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Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE

Specifications

Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE (Galaxy Tab S9 FE Series)
Processor
Samsung Exynos 1380 8 x 2 - 2.4 GHz, ARM Cortex-A55 / A78
Graphics adapter
Display
10.90 inch 16:10, 2304 x 1440 pixel 249 PPI, capacitive, native pen support, TFT-LCD, glossy: yes, HDR, 90 Hz
Storage
128 GB UFS 2.2 Flash, 128 GB 
, 99 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, USB-C Power Delivery (PD), Audio Connections: USB-C, Card Reader: microSD-Card, 1 Fingerprint Reader, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: accelerometer, position sensor, compass, hall sensor, OTG
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6/), Bluetooth 5.3, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 6.5 x 254.3 x 165.8 ( = 0.26 x 10.01 x 6.53 in)
Battery
8000 mAh Lithium-Ion
Charging
fast charging / Quickcharge
Operating System
Android 13
Camera
Primary Camera: 8 MPix (f1,9)
Secondary Camera: 12 MPix (f2,4)
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: onscreen, USB-Cable (USB-C to USB-C), SIM-Tool, S-Pen, One UI 5.1.1, 24 Months Warranty, GNSS: GPS, Glonass, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS; DRM Widevine L1; Camera2 API Limited; IP68, fanless, waterproof
Weight
524 g ( = 18.48 oz / 1.16 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
529 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 80.52% - good
Average of 19 scores (from 36 reviews)
price: 68%, performance: 77%, features: 42%, display: 80% mobility: 86%, workmanship: 90%, ergonomy: 90%, emissions: 95%

