Samsung sent out invites for its next (virtual) Unpacked event earlier this week. The Aug. 5 event is expected to feature a host of new devices, with a new leak Friday seemingly giving a peek at one of the new products set to be revealed.
In a tweet, noted leaker Evan Blass shared what appears to be a promotional video for the upcoming Galaxy Z Flip 5G. Featuring a new bronze color the foldable flip phone looks similar to the original $1,380 Z Flip that was released earlier this year, though with the 5G name it should have at least some updates to support connecting to the latest wireless networks.
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Given its history, AT&T seems like a decent bet as, in addition to the Z Flip this year, the carrier was the only US provider to sell Samsung’s Galaxy Fold tablet-style foldable when it finally came out last year.
Sprint has since merged with T-Mobile, which did not sell the Z Flip and backed out of selling the Fold after that foldable’s design issues led to a lengthy delay. Verizon, meanwhile, is the exclusive home of Motorola’s rival Razr foldable and has not yet carried a Samsung foldable device.
In addition to a new Z Flip, Samsung is also expected to introduce an updated line of Galaxy Note 20 phones and a successor to the original Galaxy Fold.
Samsung did not immediately respond to a CNET request for comment.