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Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE Announced – See Price, Specs and Release Date

Samsung recently announced the Galaxy Tab S9 FE, including the Galaxy S23 FE and Buds FE. These Galaxy FE devices are cheaper variants of their high-end counterpart. If you want most of the features of, for example, the Galaxy Tab S9, but it’s out of your budget, then the S9 Tablet may be your next option. The Galaxy will be available starting October 10 with an MSRP of $449. Although, I have yet to see it listed on popular retailers. You can check out Samsung’s official news release below for more details regarding its features and specs.

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Galaxy Tab S9 FE and Tab S9 FE+: Large Screen Viewing, IP68 Durability, and S Pen Boost Possibilities for Creativity and Productivity

Whenever inspiration strikes, Galaxy Tab S9 FE and S9 FE+ deliver essential entertainment, expressive creativity, and seamless productivity. With two portable and powerful devices to choose from, even more, users can experience the versatility of the Galaxy Tab S series. Digital creators, entrepreneurs, busy students, artists, gamers, and more will explore their passions and get work done with improved device speed and even better performance compared to the previous FE Series.

Responsive and immersive viewing and creating can happen at home, at work, on campus, or even at the park on Galaxy Tab S9 FE’s 10.9-inch and Tab S9 FE+’s 12.4-inch displays — featuring an automatic refresh rate that adapts up to 90Hz. Sunlight is no match for Vision Booster, which enhances visibility in outdoor environments by optimizing color and contrast, especially in dark areas of the screen. Just like the newest Galaxy Tab S9 series, both Tab S9 FE and Tab S9 FE+ received an IP68 rating, offering enhanced durability for peace of mind on the go. Plus, Tab S9 FE+’s long-lasting battery with up to 20 hours of video playback on a single charge means work and play won’t keep you tethered to a cord.

Ideas and notes are easy to capture with Galaxy’s signature in-box, IP68-rated S Pen. Like the Galaxy Tab S9 series, the Tab S9 FE and S9 FE+ include a wide variety of creative tools and apps, including fan favorites like Goodnotes, LumaFusion, Clip Studio Paint, and more. Easily keep class notes, sketches, videos, and more with up to double the storage, plus the option to upgrade to 1TB with a microSD card.

One Seamlessly Connected Galaxy Ecosystem

With new FE devices, it’s easier than ever to experience the full power of the connected Galaxy ecosystem. Productivity is intuitive with Multi Control, which enables users to drag and drop content easily between multiple Galaxy devices. Copy and paste or drag and drop between smartphone and tablet. When creativity strikes, simply transfer videos or images from smartphone to tablet with Quick Share, for easier editing.

Galaxy Buds FE is the perfect companion when it is time for immersive entertainment. Auto Switch intelligently switches sound between your smartphone, tablet, and even watch and TV – based on your usage with no manual adjustments required. Also, SmartThings Find helps you track down misplaced Buds and also sound an alarm should they be left behind.

All these devices and connectivity capabilities uphold Samsung’s commitment to providing secure and private experiences. Galaxy S23 FE and Galaxy Tab S9 FE series are backed by Samsung Knox protection, meaning personal information is kept that way by default.

Mindfully Crafted for the Planet

With the latest FE devices, Samsung advances its commitment to the environment by scaling its latest purposeful innovations throughout the ecosystem.

The Galaxy Tab S9 FE series is also comprised of recycled materials. Select internal and external components use pre-consumer recycled aluminum and post-consumer recycled plastics.

The new Galaxy S23 FE and Galaxy Tab S9 FE series are designed to last with four generations of OS upgrades and five years of security updates. To enhance longevity, users can also leverage programs such as Samsung Care+, a support service for accidental damages, repairs, and more.

Pricing and Availability

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE series will be available starting October 10. It starts with an MSRP of $449 in four fashionable colors: Mint, Silver, Gray, and Lavender.

I don’t see the Galaxy Tab S9 FE listed in online stores yet. But you can check out its non-FE variant’s current pricing and availability below. (#ad)

Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 is available on Amazon here.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 and S9 FE+ Specifications

 Galaxy Tab S9 FEGalaxy Tab S9 FE+
Display10.9-inch, LCD
(Up to 90Hz)
12.4-inch, LCD
(Up to 90Hz)
* 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 & Weight165.8 x 254.3 x 6.5 mm, 523g (Wi-Fi), 524g (5G)185.4 x 285.4 x 6.5 mm, 627g (Wi-Fi), 628g (5G)
Camera8 MP Rear Camera
12 MP Ultra-Wide Front Camera
8 MP + 8MP Ultra-Wide Rear Camera
12 MP Ultra-Wide Front Camera
APOcta-Core Processor
Memory & Storage6GB + 128GB
8GB + 256GB
8GB + 128GB
12GB + 256GB
* Available storage capacity is subject to preloaded software.
* Memory option may vary by market.
Battery8,000mAh10,090mAh
*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. Actual battery life may vary depending on network environment, usage patterns and other factors.
*Wired charging compatible with QC2.0 and AFC.
**45W Power Adapter sold separately. Use only Samsung-approved chargers and cables.
OSAndroid 13
Network and Connectivity5G*, LTE**, Wi-Fi 6, 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 5G model varies by market and carrier.
*** Wi-Fi 6 network availability may vary by market, network provider and user environment. Requires optimal connection. Will require a Wi-Fi 6 router.
SoundDual Speaker by AKG, Dolby Atmos®
PenS Pen (BLE not supported) in-box
SecuritySamsung Knox
Water ResistanceIP68
* IP68 Rating: Conducted under lab test conditions. Water resistant in up to 1.5 meters of fresh water for up to 30 minutes and protected from dust, dirt, and sand. Rinse residue/dry after wet. Not advised for beach or pool use. Water and dust resistance of your device is not permanent and may diminish over time.
AccessoriesS Pen, S Pen Creator Edition
Book Cover Keyboard, Book Cover Keyboard Slim, Smart Book Cover, Outdoor Cover
* 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.
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