When is the following Samsung Unpacked occasion? It may very well be in January

When is the next Samsung Unpacked event? It could be in January

Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S20 FE, proven above, earlier this yr, however what’s subsequent?

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Samsung hosted 5 separate Unpacked occasions this yr, however as we inch nearer to the top of 2021, what’s subsequent for the South Korean electronics large? Though there hasn’t but been any official phrase about Samsung’s subsequent Unpacked occasion, rumors say the corporate may very well be gearing as much as maintain an occasion in early 2022. 

Samsung introduced a bunch of merchandise at its occasions earlier this yr. In January (the identical week as CES 2021), the corporate took the wraps off the Galaxy S21 lineup with a commonplace Galaxy S21, S21 Plus and S21 Extremely mannequin. The flagship line was unveiled alongside the Galaxy Buds Professional earbuds and SmartTag object tracker. Then in March, Samsung introduced the cheaper Galaxy A smartphones, adopted by new Galaxy Ebook laptops in April. 

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The newest product launch from the corporate occurred in August, when Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Z Fold 3, Galaxy Z Flip 3, Galaxy Watch 4 and Galaxy Buds 2. New choices to customise Samsung’s foldable telephones have been later introduced at Samsung’s Galaxy Unpacked half two on Oct. 20. 

When may the following Samsung occasion be? Will subsequent yr convey the Galaxy S22, S22 Plus and S22 Extremely? What in regards to the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE? Learn on for all the pieces we all know up to now. We’ll replace this story as new info turns into out there. 


The Galaxy S21 FE, proven on this idea render, may very well be Samsung’s subsequent cheaper high-end cellphone.


When is the following Samsung occasion? 

Samsung has but to verify the date and time for its subsequent Unpacked occasion, however rumor has it the corporate may host a launch in January, across the identical time as CES 2022. 

Samsung’s first Unpacked occasion of 2021 was held on Jan. 14, the final day of CES 2021. Assuming Samsung has comparable plans in retailer for 2022, this may put the following Unpacked occasion someplace across the second week of January, when CES 2022 will happen. 

Nonetheless, Jon Prosser, the founding father of Entrance Web page Tech and a well known leaker (albeit with a combined observe file), speculates Samsung will maintain an Unpacked occasion on Jan. 4, 2022 the place it’s going to unwrap the rumored Galaxy S21 Fan Version, or FE. This is able to put the occasion only a day earlier than the beginning of CES 2022, which can run from Jan. 5 to Jan. 8. 

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One other Unpacked occasion, targeted on the Galaxy S22 lineup, is stated to be scheduled for Feb. 8, in accordance with Prosser. Samsung hosted a February occasion in 2020 and 2019 as properly, however each have been the corporate’s first occasion of the yr. The launches confirmed off foldable telephones, earbuds and the corporate’s S lineup with the S20 and S10, respectively. Each occasions have been adopted up by one other launch in August targeted on the Galaxy Observe and Galaxy Watch.

Will the following Galaxy Unpacked be livestreamed? 

Many different current Samsung Galaxy Unpacked occasions have been livestreamed, so it is probably the following launch will observe go well with. 

This previous January, Samsung’s occasion was out there to look at dwell on its YouTube web page or web site homepage. CNET additionally hosted a dwell present that began 30 minutes earlier than the launch occasion. We’ll replace this story with particulars about tips on how to watch the following Unpacked occasion as info turns into out there. 

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When could we see the Galaxy S21 FE and Galaxy S22? 

Samsung may have unveiled a slew of hardware this year, but we’re still waiting on a few new devices from the electronics company. We anticipate the release of the Galaxy S22 lineup and Galaxy S21 FE in early 2022. But we’ll have to wait and see if we get the phones (and maybe a few other devices, like the Galaxy Tab S8) at Samsung’s next event. 

In the meantime, check out CNET’s list of the most exciting phones to look forward to in 2022, our Galaxy S22 wish list and how the Galaxy S21 could compare to the S22 and S21 FE. For more about Android phones, check out CNET’s review of Google’s Pixel 6 and why you should give Pixel phones another chance. If you’re more of an Apple fan, take a look at all the rumors about the next Apple event, the iPhone SE 3 and iPhone 14

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