The Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 now comes with an essential accessory for free

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 on a green background with keyboard cover
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We all appreciate tablets for their flexibility and ease of use when casually browsing, watching videos, or gaming. But, when it comes to getting some more involving work done, finicky touchscreen keyboards don't really cut it. For those who held off picking up one because of that, the good news is that the full Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 range now comes with a free keyboard for a limited time - saving you up to £299.

What's more, if you have any old tablet to trade in at the same time – even if it's broken or has a cracked screen – you get a guaranteed £150 off any Galaxy Tab S8 when bought directly from Samsung.

Combined, you can get a Samsung Galaxy Tab 8 with a Slim Book Cover Keyboard for £479. That's a total saving of £270 compared to buying both items separately and a solid price for Samsung's latest tablet with the useful addition of a keyboard and cover all in one. Oh, and the S-Pen is already included as well. Altogether, it's one of the best tablet deals available today.

Similar deals apply to the Galaxy Tab S8 Plus and Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra. The latter you can find on our best tablets list for those after an Android device. Check out the full details below if you'd prefer either of the larger or more powerful tablets.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 with free keyboard cover

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8: £749£479 at Samsung

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8: was £749 now £479 at Samsung
The standard Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 now comes with a free Slim Book Cover Keyboard that usually retails for £119. Plus, when you trade in any old tablet at the same time you get £150 off your order. That means you can pick up the excellent tablet for £479. We thought it was one of the best slates from 2022 due to the clear 11-inch display and responsive performance.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Plus: £999£649 at Samsung

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Plus: was £999 now £649 at Samsung
You can pay extra to get the Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Plus, which features a larger and improved 12.4-inch Super AMOLED display for even better image quality. The free Slim Book Cover Keyboard that's included would usually sell for £139, so with the added trade-in discount the total saving is a healthy £350 for this equally excellent and premium tablet.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra: £1,199£849 at Samsung

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra: was £1,199 now from £849 at Samsung
Those after the best tablet that Samsung currently offer should definitely consider the Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra while you can get a total of £449 in savings with the trade-in discount and free Advanced 2-in-1 Book Cover Keyboard combined. This top-end device comes with a large 14.6-inch Super AMOLED display that makes it great for work and play, with the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset strong enough to handle everything from creative apps to the latest games.

As we found in our Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 review, even though it may be the standard choice when it comes to the latest range of tablets, it's far from basic. 

It features an 11-inch, 2560 x 1600 resolution display that also sports a high refresh rate of up to 120Hz. It's a top-quality screen that will deliver a smooth image during demanding tasks such as gaming. As for cameras, you get a 13MP main camera and 6MP wide option on the back, as well as a 12MP ultra-wide front-facing camera that's well-suited to video calls.

Those with the budget should go for one of the more expensive options, though. We were very impressed with the high-end option in our Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra review

Sure, for the everyday user, this device is likely going to be overkill for general tasks such as browsing, media streaming, and gaming. However, creatives and professionals who need a bigger second screen will appreciate the much larger and much crisper 14.6-inch Super AMOLED display.

And if you feel any of the options aren't right for you, then you can browse more of today's best tablet deals below. We've got options from a range of manufacturers to suit all price ranges and needs.

James Pickard
Senior Deals Editor

James Pickard is a Deals Editor at TechRadar. After many years of scouring the net for the cheapest games and tech for his personal use, he decided to make it his job to share all the best bargains and coupon codes with you. James also has almost a decade of experience covering some of the biggest sales events of the year at Eurogamer and VG247, including Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Amazon Prime Day. When not deals hunting or stacking coupon codes to get the biggest savings, James can be found on the PS5, watching a classic film noir or cheering on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.