The time has finally come for Samsung to host its much-awaited “Galaxy Unpacked” event today on August 5 in Seoul, South Korea.
After diligent reporting for months on rumors, leaks, and expected features of its upcoming devices, specifically the Galaxy Note 20 – the tech giant is ready to lift the veil on a total of 5 new devices including the Galaxy Z Fold 2, Galaxy Watch 3, Galaxy Buds Live, and Galaxy Tab S7.
The expectations run high and the anticipation is definitely building as there is much to look forward to; not to mention another Fold device that is likely to be met with skepticism considering the previous failure. So, whether Samsung has refined the technology and learned from its mistakes will be revealed soon.
Where to Watch Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2020?
Don’t worry, we got you covered. As you must know, the event will be streaming live on Wednesday, August 5 at 10 AM ET and 7 PM IST. According to Samsung, the Galaxy Unpacked event will be broadcasted on Samsung Newsroom and on Samsung’s website. And as always the event will be live-streamed on Samsung’s YouTube channel as well.
YouTube Live Stream
For now, enjoy the Galaxy Unpacked August 2020 Trailer #2
What to Expect From the Upcoming Products of Samsung Unpacked 2020?
Samsung built the hype around 5 of its devices, but we will have to check the aftermath to see which one really stood out for the consumers and the experts out there. For now, with the little details and expectations that we have about the products, let’s refresh our memories so we tune-in the live feed prepared.
Samsung Galaxy Note 20
Samsung is all set to announce the Galaxy Note 20 and abiding by the rumors, the tech giant is expected to release two new phones; the regular Galaxy Note 20 and its larger variant, the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra. The Note 20 Ultra will definitely steal the spotlight with its expected 6.9-inch display and a 120Hz refresh rate. While the regular model is tipped to be of a 6.7-inch screen with a 60Hz refresh rate.
The Galaxy Note 20 lineup is no small fish, with the Ultra model rumored to sport a 108MP camera with 50x zoom and an S Pen support that is being rumored to have a super-fast response rate of 9ms. However, let us not forget the Galaxy Note 20, which, according to the rumors is packed with the same high-end hardware – Snapdragon 865 processor and a triple-camera setup with a bigger battery.
With 5G technology on the rise, it won’t be unfair to expect the Note 20 models to be 5G-enabled.
As for the cost of both the members of Note 20 series, the regular one is expected to cost $999, while the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra at $1299.
The upcoming smartphones of the 2020 list are surely expanding.
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2
The better and hopefully durable Samsung Fold has finally arrived? With the rumors holding Z Fold 2 in higher regards than its predecessor, it is expected to have a larger outer display (full-size) with thin bezels, a durable UTG (Ultra Thin Glass) technology including better hinge with less of a gap. The inner screen real-estate of 7.7-inch with a punch-hole camera in place of a notch that the previous model sported is also mentioned.
In terms of hardware, you can look forward to a faster Snapdragon 865 Plus processor and internal storage of either 256GB or 512GB.
The Galaxy Z Fold 2 is being speculated to be water-resistant with a flexible glass screen. What are your thoughts on this?
Honorable mention: The Galaxy Z Flip
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live
The ‘beans’ or Galaxy Buds Live in the shape of a bean are planning to take Apple’s AirPods Pro head-on. Claiming to be the best wireless earbuds in the market, they are finally going to be revealed at the Unpacked 2020 today. Hopefully, they provide noise-canceling and a good ear-fit at the price of as low as just $169 (according to one of the leaks); while many expected its retail price to fall at $230.
With a good fit courtesy of its wingtips, these buds should come in white, black, and copper colors.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7
Samsung may announce Galaxy Tab S7 and Galaxy Tab S7 Plus at the Unpacked event today and they might come with an 11-inch OLED display and a 12.4-inches on the Plus, respectively. There should also be an S Pen support, Snapdragon 865 Plus Processor, and 6 or 8GB of RAM on both or one of the models at least.
Both, Galaxy Tab S7 and Galaxy Tab S7 Plus should come with 5G connectivity enabled. As for what other upgrades these devices sport will have to wait till the official announcement.
Samsung Galaxy Watch 3
Leaks suggest that the new Galaxy Watch 3 is most likely to come with several upgrades, with Samsung bringing the physical rotating bezel back for this watch. Moreover, there are reportedly two models of sizes 41mm and 45mm with displays being expected to be 1.3-inches and 1.5-inches, respectively.
If we refer to some of the leaks from reputed tipsters, then the Galaxy Watch 3 should be able to calculate your blood pressure including the ability to monitor your blood oxygen with the help of ECG and PPG sensors. What more is Galaxy Watch 3 should also have a faster processor.