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Samsung's upcoming product launches will include foldable Galaxy smartphones, according to a leak, with an August 11 Galaxy Unpacked event set to reveal new Galaxy Buds and more Galaxy Watches.
Samsung's Galaxy Unpacked is the company's regular vehicle for launching its new flagship mobile devices. A series of leaks on Twitter seem to spoil all of the major products Samsung may be launching at the event, which is said to occur on August 11.
The leaks from Evan Blass consist of animated renders of Samsung devices, including a pair of foldable smartphones. A larger model thought to be the "Z Fold 3" seems to a similar book-style device to the previous Z Fold 2 release, but the camera bump appears to be much slimmer than last time.
The other foldable, apparently known as the "Z Flip 3," upgrades the external display to be considerably bigger than the one used in the Z Flip, with it capable of displaying far more information than the previous model. The cameras are also mounted in a vertical orientation rather than horizontal, to help with keeping the display as large as possible.
Alongside the two foldable smartphones, the leak included another non-folding version. Possibly the Galaxy S21 FE, the model looks similar to the existing Galaxy S21, complete with a triple-camera array on the back and a punch-hole camera on the front.
The FE model is likely to have similar specifications to lower-end versions of the S21 itself, to provide consumers with a lower-priced version of its flagship models. In the case of the Galaxy S20 FE, this was accomplished by changing the materials from glass to plastic for the casing, reducing the memory, and changing some other specifications to reduce the cost of production.
Two versions of the Galaxy Watch 4 are shown in the renders, with decidedly different styling. One, expected to be the "Galaxy Watch 4 Classic," features a rotating bezel on the front around the circular face, as well as a pair of side buttons.
The other, expected to be called the "Galaxy Watch Active 4," loses the bezel in favor of a clean look and a large display.
Lastly, three colors of new Galaxy Buds are teased in the renders. Shown in a white case, the supposed "Galaxy Buds 2" will apparently have active noise cancellation, and may be available in a choice of white, gray, and light purple color options.
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