarking website in September. Now, new leaks share details about the display of the forthcoming Fan Edition tablet. Also Read – Samsung Galaxy Tab India, Samsung Galaxy S8 Showcase: Whats the newest Galaxy tablet

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 FE Tablet spotted on Geekbench website with model number Samsung SM-X506B
Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 FE spotted on Geekbench website with model number Samsung SM-X506B

As per the latest rumor, the South Korean tech giant will continue to use an LCD Panel on the upcoming Galaxy Tab S8 Fan Edition tablet. The company will skip the AMOLED display this year for the forthcoming Samsung Tab S8 FE tablet. The upcoming Tab S8 FE will thankfully continue to support the S Pen, just like the Galaxy Tab S7 FE did. This information comes from a report by GSMArena. Also Read – Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 successor tablet models



Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 FE with LCD display?

A reliable tipster Roland Quandt reveals that the Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 FE could launch with an LCD panel, like its predecessor. The same display is already present on this year’s Fan Edition tablet. The tipster further revealed that the upcoming Fan Edition tablet would feature a Wacom digitizer for stylus support. The current Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 FE lineup also uses the same Wacom digitizer for stylus support. Also Read – Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus, Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 Tablet

According to recent leaks, the upcoming Fan Edition tablet will likely come with a larger display than its predecessor. The Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 and S8+ also have an LCD panel. At the same time, the Galaxy S8 Ultra comes with an AMOLED display. Meanwhile, following the current generation Fan Edition tablet, the Samsung Galaxy S8 FE could launch with a stylus pen. In another report, SamMobile claims that the experience with a stylus will be significant since it is a Wacom Digitiser.



Samsung Fan Edition tablet on Geekbench

In September, a Geekbench listing revealed the Samsung Galaxy tablet with the model number SM-X506B. This listing also confirmed that the company has been working on a tablet, joining the current Samsung Galaxy S8 series. Geekbench listing also reveals that the upcoming tablet could be powered by a 6nm Mediatek Kompanio 900T SoC. This chipset is comparable to the Dimensity 900. Also Read – Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 tablet

The upcoming Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 FE tablet could launch with MediaTek Kompanio 900T chipset
The upcoming Galaxy Tab S8 FE tablet could launch with MediaTek Kompanio 900T chipset

According to reports, the MediaTek Kompanio 900T features two Cortex-A78 cores at 2.4GHz, and six Cortex-A55 cores at 2GHz. It also gets a Mali-G68 MC4 GPU. This Fan Edition tablet has been under development for some time. As for the launch, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 FE is highly likely to launch by early next year. The official launch details for the upcoming tablet device will come later. Also Read – Galaxy S21 FE smartphone accidently listed on Samsung’s official website way before launch




Samsung Tablet with multiple variants?

Another report states that the model listed on the Geekbench website could be one of the variants of the purported Samsung Galaxy S8 FE tablet. It suggests that the Fan Edition tablet will likely launch with 5G connectivity support. While another variant will have Wi-Fi only version with the model number SM-X500. This model could also make its debut along with the 5 G-supported variants.

Galaxy S7 FE we purchased last year along with Samsung original back case
Samsung Galaxy S7 FE we purchased last year along with Samsung original back case

Furthermore, the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 FE tablet is unlikely to follow up the launch pattern of the Galaxy Tab S7 FE. To recall, the currently available Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 FE was released last year in June. Also Read – Samsung tablets in India, Samsung tablet with keyboard price



Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 FE: Specifications (Expected)

Regarding other specifications, the upcoming Samsung Tab S8 FE could come with a 120Hz refresh rate and is highly likely to run on the Android 13 OS. The forthcoming tab device will likely launch with Samsung’s One UI 5 interface on top. To recall, the company introduced the latest OneUI 5 in October at the Samsung Developer Conference (SDC) 2022.

The upcoming Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 FE Tablet could launch with OneUI 5 on top of Android 13 OS
The upcoming Samsung Tab S8 FE could launch with OneUI 5 on top of Android 13 OS

Additionally, the upcoming Fan Edition tablet will likely feature 4GB RAM in the base variant. Thus, we can expect the tablet at a lower price point in the global market, including India. For price details, the tipster revealed that the Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 FE was launched with a starting price of Rs 37999. This Fan Edition tablet comes with Wi-Fi only, Wi-Fi + 4G Calling, and LTE variants.




All these details still need to be clarified at the moment. Henceforth, we have to wait for the official announcement and see if the Galaxy Tab S8 FE will bring any meaningful upgrades over the current Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 FE lineup. Also Read – Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 price in India, Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 FE price

Written by Pulkit Sharma

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