Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE and Tab S9 FE+: What’s Different?


Within days, Samsung will unveil the Fan Edition versions of the tablets, the Galaxy Tab S9 FE and Tab S9 FE+ models. This time, the business is coming up with a duo of FE tablets; however, they are not that different from each other. As of now, the known difference is that the Tab S9 FE+ will sport a 12.4-inch screen and the Tab S9 FE will have a 10.9-inch screen. The screen size of the Galaxy Tab S7 FE matches that of the Tab S9 FE+.

Similar features between the Tab S9 FE series : 

  • Galaxy Tab S9 FE series run on One UI 5.1.1 operating system
  • A 12 MP ultra-wide selfie camera with Auto framing features
  • IP68 rating 
  • 90 Hz refresh rate Display
  • Four major OS upgrades and five years of security updates
  • Vision Booster Technology – pictures clicked in the outdoor conditions get improved vision by optimising colour and contrast 
  • Features creative tools like Goodnotes, LumaFusion and Studio Paint
  • Run on Samsung DeX but only on-device with not ability to use the desktop environment on an external monitor or TV

Galaxy Tab S9 FE: Features

Starting with the basic version, this is its technical equipment:

  • 10.9-inch LCD display with 90 Hz refresh rate
  • Exynos 1380 CPU
  • 6GB RAM with 128GB of storage or 8GB of RAM with 256GB of storage with the ability to expand via MicroSD
  • 8 megapixel rear camera
  • 12 megapixel front camera
  • 5G connectivity (optional), Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth v 5.3
  • Dual Speaker by AKG, Dolby Atmos
  • S Pen holder
  • Dust and water resistant shell (IP68 certification)
  • 8,000 mAh battery with 45W rapid charging capability
  • Android 13 with One UI interface
  • dimensions: 165.8 x 254.3 x 6.5 mm
  • Weight: 523 grams (Wi-Fi only) and 524 grams (5G)

Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE+: Features

The main feature that sets the Galaxy Tab S9 FE+ apart from the non-plus model is its larger display. The Tab S9 FE+ has a 12.4-inch display, while the non-plus model has a 10.9-inch display. This makes the Tab S9 FE+ a better choice for users who want a larger tablet for watching videos, playing games, or working on productivity tasks.

  • 12.4-inch LCD display with 90Hz refresh rate
  • Exynos 1380 CPU
  • 8GB of RAM with 128GB of storage or 12GB of RAM with 256GB of storage with possibility of expansion via MicroSD
  • Dual rear camera with 8-megapixel primary sensor and 8-megapixel ultra-wide angle sensor
  • 12 megapixel front camera
  • 5G connectivity (optional), Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth v 5.3
  • Dual Speaker by AKG, Dolby Atmos
  • S Pen holder
  • Dust and water resistant shell (IP68 certification)
  • 10,090 mAh battery with 45W rapid charging capability
  • Android 13 with One UI interface
  • Dimensions: 185.4 x 285.4 x 6.5 mm
  • Weight: 627 grams (Wi-Fi only) and 628 grams (5G)

The manufacturer places strong emphasis on the productivity-oriented design of these two tablets. They come equipped with features like the S Pen stand, which is available as a separate accessory, and a range of creative tools and apps including Goodnotes, LumaFusion, and Clip Studio Paint.

Prices and availability

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE series will make its official debut on the market in various colors (Mint, Silver, Gray and Lavender) in some countries as early as tomorrow (in the following weeks its availability is expected to expand). In the United States, the starting price will be $449.

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