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Samsung working on next-gen high-end tablets SM-T860 and SM-T865

Samsung’s next generation of high-end tablets might take a significant leap forward, as model numbers SM-T860 and SM-T865 surface. These might belong to the yet-to-be-unveiled Galaxy Tab S5, though this cannot be confirmed at present.

Since Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Tab S5e, many have wondered what happened to the ‘regular’ Tab S5. While we still do not know if and when a tablet with that name will finally hit the market, new information does shed light on Samsung’s next-gen high-end tablet line-up.

According to information received by GalaxyClub, Samsung is working on tablets with model numbers SM-T860 and SM-T865. Previous flagship devices in Samsung’s Tab S series have traditionally carried SM-T8xx model numbers. No further details are mentioned, nor is it known if the new tablets will come with their own S Pen stylus.

A significant overhaul in the works?

There is, however, one further detail that arouses curiosity. The first-generation of Samsung’s AMOLED-tablets, the Galaxy Tab S, carried model code SM-T80x. The Tab S2 was the SM-T81x, the Tab S3 came under the SM-T82x guise, and just last year saw the release of the Galaxy Tab S4, also known as the SM-T83x.

The new tablets’ model codes present a significant jump in Samsung’s numbering scheme. We’d love to speculate that this could signify a noteworthy overhaul of the otherwise stale tablet series. However, this idea should be taken with several grains of salt, at least until more tangible information surfaces.

Let’s hope for a launch this summer, alongside the Galaxy Note 10, for example. This would mirror last year’s schedule that saw the next Note arrive more or less together with the next Tab S. After all, although Samsung has launched several affordable tablets this year, a truly high-end slate is still missing from the 2019 portfolio.

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RoadRunner99
RoadRunner99

Hoping for a better display and a better aspect ratio. 3:2 at the very least.

Catoilude
Catoilude

Can’t wait to have it on my hands and do some awesome Illustration, tattos and comics on it!

parshakov
parshakov

I hope they will equip it with the 15.6″ 4K HDR AMOLED panel that they currently sell to laptop manufacturers.

stondec
stondec

Awesome, I love my Tab S4 except for the absence of a finger print scanner. Looking forward to an upgrade. Hope it supports S pen otherwise it would be absolutely useless to me.

Joker4145
Joker4145

I got update for note 8, may.

FooFan73
FooFan73

Cool story bro!

locarno
locarno

hahaha.