After weeks of speculations and reports, yesterday Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S10 Lite and Galaxy Note 10 Lite as the affordable counterparts of its flagship S and Note series models. The South Korean brand is now gearing up to launch its next-gen Galaxy S11 series handsets in the near future. The new series could also have the moniker Galaxy S20 if the rumour mill is to be believed. As per the company’s traditions, the new S series models are usually announced in February. Now, a leaked official promo video has just revealed the launch date of the brand’s upcoming flagship offerings. If the leaked video is to be believed, Samsung will be holding a new Galaxy Unpacked event on February 11th, which is in line with some previous reports.
Samsung Unpacked leaked promo. Unpacked is confirmed for 2/11/20 pic.twitter.com/nQeT6i4aRp
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The video also confirms that viewers can live stream the launch event on Samsung’s official site on February 11th. In the promo video, we can see the two “a” letters in the “Galaxy” text transforming into white spaces. The white spaces suggest that we can expect the Samsung Galaxy S11 or S20 series smartphones, as well as a new Galaxy Fold model going official on the same day. Apart from the new Samsung phones, the rumour mill suggests that the company will also introduce the Samsung Galaxy Buds+ wireless earbuds at the same event.
Galaxy S11 / S20 specifications and features
As mentioned above, it is rumoured that Samsung may launch the Galaxy S11 series devices with a new moniker called the Galaxy S20. The upcoming flagships will be offered in three variants called as standard, plus, and ultra. The Galaxy S11/S20 series is expected to house the Snapdragon 865 processor under the hood. All three smartphones are also expected to offer 5G connectivity. In some markets, the Galaxy S11/S20 will arrive with Samsung’s Exynos 990 chipset. The Galaxy S11/20 standard, plus, and ultra are said to arrive with a 6.4-inch, 6.7-inch, and 6.9-inch displays respectively with a hole in the screen to house the selfie camera. The Galaxy S11/S20 series is also rumoured to come with a higher display refresh rate panels and an in-display fingerprint scanner.
Based on the past renders and leaks, the Galaxy S11/S20 series is tipped to come with a powerful camera primary camera setup at the rear. The devices are expected to come with a quad-camera system on the back, which will be placed inside a square-shaped module. The most high-end model of the flagship series is rumoured to have a 108MP main sensor, a 48MP telephoto lens with 5x zoom capabilities, an ultra-wide-angle camera, and a ToF sensor. All three smartphones may be fitted with a 32MP selfie snapper on the front.
These are just speculated specifications about the Galaxy S11/S20 series smartphones at the moment. We expect more information to crop up in the coming weeks as we get closer to the launch event, so stay tuned.