Meet All the Latest Tech at Samsung Unpacked 2020
Samsung just unveiled five new Galaxy devices to reimagine and innovate the way you work and play, letting you live your best life. Here’s your first look, run down on specs, and when (and where) you can order them, ASAP!
This year’s Samsung Unpacked event had audiences witnessing power unlike before. The world tuned in on August 5, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. hosted its first-ever Galaxy Unpacked virtual event live streamed from Korea to introduce a series of new must-have power devices. Five devices were revealed during the event, which seamlessly integrate to empower consumers navigating a rapidly changing world—Galaxy Note20 and Galaxy Note20 Ultra, the most powerful Note series yet; Tab S7 and S7+, versatile tablets for productivity and creativity; Galaxy Watch3, a premium smartwatch along with advanced health features; Galaxy Buds Live, stylish and ergonomic earbuds with amazing sound quality; and Galaxy Z Fold2, the next generation foldable smartphone with enhanced refinements.
“Never before have we relied on technology like we are today. It’s how we are staying connected as we navigate the extraordinary challenges faced around the world," said Dr. TM Roh, President and Head of Mobile Communications Business, Samsung Electronics. "Technology must make life easier, not more complex. That’s why we have introduced five new power devices. Alone, these devices are powerful tools to help you maximize work and play. Together, as part of the Galaxy ecosystem, they work together seamlessly so you can spend your time focused on what matters most.”
Watch the Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2020 Livestream here:
Galaxy Note20 and Note20 Ultra
A productivity powerhouse, the Galaxy Note20 series works like a computer and lets you game like a pro. The series comes in two versions: Galaxy Note20 Ultra, designed for Note fans who demand the ultimate in power and productivity, and Galaxy Note20, for broader Note users looking to maximize their time for work and play. Both are built for efficiency, giving you more time to stay connected with the people you love.
These days, we need devices that are as flexible as we are—devices that allow us to work, play and connect however we want. Samsung’s latest Note series transforms the way you work, empowering you to do more anytime from anywhere. Now, on the Galaxy Note20 series, new S Pen and Samsung Notes features provide an even more powerful experience and extend to Galaxy Tab S7 and Tab S7+ for flexibility and convenience. Plus, a deeper relationship with Samsung’s long-standing partner, Microsoft, makes the Galaxy Note20 series and your Windows PC seamlessly work together.
- An Advanced S Pen
- More Flexible and Useful Samsung Notes Experience
- Work Smarter Across Devices
- Console-level gaming on the Galaxy Note20 series
- Cinematic Filmmaking in the Palm of Your Hand
- Master Multitasking with Advanced Samsung DeX
- Vivid and bright Dynamic AMOLED 2.0
- 120Hz refresh rate delivering buttery smooth visuals
- An all-day intelligent battery and Super Fast Charging capabilities
- Galaxy 5G delivering next-level power
- Stable Wi-Fi 6 networks
- Proactively secure thanks to Samsung Knox
- First Galaxy device with UWB—Nearby Share to other UWB equipped Galaxy devices
The Galaxy Note20 series continues that legacy as the most powerful Note series yet to give you all the things you know, love, and expect from Galaxy. The Galaxy Note20 series is built with the fastest processor of all Galaxy devices. It features cutting-edge technology and best-in-class mobile experiences, without sacrificing the iconic design.
Galaxy Tab S7 and S7+
Combine the power of a PC, the flexibility of a tablet, and the connectivity of a smartphone—you get the Galaxy Tab S7 and S7+. Building on Samsung’s legacy of Galaxy 5G leadership, Galaxy Tab S7 and S7+ will be unlocking seamless videoconferencing, fast downloads, and virtually lag-free streaming.
Experience PC-level productivity on Galaxy Tab S7 and S7+ thanks to a powerful processor, an improved keyboard experience (keyboard sold separately as Book Cover Keyboard), and an improved S Pen with similar capabilities as the Galaxy Note20 series—all empowering you to get more done in less time. But a tablet shouldn’t just enhance our work, it should also help us get the most out of our downtime.
