Samsung’s subsequent Unpacked occasion will kick off on January 14th at 10AM ET, and due to copious leaks, we’ve a reasonably good thought of what to anticipate from the massive day.
Samsung is extensively anticipated to announce its subsequent lineup of flagship telephones, which can possible be referred to as the S21, S21 Plus, and the S21 Extremely. The S21 Extremely is rumored to have top-of-the-line specs, cameras, and, in a primary for an S-model Galaxy telephone, help for Samsung’s S Pen stylus. The S21 and S21 Plus are anticipated to have related specs however differentiate in dimension.
A brand new set of true wi-fi earbuds, the Galaxy Buds Professional, and a Tile-like merchandise tracker, the Galaxy SmartTag, additionally seem to be a lock. Rumors about each merchandise have hit the online lately, and so they every confirmed up in a leaked preorder advert for the S21 Extremely. And naturally, Samsung might shock us with issues that we don’t learn about but.
Right here’s the rundown of what we expect we all know to this point.
Samsung’s Galaxy S21 Extremely will help the S Pen stylus
Let’s speak in regards to the Extremely flagship first. The large new characteristic for the S21 Extremely is help for the S Pen stylus, as confirmed by Federal Communications Commission filings. Nevertheless, the stylus is rumored to be an elective accent, and the telephone isn’t rumored to have a devoted slot to retailer it, in contrast to the corporate’s Notice sequence of telephones. WinFuture posted photographs of an elective case that permits you to retailer the S Pen, although, in order that may be a helpful accent to select up that will help you not lose the stylus. WinFuture additionally stories that the S Pen will price just below €40, which interprets to only underneath $49.
As for cameras, the Extremely will apparently have 4 again cameras, together with 3X and 10X telephoto cameras, according to WinFuture. Each of these telephoto cameras are additionally anticipated to have optical picture stabilization and a 10-megapixel decision. The telephone may have Samsung’s 100X “Area Zoom” characteristic that first debuted in the Galaxy S20, reports Android Police.
The opposite two again cameras are rumored to be a 108-megapixel wide-angle digicam and a 12-megapixel ultrawide digicam, and the selfie digicam could also be 40 megapixels. The telephone might even have laser-assisted autofocus, one thing that was included with final yr’s Galaxy Note 20 Ultra.
You will get a more in-depth take a look at the rumored digicam setup for the Extremely on this leaked advertising and marketing picture from leaker Evan Blass:
The Extremely can also be anticipated to have a 6.8-inch WQHD+ (3200 x 1440) decision show, in line with WinFuture. It’s additionally anticipated to help a 120Hz adaptive refresh fee, and leaker Ice Universe says the S21 Extremely might be able to run at that full WQHD+ decision with the 120Hz refresh fee, one thing that the S20 Extremely couldn’t do.
The S21 Extremely can also be rumored to help 5G networks, be IP68 licensed for water and mud resistance, have a 5,000mAh battery, and include 128GB, 256GB, or 512GB of storage.
The Galaxy S21 and S21 Plus will provide related specs at completely different sizes
Samsung additionally plans to announce the Samsung S21 and S21 Plus, which gained’t have fairly as highly effective specs because the Extremely.
The obvious distinction between the S21 and S21 Plus is a smaller digicam module. The 2 telephones are anticipated to have a 12-megapixel wide-angle digicam, a 12-megapixel ultrawide digicam, and a 64-megapixel telephoto lens, reports WinFuture. And each telephones will reportedly have a 10-megapixel selfie digicam.
Right here’s a greater take a look at the cameras on the S21, thanks to a different leaked advertising and marketing render from Blass:
As for screens, the usual S21 is anticipated to have a 6.2-inch show with an FHD+ (2400 x 1080) decision, whereas the S21 Plus is rumored to have a 6.7-inch display screen with an FHD+ (2400 x 1080) decision. Each are anticipated to help a 120Hz refresh fee display screen as properly, although it apparently gained’t be an adaptive refresh fee, according to Android Police.
Just like the Extremely, each the S21 and S21 Plus are anticipated to help 5G networks and be IP68-certified. They’re additionally anticipated to be supplied with both 128GB or 256GB of storage. And relying on which mannequin you purchase, they’ll have completely different battery sizes: the smaller S21 is rumored to have a 4,000mAh battery, whereas the S21 Plus is anticipated to have a 4,800mAh battery.
Every telephone can also be rumored to have a special again cowl materials. The S21 might have a plastic again, whereas the S21 Plus might have a glass again, in line with WinFuture.
The S21 lineup might not embody an influence charger within the field
Samsung’s latest telephones might take a cue from Apple by not together with a charger within the field, in line with WinFuture’s stories in regards to the S21, S21 Plus, and S21 Ultra. And the corporate lately deleted advertisements mocking Apple for not together with a charger with the iPhone 12 lineup, lending credence to rumors that Samsung will probably be making an identical transfer.
Whereas the choice may very well be a good one for the environment, take into account that in case you’re interested by selecting up an S21, you may additionally want to think about buying a separate charging brick to associate with it.
The brand new telephones might run Samsung’s One UI 3.1
Samsung’s S21 lineup might run One UI 3.1, and a video from YouTuber Jimmy is Promo reveals a few of the options that may very well be coming within the new replace.
The video, which apparently demonstrates One UI 3.1 working on the S21 Extremely, reveals off a technique to document from the entrance and rear cameras concurrently, a few of the S Pen options that work on the S21 Extremely, backgrounds for the decision display screen, the flexibility to pick out video decision from the video recording display screen, and extra.
Samsung’s new Galaxy Buds Professional true wi-fi earbuds might compete with the AirPods Professional
Along with its S21 slate of telephones, Samsung can also be closely rumored to announce a brand new set of true wi-fi earbuds referred to as the Galaxy Buds Professional. Not solely have they been revealed as a preorder freebie for the S21 Extremely in a leaked advertising and marketing render shared by Blass, however YouTuber Digital Slang has already posted a hands-on video and comparisons with the AirPods Pro and Samsung’s bean-shaped Galaxy Buds Live.
The brand new earbuds are rumored to have lively noise cancelation, an eight-hour battery life (as much as 28 hours with the charging case), and an IPX7 water / sweat score. You may see how the Galaxy Buds Professional evaluate to a few of Samsung’s different true wi-fi earbuds on this leaked spec sheet from WalkingCat. The Galaxy Buds Professional might price $199, making them a extra reasonably priced different to $249 Apple’s AirPods Professional.
Samsung might launch its Tile-like merchandise tracker referred to as the Galaxy SmartTag
Samsung’s rumored new Tile-like Galaxy SmartTag will apparently use Bluetooth to attach with gadgets and share its location. The tag itself seems to be a small sq. with rounded corners and a loop on the prime to make it simpler to connect to issues, as proven in photographs posted on the web site of Taiwan’s telecom regulator and shared by 91mobiles. The design within the photographs additionally matches a picture of the SmartTag within the leaked ad of preorder bonuses for the S21 Extremely.
It appears possible that the SmartTags will work with Samsung’s new SmartThings Find app, which helps you to monitor the places of your Galaxy gadgets, much like Apple’s Discover My app.