Here hope you are not worn out– it’s the last day of the show, but Samsung has lots of news coming. The South Korean electronics giant broadcasts its virtual Unpacked event at. 7 PT this morning, the last day of CES. You can watch it on Samsung’s YouTube page or its , and CNET hosts a live show that begins 30 minutes before the event.
Samsung announced in its invitation from the beginning of January “Welcome to the Everyday Epic”
“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-first world entails the need for devices that can transform everyday life into an extraordinary experience.”
A January 14 date for Unpacked comes earlier than usual for Samsung. In the past, the company typically unveiled its latest flagship phone in February, either just before or during the Mobile World Congress and then released the device in March or even April.
Samsung is likely to 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 units are expected to be broadly similar, but have it, increase their photo and video features.
The company may also discontinue its Galaxy Note line this year and replace it with S Pen support on its Galaxy S21 Ultra. Early reproductions do not show a visible location for a stylus, which may mean that it must be placed separately from the phone when not in use. On Samsung’s popular – but niche – note setup, the pen slides into the device for storage.
Along with the Galaxy S21 lineup, there could be some other announcements from Samsung. The company is expected to unveil newsand physical Tile-style smart trackers, possibly called Galaxy Smart Tags, to help people keep track of their belongings using BlueTooth. Apple has long been rumored to be working on its own AirTags, but it has yet to reveal anything in that arena.
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