NEW DELHI: Giant in consumer electronics Samsung has already confirmed it won’t launch a new Galaxy Note smartphone this year. The company wants to transfer its S Pen experience to other high-end smartphones and has a strong focus on the new foldable smartphones of the Galaxy Z series.
According to a new report from Yonhap News, Samsung is slated to host a Galaxy Unpacked event in mid-August, during which the company will launch the Galaxy Z Fold 3, Galaxy Z Flip 3, and Galaxy S21 FE.
Earlier rumors said the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 and Galaxy Z Fold 3 would hit the market in July. But the new phones are said to be released along with the Galaxy S21 FE in August and will help fill the void that Galaxy Note will leave behind.
Another online report from LetsGoDigital revealed that the Galaxy Z Flip 3 is expected to come with S Pen support. According to the report, Samsung filed a trademark application with the European Union’s Intellectual Property Office last week. The trademark filed under class 9 has “smartphones, tablets, protective covers; electronic pen; capacitive pen ”as a description.
The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 is expected to be priced at around $ 1,099 ($ 80,770).
Meanwhile it is Samsung Galaxy S21 FE will go into mass production in July and is rumored to launch this August. The smartphone should be available in the colors gray, light green, light purple and white.
According to leaks and rumors, the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE will follow a similar design aesthetic as the Galaxy S21. The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE is said to have a 6.4-inch AMOLED display. The display is also expected to include a 32-megapixel selfie camera.
The smartphone is expected to be powered by either the Exynos 2100 or the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor. The handset is said to be equipped with a 4500 mAh battery.