It's that time of the year again where Samsung holds its biggest event yet, the Samsung Unpacked 2020. This year, they have launched three flagship phones — Samsung Galaxy S20, S20 Plus and S20 Ultra — and their much-awaited flip phone.
The tech giant has yet again unpacked interesting new features, including a 100x space zoom and the ability to shoot videos at 8k, and technology. Here's a rundown of all the important phone and tech reveals from the event.
Samsung Galaxy S20, S20+ and S20 Ultra
Ultra Resolution Camera
The newest Samsung flagship smartphones boast of four cameras.
The Galaxy S20 and S20+ are equipped with a 10MP front camera, 12MP ultrawide, 12MP wide, 64MP telephoto and ToF (S20+ only) rear camera. Meanwhile, the S20 Ultra has a 40MP front camera, 108MP wide, 12MP ultrawide, 48MP telephoto and ToF.
Galaxy S20's Space Zoom technology uses Hybrid Optic Zoom which includes AI-powered digital zoom that's perfect for concerts or sceneries that are far away. The Galaxy S20 and S20+ can zoom up to 30x while the Galaxy S20 Ultra has a Super Resolution Zoom up to 100x with a clearer view.
8K Video Creation
The Galaxy S20 is the world's first smartphone that can capture 8K videos, and users can grab a still from the video and turn it into a 33MP high-res photo. Moreover, the smartphones are equipped with a Super Steady and anti-rolling stabilization and AI motion analysis so videos would look smooth.
The new flagship smartphones promise to support you all day, and overnight. It has an intelligent battery and gives you 4,000mAh of battery for the S20, 4,500mAh of battery for S20+ and 5,000mAh of battery for the S20 Ultra.
The Galaxy S20 series comes with a 25W fast charger while the S20 Ultra supports 45W Super Fast charging as well.
Hyper-fast Infinity Display
The Galaxy S20 has a 6.2-inch screen, S20+ has a 6.7-inch screen and the S20 Ultra has a 6.9-inch screen, all of which has a 20:9 aspect ration. Just like its predecessor, it is equipped with a Dynamic AMOLED 2.0.
It has a refresh rate of 120hz which means the screen refreshes 120 times per second.
The Galaxy S20 is available in 8+120gb, Cloud Pink and Cosmic Gray, priced at P49,990.
The Galaxy S20+ is available in 8+120gb, Cosmic Gray and Cosmic Black, priced at P55,990.
The Galaxy S20 Ultra is available in 8+120gb, Cosmic Gray and Cosmic Black, priced at P69,990.
The Galaxy S20 series will be available in stores starting March 20, 2020.
Here are a few sample photos taken using the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra:
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip
The Z Flip bends the laws of physics and features a 6.7-inch display that folds into a stylish and compact form factor that fits in the palm of your hand. It is designed with an innovative Hideaway Hinge and custom-built UX which provides elegant new ways to capture, share and experience content.
It features a 6.7-inch FHD+ Dynamic AMOLED Infinity Flex Display with Samsung's Ultra-Thin Glass, making it sleek and giving it a premium look and feel. The Z Flip is Samsung's first-ever 21:9:9 ratio so users can enjoy their favorite content in a cinema-ratio.
With the Z Flip, there's no need to set up a tripod with its ability to fold — find the right angle and put on top of a flat surface and you're good to go. Believe it or not, it can stand on its own. The flip phone is equipped with a 10MP front camera and a 12MP wide-angle and 12MP ultra-wide rear camera. Users can also easily create content from the best angle and enjoy video recording with a 16:9 ratio that's perfect for uploads on social media.
The Galaxy Z Flip will be available in Mirror Purple and Mirror Black, priced at P79,990, starting February 21, 2020.
Here's a new gadget to complete the whole Samsung ecosystem:
Immerse yourself in your favorite music and podcasts with the new Galaxy Buds+. Sound by AKG, Buds+ features 2-way speakers, 3 mics for unparalleled sound and voice quality; and an even longer battery life of up to 11 hours from the buds and an extra 11 hours in the case.
The Buds+ app is also now available for iOS so users can conveniently enjoy a great audio experience no matter what device they use. With their Spotify partnership, users can listen to music and podcasts through a single press.
The Galaxy Buds+ now comes in three colors — black, white and blue, priced at P6,990.