Samsung unveils five products in one go for the first time in SL

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Galaxy Note20 series being launched by Samsung Sri Lanka Managing Director Kevin Sung Su You 

  • Samsung’s flagship Galaxy Note20 and Galaxy Note20 Ultra the ultimate 5G-ready smartphones for work and play debut
  • Galaxy Watch3, a premium smartwatch along with advanced health features; Galaxy Buds Live, stylish and ergonomic earbuds with amazing sound quality and Galaxy Z Fold2 among innovative devices as part of Galaxy ecosystem launch

 Global giant Samsung last week introduced an eco-system of its flagship Galaxy range, unveiling for the first time in Sri Lanka five different yet connected products, reinforcing its market dominance in consumer electronics as well as offering the world’s best to local customers. 

Samsung Sri Lanka Product Manager (Mobile Biz) Thushara Rathnaweera


The move signifies the importance Samsung places on Sri Lanka, and five new products are set to further reinforce its market dominance. 

Taking pride of place at the launch was the Samsung’s flagship Galaxy Note20 and Galaxy Note20 Ultra – the ultimate smartphones for work and play which are both 5G ready devices.

Others were Galaxy Watch3, a premium smartwatch along with advanced health features; Galaxy Buds Live, stylish and ergonomic earbuds with amazing sound quality; Galaxy Z Fold2, the next generation foldable smartphone with enhanced refinements and Tab S7 and S7+, versatile tablets for productivity and creativity. 

Samsung Sri Lanka Managing Director Kevin You said Samsung and its products have continuously redefined the landscape of technology in Sri Lanka as Samsung connects lives of people with technology with meaningful innovation, which is the DNA of Samsung. 

“At Samsung we put people at the heart of everything we do,” You told the media launch of the five products. He added that Samsung continues to be the market leader in smartphones apart from being the most loved brand. 

He said the launch of the Galaxy ecosystem of end-to-end product range in Sri Lanka will change the landscape of technology the future.   

Samsung’s latest Note series transforms the way you work – empowering you to do more anytime from anywhere with the help of the S Pen and Samsung Notes features. Samsung is also offering the newly launched Galaxy Buds Live free on every purchase of the Note20 Ultra while Free Galaxy Buds+ come with the Note20. The series will be available in new Mystic colours-soft neutral tones that transcend changing trends with a brand new Timeless Premium Design that has a textured haze effect that cuts down on fingerprints and smudges.

“In Sri Lanka, we have a huge base of Note loyalists, who upgrade their Galaxy Note year after year because it offers what no other smartphone does – ultimate power and productivity. Galaxy Note20|Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G take power and productivity to the next level and, help consumers maximise work and play while they stay connected. This year, we are also launching Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G and Note20 5G, our first 5G ready smartphones in Sri Lanka,” Samsung Sri Lanka MD YOU said.

The series comes in two versions: Galaxy Note20 Ultra, designed for Note fans who demand the ultimate in power and productivity, and Galaxy Note20, for broader Note users looking to maximise their time for work and play. Both are built for efficiency, so you have more time to stay connected with the people you love.

A favourite among Note loyalists and multi-taskers, the Galaxy Note20 series’ enhanced S Pen offers the ultimate writing experience. To help you capture, edit and share your ideas whilst Samsung Notes app features auto-save and syncing capabilities. Microsoft’s ‘Your Phone’ app with Link to Windows integration now enables you to easily access your mobile apps directly from your Windows 10 PC without disrupting your flow making the two devices seamlessly work together which is a result of the long-standing partnership of Samsung and Microsoft.

Galaxy Note Ultra comes with Corning Gorilla Glass Victus, which is the toughest-ever glass on a smartphone. The Galaxy Note has cemented its status as an ultimate power phone. The series packs pro-grade tools to capture stunning photos and create cinematic-style videos and offers advanced multi-tasking experiences.

Samsung’s Galaxy 5G leadership delivers next-level power for what you love to do thanks to 5G (once 5G is commercially available in Sri Lanka). You can also be confident your Galaxy Note20 series hardware and software is proactively secured end-to-end thanks to Samsung Knox, Samsung’s mobile security platform. 

The Galaxy Note series is available to pre order until 28 August at island-wide authorised dealers of Softlogic Mobile Distribution and John Keells Office Automation which can easily be identified by the Samsung logo placed outside the shop. Also available at authorised partners – Softlogic Retail, Singer, Singhagiri and Damro. Network Partners Dialog and Mobitel and through the online portals; Samsung E-Store,, and Customers pre-booking Galaxy Note20 will be eligible for Galaxy Buds+ while those pre-booking Galaxy Note20 Ultra will get the Galaxy Buds Live. The Note20 Ultra comes in Mystic Bronze and Mystic Black while Galaxy Note20 is available in Mystic Bronze, Mystic Green and Mystic Gray. 

Customers could reach out for any assistance by contacting the Samsung customer hotline which offers extended working-hours, Monday to Sunday 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. or post their inquiries on Samsung Members which offers 24x7 assistance providing real-time solutions.

Galaxy Watch3 is a next-generation companion for managing your routines, smashing your fitness goals, and taking ownership over your health. Built with premium materials and a slimmed-down version of the popular rotating bezel, Galaxy Watch3 features the craftsmanship of a luxury timepiece, while still being comfortable enough to wear all day and all night. But this smartwatch isn’t just appealing to the eye—it’s also the centre of your wellness experience, sporting Samsung’s most expansive health suite yet.

With the blood oxygen feature, you can measure and track oxygen saturation over time, for fitness and wellness purposes. The new Samsung Health Monitor app on Galaxy Watch3 offers cuff-less blood pressure and electrocardiogram measurements, available in markets where these features have been authorized. When a potential fall is detected, your location will be sent immediately to pre-designated contacts. Running Analysis will help you run better, improve form and prevent injuries, while VO2 max follows your cardio progress to provide insight into oxygen consumption. For those who want to stay fit while being at home, Samsung Health provides more than 120 different home training programs so you can track your workout progress on your watch.

Samsung continues to pioneer an entirely new category of mobile devices by introducing the next generation of foldables— Galaxy Z Fold2. After releasing two foldable devices and listening to user feedback on the most requested upgrades and new features, Samsung unveils the Galaxy Z Fold2 with meaningful innovations that offer users enhanced refinements and unique foldable user experiences. Galaxy Z Fold2 combines the portability and flexibility of a smartphone with the power and screen size of a tablet for ultimate productivity. Whether folded or unfolded, you can enjoy a luxury mobile experience with Galaxy Z Fold2’s premium design. The Galaxy Z Fold2 comes packed with two edge-to-edge, nearly bezel-less Infinity-O Displays. The cover screen is 6.2 inches and the massive main screen is 7.6 inches, making them both larger than the Galaxy Fold. With its sleek design and refined engineering, Galaxy Z Fold2 comes in two equally stunning colours: Mystic Black and Mystic Bronze. For users who seek a unique premium design, Samsung is again partnering with iconic New York fashion house Thom Browne to deliver a limited Galaxy Z Fold2 Thom Browne Edition. With Galaxy Z Fold2, Samsung will continue to inspire all new possibilities for the entire foldable category.

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