Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2021 Highlights: Galaxy Z Fold 3, Galaxy Z Flip 3, Galaxy Watch 4, and Galaxy Buds 2 launched

    Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2021: While we didn't see the Galaxy Note 21 or the Galaxy S21 FE today, Samsung has launched the Galaxy Z Fold 3, Galaxy Z Flip 3 alongside the Galaxy Watch 4 series and the Galaxy Buds 2 during its Galaxy Unpacked launch event.  
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    | Updated on Aug 11 2021, 09:26 PM IST
    Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2021 Highlights: Samsung has launched the Galaxy Z Flip 3, Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Watch 4 series alongside the Galaxy Buds 2 wireless earbuds. 
    Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2021 Highlights: Samsung has launched the Galaxy Z Flip 3, Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Watch 4 series alongside the Galaxy Buds 2 wireless earbuds.  (Samsung)
    Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2021 Highlights: Samsung has launched the Galaxy Z Flip 3, Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Watch 4 series alongside the Galaxy Buds 2 wireless earbuds.  (Samsung)

    Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2021 Highlights: In a special online event, streamed live today, South Korean tech major launched its foldable smartphones, the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 and Galaxy Z Fold 3. As far as the rates are concerned, while the Galaxy Z Fold 3 has been priced at $1,799.99 (approx. 1.34 lakh), Galaxy Z Flip 3 has

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    11 Aug 2021, 08:40 PM IST

    Samsung Galaxy Unpacked Event 2021 Live Updates: It's a wrap! The Galaxy Unpacked Live event has come to a close.

    11 Aug 2021, 08:31 PM IST

    Samsung Galaxy Unpacked Event 2021 Live Updates: Samsung launches the Galaxy Buds 2 with ANC and smart device switching

    Samsung has launched the Galaxy Buds 2 with ANC and improved call quality. 
    Samsung has launched the Galaxy Buds 2 with ANC and improved call quality.  (Samsung)
    Samsung has launched the Galaxy Buds 2 with ANC and improved call quality. 
    Samsung has launched the Galaxy Buds 2 with ANC and improved call quality.  (Samsung)

    The successor to the company's popular Galaxy Buds Plus, the new Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro come with powerful new features like Active Noise Cancellation and the new ambient sound mode allows users to control how much you want to hear from your surroundings. Samsung says the Galaxy Buds 2 will come with 20 hours in the case, 5 hours with 5 hours on ANC, 7.5 hours with ANC switch off. Its lower than the 11 hours of battery life on their predecessors, but they also come with better voice call quality. They come with an IPX2 rating.  

    11 Aug 2021, 08:22 PM IST

    Samsung Galaxy Unpacked Event 2021 Live Updates: Galaxy Z Flip 3 5G full specifications released

    Samsung reveals the specifications of the Galaxy Z Flip 3 5G 
    Samsung reveals the specifications of the Galaxy Z Flip 3 5G  (Samsung)
    Samsung reveals the specifications of the Galaxy Z Flip 3 5G 
    Samsung reveals the specifications of the Galaxy Z Flip 3 5G  (Samsung)

    Like the Galaxy Z Fold 3 5G, the new Galaxy Z Flip 3 5G comes with a strong Armor Aluminium body with Gorilla Glass Victus, a large 6.7 -inch screen when opened and a 1.9-inch cover screen. It is powered by the same 5nm processor and comes with 5G connectivity and Wi-Fi 6 support. It comes with OneUI 3 and an IPX8 rating.

    11 Aug 2021, 08:21 PM IST

    Samsung Galaxy Unpacked Event 2021 Live Updates: Samsung Galaxy Fold 3 5G complete specs revealed

    Samsung Galaxy Fold 3 5G full specs revealed by Samsung
    Samsung Galaxy Fold 3 5G full specs revealed by Samsung (Samsung)
    Samsung Galaxy Fold 3 5G full specs revealed by Samsung
    Samsung Galaxy Fold 3 5G full specs revealed by Samsung (Samsung)

    The company's Galaxy Z Fold 3 5G smartphone comes with Samsung's One UI 3 and is powered by a 5nm chipset, Gorilla Glass Victus and Armor Aluminium It has a screen size of 7.6-inch when opened and a 6.2-inch cover screen. It has an IPX8 rating and supports the company's S Pen.  

