Samsung Just Dropped 4 New Devices At Galaxy Unpacked In Seoul. Here's A First Look

There's something for everyone.

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The bi-annual Galaxy Unpacked has been a highly anticipated event among tech enthusiasts and Samsung fans alike.

And this time around, we got a sneak peek at four new devices!

Samsung hosted the event at its country of origin, South Korea, for the first time in 24 years

Held in the COEX exhibition hall in Samseong-dong, Gangnam, the Unpacked event unveiled four exciting new devices. The best part is that there's something for everyone, whether you're looking for a new smartphone, tablet, or smartwatch.

Here's a first look at each device:

1. Samsung Galaxy Z Flip5

The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip5 is the successor to the Galaxy Z Flip4 which released last year. As expected, this is Samsung's latest iteration of a foldable flip phone inspired by the popular flip phones back in the 90's. 

Weighing 187g, the Galaxy Z Flip5 sports a 6.7-inch FHD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X main screen with a 120Hz adaptive refresh rate and Infinity Flex Display. This exclusive Samsung display is made with ultra-thin glass that can flex and fold in the palm of your hand.

Aside from that, the cover screen features a 3.4-inch Super AMOLED 60Hz display, which is larger than its predecessor's 1.9-inch display. It's also IPX8 water resistant, and can submerge in up to 1.5 metres of fresh water for up to 30 minutes, as reported by Samsung lab tests. 

If you're looking for a stylish modernised flip phone, it may be worth your while to consider the Galaxy Z Flip5!

It is available in three colour options at Samsung retail stores: Mint, Lavender, Cream, and Graphite, with additional exclusive online purchase colour options like Green, Gray, Blue, and Yellow.

Here is the official price range:
- Galaxy Z Flip5 (256GB): RM4,499 
- Galaxy Z Flip5 (512GB): RM4,999

2. Samsung Galaxy Z Fold5

The Galaxy Fold Series is one of Samsung's more premium offerings, and the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold5 intends to take that even further with its 7.6-inch QXGA+ main screen, featuring a Dynamic OLED 2X and Infinity Flex Display with a 120Hz refresh rate.

Alternatively, the device sports a 6.2-inch HD+ Dynamic OLED 2X cover screen display with a 120Hz refresh rate as well. There's also a 10MP selfie camera alongside a 4MP Under Display camera, with a triple rear camera setup consisting of a 12MP ultra-wide camera, 50MP wide-angle camera, and 10MP telephoto cameras. 

What's unique about the Galaxy Z Fold5 is its refined flex hinge. This foldable smartphone boasts a new integrated hinge module with dual rail, making it more flexible and stronger than its predecessor. Not only that, it's also the thinnest and lightest foldable smartphone to date, weighing at 243g.

You can get it in three official colours from Samsung Retail Stores: Icy Blue, Phantom Black, and Cream. It also has exclusive online colour options only available on the Samsung Online Store which are Gray and Blue.

Here are the pricing details:
- Galaxy Z Fold5 (256GB): RM6,799
- Galaxy Z Fold5 (512GB): RM7,299
- Galaxy Z Fold5 (1TB): RM8,299

3. Galaxy Tab S9 Series

The Galaxy Tab S9 is the newest S tablet series from Samsung, and it consists of three different models: the Galaxy Tab S9, Galaxy Tab S9+, and Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra.

The main differences between these three models are their display sizes and battery capacity. All three sport the same Dynamic AMOLED 2X display but the base Galaxy Tab S9's screen is only 11-inch, followed by the Galaxy Tab S9+ 12.4-inch screen, and finally the Galaxy Tab Ultra's 14.6-inch Dynamic AMOLED display.

As for battery size, the base Galaxy Tab S9 packs a 8,400mAh battery, the Galaxy Tab S9+ a 10,090mAHh battery, and the Ultra a 11,200mAh battery.

All devices will come with an S-Pen and USB Type-C cable out of the box, powered by a Qualcomm 8 Gen 2 processor. You can also make use of various accessories such as the Book Cover Keyboard to use it like a laptop.

There are also limited-time exclusive apps that you can use only on the Galaxy Tab S9 devices like GoodNotes to streamline note taking. The tablets are available in Graphite and Beige.

Here are the pricing details:
- Galaxy Tab S9: (128GB): RM3,699
- Galaxy Tab S9 5G (128GB): RM4,349
-  Galaxy Tab S9+ (256GB): RM4,599
- Galaxy Tab S9+ 5G (256GB): RM5,249
- Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra with Book Cover Keyboard (256GB): RM5,999 
- Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra with Book Cover Keyboard (512GB): RM6,499

4. Galaxy Watch6 And Watch6 Classic

Galaxy Watch6 (right) & Galaxy Watch6 Classic (left).

Image via Hafiz Zainuddin/SAYS

Last but not least, these all-new Galaxy smartwatches from Samsung are here to help users build a healthier lifestyle with improved performance and sleek design.

Compared to its predecessor, the Galaxy Watch6 and Watch6 Classic boast slimmer bezels, a larger and more vibrant display, enhanced interactive features, as well as a greater selection of versatile watch faces.

One of the newer features include sleep coaching, which tracks your sleep schedule and gives you tailored instructions on how you can improve your sleep routine.

There is also a new a new personalised heart rate zone feature that analyses individual physical capabilities and defines five optimal running intensity levels to help users set their own goals based on their ability – from burning fat to high intensity workouts.

You can also easily pay for things using the new built-in Samsung Wallet feature that brings in Samsung Pay into their smart watch. Convenient!

Here are the pricing details:
- Galaxy Watch 6 (40mm BT): RM1,099
- Galaxy Watch 6 (40mm LTE): RM1,399
- Galaxy Watch 6 (44mm BT): RM1,199
- Galaxy Watch 6 (44mm LTE): RM1,499
- Galaxy Watch6 Classic (43mm BT): RM1,399 
- Galaxy Watch6 Classic (43mm LTE): RM1,699
- Galaxy Watch6 Classic (47mm BT): RM1,499 
- Galaxy Watch6 Classic (47mm LTE): RM1,799

Stay tuned for more updates from the Galaxy Unpacked event!

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