Samsung fans could have an exciting summer coming up with the rumor that the Korean tech company is launching a slew of shiny new devices. Nothing official has been announced yet, but rumors suggest that one of the company’s famous Unpacked events could take place in a few weeks.
Samsung’s Unpacked showcases have become renowned for bringing new innovations to the market and its next event is set to be a thriller with new smartphones, foldables, wireless headphones, and a fully updated smartwatch set to arrive – the event does. will surely not disappoint you.
So if it gets you hot under the collar, here’s everything you need to know.
Returning to the MWC show in Barcelona last month, Samsung confirmed that an event is coming this summer. This is all the information they revealed, but according to a leak from the Still Reliable Evan blass on Twitter, we should expect the next Unpacked event on August 11. Backing up this top tech informant, a recent report from Korean site Digital Daily includes a statement from a Samsung official supposedly confirming the date.
Perhaps one of Samsung’s coolest upgrades has to be its new Galaxy Watch.
As Samsung has more or less confirmed, the Galaxy Watch 4 will be revealed unboxed. After Watch 3, we’re waiting for new health features like blood oxygen monitoring and advanced sleep tracking.
But the biggest upgrade doesn’t come from hardware, but from new software developed with Google. The new One UI Watch operating system will combine Google’s software design with Samsung’s smartwatch apps and features.
Another device that is sure to get Samsung fans excited is the upcoming release of a cheaper Galaxy S21 FE (Fan Edition).
Samsung’s Fan Edition smartphones are generally cheaper than the existing flagship, with slightly lower performance.
According to a recent leak, the Galaxy S21 FE is expected to come with 5G connectivity, the latest Snapdragon 888 processor and three cameras. Although this device costs less, it looks like Samsung still gives you many of its premium features.
In addition to the FE, we’re also expecting updates to Samsung’s foldable lineup. Rumors of new phones include the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3. Both devices are expected to receive fairly minor performance improvements, but will potentially gain in waterproofing. The Z Flip 3 is also set to be completely redesigned with a larger mini-display.
Finally, Samsung is also preparing to update its wireless headphones, the Galaxy Buds, with a new model. It is not yet clear whether the new model will follow the more basic Galaxy Buds rivaling Apple’s AirPods, or the premium Galaxy Buds Pro rivaling the AirPods Pro.
Along with a few new colors, the biggest change we expect is a drop in the retail price. Headphones can also benefit from noise cancellation to block out external noise.
It looks like there is a lot to come from Samsung and Express.co.uk will be bringing you all the latest news and rumors as this Unpacked summer showcase approaches.