Earlier this year, Samsung released three flagship phones — Samsung Galaxy S20, S20 Plus and S20 Ultra — and their much-awaited flip phone.
This time, the tech giant hosted its second big event and have gone virtual for the very first time due to the pandemic. Samsung has revealed five new devices – Galaxy Note20, Galaxy Note20 Ultra, Tab S7, Tab S7+, Galaxy Buds Live, Galaxy Watch 3, and Galaxy Z Fold2.
Samsung Galaxy Note20 and Note20 Ultra
The Galaxy Note20 sports a 6.7″ flat FHD+ Super AMOLED Plus while the Galaxy Note20 Ultra has a 6.9″ edge Quad HD+ Dynamix AMOLED 2X. Both products have near bezel-less, full-frontal screen display. Samsung claims it has the toughest gorilla glass in a smartphone.
The Note 20 has a 6.7-inch screen with Full HD resolution, while the Note 20 Ultra’s display is bigger at 6.9 inches, and offers sharper QHD resolution. The Note 20 features a standard 60Hz refresh rate while the Note 20 Ultra has a 120Hz refresh rate that adjusts depending on your need.
The Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra are both equipped with a 10MP front camera. As for the rear camera, the Note 20 has a 12MP Ultra Wide, 12MP Wide-angle, 64MP Telephoto; while the Note 20 Ultra has a 12MP Ultra Wide, 108MP Wide-angle, and 12MP Telephoto.
Both have Space Zoom with 3x Hybrid Optic Zoom for the Note 20 and 5x Optical Zoom for the Note 20 Ultra.
The Galaxy Note 20 is equipped with a 4,300 mAh battery while the Ultra has a 4,500 mAh pack. Both of the smartphones have a fast charging feature that can charge up to 50% in 30 minutes.
The Note20 is available in Mystic Bronze, Mystic Green, and Mystic Green, starts at P53,990. The Note20+ is available in Mystic Black and Mystic Bronze, starts at P67,990.
The Galaxy Note20 Series will be available starting August 21.
Galaxy Tab S7 and Tab S7+
A phone and a tablet in one. Users can experience PC-level productivity on the Galaxy Tab S7 and S7+ with its powerful processor, an improved keyboard experience, and an improved S Pen with similar capabilities as the Galaxy Note20 series.
Both tabs feature an immersive display with a 120 Hz refresh rate for fast downloads and virtually lag-free streaming.
The Galaxy Tab S7 and S7+ will be available starting August 28.
Galaxy Buds Live
The Galaxy Buds Live is nothing like you’ve ever seen or worn before. It’s bean-shaped and has a tip-less design that conforms to the shape of your ear.
The Buds Live has an Active Noise Cancellation feature that is designed to cut down on low and constant frequencies, while still being able to hear important announcements and conversations. It is equipped with three microphones and a Voice Pickup Unit to ensure that your calls are loud and clear even in a busy environment.
When fully charged, it can support up to 6 hours of playback, and the charging case gives you an additional 15 hours over multiple charges.
The Galaxy Buds Live is available in black, bronze, and white.
The Galaxy Buds Live will be available starting August 21.
A new addition to the Galaxy Watch lineup, it is said to be 14% thinner and 15% lighter than its predecessor. It is available in two sizes, 41mm and 45mm, each with Bluetooth or LTE variations.
The Galaxy Watch3 is equipped with advanced health sensor technology with blood oxygen monitoring, running form analysis, and sleep score function.
The 41mm version is available in bronze or silver, while the 45mm watch will is available in silver or black.
The Galaxy Watch3 will be available starting August 21.
Galaxy Z Fold 2
After the release of two foldable devices, Samsung has heard its users’ feedback and made enhancements to its Galaxy Z Fold2.
It has two edge-to-edge nearly bezel-less Infinity-O Displays, with a cover screen of 6.2-inch and main screen of 7.6-inch. Just like the Galaxy S20 Ultra, it will have a display with a 120Hz refresh rate for smoother scrolling.
The Galaxy Z Fold2 is available in Mystic Black and Mystic Bronze.
As of writing, the Galaxy Z Fold2’s availability will be announced soon.