The Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2021 event is set to begin later today (11th August 2021). During this launch conference, the company will be launching its highly anticipated Galaxy Z Flip 3 and Galaxy Z Fold 3 foldable smartphones alongside other products. While the virtual event has yet to start, we already have some expected specs, features, and prices of these upcoming devices, so lets take a look.
Galaxy Z Fold 3
The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 will be the brand’s latest flagship foldable handset. Just earlier today, we had reported on a leaked spec sheet that revealed key specifications of the new smartphone. As per this leak, the Galaxy Z Fold 3 is expected to feature a 6.2 inch external display that supports 2262 x 832 pixels resolution while its primary display is expected to be a 7.6 inch foldable AMOLED panel that supports a resolution of 2208 x 1768 pixels. Notably, both displays also offer 120Hz high refresh rate as well.
The front of the device will apparently sport a 10 megapixel camera, while the display will reportedly house a 4 megapixel under display camera. On the rear, the Galaxy Z Fold 3 is expected to house a triple camera setup, with a 12 megapixel primary lens. Under the hood, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC will run the device, paired with 12 GB of RAM and 256 GB of UFS 3.1 storage. The foldable smartphone is expected to be powered by a large 4,400mAh battery that supports 25W fast charging. A recent price leak has suggested that the Galaxy Z Fold 3 will be priced at 1,899 EUR (roughly 2,258 US Dollars).
Galaxy Z Flip 3
The Galaxy Z Flip 3 is the second foldable smartphone that Samsung will be launching in the Galaxy Unpacked 2021 event. It sports a 6.7 inch foldable AMOLED display that supports 2640 x 1080px resolution and a 120Hz refresh rate. Meanwhile, the external display has a size of 1.9 inch with a resolution of 512 x 260px. On the front, the Flip 3 is expected to sport a 10 megapixel shooter, while the rear will feature a 12 megapixel + 12 megapixel dual camera setup.
Similar to the Galaxy Z Fold 3, the Flip will also be powered by a Snapdragon 888 chipset and is expected to house 8 GB of RAM and up to 256 GB of storage. A 3,300mAh battery will power the device and will support 15W charging. The device is confirmed to feature IPX9 water resistance and its price is rumored to start from 1,099 EUR (roughly 1,306 US Dollars). The device will be available in multiple color variants as well, namely Phantom Black, Lavender, and Cream.
Galaxy Watch 4
Apart from the two foldable smartphones, the South Korean tech giant is also expected to launch new wearables and hearables as well. The Galaxy Watch 4 series will be the company’s latest smartwatches and includes the Galaxy Watch 4 and Galaxy Watch 4 Classic. The wearables will run the Samsung’s and Google’s newly merged OneUI Watch OS, with the new Exynos W920 SoC powering the smartwatch.
The Watch 4 will arrive in two sizes, including 40mm and 44mm, while its its pricing is rumored to be around 279 EUR (roughly 327 US Dollars). For memory, the Watch 4 series is expected to house 1.5GB of RAM, with the Watch 4 sporting 16GB of storage as well. The Watch 4 is expected to feature a 1.19 inch AMOLED display, while the Classic 46mm variant will have a 1.36 inch display with a 450 x 450 resolution and 330 PPI. The smartwatches will offer the usual activity tracking, heart rate monitoring, and other features as well.
Galaxy Buds 2
Arriving at the hearables, Samsung is also gearing up for the launch of the Galaxy Buds 2. These are a pair of TWS (true wireless earbuds) and will feature an updated design over its predecessor. Talking about the design first, the earbuds feature a uniform glossy texture with an in ear design and silicone ear tips. A leak had revealed key specs of the new wireless earphones, which will support Bluetooth 5.2, Ambient Sound/ANC with 3 mics.
Furthermore, the charging case is compatible with Qi wireless charging and also offers IPX7 rating for water resistance. Each bud is powered by a 61mAh battery capacity while the case houses a 472mAh battery pack. The leak also stated that charging the buds for just 5 minutes will enable it to offer 55 minutes of playback. These hearables are expected to be priced at around 149 EUR (roughly 175 US Dollars).
Viewers can tune in to the live event on August 11 at 7:30 PM IST. The Samsung Galaxy Unpacked event will be live-streamed on the company’s YouTube channel or by clicking on the live stream below. Users can also tune into the live stream on the company’s website.