Samsung Canada Launches the Highly Anticipated GALAXY Note II Gangnam Style
Korean Rap sensation PSY will celebrate the launch of Samsung's latest
addition to GALAXY family with his first live appearance in Canada, October
30th in Toronto
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Oct. 22, 2012 /CNW/ - October 22, 2012 - Samsung Canada, the
leading supplier of mobile phones in the Canadian marketplace, announced today
that it will launch the Samsung GALAXY Note™ II Gangnam Style. Professional
by day, fun by night, the GALAXY Note II is all about productivity and
self-expression which is why Samsung has invited South Korean super star, PSY
to share a little of his creativity, energy and style with his fans at his
first live appearance in Canada on October 30, 2012 in Toronto, Ontario in
celebration of the GALAXY Note II launch.
"The new Samsung GALAXY Note II is the ultimate smartphone for on-the-go
productivity and content creation so we are thrilled to team up with PSY to
launch this category-leading device - Gangnam Style," said Paul Brannen, Vice
President, Mobile Communications at Samsung Canada "The growing popularity of
Samsung's latest product category - the GALAXY Note has been overwhelmingly
positive and we are excited to introduce this device to the Canadian market."
The Samsung GALAXY Note II launch event will take place Tuesday, October 30,
2012 at The Kool Haus located at 132 Queens Quay East, Toronto, Ontario.
Tickets will not be sold for this event, but some lucky Canadians can win the
opportunity to attend by checking out Samsung Canada's Facebook page at
www.Facebook.com/SamsungMobileCanada or by tuning in to Kiss 92.5 (or checking
out www.kiss925.com for more chances to win) and Virgin Radio 99.9 (for exact
times to win check out www.999VirginRadio.com).
Samsung GALAXY Note II Details:
Since the introduction of the GALAXY Note category, Samsung has continued to
enhance and expand the GALAXY Note product experiences. With a perfect viewing
experience and unique and differentiated features, the Samsung GALAXY Note II
helps users discover information and capture ideas faster, express thoughts
freely and manage tasks more efficiently.
Key Product Information:
-- Perfect Viewing Experience: A 5.5-inch HD Super AMOLED display
provides brilliant visual clarity with a 16:9 screen ratio.
-- Easy Multi Tasking in One View: Air View feature allows users
to hover their S Pen over App icons to preview content. Popup
Note lets users open an S Note instantly as a pop-up window
anywhere on the screen.
-- Instant Access: Quick Command lets users instantly launch apps
by jotting down pre-registered marks. Ability to launch S Note
quickly by simply removing S Pen or pressing the dedicated S
Note widget on the display.
-- True Multitasking: When users are completing a task in one
application, they can immediately load another application on
the screen. Multiple applications are stacked on the screen
like multiple windows and users can easily switch among
applications. Popup Video lets users watch video as a pop-up
anywhere on the screen while running other tasks or taking
-- On Spot Capturing and Easy Expression: One press of the S Pen
button lets users instantly select content to clip or edit,
with no extra menu steps. The Flash Crop feature allows users
to instantly crop the screen or its contents in any shape
needed. Screen Record feature allows recording of whole action
sequences on the display to share with others
-- Easier Content Sharing: Samsung's AllShare Play can be used to
instantly share media files or S Notes between the GALAXY Note
II and DLNA-supported devices. With AllShare Cast, users can
wirelessly connect their GALAXY Note II to their notebook PC or
TV to quickly transfer content onto a larger screen. S Beam
allows users to share media files simply by tapping on another
applicable device, even without Wi-Fi or a cellular signal.
-- Always-on Performance: 1.6GHz quad-core processor with LTE
and HSPA connectivity Android 4.1 (also known as Google Jelly
Bean) includes new upgraded graphics capabilities, simplified
menu navigation and browsing, and upgraded Google services such
as Google Now (featuring contextual search). 3,100 mAh battery
guarantees the sufficient power for amazing smart mobile
The Samsung GALAXY Note II will be available through all major carriers and
retailers beginning on October 30, 2012 in Marble White or Titanium Gray color
options. For specific pricing and availability, please visit your nearest
carrier or retail partner. For more information on the GALAXY Note II, please
go to: www.samsung.com/Note2.
About Samsung Electronics Canada Inc.
Samsung Electronics Canada markets a broad range of award-winning digital
consumer electronics, IT, telecommunications and home appliance products. The
Canadian arm upholds Samsung's global mission to provide consumers with
innovative digital convergence products that possess exceptional technology,
quality, features, performance and value. As a result of its commitment to
innovation and unique design, Samsung has become one of the most decorated
brands in the electronics industry. In 2012, Samsung was ranked #9 in the
Interbrand "100 Best Global Brands" breaking the top ten for the first time,
and was named as one of Fast Company's "50 Most Innovative Companies of 2011".
For more information, please visit www.samsung.com
Follow Samsung Canada @ facebook.com/SamsungCanada or on twitter @SamsungCanada
Kevin Galbraith North Strategic for Samsung Canada 647-456-3786
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