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Samsung's Galaxy Unpacked August 2022: The five biggest announcements

Samsung just wrapped up its latest Galaxy Unpacked event and, as expected, announced two foldables, a new smartwatch, and an update to its Galaxy Buds Pro lineup. While the company’s announcement didn’t surprise us too much, the updates appear to be quality improvements across the board — though, as always, you should wait for a full review of the product to see if they’re actually meaningful improvements.

Read on to learn more about the announcement.

Galaxy Z Flip 4 is an iterative update of Samsung’s clamshell folding phone

Galaxy Z Flip 4.

Z Flip 4 Watch It looks a lot like its predecessor — yes, it still flips down like flip phones of the past. But there are new software tricks like seeing a selfie preview on the cover screen with the same aspect ratio as the image itself and fast charging, which can charge the phone up to 50 percent in about 30 minutes. Pricing for the phone starts at $999, and you can pre-order it now before it goes on sale on August 26.

The Galaxy Z Fold 4 is also not much different, but it has more Good camera

Galaxy Z Fold 4.

Samsung hasn’t changed much on the Galaxy Z Fold 4 either. The design is basically the same, although it’s a hairier than before, and Samsung has made some big changes to the camera array, including a new 50-megapixel primary sensor. But, starting at $1,799, it’s still an expensive phone. Pre-orders are available today, with availability starting August 26.

Galaxy Watch 5 smartwatch has bigger battery

The color options for the 40mm Watch 5 side by side

Galaxy Watch 5.

) The color options for the 40mm Watch 5 side by side Samsung’s Galaxy Watch 4 series has come under fire for poor battery life, but the company is aiming to fix that with a bigger battery in the Galaxy Watch 5 and Watch 5 Pro. It also has a body temperature sensor, which is rumored to be coming to the Apple Watch this year as well. The Watch 5 and Watch 5 Pro are available for pre-order now and will start shipping on August 26.

Galaxy Buds 2 Pro are a bit pricey, but they have A new design and support for high-fidelity audio

Galaxy Buds 2 Pro

Samsung’s new Galaxy Buds 2 Pro feature a new design, 15% smaller than the original, and support 24-bit hi-fi Bluetooth audio. But these updates cost more — the buds cost $229.99, which is $30 more than the original Galaxy Buds Pro. You can pre-order them now ahead of their August 26 release.

Samsung’s new products use more recycled materials
Samsung also discussed how it is incorporating recycled materials into product designs announced at the event. For example, it now reuses fishing nets in the materials used to make the Z-series foldable devices and the Galaxy Buds 2 Pro. Samsung said it now uses recycled fishing nets in 11 of its devices.

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