Reviews for the Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE

86.8% Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE Tablet in review - The gap filler | Notebookcheck
Samsung is introducing a fan edition of the Galaxy Tab S9, called the Galaxy Tab S9 FE. With this move, Samsung aims to bridge the gap between its flagship models and the more budget-friendly A-series. The Galaxy Tab S9 FE foregoes OLED technology and Snapdragon processing power but comes with a more affordable price tag. We explored for whom this cost-effective option is more suitable.
Samsung Tab S9 FE: Flagship-like features with some frustrations
Source: Mobile Syrup English
The Samsung Tab S9 FE is a good tablet for users who want a large-screen device for entertainment, productivity, and creativity, but don’t want to spend too much on flagship devices like Tab S9 or the Tab S9 Ultra. The tablet offers a sleek and slim design, a bright and sharp display, a smooth and intuitive user interface and a decent battery life. The tablet, however, also has some limitations. The display, although bright and sharp, is an LCD panel in a world of OLEDs, the tablet’s cameras are mediocre, and the device isn’t available in an LTE configuration. Face unlock has been an area of trouble for me with the Tab S9 FE, though you might or might not encounter an issue with it.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/03/2023
80% Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE is a solid mid-tier tablet that mostly makes the right cuts from the non-FE range in order to shave hundreds off the cost. Among its competitors, it stands out as a tablet that includes a great stylus at no extra cost, making it of instant appeal for those who want to dabble in digital art. The base iPad and OnePlus Pad are both better picks for gaming, though, as they have significantly more power. Just like the Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite, the S9 FE only has enough power to get by.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/27/2023
Rating: Total score: 80%
76% Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE Review: Worth the Extra?
Source: Gadgetbyte Nepal English
Okay, let’s wrap things up now. So, if you want a decent multimedia experience and something that can cruise through everyday usage and all, the Xiaomi Pad 6 is the best option out there for just Rs. 40,000. Even if you’re someone who’s gonna make the most out of a tablet by multitasking, gaming, or by pairing it with accessories like a stylus, this is clearly the way to go. For Rs. 81,000, the Tab S9 FE doesnt posses the best value as it comes with a weak Exynos processor and a ordinary 90Hz screen. However, you can still opt for it, if you are in a Samsung ecosystem, and need 5G connectivity.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/26/2023
Rating: Total score: 76% price: 65% performance: 65% display: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 90%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE & FE+: A Technicolor Dream in My Hands
Source: Tech Nave English
My experience with the Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE and Tab S9 FE+ has been extraordinary. They have been my partners in both work and play, making my days just that little bit more exciting. Want a device that can be great for movies, mobile games or even music? Then you can't go wrong with the Galaxy Tab S9 FE series tablets. For more details on the Galaxy Tab S9 FE series, visit the Samsung Malaysia website. If you can afford the extra premium, you could choose the top-tier Galaxy Tab S9 series tablets instead.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 11/16/2023
80% Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE review
Source: Tech Advisor English
The Samsung Galaxy S9 FE is another strong mid-range tablet, and a much better proposition than the Samsung Galaxy S7 FE which came before it. It might not have the large, sharp, display of the Lenovo Tab P12, nor the rapid performance of the OnePlus Pad, but it has its own distinct charms. Those include a uniquely accomplished waterproof design and the best stylus system in the business bundled in as standard, adding value. Its screen, while unexceptional, is bright and fluid, and its performance is similarly solid-if-unspectacular. Battery life, too, doesn’t let the side down. While it doesn’t sing or shout, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE is a pleasingly complete all-round tablet package for $450/£450. It’s the kind of capable, pleasant-to-use tablet that will happily sit there on your coffee table performing simple tasks for years to come without issue.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/13/2023
Rating: Total score: 80%
Samsung's Half-Price 'Fan Edition' Tablet | Galaxy Tab S9 FE Unboxing
Source: Tech Spurt English
Unboxing the Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE, a more budget-friendly Fan Edition of the pricey Sammy tablet, with a hands-on review of the gaming chops, plus multi-tasking and more. The Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE starts from £449 in the UK, so almost half price! Plus you get that S Pen stylus bundled in the box. One of the major downgrades is the performance, with an Exynos chipset replacing that Snapdragon 8 Gen 2. Thankfully this doesn't impact the everyday experience much. You can still game on Genshin Impact on the Galaxy Tab S9 FE. However, you'll want to lower the graphics settings on this Fan Edition for a proper smooth frame rate. The Samsung Tab S9 FE also scraps that gorgeous OLED screen, replacing it with a more basic IPS display. Grab the Plus model and it's even bigger. Contrast isn't as sharp and there's no HDR support, but it's still quite bright, poppy and sharp.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/30/2023
Samsung announces Galaxy Tab S9 FE and S9 FE Plus tablets
Source: Expert Reviews English
We also don’t have UK prices for the Galaxy Tab S9 FE series, but we do know that the Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE will start at $449 and comes in four colours: Mint, Silver, Grey and Lavender. We’ll have more to share when we get our hands on review samples for both tablets, so be sure to check back in soon to see what we make of the latest entries to Samsung’s FE range.
Comparison, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/04/2023
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE hands-on: An affordable iPad Air alternative
Source: Tom's Guide English
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE represents a potentially new opportunity for the company. Even though it’s technically not groundbreaking for a tablet, I think there’s a combination of things going on here that merits applause. For starters, the $450 starting cost is aggressive — giving it the fair amount of separation between the Galaxy Tab A-series and Galaxy Tab S9 series. The Tab S9 FE is positioned right in the middle, but it undeniably packs a lot of value because of its premium design, S Pen inclusion, and DeX functionality. The Galaxy Tab S9 FE can’t be overlooked, especially if it ends up producing amazing results with our testing.
Hands-On, online available, Medium, Date: 10/04/2023
Samsung Galaxy S23 FE, Galaxy Tab S9 FE and Galaxy Buds FE hands-on
Source: Engadget English
After not making an FE version of the S22 last year, Samsung’s most affordable line of Galaxy gadgets is back for 2023 with a bit of a twist. Instead of being shorthand for “fan edition,” going forward the FE tag will simply denote gadgets that are a bit cheaper but still offer many of the same features and design as their flagship siblings.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 10/04/2023
Samsung Galaxy S23 FE, Tab S9 FE, Buds FE Hands-On & More
Source: Pocketnow English
On Pocketnow Daily, let’s talk about Apple, because we have some interesting reports about possible new Macs coming soon. Samsung announced the first Fan Edition Galaxy Buds and they are good. We algo have new members of the Galaxy Tab family, the Tab S9 FE and the Tab S9 FE+. Finally, the Samsung Galaxy S23 FE is now live and let's just say it's what we expected and it's not.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 10/04/2023

