samsung galaxy unpacked

Samsung just announced their all-new foldable devices, their new Galaxy Watch 4 series, and Galaxy Buds 2 at a virtual live-streamed event. Here’s everything you need to know.

Lets unpack, you can use links to quick scroll 😉

Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 and Galaxy Watch 4 Classic

Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 and Galaxy Watch 4 Classic: Everything you need to know!

The Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 comes with Samsung’s OneUI Watch built in partnership with Google. This is the first time we’re seeing the new version of Wear OS being implemented on a smartwatch, albeit with One UI on top.

Galaxy Watch 4 and Galaxy Watch 4 Classic: Specifications

Specification Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Classic
Size(s)
  • 40mm
  • 44mm
  • 42mm
  • 46mm
Dimensions and Weight
  • 40mm: 40.4×39.3×9.8mm, 25.9g
  • 44mm: 44.4×43.3×9,8mm, 30.3
  • Aluminum case
  • 42mm: 41.5×41.5×11.2mm, 46.5g
  • 46mm: 45.5×45.5×11.0mm, 52g
  • Stainless steel case
Display
  • 40mm: 1.19-inch (330PPI)
  • 44mm: 1.36-inch (330PPI)
  • 42mm: 1.19-inch (330PPI)
  • 46mm: 1.36-inch (330PPI)
Processor Exynos W920 (5nm) Exynos W920 (5nm)
Memory
  • 1.5GB RAM
  • 16GB Internal Storage
  • 1.5GB RAM
  • 16GB Internal Storage
Battery
  • 40mm: 247mAh
  • 44mm: 361mAh
  • 42mm: 247mAh
  • 46mm: 361mAh
Sensors Accelerometer, Barometer, Gyro, Geomagnetic, Light, Samsung BioActive Sensor Accelerometer, Barometer, Gyro, Geomagnetic, Light, Samsung BioActive Sensor
OS OneUI Watch OneUI Watch

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 with S Pen

Samsung’s latest foldable flagship, the Galaxy Z Fold 3, is now finally here, and it brings several improvements over its predecessor.

The all-new Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 features an updated design and the latest flagship hardware, however, it is a bit more affordable than the Galaxy Z Fold 2.

Along with the IPX8 certification, the phone features an “Armor Aluminum” frame that Samsung claims is 10% stronger than before, Gorilla Glass Victus on the outer display and back panel, and a new protective film for the inner screen that’s 80% more durable than the older model.

The Galaxy Z Fold 3 also comes with an under-display selfie camera sensor making it the first phone from the company to feature the new technology and the first foldable in the world.

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3: Specifications

Specification Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3
Build
  • Corning Gorilla Glass Victus on the outer screen and back panel
  • Armor Aluminum frame
  • IPX8 water resistance
Dimensions & Weight
  • Folded: 67.1 x 158.2 x 16 ~14.4mm
  • Unfolded: 128.1 x 158.2 x 6.4mm
  • 271g
Display
  • Outer display:
    • 6.2-inch HD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X
    • 2268 x 832; 387 PPI
    • 120Hz adaptive refresh rate
  • Inner display:
    • 7.6-inch QXGA+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X
    • 2208 x 1786; 374 PPI
    • 120Hz adaptive refresh rate
SoC
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
    • 1x Kryo 680 (ARM Cortex X1-based) Prime core @ 2.84GHz
    • 3x Kryo 680 (ARM Cortex A78-based) Performance cores @ 2.4GHz
    • 4x Kryo 680 (ARM Cortex A55-based) Efficiency cores @ 1.8GHz
  •  Adreno 660 GPU
RAM & Storage
  • 12GB RAM
  • 256/512GB UFS 3.1 storage
Battery & Charging
  • 4,400mAh dual-cell battery
  • 25W fast charging support
  • 10W wireless charging support
  • 4.5W reverse wireless charging
  • Charger not included
Security
  • Side-mounted fingerprint sensor
  • AI face recognition
Rear Camera(s)
  • Primary: 12MP, f/1.8, Dual Pixel AF, OIS
  • Ultra-wide: 12MP, f/2.2, 123° FoV
  • Telephoto: 12MP, f/2.4, PDAF, Dual OIS, 2x optical zoom, 10x digital zoom
Front Camera(s)
  • Outer camera: 10MP, f/2.2
  • Inner camera: 4MP, f/1.8, under-display sensor
Port(s) USB Type-C
Audio
  • Stereo speakers
  • Dolby Atmos
Connectivity
  • 4X4 MIMO, 7CA, LAA, LTE Cat.20
  • SA/NSA 5G (Sub6/mmWave)
  • Wi-Fi 6E
  • Bluetooth 5.2
  • NFC
Software One UI based on Android 11
Other Features S Pen Fold Edition/S Pen Pro support
Colors
  • Phantom Black
  • Phantom Green
  • Phantom Silver

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3

samsung galaxy unpacked

Also announced, is the Galaxy Z Flip 3 which features an upgraded design with a larger cover display, a more durable construction, and a new high refresh rate display on the inside. It also features Qualcomm’s flagship Snapdragon 888 chip and several new software features to help you make the most of the foldable display.

