The quick path from ideation to creation, Galaxy Tab S9 series delivers a captivating display, optimized performance, signature in-box S Pen, and IP68 rating for both Galaxy Tab and S Pen
SEOUL, Korea – July 26, 2023 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. announces its new Galaxy Tab S9 series, a premium product portfolio that redefines the tablet landscape and sets new standards for immersive viewing and creative freedom. Across all three models, Galaxy Tab S9, S9+ and S9 Ultra, Dynamic AMOLED 2X displays ensure epic viewing and entertainment experiences with the power of Qualcomm Snapdragon® 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy.1 An in-box, IP68-rated S Pen helps users bring their ideas to life. And as the first Galaxy Tab S series to earn an IP68 rating,2 Galaxy Tab S9 series enables users to follow their inspiration, both indoors and out.
“There are no devices like the Galaxy Tab S9 on the market today. A true disrupter in its category, it is the first of its kind to deliver experiences that users love most about tablets in one complete premium design,” said TM Roh, President and Head of Mobile eXperience Business at Samsung Electronics. “The Galaxy Tab S9 series empowers users to take their big ideas and bring them to life, completely effortlessly.”
Discover a World of Entertainment and Inspiration on the Go
Whether playing games or watching videos, Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra’s 14.6-inch3 Dynamic AMOLED 2X display delivers an entertainment experience that is immersive and portable. Galaxy Tab S9 series’ HDR10+ ensures scene-by-scene, frame-by-frame tone optimization with a wide range of colors and brightness. The dynamic refresh rate of the Galaxy Tab S9 series automatically calibrates from 60 to 120Hz to balance smooth responsiveness with optimized battery efficiency. Eye Comfort also reduces eye strain with low blue light, reduced by more than 70 percent.4 It brings sharp details to life, making photography, blueprints and animations to look more crisp and clear. Plus, the 16:10 aspect ratio presents TV and movies as they are meant to be viewed.
Entertainment on the Galaxy Tab S9 series’ is enhanced by spacious audio delivered through 20% larger quad speakers5 with sound by AKG speaker system and Dolby Atmos immersive sound. To ensure a cinematic sound experience, Galaxy Tab S9 users can also choose from customized sound settings for gaming, listening to music, taking video calls and more. For those who want to take their entertainment outdoors, innovative Vision Booster technology is now on Galaxy Tab S9 series. It automatically detects bright lighting conditions and adapts to keep the screen vivid. And with the Smart Book Cover6 that stands all on its own, adjust the device to either portrait or landscape orientation for hands-free viewing.
The Galaxy Tab S9 series is sleeker than ever, but it packs a punch. Every device is equipped with the flagship Snapdragon® 8 Gen 2 Mobile Platform for Galaxy, the same lightning-fast mobile processor in Samsung’s latest smartphones. For the first time on a Galaxy tablet, advanced vapor chamber technology helps power streaming, gaming or video editing marathons. Following close collaboration with industry-leading gaming partners, Galaxy Tab S9 users will benefit from optimized large-screen gaming experiences. Galaxy Tab S9 series is also the most heat-efficient Galaxy Tab lineup ever with an internal vapor chamber custom engineered for the high-intensity demands of a tablet. New two-way heat dissipation helps enable and sustain better performance over a longer usage period.
Embrace the Freedom to Bring Ideas to Life with Ease
Every premium Galaxy Tab S9 device comes with the one tool tablet users love and want most: the Galaxy S Pen. Offering a pen-on-paper-like experience, Galaxy Tab S9 series and S Pen are now both IP68 rated for water and dust resistance, opening up more possibilities for where users can capture and express their ideas. The S Pen can also write in search bars, browsers and app stores, and new bidirectional charging ensures it gets power no matter which way it faces when in its cradle. Users can upgrade to the S Pen Creator Edition7 for an even more premium experience. The S Pen Creator Edition is designed with textured material for a comfortable grip and a wider tilt angle that makes creating more intuitive. Two types of pen-tips are also available, a hard type for natural drawing experiences and a soft type for paper-like writing experiences.
The immersive displays of the Galaxy Tab S9 series are the ideal backdrop for any project. With Multi Window,8 up to three apps can display as an organized grid of easily adjustable windows. Do research in a browser, reference an image from Samsung Gallery and sketch out ideas in Samsung Notes, all simultaneously in one view. Or with Pop-Up View, apps can be viewed as floating windows while still showing the full home screen.
When travelling or working on the go, Galaxy Tab S9 series’ Book Cover Keyboard9 and DeX Mode10 can simulate a desktop experience with maximum tablet portability. The Book Cover Keyboard’s adjustable angles and backlit keypad feel like a lightweight PC. Meanwhile, DeX Mode has an easy-to-follow cursor, flexible window resizing and positioning, and Second Screen11 capabilities to mirror or extend the PC screen to tablet. In a Google Meet12 call, collaborate more easily by sharing the screen and co-editing a live Samsung Notes document at the same time.
