Breaking the Rules with Galaxy Tab S8 series: Our Biggest, Boldest, Most Versatile Galaxy Tablets Yet

The Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra joins the Samsung tablet portfolio – offering powerful performance, a truly immersive display, and seamless ecosystem connectivity

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Feb. 09, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, Samsung Electronics Canada announced its new Galaxy Tab S8 series, which includes the Galaxy Tab S8 and Galaxy Tab S8+, and the first-ever Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra tablet with our biggest, boldest display yet and the most powerful performance Galaxy Tab S has ever offered. Sophisticated hardware, premium productivity features, and seamless Galaxy ecosystem connectivity – are all combined in a single portable powerhouse that is designed to be your perfect companion in an always-on, video-first world. The Galaxy Tab S8 series offers you the freedom and flexibility you deserve to work and play on the go.

Now, we rely on tablets for video calls and streaming. Each Galaxy Tab S8 series device offers an improved video conferencing experience with ultra-wide front cameras, a three-microphone setup, and intelligent auto-framing1. The tablets offer revolutionary multitasking capabilities with enhanced Multi-active Windows2 and Samsung DeX, file-sharing with password-protected Quick Share3, powerful productivity with the new super-fast 4nm processor, and a smoother S Pen included in the box4. All of this is packed into the thinnest and toughest Armor Aluminum5 body yet for greater portability, and enhanced your mobile experience. The Galaxy Tab S8 series works hand-in-hand with your full ecosystem of Galaxy devices, thanks to features like Second Screen and Buds Auto Switch6.

“As we rely more on videos to stay connected and entertained, we know that a tablet’s most compelling feature is its large screen and portability,” said TM Roh, President & Head of MX Business at Samsung Electronics. “We built on years of innovation in mobile experiences to refine the Galaxy Tab S8 series, and to push the boundaries of what’s possible on a tablet with the first Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra.”

Expand Your World with the First Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra
The Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra offers a premium tablet experience that is unlike any Galaxy Tab before it. With its expansive 14.6-inch Super AMOLED display and 120Hz refresh rate, it also boasts the thinnest bezels yet on a Galaxy tablet at 6.3mm for a maximum screen-to-body ratio and a truly immersive experience. Its gorgeous display is protected by an Armor Aluminum frame, making it over 30% more scratch-resistant and 40% less prone to bending than its predecessor.7 With premium technology you can take just about anywhere, the Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra is built to fully immerse you in every video, movie, game and more, on-the-move.

Equipped with powerful dual 12MP front cameras, the Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra also transforms your video call experience with professional 4K video quality. Advanced hardware meets software with Samsung auto-framing technology that automatically keeps you in focus during a call, while also zooming in or out to include new participants as they join you. You’ll also sound as clear as you look, thanks to three precision microphones that use advanced noise reduction technology to prevent unwanted background chatter. Quad Speakers with Dolby Atmos®, found on all three Galaxy Tab S8 series models, ensure that everything sounds incredible and clear.

Work, Play and Connect
Whether you want to explore your artistic side, be immersed in lag-free gaming, or simply multitask with ease, the Galaxy Tab S8 series is the tablet you need for unbeatable performance. Equipped with the first 4nm chip – the fastest processor ever in a Galaxy Tablet – Galaxy Tab S8 and Galaxy Tab S8+ also provide ample RAM and storage for any task. If you need more, the Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra can expand to 12 GB of RAM and up to 256 GB of storage, and all three models offer expandable storage of up to 1 TB with an optional microSD8 card.

The Galaxy Tab S8 series is also the first Samsung tablet to support Wi-Fi 6E9, which provides up to double the bandwidth10 and maximum speed of Wi-Fi 6. With optimized network quality you don’t have to worry about weak connections.

With Galaxy Tab S8, you’ll always be ready for action, fueled by an intelligent all-day battery that supports hours of video playback11 when you’re in the middle of a movie marathon. It supports 45W super-fast charging that can get you back to 100% in just 80 minutes1213. The incredible fast-charging battery on the Galaxy Tab S8 can double as a portable charger14. Simply connect your Galaxy S22 series smartphone using a USB-C cable.

The Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra and Galaxy Tab S8+ both come with a new and improved S Pen that delivers an incredible writing experience that mimics gliding a pen across paper thanks to its ultra-low latency15.

Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra boasts new 4K recording capabilities now allow you to capture crisp, eye-catching videos with both the rear camera and ultra-wide front camera. Content creators and streamers can effortlessly create online tutorials and gameplay, using customizable Selfie Videos16 that are now embedded within Samsung’s Screen Recorder.

The expansive display on the Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra makes it easy for you to split the screen into multiple, resizable windows, so you can multitask without having to toggle between apps. Get inspired, search websites, and annotate presentation slides — all in one view.

Tablets also play an important role in keeping you connected to others. Samsung has partnered with Google for even better video calling and live sharing experiences through Google Duo17; so, you can co-watch videos with your friends on YouTube, share your browser to help plan your next meetup, or develop creative ideas using JamBoard18, Google’s interactive whiteboard.

Life Opens Up with Galaxy
The Galaxy Tab S8 series performs seamlessly with the entire Galaxy ecosystem. We’ve ensured that the Samsung One UI Tab 4 user interface offers you a consistent and intuitive experience, seamless connectivity as well as smart integrations that flow from your Galaxy Tab S8 to smartphone and PC.

When inspiration strikes on the go, use the S Pen to jot down reminders in the new and improved Samsung Notes app on the Galaxy Tab S8 series and pull them up on your smartphone later for easy reference. And with the Galaxy Tab S8 series and Galaxy S22 Ultra, Quick Share enables you to share photos, videos, and files between devices twice as fast19 as its predecessor. Thanks to Auto Switch, your Galaxy Buds will automatically connect from your Galaxy Tab S8 to your Galaxy S22, so you can move between devices without missing a beat. And for the first time, the Samsung Health app is available on Galaxy tablets so you can browse fitness videos for workout content and keep track of your wellness and fitness data from your Galaxy Watch on a larger screen.

