Samsung unveiled their new Galaxy Smartphone Line-Up Today that included the World's First High-End Foldable Smartphone
Samsung's Galaxy Unpacked Event just ended and it covered a lot of new product territory. Before the rumors ever got off the ground our Patently Mobile IP Blog has been covering Samsung's display patents for 7 years as they were published. Our archives show Samsung's exploration and research into future foldable, scrollable and flexible displays for smartphones and beyond. Today Samsung unveiled their first to market "Galaxy Fold" smartphone. Next week Huawei will be introducing their first foldable smartphone and it'll be interesting to see and compare the two products of a new smartphone category.
Today's report provides you with 6 videos plus the full keynote below to help you see all of Samsung new products. Watch the full keynote or just skip to the product briefs. See what Samsung will be challenging Apple and Huawei with in H1 2019.
Full Keynote: Galaxy Unpacked 2019
Forward the full keynote video below to around the 31 minute mark to see Samsung's Galaxy folding phone video before SVP of Product Marketing Justin Denison takes to the stage to talk more about the new Galaxy Fold smartphone.
Samsung Galaxy S10
The new Samsung Galaxy S10 offers the world's first "Dynamic AMOLED" display that could film in HDR10+. It comes with 42% less blue light that's easier on your eyes. The display delivers the first ultrasonic fingerprint scanner on the market. The display is brilliant delivering impressively bright 1200 nits. For more on the new Galaxy S10 and S10 5G, see the video below.
For those that want to dig deeper could do so at this site that covers the Galaxy S10e, S10 and S10+ model designs, cameras, performance, intelligence and more.
Samsung unveils Galaxy Fold Smartphone
At $1,980 U.S. or $2,600 Canadian, the Galaxy Fold is for the Rich and Famous. But if you have the money to burn, it's really a phone and mini-tablet all-in-one. For a first generation folding phone it's quite impressive knowing it will evolve and continually be refined.
Galaxy Buds: Official Introduction
Galaxy Watch Active: Official Introduction
Two Samsung Galaxy S10 Ads
At the end of the day, Samsung has to be applauded for having the courage to bring a new smartphone category to market even if it's not perfect. Many innovations and hard work went into bringing such a product to market and that work should be recognized.
Random Screenshots of the Event
Our Patently Mobile IP blog posted a report yesterday titled "The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has just published Samsung's Trademark Filing for 'Bixby Routine'." Today Samsung introduced this feature and you could read about it here.
One More Thing: Last summer Patently Mobile posted a report titled "Samsung's Ultrasonic based Fingerprint Scanner for under a Smartphone Display was confirmed in a Patent this week." Today Samsung introduced this very feature. What's unknown is whether Samsung implemented a pure solution from their patent or collaborated with Qualcomm to come up with a custom hybrid solution.
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