Leaked promo confirms when Samsung will unveil two new foldables and a pair of new watches

Leaked promo confirms when Samsung will unveil two new foldables and a pair of new watches
A week ago, we passed along images of the devices we expect Samsung to introduce at its next Unpacked event, the second for 2021. Those products include the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3, the Galaxy Z Flip 3, the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4, and the Galaxy Watch 4 Classic. The huge leak had been posted on Twitter by tipster Evan Blass.

On Saturday, Blass posted a promo from Samsung Russia that confirms that the next Unpacked will take place on Wednesday August 11th. The promo says that the event will start at 17:00 Moscow time (or 5 pm ). That equates to 10 am Wednesday Eastern Daylight Time.

The leaked Unpacked promotion starts by saying "The future will unfold in a new way. Very soon." Obviously Samsung is trying to hint strongly that the August 11th announcement will include some foldables. If you stare at the geometric shapes included in the leak, you can make out the Galaxy Z Fold 3 on the left and the Galaxy Z Flip 3 on the right (that one is harder to visualize, admittedly).

Samsung also let it be known that the live stream will be available in the country at samsung.com/ru. Meanwhile, we expect the new foldable phones to be released on August 27 with the new watches coming to market the same day that they are introduced.

The rumored specs for the Galaxy Z Fold 3 include a 6.2-inch Super AMOLED external screen. With the device opened, a tablet-sized 7.5-inch Super AMOLED display becomes available and the internal screen has a 120Hz refresh rate. The Snapdragon 888 chipset is under the hood paired with 12GB of memory and 256GB of storage, and the S Pen is an optional accessory.

Three cameras are on the back (12MP Autofocus, Telephoto, and Ultra-wide), there is a 16MP under-screen camera, and a 10MP camera to use when the phone is closed. Keeping the lights on is a 4380mAh battery.

The Galaxy Z Flip 3 will supposedly flip open to reveal a 6.7-inch Dynamic AMOLED screen with a 120Hz refresh rate and a 1080 x 2636 resolution. With a 22:9 aspect ratio, the display is tall and thin. We should see a dual camera setup on the back and a larger front cover display. This was the biggest criticism of last year's Galaxy Z Flip models as the cover display was too small to comfortably read notifications, messages and more.

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Related phones

Galaxy Z Fold 3
  • Display 7.5 inches
  • Camera 12 MP (Triple camera) 16 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 12GB RAM
  • Storage 256GB, not expandable
  • Battery 4380 mAh
  • OS Android 11
Galaxy Z Flip 3
  • Display 6.7 inches 2636 x 1080 pixels
  • Camera (Dual camera)
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 870
  • OS Android 11


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