For its annual August Samsung Unpacked event, the company promised us at least five new devices, and delivered with the, a couple of models, the , the tablet, and more. Following similar , which have shifted events online due to the , Samsung streamed the event live from South Korea.
The company faces the same problems a lot of phone companies are facing:.
Galaxy Z Fold 2
Samsung(very briefly) for the announcement. The new foldable phone includes a Qualcomm 865 Plus processor. Samsung shrank the gap between the screens and made it thinner overall than the Fold, but it still uses foldable glass. It's got a new hinge too, and improved dust elimination. , when preorders start.
Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra
Samsung says thehas the best camera it's put in a phone thus far. It also claims the new S Pen is more precise, with a drop to 9ms latency. There's a 240Hz screen on the Ultra for less latency in screen updates for gaming, along with a partnership for Xbox Game Pass Ultimate that includes (nee xCloud) for . And that's just not for the new phones -- it's for all Galaxy devices. You'll be able to get the Notes in 5G models (or LTE in selected countries), with preorders starting tomorrow.
More news from Unpacked
are $170 bean-shaped earbuds with better noise cancellation and one small downside.
- with a 120Hz screen, a new S Pen garage (with support for the new S Pen) and a better keyboard.
- , but not all at launch. New faces and colors, too.