Samsung is set to release its Galaxy Tab S9 series this year, with three rumored models – Samsung Galaxy Tab S9, Galaxy Tab S9+, and Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra. The upcoming tablets are expected to be unveiled later this year at a second Galaxy Unpacked event. Samsung released the Galaxy Tab S8 series in February 2022, which included the Galaxy Tab S8, Galaxy Tab S8+, and Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra models.
According to a recent report from Sammobile, Samsung is improving the batteries in its premier tablet series. The Galaxy Tab S9 Li-ion battery, created by Samsung SDI, is expected to have a part number EB-BX716ABY and a rated capacity of 8,160mAh, confirming that it will have a larger battery than its predecessors, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S8, and Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 models.
The report suggests that if the Galaxy Tab S9 battery has a rated capacity of 8,160mAh, then the typical capacity will likely be between 8,400mAh and 8,500mAh. The specifications of the Galaxy Tab S9+ or Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra models are still unknown.
Earlier reports suggest that the Galaxy Tab S9 series could come with an IP67 rating, and another leak suggested that the series would launch in the second half of 2023. The Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra model will likely be powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC, which also powers the Galaxy S23 series.
In conclusion, the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 models will come with larger battery sizes than their predecessors, and the series could come with an IP67 rating. The Galaxy Tab S9 series is expected to launch later this year, and the Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra model will likely be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC.