“Samsung may launch the Galaxy Tab S6 5G sometime in early 2020, with a design that’s similar to that of standard Galaxy Tab S6”

Samsung Korea has posted an official promotion that confirms the existence of a 5G Galaxy Tab S6. 5G technology is the big change that we shall witness in 2020. Several phone manufacturers have already launched smartphones with 5G support, but we haven’t seen any 5G tablets yet. That will soon change thanks to the 5G Galaxy Tab S6, which should arrive in early 2020. An official promotion by Samsung Korea has revealed the device name along with its model number(SM-T866N). Samsung has also launched a support page for the tablet, although it doesn’t reveal anything yet. 

The promotional material is for three tech bundles, which is available for customers upon the purchase of Galaxy Tab S5e, Galaxy Tab A, Galaxy Tab S6 (review), and the Galaxy Tab S6 5G. The Galaxy Tab S6 5G bundle is stated as coming soon, but the promotion itself ends by March 30, 2020. This clearly indicates that Samsung would launch the Galaxy Tab S6 5G within that time. Samsung has used the same images for both the standard Galaxy Tab S6, as well as the 5G variant. 

The official promotion from Samsung

It is possible that the upcoming 5G variant of the Galaxy Tab S6 could look similar to the current model. Samsung would only require to include the 5G modem inside the same enclosure. That doesn’t seem like a difficult thing to do as the 10.5-inch Galaxy Tab S6 definitely has the space for an extra modem. However, the company would need to add extra antennas for 5G connectivity. The Galaxy Tab S6 5G should be powered by the same Snapdragon 855 chipset that’s found on the non-5G model, but will now include the Snapdragon X50 5G modem. 

Other specifications should also remain the same, such as a 10.5-inch Super AMOLED display with an in-display fingerprint scanner. The Galaxy Tab S6 5G should feature the four speaker system, up to 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage. It is possible that Samsung might include more storage and a beefier battery, but that remains to be seen.