We are at the end ofand Samsung decided to launch its next flagship Galaxy S21 line, consisting of the S21, S21 Plus, and S21 Ultra, earlier than usual with an Unpacked event in the same busy week. So far Samsung has released its Galaxy Buds Pro, but we also have information on the S21. Catch the same now, on Samsung’s YouTube page or its homepage, or here.
But it’s not just phones. The company also launched its Galaxy Buds Pro, with improved sound; they add a small woofer for better bass. They are equipped with motion tracking sensors and Dolby audio for 360 surround, as well as active noise cancellation. And they look very different.
The mic has also been improved to be more directional and has a more closed fit with adjustments to minimize wind noise.
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Samsung, in its early January invitation, touted “Welcome to the Daily Epic” as the theme of its event. His, as well as some possible accessories. . Hoping you’re not exhausted by – it’s the last day of the show but Samsung has a lot of news to come. The South Korean electronics giant will air its virtual Unpacked event at 7 a.m. PT this morning, the last day of CES. You can watch it on Samsung’s YouTube page or on its , and CNET will host a live broadcast that will begin 30 minutes before the event.
“Over the past year, mobile technology has taken center stage in everyday life as people work remotely and spend more time at home,” Samsung said. “The accelerated transition to a mobile-centric world is driving the need for devices that can turn everyday life into an extraordinary experience.”
A January 14 date for Unpacked is coming earlier than normal for Samsung. In the past, the company has typically unveiled its new flagship phone in February, either a little before or during the Mobile World Congress trade show, and then released the device in March or even April.
Samsung will likely unveil three different models of its flagship phone at Thursday’s event: the 6.2-inch S21, the 6.7-inch S21 Plus, and the 6.8-inch S21 Ultra. The devices are expected to look largely alike, but, increasing their photo and video capabilities.
The company could also discontinue its Galaxy Note line this year and replace it with S Pen support on its Galaxy S21 Ultra. Early renderings don’t show a visible location for a stylus, which may mean it needs to be housed separately from the phone when not in use. On Samsung’s popular but niche Note line, the stylus slips into the device for storage.
In addition to the Galaxy S21 range, there could be other announcements from Samsung. The company is expected to unveil newand Tile-type physical smart trackers, eventually called Galaxy Smart Tags, to help people keep track of their assets using BlueTooth. Apple has long been said to be working on its own AirTags, but it has yet to reveal anything in this area.
Tune in to CNET for full coverage of Samsung’s first Unpacked event in 2021.
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