Samsung has announced a stack of new products including the all new Galaxy Fold. It complements a range of new Samsung Galaxy S10 devices as well as a new range of wearables; the Samsung Galaxy Active, Galaxy Buds, and Galaxy Fit. Here's everything Samsung released today.
The "Category Defying" Galaxy Fold
Even before Samsung's vice president for product marketing, Justin Dennison, hit the stage Samsung's new Galaxy Fold, the "category defying" smartphone was centre stage.
Denison said the multiple air locking gears that make the display fold are completely hidden with the device. When it's opened, the Galaxy Fold boasts a 7.3-inch edge-to-edge display with a notch in the top right corner. This isn't two displays that are close together - it's a single display that folds.
When opened, the Galaxy Fold's large display supports three-app multitasking. It has 12GB of memory, an all new processor and 512GB of storage as well as support for external media. It's powered by a pair of batteries delivering 4380mAh of juice.
It has a system of six cameras with three on the back, two front-facing snappers and another on the back.
The Fold won't hit the market until April 26, 2019.
Local pricing is still unknown but will start at US$1980. That's about $2800 locally and then you'll need to add GST.
The Evolutionary Galaxy S10
The TL;DR is that there are four new models with 5.8, 6.1, 6.4 and 6.7 inch display options, dual, triple and quadruple camera options, all new Dynamic AMOLED displays and a 5G option.
Prices start at:
- Samsung Galaxy S10e: $1199
- Samsung Galaxy S10 (128GB): $1349
- Samsung Galaxy S10 (512GB): $1699
- Samsung Galaxy S10+ (128GB): $1499
- Samsung Galaxy S10+ (512GB): $1849
- Galaxy S10+ (1TB): $2399
- Galaxy S10 5G: TBA
The Galaxy Watch Active
As a fitness-focussed smartwatch, the Galaxy Watch Active boasts blood pressure monitoring and a Stress Tracker to complement the activity tracking we expect from modern connected watches. It will work with both Android and iOS devices.
The Galaxy Fit and Galaxy Fit e
If you're not looking for the full smartwatch experience, the new Galaxy Fit devices offer a lower cost and simpler activity tracking experience. The also provide sleep analysis and smart stress management.
They also receive alerts and messages or you can check information synced straight from your smartphone such as alarm, calendar or weather data.
The Galaxy Buds
The totally cable-free Galaxy Buds, powered by sound by AKG, let you to hear your surroundings clearly even while the buds are in your ears. The Adaptive Dual Microphone uses one inner microphone and one outer microphone in each earbud, so you can deliver your voice clearly in both loud and quiet environments.
The tiny batteries deliver up to six hours of Bluetooth streaming and up to five hours of calls. The case holds a charge for up to seven hours and gives the Galaxy Buds 1.7 hours on a 15-minute quick charge.