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Samsung to launch Galaxy Note 20 series smartphones, Galaxy Fold 2, more today

Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2020 event will be held today at 10AM EST (or 7:30PM IST). At the event, Samsung will launch the Galaxy Note 20 series smartphones, Galaxy Fold 2, Galaxy Watch 3, Galaxy Buds Live and Galaxy Tab S7 tablet.

Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2020 event
Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2020 event (Samsung)

It’s happening today! Samsung is set to host its Galaxy Unpacked 2020 event today wherein it will launch its next-generation Note 20 series smartphones, Galaxy Fold 2 and bunch of other devices, which includes Galaxy Tab S7 tablet, Galaxy Watch 3 and Galaxy Buds Live TWS earphones.

How to watch the event

Samsung, traditionally, hosts a physical launch event for its premium budget Galaxy Note smartphone. However, this time the company is hosting a virtual event owing to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Galaxy Unpacked 2020 event will begin at 10AM EST (or 7:30PM IST). The company will be live-streaming the event on its Samsung Global Newsroom and Samsung.com websites. The company will also be streaming the event via its official Samsung Newsroom and Samsung Global Facebook pages

What to expect

Galaxy Note 20

As mentioned earlier, Samsung will be launching its Galaxy Note 20 series smartphone at the event. The Galaxy Note 20 series consists of two smartphones, that is, the Galaxy Note 20 and the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra. The Galaxy Note 20 series is tipped to be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ chipset with a 108-megapixel primary camera. It is expected to be available in both 4G and 5G variants with the 4G variant of the Galaxy Note 20 costing EUR 999 ( 87,900 approx). The upcoming series is expected to be available in a new Mystic Bronze colour variant.

Galaxy Z Fold 2

Samsung will also be launching the Galaxy Fold successor, the Galaxy Fold 2, today. It is expected to come with a 7.7-inch display with a refresh rate of 120Hz on the inside and a 6.23-inch display on the outside. It is expected to be powered by Snapdragon 865+ SoC. On the inside, it is tipped to get a 10-megapixel camera and on the outside, it is expected to get a 64-megapixel, a 12-megapixel and a 12-megapixel camera setup.

Wearables and others

Samsung will also be launching Galaxy Buds Live TWS earphones. They are tipped to get active noise cancellation feature along with a battery life of 4.5 hours.

Samsung will also be launching Galaxy Watch 3 smartwatch, which has been a subject of numerous leaks in the past. The smartwatch is expected to be available in 41mm and 45mm models with a screen size of 1.2-inch and 1.4-inch respectively. It will run on the latest version of Tizen OS and come with up to 1GB of RAM, up to 8GB of storage space and a 247mAh battery.

Lastly, the company will also be launching the Galaxy Tab S7 series comprising of the Galaxy Tab S7 and the Galaxy Tab S7+, which is expected to come with a 12.4-inch screen, Snapdragon 865 processor and a 9,800mAh battery.