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The Galaxy Z Flip 3 also has the new Armor Aluminum chassis, which Samsung claims is their strongest aluminum frame yet. It features Gorilla Glass Victus on both halves of the back panel, and it even offers IPX8 certifications for water resistance. On top of that, the Galaxy Z Flip 3 also features a new protective film on the foldable display that is 80% more durable than the previous models.

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3: Specifications

Specification Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3
Build
  • Corning Gorilla Glass Victus on the back
  • Armor Aluminum frame
  • IPX8 water resistance
Dimensions & Weight
  • Folded: 72.2 x 86.4 x 17.1mm ~ 15.9mm
  • Unfolded: 72.2 x 166.0 x 6.9mm
  • 183g
Display
  • Outer display:
    • 1.9-inch Super AMOLED
    • 250 x 512; 302 PPI
  • Inner display:
    • 6.7-inch FHD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X
    • 2640 x 1080; 425 PPI
    • 120Hz adaptive refresh rate
SoC
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
    • 1x Kryo 680 (ARM Cortex X1-based) Prime core @ 2.84GHz
    • 3x Kryo 680 (ARM Cortex A78-based) Performance cores @ 2.4GHz
    • 4x Kryo 680 (ARM Cortex A55-based) Efficiency cores @ 1.8GHz
  •  Adreno 660 GPU
RAM & Storage
  • 8GB RAM
  • 128/256GB UFS 3.1 storage
Battery & Charging
  • 3,300mAh dual-cell battery
  • 15W wired charging
  • 10W wireless charging
  • 4.5W reverse wireless charging
Security
  • Side-mounted fingerprint sensor
  • AI face recognition
Rear Camera(s)
  • Primary: 12MP f/1.8, Dual Pixel AF, OIS
  • Ultra-wide: 12MP f/2.2, 123° FoV
Front Camera(s) 10MP f/2.4
Port(s) USB Type-C
Audio
  • Stereo speakers
  • Dolby Atmos
Connectivity
  • 4X4 MIMI, 7CA, LAA, LTE Cat.20
  • SA/NSA 5G (Sub6/mmWave)
  • Wi-Fi 6
  • Bluetooth 5.1
  • NFC
Software One UI based on Android 11
Colors
  • Phantom Black
  • Cream
  • Green
  • Lavender
  • Gray
  • White
  • Pink
  • Thom Browne edition

Also Read: Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3, Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 Availability and Price in Kenya

Samsung Galaxy Buds 2

Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 in Graphite Black, Lavender Purple, Olive Green, and White, kept open in their cases

Lastly, Samsung announced the Galaxy Buds 2, which come with dynamic two-way speakers, an 11mm woofer that’s accompanied by a 6.5mm tweeter.

Samsung is claiming the Buds 2 is both the smallest and lightest earbuds in the Galaxy Buds series so far. This means the earbuds will stay comfortably in your ears even when worn for an extended period.

The case has a squircle design similar to that of the Galaxy Buds Live and the Buds Pro. If you work out regularly, the Galaxy Buds 2 are IPX2 rated so you don’t have to worry about sweat causing any issues, though you should keep it away from heavy rain and showers.

Samsung Galaxy Buds 2: Specifications

Specification Samsung Galaxy Buds 2
Dimensions and Weight
  • Earbuds: 17×20.9×21.1mm
  • Case: 50×50.2×27.8mm
  • Weight: 5g Earbuds, 41.2g Case
Speaker
  • Dynamic 2-way speakers
    • 11mm Woofer
    • 6.5mm Tweeter
Mic
  • 3 mics
  • Cuts background noise by up to 98%
ANC
  • 3 levels of ambient sound control
  • Transparent mode
  • Machine Learning solutions to cut-off sound
Connectivity Bluetooth 5.2
Sensors Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Hall, Touch, Voice Pickup Unit
Battery and Charging
  • Buds – 61mAh
  • Case – 472mAh
  • 20 hours playback time with case
  • Qi Wireless charging
IP Rating IPX2
Colors White, Olive, Graphite, Lavender

 

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