Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2020: Everything you need to know

Samsung hosted its annual launch event, Unpacked 2020, in San Fransico on Tuesday, 11 February 2020. The tech giant took to the stage to announce a plethora of new and exciting devices and gadgets – most notably, the details surrounding the launch of its latest Foldable smartphone, the Galaxy Z Flip, and the new flagship S Series.

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Here’s everything that happened:

The Future Changes Shape: The Galaxy Z Flip

In recent months, rumours teased the first-ever foldable glass display, combined with a unique UX set to offer a whole new mobile experience. And Samsung did not disappoint, The Galaxy Z Flip is bold and stylish – designed for those who see cutting-edge technology as a way to express themselves.

Engineered with first-of-its-kind foldable glass, the Galaxy Z Flip literally bends the laws of physics and features a 6.7-inch display that folds into a stylish and compact form factor that fits in the palm of your hand.

Designed with an innovative Hideaway Hinge and custom-built UX, the Galaxy Z Flip provides elegant new ways to capture, share and experience content – all hands-free. From its stylish design to its flexible camera experience, Galaxy Z Flip opens up a new decade of foldable mobile innovation.

Introducing the Samsung Galaxy S20

Samsung revealed three new 5G smartphones as part of the Galaxy S20 series; Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+ and Galaxy S20 Ultra. The devices offer 6.2-inch, 6.7-inch, and 6.9-inch OLED displays respectively.

The S20 series sports a brand-new 108mp camera architecture that combines AI with Samsung’s largest image sensor yet for stunning image quality as well as an impressive 100x zoom.

The devices are powered by Samsung’s Exynos 990 chipset, boasts 12GB of RAM and 256GB of storage.

Unlocking the Samsung Galaxy Buds+

Samsung’s latest generation of wireless earphones is set to be the most exciting yet – boasting a notable 11 hours of battery life, combined with an additional 11 hours worth of charging through the portable case – totally a whopping 22 hours of listening time.

Users can also expect improved sound thanks to the addition of both a Tweeter and Woofer in each of the Buds. Samsung believes that this will not only provide a more sensory sound experience but also allow for crisper and clearer calls. The Buds+ will also feature three microphones.

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