AT&T just announced that it's as of now—yes, right now—accepting pre-orders for Samsung's brand new Galaxy Note 3. The carrier said it expects the device to ship "around" Oct, 1. The Note 3 is priced at $299.99 with a new two-year contract and can also be purchased with AT&T's Next early upgrade plans for $35 per month.

The Galaxy Note 3 is Samsung's latest and greatest Android phablet. It includes enhanced S Pen features, WatchOn support with its IR blaster, S Beam for sharing files, a new Action Memo option for taking action on the notes you scribble – like dialing a phone number you wrote down, and more. Under the hood it packs a Snapdragon 800 processor, 3GB of RAM, a 13-megapixel camera and more. It also features a brilliant 5.7-inch display with a 1920 x 1080-pixel resolution, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC and so much more.

In addition, AT&T said Samsung's fancy new Galaxy Gear smartwatch, which will serve as a companion to the Galaxy Note 3, will be available in the coming weeks. For more information be sure to check out our in-depth look at the Galaxy Note 3 and the S Pen.