MWC 2021: Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 launch tonight. The new Galaxy Watch 4 and Buds 2 are expected at Samsung’s event today. Here are details on the live stream and what is expected from the event.
MWC 2021 Barcelona: The biggest tech event of the year is about to start, and here we provide the dates, when, and where to watch the Mobile World Congress event. Samsung live stream will be available, and it is expected to announce the Galaxy Watch4 and the new Wear OS that it will run on.
MWC 2021: Samsung’s biggest tech event.
MWC 2021 Barcelona: Mobile World Congress is happening this year but in a hybrid form. MWC 2021, being held in Barcelona, will be a mix of an in-person event and a series of virtual events. The company will be hosting its virtual event later tonight. In addition, Samsung live stream will be available to all.
Samsung MWC 2021 dates or schedule is provided below, and those interested can know how, when, and where to watch it.
The company is expected to launch new devices and showcase “how the Galaxy ecosystem of connected devices is set to provide people with even greater possibilities for enriching their lifestyles.” Samsung hasn’t revealed what exactly it will unveil at MWC 2021, but it has dropped some hints.
Samsung at MWC 2021: What to expect
On the Newsroom site, Samsung confirmed that it would be unveiling its vision for the future of smartwatches at the event with new opportunities for both developers and users designed to deliver a new era of smartwatch experiences.
Read Apple’s WWDC 2021 event.
Samsung also hints at improvements to OneUI software, especially how it is looking to improve security in its IoT products. “Furthermore, understanding how device security has never been more important than it is nowadays, the company will be sharing its latest security enhancements and innovations designed to give users protection and peace of mind in an open and connected world,” the company added.
At I/O 2021, Google had announced that Samsung would use its Wear OS software for its upcoming Galaxy smartwatches instead of its own Tizen platform, and this change should be detailed at the event today. It could allow for better battery life and performance and support for newer apps and watch faces.
The Galaxy Watch 4 is likely to run on Google’s WearOS and Samsung’s Tizen OS. The upcoming Galaxy Watch will reportedly support all Google Play Store apps, including Maps, Gmail, and YouTube. It is also likely to come with more battery life. Ahead of the MWC 2021
If we look at previous reports, Samsung is rumored to be working on the Galaxy Watch 4. The smartwatch is tipped to have a circular build and a bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) sensor to monitor body composition.
It is expected to come in four distinct color options — Black, Dark Green, Rose Gold, and Silver. The Galaxy Watch 4 may also come in 40mm and 44mm sizes and include 5ATM water resistance, MIL-STD 810G durability, and Gorilla Glass DX+ protection. It is also likely to have GPS support.
Apart from that, the company has also revealed that it will be showcasing improvements to its One UI Android skin. This part will focus on how the company is looking to improve security in its IoT products.
Alongside the next-gen smartwatch, the company is expected to provide us with a first look at the co-developed Wear OS. The new operating system will reportedly provide users with better battery life and performance. It is also being said to add support for newer apps and watch faces.
The bottom line
The Mobile World Congress event (MWC 2021) in Barcelona will begin today. During the event, several tech companies showcase, announce or launch their products. As such, Samsung, the South Korean tech company is also expected to launch its Galaxy Watch 4 and Galaxy Buds 2 tonight during the event.