Samsung has postponed the development of a new line of tablets due to the continued low demand for consumer electronics from the global recession.
Development for the Galaxy Tab S9 series was scheduled to start in December but this has been pushed back to 2023, sources said.
The company is planning to have three models in the series just as it did for Galaxy Tab S8.
Tab S8 has a standard model that used a liquid crystal display (LCD) panel and a Plus and an Ultra model that used OLED panels.
In the premium tablet market, Samsung is pushing OLED models while rival Apple is pushing tablets with LCD panels that use LED as backlights.
The delay will negatively impact the South Korean tech giant’s shipment goal it had set for its tablets.
The company had planned to manufacture a total of 33.6 million units of tablets this year but demand has been lower than expected.