Designed to inspire spontaneous productivity as well as enhance creativity, the Galaxy Tab S9 series is a powerhouse for creative portfolios with new and enhanced apps for every personal passion. Fan-favorite GoodNotes13 offers a new note-taking and journaling experience on Android for the first time, launching exclusively for Galaxy tablet users. Plus, notes created in GoodNotes on all platforms can easily be shared and co-edited simultaneously.
The pro-level LumaFusion14 video editing app makes work easy when creating sharable content. Images and videos — even large files — taken on your Galaxy smartphone camera can be easily shared to Galaxy Tab S9 series with Quick Share.15 LumaFusion takes full advantage of Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra’s expansive screen to ensure editing videos is precise.
Clip Studio Paint16 has been transformed into a streamlined tablet interface for drawing, painting and more. Meanwhile, ArcSite17 empowers designers and professionals by transforming their creative vision into meticulously crafted 2D CAD blueprints, comprehensive site plans, and accurate estimates. Through close collaboration with Google to optimize large screen experiences, users can benefit from partner apps to easily complete tasks and turn ideas into reality on the Galaxy Tab S9 series.
Get the Most Out of a Complete Premium Experience, Inside and Out
With its distinctive device experience, The Galaxy Tab S9 series also integrates seamlessly into the Galaxy ecosystem. Using creative tools is simple when Galaxy Tab S9 tablets are connected to other devices. Multi Control18 makes copying, pasting or dragging text and images directly between tablet and smartphone seamless, allowing users to control their smartphone with a Galaxy Tab S9 touchpad.
To match its premium software experiences, the Galaxy Tab S9 series hardware features iconic Galaxy design characteristics from the flagship Galaxy S series smartphones, such as the same striking camera layout. Measuring as thin as 5.5mm for Tab S9 Ultra, the Galaxy Tab S9 series is lightweight and slim, but also durable with an IP68 rating. They are also built to handle bumps and scrapes thanks to a body reinforced with Armor Aluminum. For those whose best ideas strike in unexpected places, this is the perfect partner, usable in rugged environments and able to withstand a busy day out. And the new Outdoor Cover19 offers even more peace of mind for tablet users looking for more protection.
The Galaxy Tab S9 series is yet another example of Samsung’s commitment to building technology that enriches people's lives while minimizing its environmental impact, without compromise. Compared to previous generations, the Tab S9 series features a wider variety of recycled materials20 in both internal and external components21 It also comes in a redesigned packaging box22 and the paper used for the packaging box is 100 percent recycled paper.
Galaxy Tab S9 series are available for pre-order in select markets from July 26, with general availability starting August 11.
The series comes in two colors, Beige and Graphite,23 and three sizes: 14.6-inch on Tab S9 Ultra, 12.4-inch on Tab S9+, and 11-inch on Tab S9.24
The premium experience is protected and supported by four generations of One UI and Android OS upgrades and by five years of security updates. Samsung Care+,25 a support service for accidental damages, offers special discounts and free benefits during pre-order periods.
To learn more about Galaxy Tab S9 series, please visit: www.samsungmobilepress.com, news.samsung.com/global or www.samsung.com/galaxy-tab.
Galaxy Tab S9 & Galaxy Tab S9+ & Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra Product Specifications
|Galaxy Tab S9||Galaxy Tab S9+||Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra|
11-inch, Dynamic AMOLED 2X(60~120Hz)
|12.4-inch, Dynamic AMOLED 2X (60~120Hz)||14.6-inch, Dynamic AMOLED 2X (60~120Hz)|
|* Measured diagonally as a full rectangle without accounting for the rounded corners. Actual viewable area is less due to the rounded corners and camera hole.|
|Dimensions||185.4 x 285.4 x 5.7mm||208.6 x 326.4 x 5.5mm|
|Camera||Rear||13MP AF||13MP AF + 8MP Ultra-Wide|
|Front||12MP Ultra-Wide||12MP + 12MP Ultra-Wide|
|Memory & Storage*||
microSD up to 1TB**
* Storage availability may differ by market, model, color, or carrier. Actual storage space availability may vary depending on pre-installed software and by market, model, file size and format.** MicroSD card sold separately.
|AP||Qualcomm Snapdragon® 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy|
|Battery*||8,000mAh (typical)||10,090mAh (typical)||11,200mAh (typical)|
|* Typical value tested under third-party laboratory condition. Typical value is the estimated average value considering the deviation in battery capacity among the battery samples tested under IEC 61960 standard.|
|Connectivity||5G*, LTE**, Wi-Fi 6E***, Wi-Fi Direct Bluetooth® v 5.3|
* 5G services are only supported in 5G network enabled locations. Requires optimal 5G connection. Actual speed may vary depending on market, carrier, and user environment.
** Availability of LTE model varies by market or carrier.*** Wi-Fi 6E network availability may vary by market, network provider and user environment. Requires optimal connection. Will require a Wi-Fi 6E router.
|Sound||Quad Stereo Speakers with Sound by AKG, Dolby Atmos®|
|Biometric Authentication||Fingerprint on Display (FOD)|
S Pen (BLE, Inbox), S Pen Creator EditionBook Cover Keyboard, Book Cover Keyboard Slim, Smart Book Cover, Outdoor Cover, Notepaper Screen, Privacy Screen
|* S Pen and USB Type-C cable included inbox. Other accessories are available for purchase separately. Availability of third party cases may vary by market, carrier and retailer.|
* Specifications may vary by market.
