Samsung’s next Unpacked event is just around the corner. The company teased that it’s happening sometime in February, and leaked promotional material for the event has since pinned down a possible date for the launch.
The tech giant will introduce its 2022 flagship phone lineup, likely called the, at an Unpacked event next month, according to a blog post from company president TM Roh. He also implied that the event will feature a successor to the larger , which hasn’t seen a new version since 2020. Some speculation says this successor will come in the form of the . Whatever the new Galaxy lineup will look like, customers can now .
The company announced a slew of products at its five Unpacked events last year. In January (the same week as CES 2021), the company took the wraps off thewith a Galaxy S21, S21 Plus and . The flagship line was unveiled alongside the and . Then in March, Samsung announced the , followed by new in April. Later in August, Samsung unveiled the , , and . New options to were then announced in October.
Read on for everything we know so far about 2022’s first Unpacked event. We’ll update this story as new information becomes available.
What day is the next Samsung event?
Despite confirming that the next Unpacked is coming in February, Samsung hasn’t announced an exact date for the conference. A report from Korean publication DDaily speculates that the event will take place on Feb. 8. This aligns with previous gossip from Jon Prosser, the founder of Front Page Tech and a well-known leaker (albeit with a mixed track record), who claimed Samsung’s next flagship phone line will be revealed that day.
Leaker Ice Universe, however, suggests the Galaxy S22 will be announced on Feb. 9. This matches the date seen on promotional material about the event leaked by well-known tipster Evan Blass. Above the date, the poster features a large “S” and the phrase “Epic Standard.”
Earlier this month, before, Samsung unveiled its follow-up to the affordable Galaxy S20 FE, called the . The new phone is a more budget-friendly version of the Galaxy S21 range with a few smart feature and spec sacrifices to reach a lower price.
Samsung hosted February events in 2020 and 2019 as well, but both were the company’s first event of the year. The launches showed off foldable phones, earbuds and the company’s S lineup with the S20 and S10, respectively. Both events were followed up by another launch in August focused on the Galaxy Note and Galaxy Watch.
Will the next Galaxy Unpacked be livestreamed?
Many other recent Samsung Galaxy Unpacked events have been livestreamed, so it’s likely the next launch will follow suit.
Samsung’s events were previously available to watch live on its YouTube page or website homepage. CNET also hosted a live show that started 30 mins before the launch event. We’ll update this story with details about how to watch the next Unpacked event as information becomes available.
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