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Everything Samsung revealed at Galaxy Unpacked 2024 event

Samsung Events tend to leak like a 150-year-old faucet, so the company’s report didn’t offer many surprises. Latest unboxing activities. As expected, the presentation showed off more of the Galaxy Ring, Samsung’s latest foldable, two new smartwatches, and several pairs of earbuds.

If you missed the live broadcast, you can catch up on demand. But if you don’t have time to watch it yourself, we’ve got all the breaking news right here for you. There’s a lot to cover, so let’s briefly touch on the preamble and dive into everything announced in the July 2024 edition of Samsung Galaxy Unpacked.

Image of galaxy ring on finger.

Photography: Sam Rutherford/Engadget

First up is a brand new product category from Samsung: wisdom ring. The company has made it clear that the device (much like the Oura Ring) is Focus on health and wellnessnow we’ve got a clearer idea of ​​how it works, and how much you’ll have to pay to snap it up galaxy ring.

Samsung claims it has been able to squeeze existing sensor technology into a smaller ring shape. The titanium Galaxy Ring is equipped with an accelerometer, PPG sensor to measure blood flow and skin temperature detection. It can track metrics such as sleep score, movement during sleep, heart rate, breathing rate, and menstrual cycle. Samsung will provide you with an overall energy score to help you understand your overall health and will provide some suggestions on how to improve the situation. By the way, none of this requires a subscription, which is great news.

In addition to automatic workout detection, the ring can also send heart rate alerts, which can remind you to move around a bit if it hasn’t detected much movement from you lately. Oh, and you can also use the smart ring to take photos remotely through your Galaxy phone.

The Galaxy Ring is said to run for up to seven days on a single charge, comes with a fast-charging case, and is priced at $400. U.S. pre-orders start today. The wearable device will begin shipping on July 24.

At the latest Unpacked conference on July 10, Samsung released the latest generation of foldable phones, including Galaxy Z Fold 6 and Galaxy Z Flip 6.

Photography: Sam Rutherford/Engadget

Samsung’s foldable phones get their annual refresh, just in time for the beach, perhaps to test how well those creases hold up these days. this Galaxy Z Flip 6 and Galaxy Z Fold 6 The thinnest and lightest models yet in their respective series, Samsung says they’re more durable than ever. The company says the folding edges are reinforced to help support the dual-rail hinge, while a “reinforcement layer” on the main screen helps improve the crease without sacrificing strength. Both smartphones come with Corning Gorilla Glass Victus 2 to help improve their durability.

The phones run on Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset. In terms of cooling, the Z Fold 6 has a larger vapor chamber than its predecessor. The Z Flip 6 is the first Z Flip to feature a vapor chamber for improved cooling.

Because it’s 2024, phones have tons of AI features (some of which appear In Galaxy Ultra S24), including fully integrated Google Gemini Apps. They can produce more detailed images from sketches and generate email drafts based on prompts, while there are a host of AI-powered camera upgrades.

One admittedly cool feature of the Z Fold 6 and Z Flip 6 is the Interpreter app that takes full advantage of the dual-screen format, so both the main and cover screens have translation capabilities designed to facilitate more natural conversations. Translation is handled on the device, not in the cloud.

Speaking of the display, the display is slightly larger this year. The 7.6-inch main screen is 2.7 mm wide and the cover screen is 1 mm wide. With a brightness of 2,600 nits, the display is also the brightest on the Galaxy Fold and is on par with the Galaxy S24.

One of the major upgrades to the Z Flip 6 is the new camera system. The foldable phone has a 50MP wide sensor and a 12MP ultrawide sensor (the same as the base Galaxy S24). The former has 2x optical zoom, and artificial intelligence supports up to 10x zoom function. Samsung has also increased the base memory from 8GB to 12GB.

Both smartphones are available for pre-order today and will be generally available starting July 24. Users who pre-order the Z Fold 6 will get a storage increase from 256GB to 512GB or 512GB to 1TB, while pre-ordering the Galaxy Z Flip 6 will get a storage increase from 256GB to 512GB for free.

If you’re interested in learning more about these devices before trying them out, you might be happy to know that we’ve had some hands-on time with them. You can read our Now first impressions of Galaxy Z Fold 6 and Galaxy Z Flip 6 Or watch the video above.

Samsung Galaxy Watch Ultra placed sideways above Galaxy Z Fold 6.

Photography: Sam Rutherford/Engadget

Of all the possible words Samsung could have chosen for its new high-end smartwatch, it had to choose “Ultra.” That’s unlike Samsung’s main rival Smartwatches bearing this moniker or other names.

Anyway, there’s a new high-end Samsung smartwatch in town, and it’s called the Galaxy Watch Ultra. Devices powered by Wear OS 5 Featuring a new cushioning design for enhanced protection and what Samsung calls “visual integrity.” The Watch Ultra is designed with a focus on durability, perhaps with the needs of extreme athletes in mind.

For one thing, it’s said to work over a wider range of altitudes, from 500 meters below sea level to 9,000 meters above sea level. It’s water-resistant to 100 meters and comes with a titanium frame. Adventurers don’t have to worry about the device running out of juice quickly, as Samsung says it can run for up to 100 hours in power saving mode and 48 hours when sport power saving mode is enabled. Regardless, it should have the longest battery life of any Galaxy Watch.

Other features include multi-session workout tracking (such as triathlons), advanced personalized heart rate zones and emergency sirens for added safety. The screen has a peak brightness of 3,000 nits, so it should be viewable in sunny conditions, and there’s also a night mode. Samsung says the Galaxy Watch Ultra can even look for signs of sleep apnea. On top of that, there’s a new programmable quick button.

For those who just want the latest Samsung smartwatch without too many bells and whistles, the Galaxy Watch 7 is a great option. A threefold increase in energy efficiency by 30%. It features a dual-frequency GPS system for improved location accuracy, fitness tracking upgrades, and the ability to control the device with dual-pinch gestures. Well, Where have we heard this before?

The Galaxy Watch Ultra is only 47mm in size and costs $650. As for the Galaxy Watch 7, it comes in 40mm and 44mm sizes. Prices start at $300. As with all other new gear: pre-orders are open now, shipping and general availability will begin on July 24th.

We also have the opportunity to go Try Galaxy Watch Ultra for yourselfso you can read all our first impressions of Samsung’s foray into premium smartwatches.

Samsung Galaxy Buds 3 and Galaxy Buds 3 Pro`

Photography: Sam Rutherford/Engadget

We’ve got some new Galaxy Buds to pair with rings, watches, and foldable devices. when. Galaxy Buds 3 and Buds 3 Pro When paired with the Z Flip 6 or Z Fold 6, the Interpreter app can instantly translate audio to your ears. This may be helpful to those studying abroad or taking foreign language courses.

Both models use microphones to analyze internal and external sounds to optimize audio quality and active noise cancellation. Buds 3 Pro can automatically adjust noise through adaptive noise control, siren detection and voice detection functions.

The in-ear Buds 3 Pro feature a new blade (i.e. stem) design with built-in lights. They also have dual amplifiers, flat tweeters, and ultra-wideband calling capabilities.

The headphones are available for pre-order again today and will be generally available starting July 24th.

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