    11 Aug 2021, 08:18 PM IST

    Samsung Galaxy Unpacked Event 2021 Live Updates: Samsung partners with BTS to show off the new Galaxy Z Flip 3

    BTS shows off the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3
    BTS shows off the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 (Samsung)
    BTS shows off the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3
    BTS shows off the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 (Samsung)

    What better way to show off your latest smartphone than with a song by BTS? The popular boy band featured in a video displaying the Galaxy Z Flip 3 along with their hit song Butter.  

    11 Aug 2021, 08:12 PM IST

    Samsung Galaxy Unpacked Event 2021 Live Updates: Samsung launches the Galaxy Z Flip 3 smartphone

    Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 launched by Samsung.
    Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 launched by Samsung. (Samsung)
    Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 launched by Samsung.
    Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 launched by Samsung. (Samsung)

    The Galaxy Z Flip 3 smartphone is a compact body that integrates the front screen with the front camera. The device comes with Cream, Green, Lavender, and Black colour options and comes with customisable colours from Samsung.com. With a cover screen that is four times larger than its predecessor, the cover screen can now show notifications including messages. It has Bixby on-device processing too. 

    11 Aug 2021, 08:02 PM IST

    Samsung Galaxy Unpacked Event 2021 Live Updates: Samsung shows off the multitasking on the Galaxy Z Fold 3

    Multitasking on the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 
    Multitasking on the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3  (Samsung)
    Multitasking on the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 
    Multitasking on the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3  (Samsung)

    Alongside brand new features like water resistance (the first on any smartphone) and all the powerful specs under the hood, Samsung has emphasized the powerful software changes it has made to optimise content and multitasking on the Galaxy Z Fold 3 smartphone. The company says that it has worked to optimise apps like Spotify and YouTube to work with the larger display.

    11 Aug 2021, 07:58 PM IST

    Samsung Galaxy Unpacked Event 2021 Live Updates: Samsung launches the Galaxy Z Fold 3

    Samsung launches the Galaxy Z Fold 3 smartphone
    Samsung launches the Galaxy Z Fold 3 smartphone (Samsung)
    Samsung launches the Galaxy Z Fold 3 smartphone
    Samsung launches the Galaxy Z Fold 3 smartphone (Samsung)

    Samsung has launched the Galaxy Z Fold 3 smartphone with a large 7.6-inch display with an under-display camera and a special “Fold Edition” S Pen thatis designed to work with this device. It even has a S Pen Pro model with a toggle to use with other Samsung devices.  The device comes with an under-screen camera with “minimum pixels” on top of the camera hole. You will still see the crease in the middle of the screen though. 

    11 Aug 2021, 07:50 PM IST

    Samsung Galaxy Unpacked Event 2021 Live Updates: Galaxy Watch 4 full specifications revealed by Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 specifications. 
    Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 specifications.  (Samsung)
    Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 specifications. 
    Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 specifications.  (Samsung)

    The Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 will be available in two sizes 40mm and 44mm and will be accompanied by the Galaxy Watch 4 Classic that comes in 42mm and 46mm sizes. These watches will have a higher resolution compared to their predecessors and feature the company's new 5nm Exynos W920 chipset under the hood that supports 4G connectivity. It is powered by 1.5GB of RAM and a large 16GB storage. The company has promised 40 hours of battery life on the device. 

