SamMobile has affiliate and sponsored partnerships. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn a commission. Learn more.

Exclusive: Samsung to skip 64GB storage option with next high-end tablet

Tablet
By 

Last updated: May 16th, 2019 at 15:08 UTC+02:00

According to a tip we have received, Samsung’s next high-end tablet with come with 128GB of internal storage on the base model. The Galaxy Note 9 was the first Galaxy flagship that didn’t come in a 64GB flavor, starting at 128GB and jumping straight to 512GB for the higher-end variant. The Galaxy S10 trio were extended the same courtesy this year, and now, Samsung seems set to leave behind 64GB as an option on its flagship tablet lineup as well.

Wondering what high-end tablet we’re talking about? Well, it has been discovered that two new Galaxy tablets are in the works, carrying model numbers SM-T860 and SM-T865 (the Wi-Fi and LTE variants respectively). We don’t know the name yet, but it’s likely to be the direct successor to the Galaxy Tab S4 and we can assume it’s going to be called Galaxy Tab S5 for the time being. There’s a significant jump in model numbers between the Tab S4 and the upcoming tablets, so there’s a possibility the increase in minimum storage won’t be the biggest upgrade the new models will offer.

However, all that is speculation for now. Neither the SM-T860 nor the SM-T865 have been spotted on any benchmarks yet, so there’s no word on what kind of specs we can expect. Our little birdie did tell us that these tablets will have a 256GB storage option as well, but other than that, we’re as much in the dark as everyone else is at the moment.

Tablet Galaxy Tab S5
Load 7 comments

You might also like

Samsung’s next flagship tablet could launch as the Galaxy Tab S6

The next flagship tablet in Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S lineup could launch as the Galaxy Tab S6. It was revealed in mid-May that Samsung is working on a new flagship tablet with model numbers SM-T860 and SM-T865 for the Wi-Fi and LTE variants, and the LTE variant showed up on the Geekbench benchmark database nearly a […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 3 years ago

Galaxy Tab S5 will come with its own S Pen as well

The Galaxy Note 10 isn’t the only new device that Samsung will be launching in the coming months. It also has a new flagship tablet in the pipeline, the Galaxy Tab S5 to be precise. Samsung has already released a Galaxy Tab S5e even before making the Galaxy Tab S5 official. We continue to hear […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 3 years ago

Galaxy Tab S5 could launch with the latest Snapdragon chipset

Samsung is working on a sequel to the Galaxy Tab S4, as it had been revealed a month ago. Expected to be the Galaxy Tab S5, the LTE version of the upcoming tablet (SM-T865) has shown up on the Geekbench benchmark database, revealing a couple of specs in the process. And it looks like the […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 3 years ago

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 […]

  • By Michel G.
  • 3 years ago

Behold: Samsung also working on Galaxy Tab S5e, renders leaked

Leaked renders have revealed that Samsung is working on a successor to the Galaxy Tab S4. The new tablet is apparently called Galaxy Tab S5e, so we may see the company releasing two models. The big question here is whether Samsung will be launching this new tablet at the Galaxy S10 launch next week. Probably […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 4 years ago