Foreign Reviews

Fan Edition im Alltagstest
Source: Allround-PC.com German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/28/2023
90% Günstige Tablet-Alternative zu Tab S9 & iPad
Source: Tech Stage German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/20/2023
Rating: Total score: 90%
Gutes Display und solide Leistung
Source: WinFuture German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/24/2023
90% Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE Mein Fazit nach 30 Tagen
Source: Tablet Blog German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/21/2023
Rating: Total score: 90%
80% Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE Zuverlässiges Allround-Tablet
Source: PC Welt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/20/2023
Rating: Total score: 80%
92% Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE im Test: Günstige Alternative zum Tab S9
Source: Computerbild German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/10/2023
Rating: Total score: 92%
82% Análise Galaxy Tab S9 FE. A Samsung sabe o que faz
Source: Android Geek Portuegese PT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/19/2023
Rating: Total score: 82% performance: 90% display: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
Review Galaxy Tab S9 FE | Tablet competente para estudos
Source: Canaltech Portuegese PT→EN
Positive: Smart stylus pen; high performance; waterproof IP68. Negative: Slow charging.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/13/2023
84% Test Galaxy Tab S9 FE : 4 raisons de craquer pour la tablette XXL la plus abordable de Samsung
Source: Presse Citron French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/08/2023
Rating: Total score: 84% price: 90% performance: 80% display: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 90%
70% Test de la Samsung Galaxy Tab 9 FE : pas si milieu de gamme
Source: Journal du Geek French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/23/2023
Rating: Total score: 70%
80% Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE
Source: Les Numeriques French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/21/2023
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 80% display: 80% mobility: 100% ergonomy: 100%
70% Test Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE : un rapport qualité-prix discutable ?
Source: Clubic French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/21/2023
Rating: Total score: 70% performance: 60% display: 70% mobility: 90% workmanship: 90%
70% Test des Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE et S9 FE +: Des Galaxy Tab A maquillées en Galaxy Tab S
Source: Nextpit France French FR→EN
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/07/2023
Rating: Total score: 70%
81% Recenzja Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE. Mój ulubiony tablet roku!
Source: Tabletowo Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/11/2023
Rating: Total score: 81% performance: 85% display: 95% mobility: 80%
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE – rozsądny kompromis między ceną, a mocą
Source: Co Nowego Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Decent display; nice performance; large battery capacity. Negative: Poor cameras.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/18/2023
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE – nasze pierwsze wrażenia
Source: GSM Online Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Smart stylus pen; waterproof IP68; attractive design. Negative: Relatively high price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/09/2023
84% Már-már csúcstablet, de azért akadnak kisebb kompromisszumok – Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE teszt
Source: Tech World HU→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/01/2023
Rating: Total score: 84% price: 50% performance: 90% display: 80% mobility: 90% workmanship: 100%
Trải nghiệm “3 không” để kết nối liền mạch cùng Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE
Source: FPT shop VN→EN
Positive: Powerful hardware; high performance; compact size; light weight; attractive price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/24/2023
Trên tay Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE series: Thiết kế bắt mắt, màn hình lớn, hiệu năng mạnh mẽ
Source: FPT shop VN→EN
Positive: Elegant design; big screen; high performance; affordable price.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 11/10/2023
Galaxy Tab S9 FE khoản đầu tư khôn ngoan cho chiếc máy tính bảng đầu tiên
Source: Viettelstore VN→EN
Positive: Premium design; powerful hardware; high performance.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/09/2023
Có nên mua Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE series? Đây là những lý do bạn nên “tậu” các tablet này ngay và luôn!!!
Source: FPT shop VN→EN
Positive: Excellent performance; large battery capacity; modern design; big screen; smart stylus pen; Samsung DeX mode.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/07/2023
Xử task nhẹ nhàng, thăng hạng hiệu suất với Galaxy Tab S9 FE
Source: Viettelstore VN→EN
Positive: Premium design; solid workmanship; powerful hardware; high performance; smart stylus pen.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/31/2023
Trên tay Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE: Vi xử lý Exynos 1380 mạnh mẽ, tích hợp S Pen, kháng nước IP68, giá 9.9 triệu
Source: Cell Phones VN→EN
Positive: Beautiful design; powerful processor; smart stylus pen; waterproof IP68; good price.
Hands-On, online available, Long, Date: 10/13/2023
82% Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE 5G
Source: Komputer for alle DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/15/2023
Rating: Total score: 82%
74% Test: Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE och Galaxy Tab S9 FE Plus
Source: Mobil.se SV→EN
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 12/05/2023
Rating: Total score: 74% display: 70%
78% Test: Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE – slimmad och snygg surfplatta
Source: M3 PC för alla SV→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/06/2023
Rating: Total score: 78%

Comment

ARM Mali-G68 MP5: Integrated mid range graphics card with 5 clusters based on the Valhall architecture. 

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Exynos 1380: The Samsung Exynos 1380 is a smartphone processor that features four ARM Cortex-A55 cores running at speeds of up to 2 GHz and four ARM Cortex-A78 cores running at speeds of up to 2.4 GHz. It also includes a 5G-Sub6 and mmWave modem for high-speed connectivity, as well as an NPU with 4.9 TOPS for AI processing.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


10.90":

This is a standard display format for tablet computers or small convertibles. You see more on the screen than on a smartphone but you can't use big resolutions well. On the other hand, mobility is not a problem.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


Samsung: Samsung Group is the largest South Korean conglomerate and was founded in 1938. Samsung Group employed 489,000 people in 2014 and is one of the world's largest companies in terms of revenue and market strength. The name Samsung means "Three Stars" in Korean and represents the three sons of the company's founder. The company was founded in 1938 as a grocery store. With its subsidiary Samsung Electronics, founded in 1969, Samsung took up the production of electrotechnical items, focusing on consumer electronics and household appliances at an early stage. Other branches in which the large corporation is active include mechanical engineering, automobiles (Hyundai), insurance, wholesale, real estate and leisure. Samsung manufactures a wide range of electronic products, including smartphones, televisions, home appliances and semiconductors. The company's Galaxy line of smartphones is one of the most popular in the world. Samsung is also a major player in the semiconductor industry, making memory chips and processors for many other electronics manufacturers.


80.52%: This rating is slightly above average, there are somewhat more devices with worse ratings. However, clear purchase recommendations look different.


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Stefan Hinum, 2023-11-19 (Update: 2023-11-19)