Samsung is the world’s second largest tablet brand after Apple, though Samsung is clearly the world’s largest Android tablet brand. In the last quarter of 2019, Samsung sold over 76 700 tablet computers on average every day. This is partially because Samsung have had a good selection of tablets as well as good build quality and a good set of features on their range of tablets.
Here’s a breakdown of all the Samsung tablets that are in production and on the market in 2020, what new Samsung tablets are expected in 2020, and the status on some of the older Samsung tablets that may still be sold from some some retailers.
Upcoming Samsung Tablets In 2020
– Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
A cheaper 10.4-inch Android 10 tablet with S Pen digitizer than the regular top model Tab S6.
– Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.4
Upcoming 8.4-inch Android tablet that will launch on March 27th with Full HD display and built-in 4G LTE.
– Samsung SM-T723
Currently the least leaked Samsung tablet so far, so very little is know about this new Android tablet.
– Samsung SM-T970/975
A new Samsung tablet with Android and a 12.4-inch screen.
– Samsung SM-T870/875
An 11-inch Samsung tablet that may be in the same series as the 12.4-inch model above.
Released tablets that are on the market in the US in 2020, with the newest Samsung tablets listed first.
– Galaxy Tab A Kids Edition
8-inch children’s tablet based on the regular 8-inch model but with the addition of a bumper case and kids features, launched in October 2019.
– Samsung Galaxy Tab Active Pro
Samsung’s rugged 10.1-inch tablet with Android 9.0, stylus, and lots of productivity accessories for it, released in October.
– Samsung Galaxy Fold
The foldable smartphone that can fold out to a 7.3-inch Android tablet, which was launched in September.
– Samsung Galaxy Tab S6
Samsung’s flagship tablet and the world’s most powerful Android tablet, with enough power to remain the leader for a long time. The Wi-Fi and 4G models launched in September. So far the 5G model has only launched in South Korea, back in January 2020.
– Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019)
The cheap new 8-inch Android 9.0 tablet by Samsung, launched in August.
– Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e
An alternative 10.5-inch Android tablet with good specs an optional 4G, but lower price than the Tab S6, released in April.
– Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2019)
The cheapest Samsung tablet in the 10-inch category, but launched with decent performance and features in April 2019.
– Samsung Galaxy View 2
Samsung’s largest tablet at 17 inches which even has 4G built-in.
– Samsung Galaxy Tab A with S Pen 8.0 (2019)
Technically Samsung’s haven’t launched it in the US, but because it’s been so sought after, this 8-inch Android tablet with stylus has been imported by Amazon anyway.
– Samsung Galaxy Tab S4
Still in production, as it’s still a 10.5-inch Android 9.0 tablet with some of the highest specs on the market, even if it was launched in August 2018.
– Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2
Samsung’s smallest rugged tablet at 8 inches, running Android and featuring accessories outside the normal consumer tablet range, which had its US launch in March 2018.
– Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0
The most surprising thing is that Samsung still sells the 7-inch Tab A, which was launched in March 2016.
Status on recent Samsung tablets that may still be on the market.
In Europe you can also get a 10.1-inch Kids Edition tablet called Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 Kids Edition that was launched at the very end of 2019. It’s uncertain if it will launch in the US.
In some countries, like France, Samsung is still selling tablets like the great Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 and 9.7, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 9.7, the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.5, and even the Samsung Galaxy Tab E 9.6, but these are all inventory clearout tablets, and they’re no longer in production.
As for Windows 10 tablets, Samsung have just pulled all their three Windows tablets off the market in the US in February after they launched the 13-inch Samsung Galaxy Book S.
Android 10 update status on Samsung tablets.
There appears to be at least seven previously released Samsung tablets that are eligible for the Android 10 update. For more on that subject, check out the Android 10 Update List
– Jim Miller