The Galaxy Tab S8 can be turned into a portable second monitor20 with touchscreen capabilities for Galaxy PCs for side-by-side multitasking. Samsung DeX21 – a convenient desktop experience that takes the Galaxy Tab S8 from tablet mode to desktop mode – now allows for transparent app windows and DeX mirroring for when you want to share your tablet’s screen on an external display.

A Tablet You Can Trust and Feel Good About
In today’s always-connected world, security is more important than ever, which is why the Galaxy Tab S8 series boasts new features that allow you to track when your tablet’s camera and microphone are in use, giving you the option to instantly block all app access to prevent unwanted recording. The Galaxy Tab S8 series is also protected by the industry-leading Samsung Knox Vault platform, which encrypts personal data and keeps stored files and information isolated from the device’s main operating system to safeguard it from attacks. All members of the lineup sport an intuitive fingerprint scanner22 that enables single-touch device unlocking.

Standout Sustainable Design
The Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra comes in bold and timeless Graphite, while Galaxy Tab S8+ comes in three sophisticated shades, Graphite, Silver and Pink Gold. Galaxy Tab S8, in Graphite and Pink Gold. Samsung is also releasing a new Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra Book Cover Keyboard23 that takes the Ultra’s functionality even further with wider, backlit keycaps, customizable shortcut settings, and adjustable standing angles. The optional Book Cover Keyboard features premium, polyurethane leather and a glass-coated touchpad that enables smooth and responsive typing. Plus, Wireless Keyboard Share24 can link your connected keyboard to a Galaxy smartphone for easy typing across devices.

You also have plenty of ways to express your personal style with distinctive Galaxy Tab S8 accessories and add-ons. Those include a transparent Note View Cover that enables handwriting with S Pen, even while the cover protects the screen, and an eye-catching Strap Cover to hold your Galaxy Tab S8 in the orientation that suits you best.25

Samsung is also proud to help reduce ocean-bound plastic and protect the planet, with the Galaxy Tab S8 series partially constructed using plastic components repurposed from discarded fishing nets. Samsung is helping lead the industry by employing this practice. The Galaxy Tab S8 series devices also come in our slimmest packaging to date, made from sustainably-sourced paper, which enables the company to lower emissions, and produce less waste.

The Galaxy Tab S8 series will be available for pre-order beginning February 9, 10AM EST, and for purchase starting February 25, 2022, at, Samsung Experience Stores and major retailer partners across Canada.

Pre-Order and Purchase Offers

Gift with Purchase Offers
From February 9 to February 24, 2022, Canadians who pre-order a Galaxy Tab S8 series tablet online at or at a Samsung Experience Store location will receive a free Book Cover Keyboard Slim and Galaxy Buds2 (Graphite) as a gift with purchase.26

Purchase a Galaxy Tab S8 series tablet between February 25 and March 31, 2022, on, or at a Samsung Experience Store location and receive a free Book Cover and Galaxy Buds2 (Graphite) as a gift with purchase.27

Trade-In Offer

From February 25 to March 31, 2022, customers who purchase a Galaxy Tab S8 series device at a Samsung Experience Store in Canada or online at and participate in the trade-in program will receive an instant promotional trade-in credit of $100, plus the residual value of their trade-in device, applied upfront towards the purchase of their new Galaxy Tab S8 series device28

From February 9 to February 24, 2022, customers who pre-order and complete their purchase of an eligible new Galaxy Tab S8 series device at a Samsung Experience Store or online at will receive:29

  • 100 Bonus Miles with the pre-order of a Galaxy Tab S8.
  • 200 Bonus Miles with the pre-order of a Galaxy Tab S8+.
  • 300 Bonus Miles with the pre-order of a Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra.

From February 25 to March 4, 2022, customers who purchase a Galaxy Tab S8 series device at a Samsung Experience Store or online at will receive:30

  • 50 Bonus Miles with the purchase of a Galaxy Tab S8.
  • 150 Bonus Miles with the purchase of a Galaxy Tab S8+.
  • 250 Bonus Miles with the purchase of a Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra.

Peace of Mind with Samsung Care+
With a Samsung Care+ Plan, Canadians can experience a total care service for their new Galaxy Smartphone, Laptop, Tablet or Wearable device. Users will be protected for up to two years against physical or liquid damage and mechanical malfunction or defects, with a team of dedicated Galaxy experts available to help them get back on track.31

Canadians who pre-order a Galaxy Tab S8 series device on between February 9, 2022 and February 24, 2022, will receive 50% off Samsung Care+ coverage.32

From February 25 to April 4, 2022, customers purchasing an eligible Galaxy Tab S8 series device can also purchase a Samsung Care+ 2 year plan for their new device for 30% off.33

Until April 4, 2022, customers who purchase Samsung Care+ for an eligible new Galaxy Tab S8 series device at a Samsung Experience Store in Canada or online at will also receive 100 Bonus Miles.34

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Door to Door Repair Service Across Canada
Enjoy convenient pick-up, speedy repair, and contactless delivery to your home. If you need service support for your Samsung devices, you can arrange convenient Door-to-Door service pick-up through 1-800-SAMSUNG, Live Chat or text us at WECARE (932 273). Customers can also request a self-service repair and book simply through the Your Service portal found online at to arrange a convenient Door-to-Door device pick-up to their home. Pick-up and return of the Galaxy device is free of charge. Service is available for both In- and Out-of-Warranty customers. Coverage may vary. For more information on Door to Door Repair Service, please visit:

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