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Samsung's Unpacked IFA event (pictures)

Samsung took the stage at IFA in Germany on Wednesday to debut the new Galaxy Note 3, the Galaxy Note 10.1, and a smartwatch called the Galaxy Gear.

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Samsung Unpacked

Jason Bradbury, a well-known UK tech celebrity, took the stage to host the Samsung Unpacked event. This is Samsung's 11th Unpacked event.
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Samsung President and CEO JK Shin.
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Galaxy Note 3

Behold, the third Galaxy Note smartphone.
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Samsung President JK Shin with the new Galaxy Note 3.
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New S Pen

The S Pen makes a return, naturally.
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Samsung Knox security

Samsung Knox aims to keep your phone secure.
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Samsung's smartwatch

And here's the long-awaited Gear smartwatch.
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Galaxy Gear

It comes in a pleasant range of colours.
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Galaxy Gear, Note 10.1 2014 edition

But that's not all -- there's a new Note 10.1 in the mix as well.
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The family of Galaxy hardware

Three new products in all, a rather exciting lineup.
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Designing the Note 3

People want bigger screens, Samsung says.
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Note 3 colors

The Note 3 comes in three colours: black, white, and pink.
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Leather-effect back

Here's a close-up of the pink version.
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Samsung still has a lot of love for supersize smartphones.
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New flip covers

There are new flip covers, in a range of colours.
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Designing the S Pen

The Note 3 comes with loads of new software features.
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Air Command with S Pen

This is the Air Command feature, which selects tools from a wheel.
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Air Command in action

Air Command is supposed to make multitasking quicker, but any new software runs the risk of confusing customers.
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Action Memo

Action Memo automatically determines what you want to do with your S Pen scribbles -- in this case, adding a contact.
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S Finder

Samsung's a big fan of the "S" prefix, as you've probably gathered by now.
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S Note

The revamped S Note stores your notes in the cloud, with services like Evernote. Nifty.
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New S Note app

More on the refreshed note-taking abilities.
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Multitasking features

This very cool app lets you draw a square on screen, which becomes one of a variety of tools -- in this case, a calculator.
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Chat side by side

You can now run the same app in two windows, which could come in handy. Here it's being done in the ChatOn chatting app.
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My Magazine

My Magazine is like Flipboard or HTC's Blinkfeed, tiling relevant posts and a news feed in an attractive interface for you to scroll through.
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Multivision

You can chain Note 3 phones together to create a bigger display.
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Galaxy Gear

Multiple colours for the Gear will probably go down a treat.
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Notifications on Galaxy Gear

Gear notifications will automatically pop up on your Note 3 phone.
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Answer calls

Answer calls, and speak into the Gear, James Bond-style.
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Take calls on the Gear

You can make calls as well as accept them.
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S Voice on Gear

The Gear has S Voice, which is voice recognition software.
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Snap photos with Gear

There's a camera on the Gear, placed in the side of the strap.
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Gear apps

A host of apps are ready for the Gear's debut.
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Pedometer in Gear

It has a built-in pedometer, for fitness freaks.
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Gear battery life

It will, Samsung says, survive for more than 25 hours away from its charging cable.
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The three new products are designed to work together.
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Note 3 video specs

The Note 3 has a chunky new battery in it.

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