On January 17, 2024, Samsung unveiled its latest innovations at the Galaxy Unpacked event, showcasing a future powered by the company's cutting-edge mobile AI technology. From powerful smartphones to foldable wonders and AI-powered experiences, there's something for everyone in this exciting new lineup.
The most anticipated smartphones of the event were undoubtedly the Galaxy S24 series, comprising the S24, S24 Plus, and S24 Ultra.
The main advancements for the new series are:
- the Galaxy S24 is just slightly larger at 6.2 inches, compared to 6.1 inches for the Galaxy S23.
- They both benefit from FHD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X displays which deliver crystal-clear visuals. The Adaptive Vision Booster and 1~120Hz adaptive refresh rate ensure optimal viewing of whatever you’re watching and can adapt to various lighting conditions seamlessly.
- If you’re after the brightest display opt for the Galaxy S24 which has an epic 2600 nits of peak brightness compared to 1750 nits for the Galaxy S23.
- With a new Exynos 2400 processor, the Galaxy S24 is both fast and smart. It automatically enhances graphics and gameplay so everything you see looks its best.
- 4000 mAh the battery is not only bigger than its predecessor but it’s also optimized for social media and video apps. Hence, you get a phenomenal 4 hours extra of video playback time compared to the Galaxy S23**.
Samsung has confirmed that the Galaxy S24, S24+, and S24 Ultra will get software updates for seven years after launch as part of the company's environmental sustainability efforts. That's three additional years compared to existing Galaxy flagships and mid-range phones.
Beyond Devices: Galaxy AI Takes Center Stage
While the new hardware is impressive, the true star of the show was Galaxy AI. Samsung is integrating AI into all aspects of its devices, from enhancing camera performance to streamlining everyday tasks.
One of the most exciting features is Circle to Search, developed in collaboration with Google. This innovative tool allows you to draw a circle around any object on your screen to find information about it instantly.
Galaxy AI also powers features like:
- Live Translation, which can translate conversations in real-time,
- Note Assist, which automatically summarizes your notes and highlights key points, and
- Photo Remaster which allows you to Enhance old photos with the help of AI, bringing them back to life.
- Super Night Shot 2.0 for stunning low-light photography,
- AI Object Eraser for removing unwanted elements from your shots,
- Director's View for record from multiple camera lenses at the same time.
The Galaxy Unpacked 2024 event was a resounding success, showcasing Samsung's continued innovation and leadership in the mobile space. With a focus on powerful AI, cutting-edge camera technology, and foldable form factors, Samsung is shaping the future of mobile experiences. Whether you're a photography enthusiast, a productivity powerhouse, or simply someone who appreciates cutting-edge technology, there's something in the new Galaxy lineup for everyone.