Samsung announced at the Unpacked 2024 event, confirming the Galaxy S24, Galaxy S24+, and Galaxy S24 Ultra on January 17th in San Jose, California. The time frame for the launch is earlier than usual, but they also chose San Francisco (USA) due to close collaboration with Google and competition with Apple.

The company is launching two weeks earlier than the previous Galaxy S-series launch to improve revenue for Q1. They have settled on a timeline where sales peak in Q1 and Q3 of each year (Galaxy Z Series).

What’s so special about this event? The company will announce Galaxy AI. Let’s check the pre-order dates and shipping dates for the Galaxy S24 Series.

Galaxy AI’s Features

Samsung will be focusing on Galaxy AI during the event called “AI Phone” or “Samsung’s First AI Phone.” It enhances productivity and improves the user’s experience.

Samsung Galaxy S24 series pre-order benefits revealed online ahead of January 17 launch.
  • Samsung could also rebrand Bixby to Galaxy AI.
  • Live Translate: You will be able to have live translation during calls.
  • Nightography: It will offer enhanced low-light shots.
  • Generative Edit: You can remove objects or move them. It helps with filling space, including generative expand and generative fill. It will process in the cloud, so you need a Samsung account and an active internet connection.
  • High Resolution: You will be able to capture 50 MP photos.
  • Screen Display: It has an Eye Comfort Shield and better clarity.

Some functionality will process on-device, while others require an internet connection, which are features found in Samsung’s virtual assistant, Bixby. Samsung devices already need a Google and Samsung account to have the best experience.

Rumours indicate that Galaxy AI will have the ability to summarise in Samsung Notes, generate wallpapers, and provide language correction and improvement suggestions via Samsung Keyboard, among other features. It’s not yet confirmed what all the features are. We don’t know a lot about what Galaxy AI is capable of.

Samsung Galaxy S24 Series

The device will be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 and an Exynos 2400 SoC, bringing significant AI capabilities. The Galaxy S24 is likely to be available in 128 or 256GB of RAM, featuring 8GB of RAM. The Galaxy S24 will have 256 or 512 GB of storage and 12GB of RAM. Lastly, the Galaxy S24+ could be launched with 256 or 512 GB of storage and 12GB of RAM. The high-end model, the Galaxy S24 Ultra, could start at 256GB and go up to 1TB, which could be exclusive to All the storage variants of the S24 series are likely to have 12GB of RAM.

The Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra is capable of recording 4K 120fps video, making it great for capturing fast-moving objects or slowing down action scenes. Over the past few weeks, all their specifications, colour variants, and storage options have been leaked; however, not all countries will get all colour options. It is rumoured that Samsung India will not have all colour options, according to reports. In India, the black and violet colours for S24+ will be available, and S24 will be available in all four basic colours: black, grey, violet, and grey.

On the other hand, the Galaxy S24 Ultra is said to be available in black, titanium, violet, and yellow colours. It is similar to the Galaxy S22 Series, available in some additional colours exclusively through Samsung’s online store.

The price of the device will keep prices similar to those of the Galaxy S23 Series, with the Galaxy S24 Series starting at $900. Reportedly, the Galaxy S24 Ultra starts at $1200, and the Galaxy S24+ could be priced at $1000. Furthermore, the Galaxy S24 and Galaxy S24+ will be slightly cheaper than their predecessors, while the Ultra will be more expensive than the Galaxy S23 Ultra.

Galaxy S24 Pre-Order

All interested users can pre-order their next Galaxy device starting January 3rd. Reportedly, other people can start buying the Galaxy S24 on January 30, 2024. With the pre-order, users will get Rs 5,000 in credit from Samsung. It is a no-obligation credit for just signing up for Rs. 1,999. So, if you are considering buying the device as soon as it launches, you can use the credit when it goes on sale in the third week of January.

Galaxy S24 Series Pre-Order Goes Live! How to Pre-Order.
  • Visit Samsung Unpacked and sign into your account.
  • From there, click on “Pre-Reserve Now.”
  • Then fill in your details, including name, mobile number, and email, and pay using your preferred method.
  • After that, pay, and that’s it!

You have reserved your pre-order VIP pass. Also, this is a refundable deposit. If you decide not to buy the phone, you can get a complete refund. If you want to buy, then go through the pre-reserve process to get the following benefits:

Buyers with pre-orders will also get these benefits.

  • Get extra benefits worth Rs. 5,000.
  • Early delivery of the Galaxy S24 Series.
  • The best value for your existing smartphone when upgrading to the Galaxy S24.
  • Welcome voucher worth INR 5,000 and 2% loyalty points.
  • 5% of the total value of the purchase when buying two or more Samsung products together.

Some reports suggest that users who pre-order might be offered a free upgrade to double storage. In addition to this, reports also claim that Samsung will offer Galaxy Buds FE or Galaxy Watch Series devices at discounted prices. Depending on the market, Samsung will offer different pre-order benefits in different countries.

Should I pre-order?

  • S24 Ultra: If you are already using the S20/S21/S22 Ultra, then you can consider upgrading.
  • S24 and S24 Plus: We advise you to wait for genuine reviews before committing, as these devices are most likely to have an Exynos processor.