The Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra specifications were shared by one tipster, indicating that Samsung will treat it with the best hardware possible, along with a battery that is bigger than the cell found in the 12.9-inch M2 iPad Pro. Let us discuss its internals in more detail.
Surprisingly, the flagship tablet will feature a smaller battery than its predecessor, assuming the rumor is true
The chipset appears to be the most confusing category when talking about the Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra specifications. For one thing, Revegnus states that the SoC powering the flagship slate will be the ‘Snapdragon 8 Gen 2+,’ though it is likely that he stumbled upon some source that referred to the chipset’s name a little differently. The ongoing Twitter thread suggests that just like the Galaxy S23 series, Samsung will proceed to use the powerful version of the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2.
For those that do not know, this is called the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy, with its Cortex-X3 running at higher clock speeds of 3.36GHz and the Adreno 740 GPU operating at 719MHz instead of 680MHz. The tipster has not mentioned how much RAM the tablet is said to feature, but it is likely that Samsung offers a 16GB LPDDR5X version, but for a high price. Since the Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra will sport an ultrabook-sized display, it will likely have an effective cooling solution, taking care of the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2’s thermals properly.
Here are the rumored specifications of the Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra, though the ‘Snapdragon’ part might be a little confusing to some
As for the battery, Samsung is said to incorporate a 10,880mAh battery, but interestingly enough, the cell is smaller than the 11,220mAh capacity found in its predecessor, the Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra. However, the battery is bigger than the one found in the larger M2 iPad Pro, which houses a 10,758mAh cell. Also, the improved efficiency of the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 found in the Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra should mean it will last longer than the Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra, so that is a major advantage.
Of course, these are only partial specifications, and given that Samsung has little control over hardware leaks, we will find out more about the Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra in the coming weeks. In any case, we recommend treating Revegnus’ information with some doubt, at least at this time.