In November 2021, it was reported that Samsung might be preparing to launch a tablet called the Galaxy Tab S8 FE by the end of 2022. This tablet, as its name suggests; It is the budget version of Galaxy Tab S8. Now it seems that the rumors of the past will soon become reality; Because the Galaxy Tab S8 was recently spotted on the Geekbench database.
Earlier reports indicated that the model numbers SM-X500 and SM-X506B are related to the Galaxy Tab S8 FE. According to the website GalaxyClub.nl, the device with the model number SM-X506B has been spotted in the Geekbench database. This list shows that the processing power of the said gadget is supplied through a chip made by Mediatek. This chip uses the model number MT8791V/ZA. This 6nm chip is named Kompanio 900T and was introduced by the Taiwanese chip manufacturer in September 2021.
The Kompanio 900T chip is specifically designed for use in tablets and Chromebooks. This chip is equipped with 2 Cortex A78 cores and 6 Cortex A55 cores. The graphics processor is Mali-G68. Also, according to the information contained in the Geekbench list, this chip will work with 4 GB of RAM.
The interesting thing about the mentioned list is that the mentioned device uses the Android 13 operating system. Therefore, it is expected that the Galaxy Tab S8 FE will be launched as the first Samsung tablet with the new Android operating system. This tablet has scored 773 and 2318 points in Geekbench 5 single-core and multi-core processing tests, respectively.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 FE listing on Geekbench database
Regarding the other specifications of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 FE, it should be noted that this tablet will be released as a successor to the Galaxy Tab S7 FE. Considering that this tablet is a member of the Galaxy Tab S8 family; Therefore, it will probably be similar to the standard Galaxy Tab S8 model in some ways.
Now that this tablet has been seen on the Geekbench benchmark website; It seems that only a few days or weeks are left until its official unveiling.