When it comes to smartphone snobs, there are two types of people: the diehard Apple fanatics—aka the people who stand in line for hours just to snag the latest iPhone—and dedicated Samsung users, who spring for all the Galaxy devices (phones, tablets, watches—you name it) whenever the next generation launches. Now, even if you've always been firmly on team iPhone, we've got some exciting news about Samsung's latest smartphones that just might make you change teams. We are, of course, talking about the new Samsung Galaxy S24 smartphones that were unveiled at the Galaxy Unpacked event on Jan. 17 and are finally available for purchase!
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Been waiting for this day? Well, you'll be thrilled to learn that the phones are powered by the new Galaxy AI, which can translate languages in real time, search items from photos in a flash *and* optimize your pictures so you can take your best selfies yet. Not to mention, their upgraded high-resolution cameras promise to capture the crispest photos every dang time. In fact, these new Samsung devices—available in titanium green, orange, blue, violet, yellow, black and grey hues at Samsung and major retailers like Best Buy—might be the most advanced phones, like, ever. So if you've been living in the Apple ecosystem, you may want to make the switch once you hear about all the new features the Samsung Galaxy S24 series phones have to offer—and the fact that you can buy one now for as low as $200 with a trade-in.
First, let's talk selfies, because the new S24, S24+ and S24 Ultra all come equipped with a new ProVisual AI Engine, which makes smart editing suggestions (like removing people or objects), improves color tone and brings out natural details (even in low light) so your selfies stay on fleek. The S24 Ultra, meanwhile, has reportedly earned the distinction of having the highest resolution of all Samsung Galaxy phones, capturing "details that rival reality with 200 megapixels," per the brand. When it comes to capturing milestone moments where you may not be able to get up close (like at your kid's graduation or a concert), you can also use digital zoom to get up to 30 times closer (with the S24 and S24+) or *100 times* closer with the S24 Ultra.