Samsung's Galaxy Note Unpacked 2016 event is almost upon us where we will see the company launch its highly anticipated Galaxy Note 7. The event will take place at 11am EDT in New York on 2 August with events also being held in Rio de Janeiro at noon and in London at 4pm simultaneously.
You can watch the event even if you cannot travel to New York, Rio de Janeiro or London. Samsung is offering users an opportunity to watch the big event as it unfolds to know more about the new Note that comes with a large screen and S Pen. There are three options for live streaming the official launch: phone, Gear VR and PC.
How to watch on mobile
- Head over to www.samsung.com/galaxy or Samsung Mobile on YouTube when the event starts
- Choose 360 Live Stream option
How to watch with Gear VR
- Head over to Oculus Store and search for Unpacked 360 View app
- Download and install it
- Launch the app through the Gear VR headset once the event starts
How to watch on PC
- Go to www.samsung.com/galaxy when the event begins
- Choose 360 Live Stream
Specs leaked so far
There have been numerous leaks claiming to reveal the hardware and software features of the Galaxy Note 7 ahead of the official unveiling. It is suggested that Samsung's phablet will sport a 5.7in Super AMOLED screen with QHD resolution at 1440 x 2560 pixels. Powering the handset could be a Snapdragon 823 chip featuring a quad-core processor complimented by either 4GB or 6GB RAM.
Other premonitions claim a 12 megapixel camera at the back and a five megapixel front-facing camera while recent reports suggest it may come with an iris scanner and a 4000mAh battery. Speculation has also hinted the device will bundle a new storage service called Samsung Cloud and while likely resistant to water and dust it may also be protected by Corning's newly launched Gorilla Glass 5.
For all other rumoured specs including expected price follow our Galaxy Note 7 hub here.