It is believed that Samsung's smartwatch device would be no game changer - more of a fashion accessory than an effort to redefine the genre.
The Galaxy Gear is rumoured to have a 3-inch display, 4 megapixel camera, Bluetooth, preloaded social media and health apps.
The Galaxy Note III is expected to come with a 5.7-inch full HD display and a 13 megapixel camera.
The event has begun and Jason Bradbury is on the stage.
Jason is talking to people at Times Square via video conferencing.
JK Shin, President and CEO, Samsung takes the stage.
He is talking about the Note series and starts with the first Galaxy Note.
A video is played. It seems to be the Note III. Is it so?
The Galaxy Note III is out.
Simple and straightforward launch. Samsung unveils the Galaxy Note III.
It is slimmer and lighter, says JK Shin.
The Galaxy Note III will come with a new S Pen.
"You do not have to switch between tasks, one to the other." Hints that multitasking is improved.
The Galaxy Note III will come with Samsung Knox preloaded.
The Galaxy Note III works with all types of LTE networks.
The Galaxy Note III runs Android 4.3 OS.
Samsung unveils the Galaxy Gear smartwatch.
It lets you take and make calls through voice controls.
"I believe it will become a new fashion icon around the world."
Besdies the Galaxy Note III and Galaxy Gear, Samsung launches the Galaxy Note I0.1 (2014 edition).
All the three devices will be released starting Sept 25.
Menno is going to explain the Note III features in detail.
The Samsung Galaxy Gear does look a little different from the prototypes we saw in the leaks, but does not look as appealing as some concepts that have been floating around in the interwebs.
With Knox, Samsung does venture into BlackBerry territory and makes things more difficult for the struggling Canadian phone maker.
Samsung conducted a survey before finalising the design and specs of the Note III.
The Galaxy Note weighs 168g.
The phablet is one segment that Samsung can rightfully claim to have developed. There were 5-inch phones before, but it was Samsung that made it seem cool.
"Leather on the back..." Is it so?