Samsung's new foldable phones launch August 10
The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4, Galaxy Z Flip 4 and Galaxy Watch 5 poised to show up at a virtual Samsung Unpacked event on August 10
Samsung is offering up to $200 Samsung credit that can be unlocked with its Reserve Now campaign
It’s official: Samsung’s next big launch event is August 10, and that’s when we’re poised to see Samsung’s next two foldable phones – the rumored Galaxy Z Fold 4, Galaxy Z Flip 4 – alongside two Galaxy Watch 5 smartwatches.
In fact, the Samsung Unpacked 2022 invite seems to picture the foldable Galaxy Z Flip 4 phone in an almost Pac-Man-like pose. It shows August 10 > Today. Clever.
Galaxy Z Fold rumors point to a lighter foldable phone, better cameras, and maybe a cheaper starting price, although nothing will be confirmed until August 10. For me, any change that gets a foldable phone’s cameras closer to the top-notch Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra (or any traditional flagship phone) would be welcomed.
I expect the clamshell-style Galaxy Z Flip 4 foldable phone to have a bigger outer screen, and we’ve actually seen leaks of a Galaxy Watch 5 and Galaxy Watch 5 Pro, neither of which have the rotating bezel of Galaxy Watch 4 Classic.
Samsung Unpacked 2022 will be held virtually, according to the event invite and will be bright and early: 9am ET / 6am PT with a live stream happening on Samsung’s site (and you can expect YouTube as well).
Samsung ‘reserve program’ returns
Samsung wants you to “reserve” its phones and smartwatches right now – even though they’re all unannounced. But the “Reserve Program” attaches incentives – up to $200 – to pre-ordering the devices, which, during a time when inflation is red hot, seems like a nice bonus. Plus, you don’t have to buy them in the end.
Here’s what you’ll get, depending on what you end up pre-ordering on August 10:
$200 credit towards Galaxy phone, watch and buds bundle
$150 credit towards Galaxy phone and watch bundle
$130 credit towards Galaxy phone and buds bundle
$80 credit towards Galaxy watch and buds bundle
$100 credit to use on Samsung.com towards eligible products when you reserve a Galaxy phone, which is double the credit of the Galaxy S22!
$50 credit to use on Samsung.com towards eligible products when you reserve a Galaxy watch
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