Samsung’s Next Galaxy Unpacked Event Is Aug. 11
After months of leaks and rumors, Samsung has officially announced that its subsequent Unpacked occasion will happen nearly on Wednesday, Aug. 11 at 10 a.m. ET/7 a.m. PT.
Invites for the following Unpacked occasion had been despatched out to the media immediately, and whereas Samsung didn’t particularly point out any of the gadgets it plans to announce, between current leaks and a tagline for the occasion that reads “Get ready to unfold,” it’s clear at the very least considered one of Samsung’s large speaking factors might be about its next-gen foldables.
Based on current leaks, we’re anticipating that Samsung’s subsequent two flagship foldables would be the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and the Galaxy Z Flip 3. The Z Fold 3 will reportedly sport a big foldable show measuring 7.6 inches throughout and have built-in stylus support, which suggests it is going to cater to high-end energy customers on the lookout for one thing that’s a hybrid between a pill and conventional large display screen cellphone. Meanwhile, with its smaller dimensions (and presumably cheaper price), the Z Flip 3 appears to be like to be aimed extra at mainstream customers on the lookout for one thing a bit extra compact in an old-school flip cellphone design, however with some cutting-edge specs.
The inclusion of stylus help on the Z Fold3 would mark a major enchancment over earlier Galaxy Folds, because it means that Samsung has created a brand new sort of versatile show that’s in a position to face up to repeated affect from a stylus. That’s as a result of although earlier (*11*) and Z Flip gadgets featured a layer of what Samsung calls “ultrathin glass,” that cup didn’t supply anyplace close to the identical type of sturdiness you’d get from a conventional smartphone, with customers in a position to dent these versatile screens with simply their fingernails.
However, by combing elevated sturdiness with rumors of cheaper price tags for each the Z Fold3 and Z Flip 3, Samsung could also be lastly signaling that its foldable gadgets are lastly able to primetime.
As for the Galaxy Watch 4, Samsung’s subsequent smartwatch represents a possible main departure from earlier Galaxy Watches as it is going to run Samsung’s new One UI Watch, which relies on Google’s Wear OS as an alternative of Samsung’s Tizen OS. While retaining a round show and useful aspect buttons, the Galaxy Watch 4 is anticipated to be available in three sizes and can embody up to date well being monitoring similar to superior metrics for sleep, VO2 Max, Spo2, steady coronary heart fee monitoring, and extra.
Finally, the fourth gadget we’re anticipating to see at Samsung Unpacked are the Galaxy Buds 2, that are rumored to be a alternative for the unique Galaxy Buds and Galaxy Buds+ that may include some form of built-in ANC and a price ticket of round $100.
However, the one system we’re not anticipating to see is a brand new Galaxy Note, which has been long rumored to be skipping a generation, due partly to the dearth of obtainable parts attributable to the continuing world chip crunch.
Notably, whereas Samsung has but to disclose any information about its upcoming gadgets, immediately Samsung did announce a reservation system for its upcoming flagships that gives some additional perks, a reduction on Samsung Care+, and elevated trade-in credit score for anybody keen to pre-order new devices forward of their official debut.
Either means, it looks as if we’re going to have to attend till August 11 to get an actual have a look at all the pieces Samsung has deliberate for its subsequent large gadget showcase, so till then, keep tuned for extra updates on Gizmodo.com.
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