Samsung Unpacked Event 2020: Everything You Need To Know


Today we witnessed Samsung’s second Unpacked event for 2020 that brought new products like Galaxy Note20 and Note20 Ultra. We also got to see the new Galaxy Z Fold 2, Galaxy Tab S7, and Tab S7+. As added bonuses, Samsung has launched Galaxy Watch 3 and Galaxy Buds Live TWS earphones as well.

To give you a better idea of what each of the product has to offer, we have compiled this roundup that has everything you need to know before you decide to purchase any of these products:

1. Samsung Galaxy Note20 and Note20 Ultra

The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 series comes in two sizes. The regular Note 20 features a 6.7-inch FHD+ (2,400 x 1,080) display whereas the larger Note 20 Ultra has a 6.9-inch Quad HD+ (3,088 x 1,440) screen. The larger phone not only has a bigger display, but also a higher refresh rate of 120Hz.

Last year, Samsung launched its biggest flagship phone with the Galaxy Note 10 Plus. But now, the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra is its largest phablet ever. Both the phones run on Snapdragon 865 Plus processor that offers a higher clock speed of 3.1GHz over the normal Snapdragon 865 that runs at 2.84GHz.

The Note 20 comes with 8GB of LPDDR5 memory whereas the Note 20 Ultra has 12GB of RAM. The storage starts at 128GB for both versions, but the Ultra model offers up to 512GB capacity that can be expanded with a Micro SD card.

Samsung Note 20 Ultra has a larger 4.500mAh battery but the Note 20 has a 4,300mAh battery.

Let’s take a quick glance at the camera specs of both:

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Camera Specs:

  • 12MP Ultra Wide Camera: FOV: 120-degrees, Aperture: f2.2
  • 12MP Wide-angle Camera: FOV: 79-degrees, Aperture: f1.8, Super Speed Dual Pixel AF, OIS
  • 64MP Telephoto Camera: FOV: 76-degrees, Aperture: f2.0
  • 10MP Selfie Camera: Aperture: f2.2
  • 3x Optical Zoom
  • 30x Super-Resolution Zoom

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra Camera Specs:

  • 12MP Ultra Wide Camera: FOV: 120-degrees, Aperture: f2.2
  • 108MP Wide-angle Camera: FOV: 79-degrees, Aperture: f1.8, PDAF, OIS
  • 12MP Telephoto Camera: FOV: 20-degrees, Aperture: f3.0
  • 10MP Selfie Camera: Aperture: f2.2
  • 5x Optical Zoom
  • 50x Super Resolution Zoom

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra Price

The starting price of Galaxy Note 20 is $999 and it will be available in Mystic Bronze, Mystic Gray, Mystic Green. The Galaxy Note 20 Ultra starts at $1,299 and will be available in Mystic Bronze, Mystic Black, Mystic White.

2. Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 5G


Samsung also unveiled its third foldable smartphone, that is, Galaxy Z Fold 2. The foldable phone has a 6.2-inch cover screen and a massive 7.2-inch main display. Galaxy Z Fold 2 comes with a new and improved camera system, a larger external display, and a punch-hole camera.

The design of Galaxy Z Fold 2 looks more elegant and polished than its predecessor. Currently, Samsung hasn’t divulged more information about this device and we hope to hear more about it in the future.

3. Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 and S7+

Samsung’s flagship tablet in 2020 is also bigger than last year’s. The Galaxy Tab S7 has an 11-inch WQXGA (2,560 x 1,600) display. Meanwhile, the new Galaxy Tab S7 Plus features a whopping 12.4-inch Super AMOLED screen WQXGA+ (2,800 x 1,752 resolution).

Both tablets come with 120Hz display, four Dolby Atmos-certified AKG speakers, and an octa-core processor. However, the Galaxy Tab S7 and Galaxy Tab S7+ will be made available for sale in the fall for $649 and $849, respectively. Both the devices will be available in three statement colors – Mystic Black, Mystic Silver and Mystic Bronze.

4. Samsung Galaxy Watch3

The latest generation of the smartwatch from Samsung, the Galaxy Watch3 is a blend of a luxury timepiece and wellness companion. It supports heart rate monitoring, step tracking, workout tracking, and even has the hardware inside to support ECG and blood pressure monitoring. Sadly, these features won’t be available in the United States.

Samsung Galaxy Watch3 has a new Trip Detection feature to Galaxy Watch 3 that can send a custom SOS alert to emergency contacts. Samsung’s signature rotating bezel makes a comeback with this model — a feature that was absent in both Galaxy Watch Active smartwatches. The bezel is smaller this time which leaves room for bigger displays on both the 41mm and 45mm models.

The stainless steel casing of the watch houses 247mAh and 340mAh batteries in the respective models. Both the models have Exynos 9110 processor with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of storage. Pricing for the Galaxy Watch 3 starts at $399 for the 41mm version and $429 for the 45mm version.

5. Samsung Galaxy Buds Live

This time Samsung has launched another pair of noise-canceling truly wireless earbuds. These fully wireless earbuds feature 12mm drivers paired with three microphones and a Voice Pickup Unit so that the sound is always loud and clear on the phone. You can buy Samsung Galaxy Buds Live from August 6th onwards for $169.

Manisha Priyadarshini

Manisha Priyadarshini

An Editor and a Tech Journalist with a software development background. I am a big fan of technology and memes. At Fossbytes, I cover all aspects of tech but my specific area of interest is Programming and Development.
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