- Immersive display with a 120 Hz refresh rate
- An extra-large 12.4” Super AMOLED display (on Galaxy Tab S7+)
- Auto Hotspot when no Wi-Fi network
- Nearby Share (UWB)
- Ability to extend your Samsung PC with Second screen
- Easy, complete computing experience with tools Samsung Notes, S Pen, Book Cover Keyboard, and Bluetooth mouse
Galaxy Watch3 is your next-generation companion for managing routines, smashing your fitness goals, and taking ownership over your health. Built with premium materials and a slimmed-down version of the popular rotating bezel, Galaxy Watch3 features the craftsmanship of a luxury timepiece, while still being comfortable enough to wear all day and all night.
But this smartwatch isn’t just appealing to the eye—it’s also the center of your wellness experience, sporting Samsung’s most expansive health suite yet. Paired with advanced sensor technology, Galaxy Watch3 now offers blood oxygen monitoring, running form analysis, and sleep score function to help you monitor and manage your health status. If you take a hard fall outdoors or in your home, fall detection feature automatically sends an SOS message with your location to your emergency contacts.
Galaxy Buds Live
Meet the newest shape of true wireless earbuds! With a truly iconic design and comfortable fit–these stylish buds like nothing you’ve seen or worn before. Combining AKG’s sound expertise with a bigger, 12mm speaker compared to Galaxy Buds+, along with a bass duct, audio sounds deep and rich so you can enjoy music the way the artist intended.
Galaxy Buds Live comes with three microphones and Voice Pickup Unit so you can feel like you’re in the same room as your loved ones, even when you’re apart. These earbuds feature Active Noise Cancellation for open type bringing the best of both: live and spacious sound quality, with the ability for you to tune in (or out) of the world around you. Get lost in an audiobook without missing the train conductor’s announcement.
Galaxy Z Fold2
Reshape what's possible with Samsung's next generation of foldables—Galaxy Z Fold2. After releasing two foldable devices and listening to user feedback on the most requested upgrades and new features, Samsung now unveils the Galaxy Z Fold2 with meaningful innovations that offer users enhanced refinements and unique foldable user experiences. Galaxy Z Fold2 combines the portability and flexibility of a smartphone with the power and screen size of a tablet for ultimate productivity. Whether folded or unfolded, you can enjoy a luxury mobile experience with Galaxy Z Fold2’s premium design. The Galaxy Z Fold2 is packed with two edge-to-edge, nearly bezel-less Infinity-O Displays. The Cover Screen is 6.2-inch and the massive Main Screen is 7.6-inch, making them both larger than the Galaxy Fold. With its sleek design and refined engineering, Galaxy Z Fold2 comes in two equally stunning colors: Mystic Black and Mystic Bronze. With Galaxy Z Fold2, Samsung will continue to inspire all new possibilities for the entire foldable category.
Prices and Availability
Starting August 7, the Galaxy Note20 and Note20 Ultra will be available for pre-order through Samsung Experience Stores, and select Abenson and SM Appliance Stores. Customers who want to avail of the 5G variants can get them from Globe and Smart. Those who will pre-order the devices will be entitled to freebies worth up to PHP 16,995.
The Galaxy Note20 Series will be available at authorized Samsung stores and online partner merchants beginning August 21. Pricing starts at PHP 53,990 for the Galaxy Note20, PHP 67,990 for the Galaxy Note20 Ultra and PHP 72,990 for the Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G, pre-order-exclusive model.
- Galaxy Note20 Ultra: Mystic Black and Mystic Bronze
- Galaxy Note20: Mystic Bronze, Mystic Green and Mystic Gray
Meanwhile, the Galaxy Buds Live and Galaxy Watch3 will be available beginning August 21. The Galaxy Buds Live has an SRP of PHP 8,990, while the Galaxy Watch3 will retail at PHP 18,990 (Galaxy Watch3 Stainless Steel 41mm) and PHP 20,990 (Galaxy Watch3 Stainless Steel 45mm).
The Galaxy Tab S7 and S7+, on the other hand, will be sold starting August 28. The Galaxy Tab S7, which comes in Mystic Black and Mystic Silver, has an SRP of PHP 47,990. Meanwhile, the Galaxy Tab S7+, which comes in Mystic Bronze and Mystic Black, will retail at PHP 63,990.
The availability and pricing of the Galaxy Z Fold2 will be announced soon.
Which release from this lineup are you most excited to cop? Just like BTS, we can't wait to rock all of the releases! For more information about Samsung’s latest Galaxy devices including specifications, visit www.samsung.com/ph and follow Samsung on Instagram and Facebook at @SamsungPH.