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The Samsung Galaxy S4 release event live stream take places today, Thursday, March 13, 2013 at 7 p.m. IBT Media will be covering the launch live from Radio City Musical Hall in New York City. But if you can't make it to the party you can still watch the Galaxy S4 launch online via Samsung Mobile's YouTube channel or if you're feeling crazy you can head to Times Square where it will be screened on one of those giant commercial displays.

You can also watch the Samsung Galaxy S4 release event online live stream below with the IDG Tech News Channel:

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Samsung is making it as easy as possible to watch the Galaxy S4 release event online via live stream, unlike Apple, which makes each iPhone launch a private event behind closed doors which only an auditorium's worth of tech journalists and enthusiasts get to experience as it happens.

Samsung is also hyping the event in advance of the Galaxy S4 release event live stream. The South Korean company has released a series of teaser videos online ahead of the launch. The commercials follow a small blond-haired boy in a suit who is entrusted to carry the new smartphone, which is being held in a non-descript white box:

When the boy (who we expect will take the stage at today's launch) opens to box it lets out a glowing, almost golden light. Will the same thing happen at the official unveiling? You'll have to watch the Samsung Galaxy S4 release event online live stream to find out:

So what can you expect to see when you watch the Samsung Galaxy S4 release event online live stream? The new device will likely be feature a 4.99-inch HD display with 1080 x 1920 pixel resolution and 441ppi. On the inside, the S4 will sport Samsung's latest eight-core Exynos 5 Octa processor. The price is almost certainly going to be $199 with a two-year contract.The S4 release date will likely arrive in about a week and definitely before the end of the month.

The biggest rumor surrounding the new smartphone is an alleged feature called "Smart Scroll." The new software will reportedly follow your eyes' movement as you read and scroll accordingly even faster than you could swipe your finger. Will "Smart Scroll" make the cut at today's big launch? Watch the Samsung Galaxy S4 release event online live stream to find out.

After you watch the Galaxy S4 release event live stream online please take a minute to post in the comments and tell us what you thought of Samsung's special launch.

In the meantime, check out these tweets from Samsung fans on Twitter who are waiting to watch the Galaxy S4 release event live stream online:

"Will the #galaxy s4 be the next must-have? #livestream #YouTubemobileUS tomorrow we'll find out #unpack #newyork," tweeted @maykoh.

"OMG!! Livestream of #TheNextBigThing Samsung Galaxy s4... I'm one of those who will see it first," tweeted @uriodreamer.

"In other news, should I follow the livestream of the #Samsung Galaxy S4 reveal event tomorrow?" tweeted @ceowin.

"Where to live stream the galaxy s4 event?" tweeted Vikram Sandhu.

"Galaxy S4 Live stream Thursday at 7:30pm #cantwait," tweeted @ZainSayeed.

"They say that #GalaxyS4 will have a live stream in Times Square during the release on #March14?" tweeted @DigiTechPanda.

"Leaked S4 images looking sick," tweeted @PSMcAtee.

"Samsung Galaxy S4 Smartphone Set For Launch," tweeted @DJWalker11.

"I dont think the Galaxy S4 will live up to the hype, hope im wrong though," tweeted @everyday_asian.

"Its a big day for #Samsung when it unveils its #Galaxys4 tonight at #NYC," tweeted Ritesh Bhagwati.

"It's not to far away! Less than 24 hours till Samsung releases the Samsung Galaxy S4! Looking forward to seeing it!" tweeted @luke_mansell.

"Samsung Galaxy S4 may face shortage supply issue. http://toi.in/8fYU9a," tweeted 9pels@official.

"I wanna get the galaxy s4. That thing looks insane," tweeted @The_Chum_Chum.

"Oh yes. The #Samsung Galaxy S4 leaks out early!" tweeted The Gadget Show ‏@TheGadgetShow.

"Samsung 3D video converting softward bound for Galaxy S4?" tweeted Ruhani Rabin ‏@ruhanirabin.

"Galaxy S4 camera could have 3D support, new report says," tweeted Android Authority ‏@AndroidAuth.

"What's in the box? Samsung drops another Galaxy S4 teaser video," tweeted phandroid ‏@phandroid.

"Samsung Galaxy S4 'Smart Scroll' feature confirmed in screen grabs http://dlvr.it/32pBGx," tweeted AndroidGuys.com ‏@AndroidGuys.

"the galaxy s4 will be in 32,64,and 128 gig. It will be 5 inch screen with 13mp Camera.," tweeted one man band ‏@CMSmusic.

"Keep calm and wait hopelessly for Samsung to release the galaxy s4," tweeted William Baker ‏@__Bill_i_Am__.

So what are you waiting for?! Go watch the Samsung Galaxy S4 release event live stream online and check back with IDT later tonight for our full coverage of the launch.