In its next flagship tablet series, Samsung might break the Snapdragon monopoly. Yes, finally Samsung might join hands with Qualcomm’s competitor aka none other than MediaTek for its new Galaxy Tab S10+.

It wasn’t just Samsung’s Galaxy S24 FE smartphone that was spotted on Geekbench today. Benchmarks have also been published for the upcoming Galaxy Tab S10 Plus.  With the model number SM-X828U, the tablet matches the entry in the IMEI database, confirming it is the Tab S10 Plus.

On Geekbench, a device with the model number SM-X828U, likely the Galaxy Tab S10+, appeared with the Dimensity 9300+ platform.

With the Galaxy Tab S10 series, Samsung seems to be switching from Qualcomm’s high-end chipsets to MediaTek’s.

MediaTek chipsets have been increasingly used by the Korean company in the past four years, as dozens of smartphones are powered by Dimensity and Helio platforms. Nonetheless, we have only seen two MediaTek chips in premium tablets (out of nearly 120), and both were affordable LTE-only devices.

The device has 12 GB of RAM and Android 14, both of which aren’t really surprises. Samsung’s approach to this will be interesting to see – migrating the complete lineup to MediTek is unlikely, so a split by model or by market is more likely.