Samsung Canada Releases the Hottest Series of the Summer

Samsung's latest line of next-generation GALAXY tablets, the GALAXY Tab 3, 
keeps you entertained, connected and productive all summer long 
MISSISSAUGA,ON, June 19, 2013 /CNW/ - Samsung Canada, a global leader in 
digital media and digital convergence technologies, today announced the 
introduction of the summer's hottest series - the GALAXY Tab 3 - a trio of 
powerful tablets available in 7-inch, 8-inch and 10.1-inch versions. Featuring 
a sleek design and innovative features, the three devices will be the 
blockbusters of the season and fans will fall in love with the fact that they 
can choose their ideal size. Whether it's indulging in your beach reads, 
catching up on your favourite TV show by the pool or keeping in touch with 
friends from the cottage, the Tab 3 series has arrived just in time to keep 
you entertained and connected all summer. 
"The GALAXY Tab 3 offers the best quality, value and variety in a tab and is 
sure to be a hit with fans across Canada this summer," said Paul Brannen, Vice 
President, Enterprise Business Division at Samsung Canada. "We are also very 
proud that the launch of the GALAXY Tab 3 reconfirms our commitment of 
providing Canadians with a wide variety of high quality, portable devices that 
exceed their expectations and offer incredible performance." 
Debuting across Canada throughout July 2013, the GALAXY Tab 3 is the perfect 
GALAXY phone companion and promises to provide effortless portability and 
intelligent multitasking features for busy Canadians on the go. Whether 
surfing the web and social networking at home, catching up on the latest read 
for book club or using a tablet as a remote control while watching movies in 
your living room, the GALAXY Tab 3 is the perfect tablet in the perfect size. 
Samsung GALAXY Tab 3 (7.0)
A perfectly portable design made for the socially savvy 


    --  Pocket-sized portability: The Tab 3 (7.0) has a compact,
        one-hand grip form factor that ensures users can hold the
        device comfortably for hours as well as store it in a pocket or
        small bag for reading and entertainment on the go. The sleek
        and stylish design has a thinner bezel and is lighter than the
        previous GALAXY Tab 2 (7.0).
    --  Catch this summer's biggest blockbusters: Powered by a 1.2 GHz
        Dual Core processor, the device allows for fast downloads and
        sharing, while providing easy access to videos, apps, games and
        the web. Offered with 1GB of internal storage plus up to 64GB
        of expandable memory, the device has plenty of space to hold
        your favourite photos, music, apps, videos and more. So
        download the summer's hottest movies and watch them from the
        comfort of your beach chair.
    --  Capture and share life's moments: The GALAXY Tab 3 (7.0) is
        equipped to better capture life's moments in stunning clarity
        and resolution with its 3-megapixel rear camera and
        1.3-megapixel front camera. Combined with Android 4.1 (Jelly
        Bean), it allows users to share photos, videos and life's
        special moments through a few quick taps and swipes.

Samsung GALAXY Tab 3 (8.0)
A beautifully unique, slim, stylish and portable design
    --  Complete your summer reading list: Whether you're on the plane
        or on the beach, the new GALAXY Tab 3 (8.0) is designed to be
        held in one hand and is the optimal device for viewing videos,
        playing enhanced games and reading e-Books anytime, anywhere.
        The outstanding slim bezel ensures effective and maximum screen
        use and Samsung's Reading Mode technology optimizes the display
        to deliver perfect illumination and tone for comfortable paper
        like readability in a variety of lighting conditions.
    --  Travel the world: Making international travel more effortless,
        the GALAXY Tab 3 (8.0) features S Translator. This instant
        translation is possible both from speech-to-text and
        text-to-speech (when connected through WiFi), ensuring that you
        can communicate with ease while traveling internationally. You
        can also document your travels with Story Album which organizes
        your photos and creates albums based on specific events or you
        can customize them the way you want. You can even apply themes
        and choose various layouts. Keep your memories all in one spot
        by publishing your album into a book easily with Blurb.
    --  The Perfect Companion for the GALAXY Smartphone: The ideal
        complement to the best-selling GALAXY smartphones, this tablet
        features all of the personalization and customization that
        Samsung Canada is known for. Link your smartphone with your Tab
        3 through automatic, wireless syncing to enjoy everything you
        love about your GALAXY smartphone on a device that allows you
        to explore video, apps, and more.

