We’ve barely finished launching the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Z Flip 3, but Samsung Galaxy Unpacked Part 2 is already official. The event is scheduled for 7:00 a.m. PT / 10 a.m.ET on October 20, and Samsung says we’re all invited to watch the live stream on Samsung’s YouTube channel. It only remains to wait and wonder what they have planned.
Samsung holds events several times a year. A new line of Galaxy S21 phones was announced in January, and the March event was all about laptops. The latest Unpacked event featured several new products, including a new Galaxy Watch 4, Galaxy Buds 2, and the highly anticipated Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Z Flip 3. Since everything that happened in August, what remains? he to announce? It’s hard to say.
There probably won’t be a Galaxy S21 FE
The launch event at the end of September last year introduced the Galaxy S20 Fan Edition (FE), but we don’t expect to see a new one this year. The Galaxy S21 FE was originally scheduled to launch in mid-October, but the launch was reportedly canceled due to a chip shortage affecting the mobile market.
While the chip issue could have been solved, a report from Korean news site Digital Daily makes the launch of this device unlikely. He quoted a Samsung official as saying, “We are looking at the launch of the smartphone itself.”
How about a Galaxy Note 21? Don’t let yourself be hoped
It also probably won’t be a Galaxy Note 21. Aside from rumors that it will also be canceled, foldable devices are a natural replacement for Note phones. Foldable smartphones are as small as a regular smartphone, and they have as much room for productivity as a tablet. Now that the Galaxy Z Fold 3 supports the S Pen, how can the Galaxy Note compete?
Wait and watch
This year, users are invited to Galaxy Unpacked Part 2 “to see how Samsung is opening up new experiences for self-expression through technology.”
It doesn’t fuel a lot of speculation, but at least we know what not to expect. The wait will end when the event kicks off at 7 a.m. PT / 10 a.m. ET on October 20. You can watch the feed on YouTube and follow the news posted in Samsung Newsroom. We will also do our own blanket, of course.
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