Samsung "Unpacked" event teases new Galaxy smartphones

This pretty much confirms rumours doing the rounds that the Korean giant is about to unveil a new Galaxy Note 5 flagship phablet and possibly even a new super-sized version of its curvy S6 Edge.

The Galaxy Note 4 is one of our current favourites when it comes to smartphone video and audio quality, and initial reports suggest the fifth generation of the handset will offer a more premium finish, bringing it into line with the current S6 and S6 Edge.

There are also rumoured to be changes to the phone's internal processor and the S Pen stylus, including a tweak to the way it's housed in the handset.

It's also likely that Samsung will use this event as an opportunity to take the wraps of a larger version of the S6 Edge+. The current model has a 5.1in Super AMOLED screen, but the '+' looks set to get more real estate and a bump up to 5.5inches.

Samsung will be streaming the event live on its website on the 13th, starting at 11am EDT - 4pm in the UK.

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Andy Madden

Andy is Deputy Editor of What Hi-Fi? and a consumer electronics journalist with nearly 20 years of experience writing news, reviews and features. Over the years he's also contributed to a number of other outlets, including The Sunday Times, the BBC, Stuff, and BA High Life Magazine. Premium wireless earbuds are his passion but he's also keen on car tech and in-car audio systems and can often be found cruising the countryside testing the latest set-ups. In his spare time Andy is a keen golfer and gamer.