Samsung is intensifying its efforts to compete with the iPad Pro, investing heavily in the development of the Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra, its flagship tablet for 2023. The device, rumored to feature top-tier hardware, has recently been spotted on the US FCC website, signaling an impending official launch. Let's explore what we know so far.
The Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra sighting on the FCC website came courtesy of tipster SnoopyTech. Although the full FCC certification page isn't yet available, the SAR evaluation report for the device, bearing model number SM-X910, is visible. Although the listing itself does not reveal much, it does hint that the tablet's debut could be imminent. Speculations are rife that Samsung could unveil the device at the upcoming Unpacked event, reportedly scheduled for late July.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra is in front of us in much more detail this time
The Tab S9 Ultra is likely to share the limelight with the base model Tab S9 and the mid-range Tab S9+, all of which are believed to be powered by a custom variant of the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor, designated for Galaxy devices. As for the display, the Galaxy Tab S9+ is rumored to sport a 12.4-inch Super AMOLED display with a refresh rate of 120Hz, while the Ultra variant might continue with the 14.6-inch AMOLED display (WQXGA+) seen in the Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra.
The new tablets are expected to come with a variety of memory options, offering either 8GB or 12GB of RAM, and storage capacities ranging from 128GB to 512GB. They're likely to be equipped with a magnetic S Pen stylus and a quad-speaker setup. According to recent reports, the Tab S9 series is set to support 45W fast charging (10V/4.5A), maintaining the charging capabilities of its predecessors.