Mark your calendar: The following Samsung Galaxy Unpacked occasion will happen on August 7 in New York Metropolis. Samsung confirmed the occasion’s date and placement to Digital Tendencies, which had already leaked final week.
The occasion will happen on the Barclays Middle in Brooklyn at four p.m. ET, and it’s extensively anticipated to see Samsung launch the subsequent Word smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy Word 10. The venue is identical as final 12 months’s Word 9 launch occasion.
The invitation exhibits a GIF of a black S Pen drawing a digicam, suggesting there can be a connection between the stylus — which is without doubt one of the key options that differentiates the Galaxy Word sequence from Samsung’s Galaxy S-series — and the digicam. The digicam doesn’t seem like leaked photographs of the triple-camera lenses on the again of the telephone, which leads us to it’s particularly referencing the selfie digicam. Final 12 months’s Word 9 added a function that allowed the S Pen to behave as a distant management for the digicam.
Samsung’s Word 10 is presupposed to have a single hole-punch selfie digicam — similar to the Galaxy S10 and S10e — and patents counsel Samsung could put the selfie digicam contained in the stylus, which might permit for thinner bezels on the entrance, and extra utility for the stylus. That might be what we’re taking a look at on this GIF.
The Word vary doesn’t promote fairly as many items because the Galaxy S sequence, nevertheless it’s nonetheless one of many largest telephone releases for the 12 months. Different rumors counsel the telephone could have a triple-lens digicam on the again, which traces up with the present Galaxy S10 and S10 Plus vary, which have triple-lens cameras as nicely. Leaked renders additionally level to a 6.Three-inch edge-to-edge show and no headphone jack. Below the hood, the telephone will probably provide a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor, and there could even be a mannequin with 5G connectivity, making it as future-facing a telephone because the Word line ever has been. You possibly can see extra rumors on the brand new telephone in our helpful roundup.
The Galaxy Word 10 probably gained’t be the one product at Galaxy Unpacked. Final 12 months, the corporate introduced the Samsung Galaxy Watch, which Samsung positioned as a tool that might go face to face with the Apple Watch. New rumors a few Galaxy Watch Lively 2 not too long ago cropped up, so there’s an opportunity we are able to see a observe up at this occasion. The corporate additionally introduced the Galaxy Dwelling good speaker, final 12 months, which has but to launch, so there’s a small likelihood we could hear information on that entrance. The corporate could even take the chance to debate the Galaxy Fold, its foldable telephone that’s at present in limbo after show errors prevented Samsung from launching the system on time.