Samsung Unpacked 2018 – Everything you need to know

Today’s the day - Samsung Unpacked 2018 is here and there is so much to take in. From the new Galaxy Note 9 to a smart speaker, Samsung pulled out all the stops. Read on to find out all the details.

Samsung Unpacked 2018 – Everything you need to know
  • What is Samsung Unpacked? Just like Apple and many other big brands, Samsung holds this event each year to release their latest products. ICYMI, watch the entire video here.
  • Which product did Samsung announce last week? The Galaxy Tab S4. This tablet has an impressive 10.5-inch AMOLED display and complete with Google Assistant.
  • When is the next Samsung event? The next event is the Samsung Developer Conference on Nov 07-08, 2018 where the Galaxy Home speaker is hopefully going to get more updates.

Samsung was live with their much-awaited annual conference today and we got to see some really cool products once again. Starting with the impressive Galaxy Note 9 (which now offers up to 1TB of expandable storage), the company did not stop there. The Galaxy Watch and Galaxy Home speaker took off with their innovative designs and functionality.

Take a look at everything announced during the event here:

Samsung Galaxy Note 9

  • Continuing the big screen history, the Note 9 has a 6.4-inch display
  • The small bezel offers an end-to-end display and gives you the best-in-class YouTube viewing experience
  • Fingerprint sensor is just below the camera on the back for easy access
  • Four colors to choose from: Ocean Blue, Lavender Purple, Metallic Copper and Midnight Black
  • An all-day battery life
  • Choice of 128GB and 512GB storage
  • 512GB model has expandable storage for up to 1TB
  • Cutting-edge 10nm processor – stream smoother and download faster
  • Fortnite is now on Android starting with Samsung Galaxy devices
  • AKG-tuned stereo speakers for an even better gaming experience
  • Water carbon cooling system to keep the phone running quickly and smoothly
  • Dual-pixel image sensor makes super slo-mo shots even more epic
  • Whenever the camera detects a flaw, it will notify you so you can take a better shot
  • Scene recognition will identify objects and optimize color tones accordingly
  • Compatible with DeX
  • Available for order from August 24, 2018

S Pen

  • It supports Bluetooth Low Energy to make it the ultimate remote control
  • Use it to play and pause YouTube videos or as a shutter button for your camera and more
  • It works as a controller for your phone
  • Natural writing tool you can use to be more productive and creative on the Note 9
  • Digital community for S-Pen artists called PenUp
  • Just 30 seconds of charging gives it 30 minutes of use
The new Samsung Galaxy SPen with remote control

The new Samsung Galaxy SPen with remote control

Samsung DeX

  • A PC-like experience for your Note 9
  • It only requires a single USB-HDMI adapter
  • Even when your Note 9 is in DeX mode, you can still use your phone
  • Multitasking is easier with DeX
  • It works on the Note 9 as well as the Tab S4

Samsung Galaxy Watch

  • Two different sizes
  • Any number of straps
  • Over 60,000 watch faces
  • High-res AMOLED display with an integrated touch function
  • Corning Gorilla glass
  • Water-resistant and swim-ready
  • LTE connectivity to help you stay connected without your smartphone
  • Use it for several days on a single charge
  • Charge it with the Wireless Charger Duo
  • Stress management, heart rate monitoring, and fitness tracking with 39 different exercises
  • Keeps track of your sleep patterns
  • The watch syncs with your calendar
Galaxy Watch

Galaxy Watch

Galaxy Home

  • Powered by the Bixby AI intelligence system
  • Smart speaker with natural sound processing
  • Far-field voice recognition with 8 different microphones
  • SoundSteer delivers powerful audio in your direction

Partnership with Spotify

  • Cross-platform listening experience so users can switch seamlessly between devices
  • Personalize music for Samsung users around the world
  • Music will follow you with your Samsung devices wherever you go
  • Samsung users will be able to link the Spotify integration through the SmartThings app

Which announcement from Unpacked 2018 are you most excited for? Share with us in the comments below.

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