On Monday, June 28, Samsung is set to launch its virtual event for Mobile World Congress 2021. The South Korean-based company is expected to ‘reimagine smartwatches.’ Here is what it could possibly mean, and how to watch the online event at home via Youtube.
Samsung’s new ‘Wear OS’
Hours from now, Samsung sets to unleashed new devices on its brand, especially wearables. In its virtual event called ‘Samsung Galaxy session,‘ several latest gadgets could be released by the company. Although, limited information is yet available about them. For now, we have clues like the “ever-expanding Galaxy device ecosystem” and will present a “vision for the future of smartwatches.”
Based on GSMarena, these clues could mean several items for new Samsung devices. Here are some of the Samsung gadgets you might see on the online event.
Samsung’s Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Z Flip 3
First in Samsung’s possible list on the event is the much-awaited Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Z Flip 3 phones. So far, we only have limited information about these devices. However, famous leaker Evan Blass shared information about it. According to him, Galaxy Z Fold 3 will “definitely be S-Pen compatible.” Though, in comparison, Z Fold 3’s design is quite the same as last year’s Z Fold 2– if Blass’ pictures were right.
Meanwhile, according to The Verge, the Galaxy Z Flip 3 has a two-tone color scheme with also has similar designs with Galaxy S21’s revamped style. Aside from that, one feature that makes it more appealing is the larger screen of the phone.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S8
Another Samsung device that could be shown at the June 28 virtual event is the Galaxy Tab S8. GSMarena recently featured a Korean leaker saying three Galaxy Tab S8 could be released by the company anytime soon this year. The first Tab S8 reportedly has an 11″ 120Hz LCD touchscreen; the second model has a 12.4″ 120 Hz OLED touchscreen with an under-display fingerprint sensor; lastly, the Tab S8 has the biggest screen with a 14.6″ 120 Hz OLED screen.
Galaxy Watch4 and Galaxy Watch Active4
Probably, the Samsung product that will be the highlight of the event are the Galaxy Watch4 and Galaxy Watch Active4. Famous leaker Ice Universe first mentioned those products that are reportedly will be replaced its Tizen OS with Android Wear OS.
The Galaxy Watches are expected to the close competitor of Apple Watches which have blood sugar level monitoring, and possibly add blood glucose monitoring using Raman spectroscopy method.
How to watch
For those of you who wanted to personally watch the 2021 online event of Samsung, here is the quick guide on how to watch it via Youtube. According to the company, the event will last for at least one hour which hopefully will provide all the things we wanted to know about the devices.
The event starts on Monday, June 28, at 10:15AM PT / 1:15PM ET / 7:15PM CET. You can watch the livestream on Samsung’s official Youtube page or their Newsroom site, just in case you’re having trouble in accessing the video-sharing platform.