Just four months after its first-ever virtual Galaxy Unpacked in August 2020, Samsung, yesterday, live-streamed its Galaxy Unpacked 2021 to viewers around the world.
The South Korean tech and electronics leader unveiled a line-up of Galaxy S21, S21 Plus and S21 Ultra and also launched Galaxy SmartTag tracker and an all-new Galaxy Buds Pro, one of the most expensive earbuds in the market.
Here are the key details of each of the products launched.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro
Remember the tiny bean-shaped earbuds Samsung introduced last year? Well, that’s now been given a refreshing facelift this year. Galaxy Buds Pro features a typical canal-type bud design that fits in the ear in one go and improves the music experience. These will be available in three colours – timeless Phantom Black, Phantom Silver and Phantom Violet.
These truly wireless pair of earbuds pack in immersive audio experience and intelligent noise cancelling, which ensures to automatically dim down ambient noises or even pause your music when you are speaking.
The three mics on the buds have a high signal-to-noise ratio that also works to eliminate unwanted, background sounds. Buds Pro also lets you switch seamlessly between various Galaxy devices, such as its Auto Switch feature will stop a video on your tab without any manual commands, and let you accept a simultaneous call on your smartphone.
Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra
The highlight of Galaxy S21 Ultra is its highly advanced pro-grade cam system, featuring quad rear camera that has 108 MP pro sensor, producing HDR images with 64 times richer colour details. It also boasts of 100x Space Zoom, thanks to Samsung’s first revolutionary Dual-Tele lens. S21 Ultra’s upgraded Bright Night sensor lets one shoot in low-light with improved night mode and noise reduction.
This smartphone has the largest built-in the entire Galaxy S21 line-up with a 6.8-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2X display. S21 Ultra boasts of 1,500 nits of max brightness (along with Eye Comfort Shield), offering 25 per cent brighter and more stunning picture quality. This is the first time that a non-note device in the S-Series comes with an S Pen, allowing the users to enjoy drawing, editing photos and take notes hassle free.
Galaxy S21 Ultra will be available in Phantom Black, Phantom Silver, Phantom Titanium, Phantom Navy and Phantom Brown.
Samsung Galaxy S21 and Galaxy S21+
The new flagship phones from Samsung Galaxy feature a sleek, metal-finish body. While S21 has a vivid 6.2-inch display, S21+ boasts of a slightly bigger 6.7-inch screen. These two phones will be available in four solid colours, including black, white, pink and violet.
Both, Galaxy S21 and Galaxy S21+ are power packed with AI-powered triple-lens pro-grade camera. The best thing is its improved 8K Snap that guarantees crystal-clear pictures and 8K video shoots. The Vlogger View feature lets one capture videos on the front and rear cam, all at once, in real time. And, the Live Thumbnail option allows to view, preview, change angles and zoom in and out without any screen disturbances or losing any live action.
The phones pair smartly with the new Galaxy Buds Pro, which can record ambient sounds as well as the user’s voice through its multiple mic recording.
Simply put, Samsung’s SmartTag tracker enables one to locate any item that the tag has been attached to- be it your earbuds case, your car/house keys or even your luggage. It works in tandem with the brand’s SmartThings Find app to find your misplaced or lost item, even when it is out of range.