(Pocket-lint) - It was successful precocious October erstwhile the alleged Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra showed face, implicit with a notch cut-out to location its cameras. Six weeks connected from that reveal, the Ultra has leaked again successful a caller image, courtesy of EV Leaks, reconfirming that notch display.
With each the speech of under show cameras (UPC) and different precocious methods to fell cameras retired of sight, the abrupt re-emergence of the notch comes arsenic a spot of a surprise. Even Apple's MacBook Pro redesign features a notched show beforehand and centre.
The crushed for the notch? The Tab S8 Ultra is the lone 1 of the bid expected to diagnostic dual cameras some beforehand and rear. It enables the 8-megapixel and 5-megapixel optics to the front, without the bezel being arsenic ample each the mode astir the slate's design.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S8, S8 Plus, and S8 Ultra. pic.twitter.com/tQZNW30Dn1— Ev (@evleaks) December 6, 2021
In summation to the top-end Ultra, the leak besides presents the mid-level Tab S8 Plus and entry-level Tab S8, neither of which look to diagnostic a notched display. The halfway quality betwixt the 3 is down to surface size: the S8 with an 11-inch LCD; the S8 Plus with a 12.4-inch OLED; and the Ultra going all-out with its 14.6-inch OLED.
How good the notch volition beryllium received successful the Tab S8 Ultra is up for debate, but with the tablet marketplace going from spot to spot during the planetary pandemic - radical are really buying them successful greater numbers, hence much companies are present producing slates - the summation successful video calls gives bully crushed for featuring front-facing cameras susceptible of wider-angle views and inheritance blur capabilities.
The trio of Galaxy Tab S8 devices isn't expected to beryllium revealed officially until aboriginal 2022. We fishy we'll beryllium seeing much leaks anterior to then, though.
Writing by Mike Lowe. Originally published connected 6 December 2021.