Samsung, the South Korean tech giant, is all set to host its annual Unpacked event on Wednesday, July 26. This year, the event is being held in Korea for the first time, creating a stir among tech enthusiasts worldwide.
You can catch all the action from the comfort of your home through the live stream, which will be available for free.
Anticipated Announcements at the Unpacked Event
The event is expected to unveil a plethora of new gadgets, with the primary focus being on the much-awaited Galaxy Z Fold 5 https://www.digitaltrends.com/mobile/samsung-galaxy-z-fold-5-release-date-price-specs-news/ and Galaxy Z Flip 5 https://www.digitaltrends.com/mobile/samsung-galaxy-z-flip-5-release-date-price-news-leaks-rumors/. The Z Fold 5 is likely to showcase a design akin to its predecessor, the Galaxy Z Fold 4 https://www.digitaltrends.com/mobile/samsung-galaxy-z-fold-4-review/, but with improved specs and a new water drop hinge design for a seamless closing mechanism.
The Z Flip 5, on the other hand, is rumored to sport a larger cover screen, potentially expanding from 1.9 inches to 3.4 inches, compared to the Galaxy Z Flip 4 https://www.digitaltrends.com/mobile/samsung-galaxy-z-flip-4-review/. This could allow users to run optimized Samsung and Google apps on the cover screen much like the Motorola Razr Plus https://www.digitaltrends.com/mobile/motorola-razr-plus-review/.
In addition to smartphones, Samsung is also expected to introduce its Galaxy Watch 6 https://www.digitaltrends.com/mobile/samsung-galaxy-watch-6-release-date-price-specs-news/ series, which includes the standard Galaxy Watch 6 and the premium Galaxy Watch 6 Classic. The latter seems to be the successor of last year’s Galaxy Watch 5 Pro https://www.digitaltrends.com/mobile/samsung-galaxy-watch-5-pro-review/, and is expected to bring back Samsung’s iconic rotating bezel.
For tablet enthusiasts, Samsung is likely to announce the Galaxy Tab S9 series https://www.digitaltrends.com/mobile/samsung-galaxy-tab-s9-water-resistance-ip-rating-rumor/, including the Tab S9, the Tab S9 Plus https://www.digitaltrends.com/mobile/samsung-galaxy-tab-s9-plus-leaked-render-design/, and the Tab S9 Ultra https://www.digitaltrends.com/mobile/samsung-galaxy-tab-s9-ultra-tablet-renders-leaked-news/.
Live Streaming Details
The event is scheduled to begin at 7:00 a.m. ET/4:00 a.m. PT on July 26, a bit earlier than usual due to the time difference in Korea. The live stream will be available on Samsung’s official website and YouTube channel.
In a bid to entice early adopters, Samsung is also offering a $50 credit for early device registrations. You can register on Samsung’s official website and fill out a brief form https://www.samsung.com/us/smartphones/the-next-galaxy/reserve/ to avail the credit, which can be utilized during the preorders for the upcoming devices.