    11 Aug 2021, 07:45 PM IST

    Samsung Galaxy Unpacked Event 2021 Live Updates: Samsung's Watch 4 to feature the new Google Wear OS 3

    Samsung's new Galaxy Watch 4 smartwatches will run the new Google Wear OS 3.
    Samsung's new Galaxy Watch 4 smartwatches will run the new Google Wear OS 3. (Samsung)
    Samsung's new Galaxy Watch 4 smartwatches will run the new Google Wear OS 3.
    Samsung's new Galaxy Watch 4 smartwatches will run the new Google Wear OS 3. (Samsung)

    Samsung has launched the Galaxy Watch 4 and Galaxy Watch 4 Classic smartwatches, which feature the new Google Wear OS that was developed by Google and Samsung. The software is now called “Wear OS Powered by Samsung” and should feature the best of Samsung's old Tizen OS and the new Google Wear OS 3. It has One UI with unique bezel interactions with the home and back buttons on the side of the device. It also supports dismissing notifications with a flick of the wrist

    11 Aug 2021, 07:33 PM IST

    Samsung Galaxy Unpacked Event 2021 Live Updates: Samsung's live event begins

    Samsung launches the Galaxy Watch 4 smartwatch.
    Samsung launches the Galaxy Watch 4 smartwatch. (Samsung)
    Samsung launches the Galaxy Watch 4 smartwatch.
    Samsung launches the Galaxy Watch 4 smartwatch. (Samsung)

    Samsung's live event begins! Samsung kicks off the Galaxy Unpacked event with the new Galaxy Watch 4 smartwatch.  

    11 Aug 2021, 07:12 PM IST

    Samsung Galaxy Unpacked Event 2021 Live Updates: Galaxy Z Fold 3 video leaks online ahead of the event, courtesy leaker Evan Blass

    11 Aug 2021, 06:40 PM IST

    Samsung Galaxy Unpacked Event 2021 Live Updates: Rumoured wearable devices expected to launch today

    Samsung didn't announce the Galaxy Watch 4 at the Samsung Galaxy MWC Virtual Event at Mobile World Congress 2021
    Samsung didn't announce the Galaxy Watch 4 at the Samsung Galaxy MWC Virtual Event at Mobile World Congress 2021 (Samsung)
    Samsung didn't announce the Galaxy Watch 4 at the Samsung Galaxy MWC Virtual Event at Mobile World Congress 2021
    Samsung didn't announce the Galaxy Watch 4 at the Samsung Galaxy MWC Virtual Event at Mobile World Congress 2021 (Samsung)

    Samsung could finally drop its Tizen OS in favour of a new Google ear OS that it worked on in partnership with Google, and the company even unveiled a capable new Exynos chipset for wearable devices ahead of the Galaxy Unpacked event. While Samsung's new Galaxy Watch 4 smartwatch is rumoured to arrive alongside a Galaxy Watch 4 'Classic' model, there is no word on whether Samsung will also release a Galaxy Watch 4 ‘Active’ model this year. While there are ample leaks pointing to possible sizes of these devices, we will only know what Samsung has in store once the event begins at 7:30 PM IST. 

    11 Aug 2021, 06:28 PM IST

    Samsung Galaxy Unpacked Event 2021 Live Updates: What we don't expect to see today - Galaxy Note 21 and Samsung laptops

    Samsung is unlikely to launch a Galaxy Note device at today's Galaxy Unpacked Event. 
    Samsung is unlikely to launch a Galaxy Note device at today's Galaxy Unpacked Event.  (Samsung)
    Samsung is unlikely to launch a Galaxy Note device at today's Galaxy Unpacked Event. 
    Samsung is unlikely to launch a Galaxy Note device at today's Galaxy Unpacked Event.  (Samsung)

    While Samsung usually announces a Galaxy Note series device this time of the year, it looks like the company's die-hard S Pen fans are in for some disappointment today as the company is expected to launch only foldable smartphones at the Galaxy Unpacked Event.  However, the good news is that previous leaks have pointed towards Samsung adding support for the S Pen on its upcoming smartphones – whether these will extend to the new foldable devices is currently unknown.  Similarly, the company has also released capable laptops recently, including the Galaxy Book Pro, so it is unlikely that we will see any laptops launching at today's event.   

    First Published Date: 11 Aug, 06:27 PM IST
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