Samsung has unveiled its latest flagship tablet, the Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra, a premium Android device aimed at prosumers and professionals. While tablets are known for their convenience and versatility, the Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra sets itself apart with features such as a large 14.6-inch screen, up to 16GB of RAM, 1TB of storage, and an impressive 11,200mAh battery. Competing with Apple’s iPad Pro, the tablet blurs the lines between a portable device and a laptop replacement.
The Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra boasts a massive 14.6-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2X display, which makes it suitable for both on-the-go use and desktop work. However, its larger screen size might affect its portability for some users. Despite its generous display, the tablet maintains a slim profile at just 5.5mm thick, although it weighs slightly more than Apple’s equivalent model at 737g. The tablet is powered by Qualcomm’s latest processor, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy, optimized to provide top-notch performance.
In terms of design, the Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra resembles its predecessor, the S8 Ultra. However, significant hardware upgrades have been implemented, including a custom-engineered vapor chamber cooling system that enhances multitasking and high-intensity tasks. The tablet’s upgraded processor allows for versatile usage, such as seamless video editing with applications like Adobe Premiere Pro. Additionally, the tablet functions well for mobile gaming, handling popular titles from the Google Play store and even emulating older gaming systems like the Nintendo Switch.
The audio system has received improvements as well, featuring a larger quad speaker set-up developed by AKG. The tablet has achieved an IP68 rating, signifying dust and water resistance, including its accompanying S Pen stylus. Security features include both facial and fingerprint recognition.