* All functionality, features, specifications and other product information provided in this document including, but not limited to, the benefits, design, pricing, components, performance, availability, and capabilities of the product are subject to change without notice.
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1 Snapdragon is a trademark or registered trademark of Qualcomm incorporated. Snapdragon is a product of Qualcomm Technologies Inc. and/or its subsidiaries.
2 Galaxy Tab S9, S9+ and S9 Ultra are rated as IP68. The inbox S Pen is also water and dust-resistant with an IP68 rating. Consistent with IP68 rating, water resistant in up to 5 feet of freshwater for up to 30 minutes. Rinse residue / dry after wet. Not advised for beach or pool use.
3 Measured diagonally, Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra's screen size is 14.6-inch in the full rectangle and 14.5-inch accounting for the rounded corners.
4 Compared to Normal LCD display. SGS awarded Galaxy Tab S9 Series display the Eye Care Certification based on its ability to drastically reduce the harmful effects of blue light.
5 Compared to the Galaxy Tab S8 series.
6 Smart Book Cover sold separately.
7 Sold separately. Availability and timing may vary by market.
8 Certain applications may not support multi-tasking.
9 Book Cover Keyboard sold separately. The product is available for Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra, Galaxy Tab S9+ and Galaxy Tab S9. Product design may vary by model. Features and keyboard layout may vary by model or type of language. Backlit feature available only on Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra Book Cover Keyboard by pressing Fn + F12.
10 Availability may vary by device. Samsung DeX supported on selected Galaxy smartphones and tablets.
11 Second Screen requires PCs with Wireless Display and Windows 10 v.2004 or later.
12 Google Meet available for download at Google Play. Google Meet is a trademark of Google LLC.
13 GoodNotes app requires separate download and comes with a 1-year free full version. Once the free full version period ends, an additional purchase is required for continuous use. The terms of service may vary by country and region.
14 LumaFusion app requires separate purchase and download. Terms of service may vary by country and region.
15Quick Share between Galaxy devices available with the following OS: smartphones and tablets with Android OS version 10.0 (Q) and One UI 2.1 or later, PCs running Windows 10 or later. Requires Samsung Account and Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connection.
16 Clip Studio Paint app comes pre-installed in select markets. Clip Studio Paint app can be downloaded from the Galaxy Store and comes with a free 6-month trial for first-time users. Once the free trial period ends, paid subscription to a monthly usage plan is required for continuous use. Terms of service may vary by country and region.
17 ArcSite app requires separate purchase and download from Galaxy Store. Terms of service may vary by country and region.
18 Multi Control is available only on select Galaxy smartphones with One UI 5.1 or above and Galaxy Tab devices with One UI 5.1.1 or later. Availability may vary depending on apps.
19 All covers are sold separately.
20 Compared to Galaxy Tab S8 series. Types of recycled materials include post-consumer recycled PA sourced from discarded fishing nets, post-consumer recycled PBT, post-consumer recycled PC sourced from water barrels and pre-consumer recycled aluminum sourced from discarded scrap material generated as a by-product during manufacturing. The scrap metal is re-melted, filtered for impurities and then recycled to make parts within Samsung’s manufacturing process. There is also pre-consumer recycled content sourced from discarded glass waste generated as a byproduct of glass manufacturing. This glass waste is crushed into cullet and then used as a component in the Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5 manufacturing process.
21 Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra: 17 device components that feature a minimum of 10% post-consumer recycled material plastic or pre-consumer recycled aluminum and Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5 with a minimum of 10% pre-consumer recycled content.. These components include Cable Holder Mid, Deco Pen Charger, Top-left Speaker Module, Top-right Speaker Module, Bottom-left Speaker Module, Bottom-right Speaker Module, Case Rear, Case Bracket, Key Bracket, PCB Support Top, PCB Support Mid, Cable Holder Bottom, SIM Tray, Volume Key, Side Key, Camera Deco, Main Window.
22 100% recycled paper material is used in the following packaging components: Product Packaging Unit Box, Manual Box, DLC Band and DLC Box. The 100% recycled paper material has received Environmental Claim Validation (ECV).
23 Colors may vary by market and carrier.
24 Measured diagonally, Galaxy Tab S9’s screen size is 11-inch in the full rectangle and 10.9-inch with accounting for the rounded corners, Galaxy Tab S9+ 's screen size is 12.4-inch in the full rectangle and 12.4-inch with accounting for the rounded corners, and Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra’s screen size is 14.6-inch in the full rectangle and 14.5-inch with accounting for the rounded corners; actual viewable area is less due to the rounded corners and camera hole.
25 Terms and conditions apply. Samsung Care+ coverage, service type and promotion may vary by country/region and deductibles (additional service fee) may apply. For detailed Samsung Care+ information, please visit www.samsung.com/samsung-care-plus.