Samsung Galaxy Note 8 live blog: we're at the Unpacked event in New York

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Today's the day! 

Samsung's latest Unpacked event kicks off at 8am PDT, 11am EDT, 4pm BST and the South Korean firm will unveil its latest phablet - the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.

We'll be reporting live from the New York event to bring you all the latest on Samsung's new big-screen smartphone, so stay tuned for all the build up and action as it happens.

In the meantime, check out our rumor roundup and thought pieces to give you an idea of what you can expect from today's event.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 live blog

All times are EDT (New York). The Unpacked event starts at 11am EDT

10:45am - You can tune in to watch the livestream of the Galaxy Note 8 Unpacked event below.

10:10am - We're now waiting outside at the Samsung Unpacked event in New York. Only an hour left to go until we get to see everything we need to know about the Galaxy Note 8.

Here's what the queue looks like for the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 launch.

7:40am - We've just published an interview on Samsung's Bixby tech with Injong Rhee, Executive VP and Head of R&D, Software and Services for Samsung Mobile. 

In the feature, Rhee explains his vision for the new voice assistant technology and how he hopes it will change the way you use your phone.  You can read the full interview here

7:15am - Samsung's Galaxy Note 8 price has leaked with Carphone Warehouse putting it live early and says it's £869. That matches previous leaks we've seen and also suggests the phone will cost about $950 in the US and around AU$1200 in Australia.

4.30am - The sun is yet to rise over New York, but anticipation is already high as the world eagerly awaits the arrival of the Galaxy Note 8.

Samsung will hope it's banished the daemons from the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco, with a forward looking focus for its latest big-screen smartphone.

Join us straight after the event too, as we'll be doing a live Q&A on YouTube to answer all your questions on Samsung's latest big reveal.

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