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Liveblog: Samsung CES 2013 press conference

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Liveblog: Samsung CES 2013 press conference
This is one of the biggest events at CES 2013 today. Samsung, the company which has conquered much of the Android market, is here at CES 2013 to tell us about the things it's been working on recently. However, you, guys, should note that this is a Samsung Electronics, not Samsung Mobile press conference, so expect to hear a lot about refrigerators and washing machines. And while this mat not be our typical area of interest, we all have to admit that LG's new top-loaders look really cool, right? We wonder what Samsung's answer is going to be...

And who knows, J.K. Shin might actually come take a brand new smartphone model out of one of the new front-loaders. Wouldn't that be awesome? Anyways, whatever Samsung has prepared for us, you can be sure we'll let you know about it as soon as possible. To be among the first to get the news, just follow our liveblog below!

Samsung's CES 2013 press conference will begin at 2PM PT | 4PM CT | 5PM ET | 10PM GMT!


Live event tracker

16:48Thanks for being with us!
16:48But we know where we'll see mobile! Stay tuned for our Sony liveblog later!
16:48Well, that was it for Samsung Electronics show, guys. Unfortunately, no new mobile stuff here as well, except for the new Note 10.1 LTE.
16:46Tim Baxter is back on stage.
16:40"Today we're happy to announce that a 4G LTE version of the Galaxy Note 10.1 will be coming to Verizon this month." It will have Jelly Bean!
16:38
16:37
16:36SVP of Samsung Electronics America, Michael Abari is with us to talk about Samsung's latest photography efforts.
16:36
16:35
16:31OK, guys, time for the good stuff... Refrigerators!
16:30
16:29And yet another TV - the Samsung Ultra HD TV - "the future of TV".
16:27They announced an Evolution Kit - you can plug that gadget to your 2012 Samsung TV, and it will get the capabilities of the 2013 TVs! Sweet.
16:24
16:22Joe Stinziano, Executive President of Samsung Electronics America is now on stage, to continue talking about the TV experience.
16:21
16:15
16:15Samsung LED F8000 is Samsung's new flagship TV, just so you know. It appeared in the company of some smooth jazz music.
16:14"Samsung's Smart TVs provide more interaction with more devices than any other Smart TV."
16:12"A year ago I compared Samsung's strategy to a house." "This year the house has grown."
16:114. Bring your own device - to work.
16:113. Intuitiveness - In TV they have added gesture and voice control, in mobiles they have the S Pen and a bunch of other features.
16:10
16:102. Mobile computing - smartphones, tablets, hybrids and PCs.
16:09"There are four major trends we're really focused on." The first one is content.
16:09
16:08Tim Baxter, President of Samsung Electronics America is now on stage.
16:07"Today you will see what tomorrow's consumers will truly want." "Please stand by for what... will... amaze... you!"
16:05Mr. Yoon has chosen to start with the TV part of the presentation.
16:04
16:03"They year, our goal is to help people!." "We aim to delight them. Bringing not just what they expect, but what they've never dreamed of."
16:02"As Samsung, we see technology in human tones, enhancing people's experiences."
16:01Boo-Keun Yoon, President of Samsung Electronics is on stage! "Welcome, everybody and thank you for joining us today."
16:01
15:59Let's hope there won't be that much about washing machines and more about phones.
15:56Meanwhile, my colleague, Jooohn V, will be taking care of the photos.
15:55Heeey guys, Ray here, you've come to the right place! I'll be liveblogging Samsung's CES 2013 press conference for you.
15:54Hey guys, John V here at the Samsung CES presser. I'll be snapping some photos throughout it all. It's packed!!
15:51Thanks for joining us on the live feed. Signing off! #CES2013
15:51That concludes the presentation. We will get some "hands-on" with new Huawei Ascend Mate and D2. Keep checking in on PhoneArena.com

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posted on 07 Jan 2013, 15:56 1

1. GeekMovement (Posts: 1499; Member since: 09 Sep 2011)


Looking forward to Samsung's announcements!

posted on 07 Jan 2013, 16:15

4. PhoneArenaUser (Posts: 5465; Member since: 05 Aug 2011)


Here is live stream: http://bcove.me/1cltrouz

posted on 07 Jan 2013, 16:00 1

2. Basharhd99 (Posts: 31; Member since: 05 Jul 2012)


i doubt that the s4 is gonna be announced, there will be a samsung unpacked event later this year unveiling the s4 as all the "s" family did

posted on 07 Jan 2013, 16:10

3. tech2 (Posts: 1877; Member since: 26 Oct 2012)


lol......nice panorama pic Jooooooooooooohn V !

posted on 07 Jan 2013, 16:18

5. Carlitos (Posts: 309; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


What phone you used for that panorama?

posted on 07 Jan 2013, 17:08

6. joseph98 (Posts: 167; Member since: 03 Feb 2012)


They said something big is about to be announced in CES 2013. I am really disappointed samsung.

posted on 07 Jan 2013, 17:10

7. joseph98 (Posts: 167; Member since: 03 Feb 2012)


Oh and thank you PhoneArena for working hard to deliver the news for us.

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