How to watch the Samsung Galaxy unboxed in August 2021
Samsung is preparing to host its Unpacked event on August 11 where it plans to announce its flagship hardware for the second half of 2021.
The company often hosts two of these mobile-focused Unpacked events, the first being to announce the Galaxy S21 series earlier this year. This second will be held on August 11, and the company is focusing entirely on its foldable line for the first time since the launch of the original first Galaxy Fold. If you’d like to watch the event yourself, check out the Samsung Galaxy Unpacked August 2021 livestream below.
Samsung will broadcast the virtual event via YouTube at 7:00 a.m. PT (10:00 a.m.ET, 9:00 a.m.CT, 8:00 a.m. MT, and 2:00 p.m. GMT) on Wednesday, July 11. To stream it live, you need to go to the company’s YouTube channel to listen to the announcements they come in. You can also sign up to reserve your new device and watch directly on the Samsung website.
Samsung, like all other tech companies, has moved to virtual events in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. With the viability of mass physical events involving intercontinental travel uncertain, we’ll likely see more virtual events like this for a good part of the year, at least when it comes to phone launches.
What to expect from Samsung Galaxy Unpacked in August 2021
It’s no secret what’s happening as all of the upcoming products have been widely disclosed and we have a good idea of What to expect. Samsung has confirmed that Galaxy Unpacked will be focusing on the Galaxy Z Fold and Flip series this time around.
“We are determined to reach new heights and open up a whole new world of exciting experiences for even more people. Hope you join us as we launch our next Galaxy Z family and share some foldable surprises, including the very first S Pen designed specifically for foldable phones, ”Samsung’s Dr. TM Roh announced in July.
According to reports from a mix of sources, Samsung is expected to announce the Galaxy Z Flip 3 5G and Galaxy Z Fold 3 for their foldable lines. Both phones will feature improvements over the previous generation, including narrower designs, larger screens, and IPX8 certifications for waterproofing for the first time on a foldable device.
We also expect to see the first fruits of Samsung’s collaboration with Google on wearable devices and smartwatches, announced during I / O.
“This has fueled the development of a new unified wearable platform, which we jointly built with Google,” Roh said, adding, “Additionally, our One UI Watch user interface is deeply integrated with our other Galaxy devices and provides consistent connectivity between your Galaxy Watch. and Galaxy smartphone.
From there, the company would release the Galaxy Watch 4 and Galaxy Watch 4 Classic, the most powerful Wear OS watches to date, and Samsung’s first in a very long time.
Finally, Samsung is expected to launch the Galaxy Buds 2, a pair of true wireless earbuds with upgrades over older models including Bluetooth 5.2, better battery life, active noise cancellation, and a starting price tag. potentially down to about $ 149.
This Samsung Unpacked will be a bit atypical. Generally, Samsung should have launched the Galaxy Note 21 as well as the Galaxy S21 Fan Edition (FE) if things went according to plan. The company has previously announced that the Note will not make an appearance this year, the first time in 10 years. The Galaxy S21 FE, while not entirely missing this year, will also not make an appearance due to the same shortage of chips that would have caused the Note 21’s absence, although sales The S21’s lackluster could also have something to do with the pivot. .
You can read all about everything Samsung plans to launch here. With Unpacked coming in a few days, we’ll know how accurate those rumors were. You are already able to reserve your new device and enjoy higher trade-in value, 12 months free of Samsung Care + and an unspecified special offer during the pre-order period.