Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Plus price in Kenya and specs
|Display||12.4in, 120Hz, 2,800 x 1,752, Super AMOLED (266ppi)|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1|
|RAM||8GB or 12GB|
|Storage||128GB or 256GB (microSD up to 1TB)|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi 6e (5G LTE option)|
|Rear cameras||13MP main, 6MP ultra-wide|
|Dimensions (WHD)||254 x 165 x 6.3mm|
|Weight||503g (Wi-Fi), 507g (5G)|
|Colors||Graphite, Silver, Pink Gold|
|Price in Kenya||Ksh 140000|
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Plus is Ksh 140,000. Over the years, Samsung has created a reputation as the king of android tablets, and the Samsung Galaxy Tab S8+ 5th generation is no exception. This is usually the higher-end, bleeding-edge offering with flagship specifications. it comes with the flagship Gen 8 chipset, a finely done build, the software refreshes that most Samsung devices enjoy, a massive 120Hz AMOLED screen, a huge 10090mAh battery, and a 45W fast-charging system, making it truly worth all the hype among flagship tablets.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S8+ comes with the classic rectangular slab design, with about 12.4 inches 120Hz AMOLED screen, some significantly huge but uniform bezels, achieving a screen-to-body ratio of 84.6%. The screen supports HDR10+. The front is corning gorilla 5 glass, with a plastic frame and back. It’s a significantly huge device, so it’s great for tasks that need screen acreage. The fingerprint sensor is side-mounted and doubles up as the home button. It however does not have a head jack.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S8+ is the top-spec flagship Qualcomm SM8450 Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 with an Adreno 730 GPU, coupled with a Cortex octa-core CPU. It comes with 8/12 GB of RAM and a choice 128/256 GB ROM choice. Add Android 12, with the One UI 4.1 skin on top and you have an excellent flagship device. Add to Samsung’s ingenious software and hardware integration, they have found a way to extract performance from this device, to the maximum possible extent. It comes with dedicated expandable storage.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S8+ is, like most tabs, is not large on cameras, but it still keeps a dual-camera arrangement on the back. It comes with a 13MP wide primary sensor, for those excellent daylight photos. They also throw in a 6MP wide sensor, which is important for those landscape and group photos that tablets are usually in use for.
With great software integration and post photo processing, it does deliver decently. The video can support up to 4K video at 60 fps, with HDR support & gyro-EIS, in addition to 1080p at 30fps. The selfie camera is a decent 12MP and can impressively also record in 4K at 60 fps in addition to 1080p at 30 fps. That would mean it’s a great device to do video calls with hence making it a great productivity device.
The beauty of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S8+ is that first of all you get to enjoy the Samsung DeX experience. We get USB-C, with very fast 45W fast charging but no wireless charging in this unit. This is in addition to a massively huge Li-Po 10090 mAh non-removable battery. It can get fully charged in just over 80 minutes.
The unit has great battery management largely due to software optimization and fast charging. It is available in both cellular and Wi-Fi models. Not to forget the productivity advantage of having a native Stylus pen, which is housed in the back magnetically, and great software integration, like many tablets before it. These tablets are bonafide workhorses straight out of the box. It comes in Gray, Silver, and Pink Gold