Liveblog: Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Gear smartwatch unpacked IFA 2013 event
It’s been two years since Samsung unveiled its first large phone, the 5.3-inch Galaxy Note, a device that was so successful it started a new category of devices some call phablets, a crossover device between a phone and a tablet. It featured a built-in S Pen that was refined later on, and now we’re about to see the third generation Samsung phablet - the Galaxy Note 3. The Note 3 is expected to grow an even larger screen without changing much in size, it should have a 5.7” 1080p display (first 1080p display in a Samsung phablet), and of course the S Pen.
That’s not all though. Samsung is widely expected to also unveil its first Android-based smartwatch, the Galaxy Gear, a device rumored to have a humongous 3-inch design. Can Samsung really step up its game and be the first big phone maker to offer a breakthrough smartwatch? We should learn very soon at Samsung’s huge IFA event.
Samsung’s IFA 2013 Unpacked press conference will start at the following times: