Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 series has just landed in India and it is the company’s most recent flagship tablet line. If you’re thinking about buying a new tablet but aren’t sure which one will meet all of your needs, we’ve compared the Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 and Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 FE to see how the two Android tablets compare.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S8: 11-inch WQXGA LTPS TFT display
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 FE: 12.4-inch WQXGA TFT display
Samsung Galaxy Tab S8: Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 FE: Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G
Samsung Galaxy Tab S8: Dual-camera setup on the rear, with a 13MP primary sensor and a 6MP ultra-wide lens.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 FE: 8-megapixel camera sensor
Samsung Galaxy Tab S8: 12-megapixel ultra-wide lens
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 FE: 5-megapixel front-facing camera
RAM and Storage
Samsung Galaxy Tab S8: 8GB RAM with 128GB storage and 12GB RAM with 256GB storage
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 FE: 4GB RAM with 64GB storage
Samsung Galaxy Tab S8: 8,000mAh battery
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 FE: 10,090mAh battery
Samsung Galaxy Tab S8: Android 12 with One UI Tab 4
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 FE: Android 11
Samsung Galaxy Tab S8: Rs 58,999
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 FE: Rs 41,999
In terms of design, both tablets appear to be comparable. However, the S8 features a fingerprint sensor on the side, whilst the S7 FE does not, instead opting for face unlock. Although the Tab S8 has a smaller screen, it refreshes at 120Hz, whilst the FE has a 12-inch display but offers a 90Hz refresh rate. The S8 is equipped with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor, which is the same as the one found in the S22 Series. In comparison, Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G powers the S7 FE. Also, the S8 is available in a variety of configurations, but the FE is only available in a single RAM and storage variant.
In terms of battery capacity, the S7 FE has a massive 10,090mAh battery, but the S8 has an 8,000mAh battery. In terms of software, the S8 outperforms the FE since it runs Android 12, whereas the competition ships Android 11. The flagship’s cameras The Tab S8 is also superior in terms of audio; both include AKG tuned stereo speakers, but the S8 has a quad setup, whilst the S7 FE relies on a twin setup.
Generally speaking, the Galaxy Tab S8 gets the upper hand over the S7 FE since it outperforms it in every category, including processor, display, audio, camera, and software. With these specifications, it can easily handle intensive games and multitasking. We understand that it is pretty costly, but if you are willing to spend Rs 42,000 on a mid-range tablet, why not pay more and get a flagship tablet?
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