Samsung Galaxy S20+ BTS Edition available to pre-order from 19 June

Purple hearts at the ready, here’s a special edition like no other: Samsung has collaborated with Korean pop band sensation BTS, bringing a special edition Galaxy S20+ BTS Edition and Galaxy Buds+ BTS Edition.

The phone and earbuds are due to be available from 9 July – co-inciding with the seventh anniversary of the BTS fan collective – with pre-orders kicking off from 19 June via Samsung.com. Fans might want to set a reminder for that date – as we expect demand will be high.

So what’s special about the Samsung Galaxy S20+ and Galaxy Buds+ BTS Editions? Samsung describes the phone and earbuds as “an exclusive opportunity for [BTS] fans worldwide to connect with their favourite band.”

The key feature about the S20+ BTS Edition is the purple finish – it’s purple glass and metal – including the iconic purple heart on the camera unit to the rear. The phone also comes with pre-installed BTS-inspired themes and a fan community platform, Weverse.

That’s not all. In the box are decorative stickers to allow fans to further personalise their devices, plus photo cards featuring pictures of the band members.

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The Galaxy Buds+ BTS Edition, which is also dressed in purple, comes complete with a purple charging case that carries the band’s logo and purple heart iconography. There’s also band photo cards included in the box.

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Whether you’re a BTS superfan or not, we think the purple finish alone makes this special edition extra eye-catching. Even the box – shown in the photos gallery up top – looks great thanks to its little heart-shaped cut-outs.

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No final word on pricing just yet, but we’ll update this article when that becomes official…

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