Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Samsung Galaxy Note 7Samsung Press Kit

09:13 pm: The device will be up for pre-orders in a few days before finally releasing on August 19.

08:55 pm: It comes packed with a 64GB internal memory expandable by up to 256GB via microSD card and a 4GB RAM. It features a Dual Pixel 12MP OIS (F1.7), a 5MP (F1.7), a 3,500mAh battery with Fast Charging on wired and wireless.

08:50 pm: The device measures 153.5x73.9x7.9mm in dimension, weighs 169g, powered by an Octa core (2.3GHz Quad + 1.6GHz Quad), 64 bit, 14 nm process, and runs Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow operating system.

08:50 pm: The Galaxy Note 7 sports a 5.7-inch Quad HD Dual edge Super AMOLED screen with 2,560x1.440 (518ppi pixel density)

08:44 pm: Samsung has confirmed iris scanner and waterproof features in the Note 7.

08:35 pm: Unveiling of Galaxy Note 5 successor kicks off

08:27 pm: The 360-degree live stream can be viewed on the Edge, Chrome, Firefox, Opera and Safari browsers. The Galaxy Note 7 will be unveiled in a few minutes.

07:53 pm: The Galaxy Note 7 could become the first device from the Note family to be waterproof with an IP68 rating.

07:42 pm: Leaks have revealed the retail box of the device, and it is seen in three colours -- Black Onyx, Silver Titanium and Gold.

07:27 pm (IST): Will the Galaxy Note 7 have a new look? Samsung hasn't revealed any detail about the device but reports have claimed that it will look more or less like the Galaxy Note 5.

The much-awaited day has finally arrived. Samsung is all set to unveil its next-generation device, the Galaxy Note 7. The company has scheduled "7 Galaxy Unpacked" event at 8:30 p.m. IST (11:00 a.m. EDT) on Tuesday and it will be live streamed.

All eyes are on the Galaxy Note 7 following the stupendous success of the Note series in the past. The device is expected to release into the markets a few days after unveiling.

The South Korean technology giant is tight-lipped on the device but reports have claimed that the new flagship handset will feature both fingerprint sensor and iris scanner. It is expected to sport a 5.8-inch screen with 2,560x1,440 pixels, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 823 processor, an Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow operating system, a 64GB/128GB internal memory (with microSD card slot) and a 10 nanometer 6GB RAM. It may also feature a fingerprint sensor, an iris scanner, a duel camera and a 4,000mAh battery.