Samsung is preparing to host another Unpacked event. Samsung usually holds two Unpacked events throughout the year: one in January or February for its Galaxy S line and one in August. The 8th month of the year Unpacked events used to be a showcase for the Galaxy Note family, but for the past few years, it’s been where Samsung goes all out on foldables. Galaxy Z Fold and Z Flip.
If you’re eager to see what Samsung has up its sleeve for the second half of the year, here’s how you can watch Samsung’s upcoming Unpacked event live as it happens.
How to watch Galaxy Unpacked August 2022
The best place to watch Galaxy Unpacked August 2022 will be from Samsung’s official YouTube channel. Similar to past Unpacked events, Samsung is sticking to a virtual-only format for August 2022’s Unpacked. While some companies are returning to large in-person gatherings, Samsung is sticking with virtual experiences for now.
The appointment begins on Wednesday, August 10 at 9 am ET / 6 am PT. You can watch it by heading over to the Samsung YouTube channel on your phone, tablet, computer, smart TV, etc. Alternatively, you can click/tap on the video player above and watch it right here once it’s showtime.
Samsung’s Unpacked events typically last a little over an hour, so the August 2022 one should end around 10am ET / 7am PT. If you can’t watch Unpacked August 2022 live as it happens, Samsung will upload an on-demand version later in the day that you can watch whenever you want.
As is often the case in history, we already have a good idea of what to expect from this latest Unpacked event. Samsung devices are notorious for being leaked en masse before their formal unveiling, and this latest device roundup is no different.
The stars of Unpacked August 2022 will probably be the Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Galaxy Z Flip 4. Neither phone is expected to be a significant upgrade over its predecessor, but there are some big changes that have us excited. For the Z Fold 4, it’s rumored to have a much less noticeable crease than what’s visible on the Z Fold 3. We may also get slimmer bezels around the inner screen, a wider cover screen, and an overall lighter body. for better portability.
It’s a similar story for the Z Flip 4. The most exciting upgrade rumored is a larger Cover Screen on the front of the phone, potentially 2 inches or more compared to the Z Flip’s 1.9-inch Cover Screen. 3. Rumors also suggest a less drastic crease, a slightly thicker profile, and a wide range of color options at launch. Samsung released its Bespoke Edition for the Flip 3 a few months after its launch, and the Z Flip 4 should get the same treatment from day one.
Also on the docket are new smartwatches, more specifically, the Galaxy Watch 5 and Galaxy Watch 5 Pro. The standard Galaxy Watch 5 should look a lot like the Watch 4. Rumored to come in 40mm and 44mm sizes with AMOLED screens. 1.19 inches and 1.36 inches, respectively. The Galaxy Watch 5 Pro only it will be available in one size, probably 44mm. The biggest change for the Watch 5 series is the reported absence of an interactive bezel. The Galaxy Watch 4 offered a touch-sensitive surface around the screen for navigating menus, while the Galaxy Watch 4 Classic featured a physically rotating bezel. The Galaxy Watch 5 and Watch 5 Pro are expected to remove this functionality.
And last but not least, Unpacked August 2022 should give us a new pair of Samsung Galaxy Buds. Likely called ‘Galaxy Buds 2 Pro’ or ‘Galaxy Buds Pro 2’, the new earbuds will be a successor to last year’s Galaxy Buds Pro. Rumor has it we’ll get better noise cancellation, 10mm drivers for higher quality audio, faster charging, and a more rounded design.