Samsung on Wednesday confirmed that it is hosting the next Galaxy Unpacked event on August 11. Alongside confirming the launch date, the South Korean company teased the launch of its two new foldable phones that are a part of the rumor mill as the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 for some time. Both new phones are expected to have a more robust folding design and an upgraded hardware. In addition to the official announcement, Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 price details have been leaked by a European retailer. Custom skin maker Dbrand has also shown off the design of the Galaxy Z Fold 3 ahead of its formal announcement.
The nextThe event will take place at 7:30pm IST or 10am ET on August 11 where we’ll see new Samsung Galaxy flagships, the company announced. The date previously as a part of some rumours.
Until now,has unveiled new Galaxy Note phones at its Unpacked event in August. The company is, however, changing that trend and seems to be a this year. Instead, it is likely to have the new foldable phones to showcase at the virtual event.
“We live in a time of accelerated change — from rapid shifts in work culture to the rise of cutting-edge communication technologies. Now more than ever, there is a need for flexible, versatile mobile devices that can keep up with the fast pace of our lives so we can maximize and enjoy every moment,” the companyon its newsroom site.
Samsung has also teased the launch of its next-generation foldable phones through athat suggests the arrival of two new models. These are to be the and .
Aside from the new foldables, Samsung isto have the and smartwatches, smartphone, and the truly wireless (TWS) earbuds ready to debut at its August 11 event.
The next Galaxy Unpacked event will be livestreamed through Samsung’s social media channels.
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3, Galaxy Z Flip 3 price (expected)
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 price details are yet to be officially revealed. Meanwhile, European retailer LambdaTek has leaked the pricing of both foldable phones. The retailer hasthe Galaxy Z Fold 3 in 256GB storage variant with a price tag of EUR 1,678.51 (roughly Rs. 1,47,400) or EUR 2,031 (Rs. 1,78,400) with VAT. Its 512GB model, on the other hand, is at EUR 1,783.10 (Rs. 1,56,600) or EUR 2,157.55 (Rs. 1,89,500) with VAT.
The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 ison the LambdaTek site at EUR 978.13 (Rs. 85,900) or EUR 1,183.54 (Rs. 1,03,900) with VAT for the 128GB storage model. Its 256GB option is also at EUR 1,029.20 (Rs. 90,400) or EUR 1,245.33 (Rs. 1,09,400) with VAT.
Notably, the surfaced pricing is higher than what wasfrom South Korea. You may, therefore, get a different price tag in your market.
The retailer has also listed the color options of both new Samsung foldable phones. While the Galaxy Z Fold 3 is listed in Phantom Green, Phantom Silver, and Phantom Black, the Galaxy Z Flip 3 has appeared in Phantom Black, Dark Blue, Gray, White, Cream, Green, Light Pink, and Lavender. These huesleaked last week.
separately,has the list of skins and wraps it is offering for the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 ahead of its debut. The marketing move by the Toronto, Ontario-based company has divulged the design of the upcoming phone as well as all its three color options.
The Galaxy Unpacked event is three weeks away from now. But in the meantime, the rumor mill is likely to suggest further details about the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 in the coming days.