The presentation of Galaxy Unpacked 2022 took place today.
During it, Samsung showed its latest devices. Basically, the emphasis is on smartphones with flexible screens. But this is not all new.
Galaxy Z Fold 4
The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 has a 7.6-inch internal foldable display with a 120Hz refresh rate, but it has a slightly different aspect ratio. Thanks to this, the frames around it have become thinner. The diagonal of the external screen was 6.2 inches.
Gorilla Glass Victus + is used for protection, and the glass coating of the flexible screen has become thinner and 12% stronger. There is IPX8 water protection. You can swim with it.
The smartphone weighs 263 grams versus 271 grams for the Galaxy Z Fold 3.
The smartphone is powered by a Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 processor. The large screen of Z Fold has always been suitable for multitasking, business and art. They returned support for the S Pen stylus, but there is still nowhere to store it in the device.
Android 12L with One UI 4.4.1 will be installed on the Galaxy Z Fold 4, and with it will appear task bar. The name of the feature is apt, as it works like the taskbar on a Windows PC, allowing you to quickly switch between applications from the icon area at the bottom of the screen.
The bar consists of apps pinned to the bottom of the home screen, and any other apps that are visible are recently used apps.
Worth the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 with 12/256 GB of storage $1800. Available in four colors: black, green, beige and burgundy. The start of sales will take place on August 26, pre-order opens today.
Galaxy Z Flip 4
The novelty received a folding display with a diagonal of 6.7 inches and a refresh rate of 120 Hz. The screen is 45% stronger than the previous generation.
There is an external display with a diagonal of 1.9 inches. A special SmartThings widget has been developed for it to quickly control smart home devices.
The design of the smartphone has not changed much, but it is noted that it has become even more on a simple smartphone that can be folded in half. Without any concessions for the sake of this «feature».
The Galaxy Z Flip 4 comes with a Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 processor and 8GB of RAM. There is protection against water according to the IPX8 standard, the thickness remains the same: 17.1 mm at the hinge and 15.9 mm where the ends of the display touch. So the gap remained the same as it was.
The device has a 3700 mAh battery, which is 700 mAh more than the Galaxy Z Flip 3. 25W fast charging and 10W wireless are available.
The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 costs $999. Will be sold in purple, graphite, blue and rose gold colors. On sale August 26, pre-order opens today.
Galaxy Buds 2 Pro
The company’s new wireless headphones. Samsung claims it delivers 24-bit Hi-Fi sound with active noise cancellation and 360 Audio surround sound technology.
The device is 15% smaller than the previous generation. There is IPX7 water protection, as well as support for Bluetooth 5.3 and LE Audio.
Each earbud lasts up to 5 hours on a single charge. Together with the case, autonomy reaches 20 hours with noise reduction and 30 hours without it.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro are priced at $230 and will be available from August 26th. Available in three colors: purple, white and black.
Galaxy Watch 5 and Galaxy Watch 5 Pro
The latest novelty for today is the fifth generation of smart watches.
The Galaxy Watch 5 comes in 40mm and 44mm cases, while the Pro comes in a single 45mm size. All watches are powered by the same 1.18GHz Exynos W920 processor, 1.5GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage.
The Galaxy Watch 5 line features an improved version of the 3-in-1 BioActive sensor, first introduced on the Galaxy Watch 4, that enables ECG, heart rate, and body composition analysis. The sensor allows you to better track the phases of sleep.
All watches have GPS, NFC, optional LTE, Bluetooth 5.2 and Wi-Fi, support 5ATM and are protected according to the IP68 standard. New this time around is the body temperature sensor.
In terms of battery life, the Galaxy Watch 5 has a 284mAh battery in the 40mm version and a 410mAh battery in the 44mm version. They give up to 40 hours of operation on a single charge.
Samsung Galaxy Watch 5
The Pro version has a 590 mAh battery, rated for 80 hours or 20 hours of continuous GPS use on a single charge. There is a fast charge: in half an hour from 0% to 45%.
The Pros come with a titanium case and a tougher sapphire display: 29 GPa compared to 24 GPa on the Watch 5. The watch also has a new magnetic clasp. Finally, you can now download hiking and biking trails complete with turn-by-turn navigation.
Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Pro
The Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 is $280 and the Galaxy Watch 5 Pro is $450. For versions with LTE, they will ask for $ 50 more. The Galaxy Watch 5 (40mm) is available in Graphite, Rose Gold and Silver, the Galaxy Watch 5 (44mm) is available in Graphite, Sapphire and Silver, and the Galaxy Watch 5 Pro is available in Black and Gray.
On sale August 26, pre-order opens today.