Published On: Mon, Feb 1st, 2016

Samsung Announces Feb. 21 Galaxy Unpacked Event, Teaser Suggests Focus On Gear VR And New S7 Line

Samsung is prepared to uncover off some new Galaxy phones again, and it’s also apropos overwhelmingly transparent that the association believes practical reality is a pivotal to its future mobile strategy.

Samsung only sent out invitations and expelled a teaser video for a company’s Galaxy Unpacked 2016 eventuality where it is approaching to betray a new Galaxy S7 devices.

The teaser really places a vital importance on a Gear VR platform, that suggests that either a new S7 line will work with a existent consumer headsets or, some-more likely, that a group during Samsung is formulation to recover an updated Gear VR headset (or both).

The tagline for a video is “Get prepared to rethink what a phone can do,” and with a whole selling for this eventuality focusing on a Gear VR, it’s not ridiculous to design a phone refurbish that adds significantly to a headset’s functionality. A spirit that people have been dissecting from a teaser involves a instance where a theme leans brazen and reaches towards a intense cube, that many are speculating as a idea that Samsung *might* have finally burst positional tracking, a underline that has been noticeably absent from a Gear VR’s underline set (and all mobile phone-based VR to date).

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As distant as a Galaxy phones themselves, many rumors out now are suggesting a S7 and S7 corner devices will expected see some-more inner updates rather than finish redesigns given it was only final Aug that a Galaxy inclination perceived finish facelifts.

Evan Blass over during Venture Beat is suggesting that a S7 line will see a lapse of one of the favorite Galaxy customizations taken from users in final year’s Galaxy update, a microSD slot. Other upgrades may include H2O insurgency and aloft ability batteries for a smartphone line.

Chipsets being rumored for a device embody a company’s own Exynos 8 Octa 8890 chip or Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 820. What’s engaging about a Snapdragon chip in particular, is a vital importance Qualcomm has placed on a VR chops, privately observant on a page that a GPU and CPU “are able of generating photorealistic graphics for console-quality gaming and next-generation practical existence apps.”

The Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2016 eventuality during a Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Sunday, Feb 21 and will be accessible for live streaming on the company’s Samsung Mobile YouTube channel.

This will be a major eventuality for a company’s flagship phone line, though might serve be a outrageous eventuality for a company’s practical existence ambitions.

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