Samsung ‘Unpacked 5’ event on February 24; hints at Galaxy S5 announcement


Are you eagerly waiting for Samsung to unveil the next generation Galaxy S smartphone, popularly dubbed Galaxy S5?

We’ve some good news. Samsung has just started sending out invites for its Unpacked event on February 24th at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.The “5” in the invite seems to indicate that Samsung may unveil its latest flagship device at the event. However, it also says “Episode 1” so it is possible that it could announce the device at a later date.

It has been a while since Samsung unveiled a new product at the Mobile World Congress, the biggest event for the mobile industry. Samsung had unveiled the iconic Samsung Galaxy S2 at the 2011 event.

However, Samsung has been unveiling its new products at its “Unpacked” events, which seems to indicate that Samsung may unveil the Galaxy S5 at the event. Samsung seems to also indicate that in their blog post:

You’ve been waiting for a long time for this. Samsung Unpacked 2014 Episode 1 is coming up!

At previous Samsung Unpacked events, we’ve shown you the ‘The Next Big Thing.’

On March 2013, Samsung introduced the Galaxy S4, on September 2013, Galaxy Note 3 and Gear.

Samsung will be live streaming the event, and as always we will bring you the latest updates as they break. Mark your calendars for Feb. 24 at 20:00 CET.

Check our Galaxy S5 rumor roundup to find out what to expect.

I’m excited, I can’t wait to see what Samsung has in store for us. What about you?

[via Samsung]