Samsung GALAXY Tab 3 (10.1)
Perfect for the whole family
    --  Bring the family together with a device for everyone: The
        GALAXY Tab 3 (10.1) seamlessly combines sleek design and
        enhanced multimedia capabilities. Stacked with a 1.6 GHz Dual
        Core processor, the GALAXY Tab 3 (10.1) is the ideal device for
        everyday family use and multimedia consumption. Featuring a
        comprehensive suite of video, music, and photo software, and
        coupled with the clarity of its display, the GALAXY Tab 3
        (10.1) takes centre stage for portable home entertainment.
    --  Enjoy the best content in the centre of your home: Equipped
        with Smart Remote and MHL (TV Out) capabilities, the GALAXY Tab
        3 (10.1) seamlessly transitions from the perfect gaming device
        for kids to the ideal home media control device for the
        parents. Whether streaming movies to the family television or
        playing games at the highest resolution, the GALAXY Tab 3
        (10.1) smoothly integrates into the household media environment
        for an experience that can be enjoyed by the whole family.

The Samsung GALAXY Tab 3 Series will be released throughout July at authorized 
retail locations. The suggested retail price of the Tab 3 (7.0) is $199.99, 
the Tab 3 (8.0) is $299.99 and the Tab 3 (10.1) is $399.99.

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@SamsungCanada.

Note to Editors:

Samsung GALAXY Tab 3 7-inch Product Specifications:

 ____________________________________________________________________
|   Network  |WiFi                                                   |
|____________|_______________________________________________________|
|  Processor | 1.2 GHz Dual Core processor                           |
|____________|_______________________________________________________|
|   Display  | 7 inch WSVGA(1024 x 600, 169 PPI) TFT                 |
|____________|_______________________________________________________|
|       OS   | Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)                              |
|____________|_______________________________________________________|
|    Camera  | Main(Rear): 3-megapixel camera                        |
|            | Sub (Front): 1.3 -megapixel camera                    |
|____________|_______________________________________________________|
|     Video  | Codec: MPEG4, H.264, H.263, WMV                       |
|            | Playback: 1080p Full HD @30fps                        |
|____________|_______________________________________________________|
|     Audio  | Codec: MP3, OGG, AC3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, WAV, FLAC|
|____________|_______________________________________________________|
|            | Samsung Apps                                          |
|            |_______________________________________________________|
|            | Samsung Hub*                                          |
|            | Game Hub/ Video Hub/ Learning Hub                     |
|            |_______________________________________________________|
|Services &  | Samsung Kies,                                         |
|Additional  | Samsung Kies Air (Downloadable via Samsung Apps)      |
|  Features  |_______________________________________________________|
|            | Samsung ChatON mobile communication service           |
|            |_______________________________________________________|
|            | Google Mobile Services: Google Search, Gmail, Google  |
|            |Play Store, Google Plus, YouTube,                      |
|            | Google Talk, Google Maps (Turn-by-turn Navigation),   |
|            |Google Now                                             |
|____________|_______________________________________________________|
|            | WiFi a/b/g/n (2.4/5GHz), WiFi Channel Bonding, WiFi   |
|Connectivity|Direct                                                 |
|            | Bluetooth® 3.0                                        |
|            | USB 2.0                                               |
|____________|_______________________________________________________|
|      GPS   | S-GPS + GLONASS                                       |
|____________|_______________________________________________________|
|    Sensor  | Accelerometer, Geo-magnetic, Light                    |
|____________|_______________________________________________________|
|            | 8GB Internal Memory + 1GB (RAM)                       |
|    Memory  | microSD slot (up to 64GB)                             |
|            | * User memory space may be less than the total memory |
|            |space due to system files                              |
|____________|_______________________________________________________|
|  Dimension | 111.1 x 188.0 x 9.9mm                                 |
|            | 302g(Wi-Fi)                                           |
|____________|_______________________________________________________|
|   Battery  | Standard battery, Li-ion 4,000 mAh                    |
|____________|_______________________________________________________|

Samsung GALAXY Tab 3 8-inch Product Specifications:

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|   Network  |WiFi                                                    |
|____________|________________________________________________________|
|  Processor |1.5 GHz Dual Core processor                             |
|____________|________________________________________________________|
|   Display  |8-inch WXGA TFT(1280 x 800, 189PPI)                     |
|____________|________________________________________________________|
|       OS   |Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean)                                |
|____________|________________________________________________________|
|    Camera  |Main(Rear): 5-megapixel camera                          |
|            |Sub (Front): 1.3-megapixel camera                       |
|____________|________________________________________________________|
|            |Codec: MPEG4, H.264, H.263, WMV, DivX(1080p Full HD     |
|     Video  |@30fps)                                                 |
|            |Playback: 1080p@30fps                                   |
|            |Recording: 720p@30fps                                   |
|____________|________________________________________________________|
|     Audio  |Codec: MP3, OGG, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, E-AC3, WMA, FLAC     |
|            |Sound Alive and Dolby Surround                          |
|____________|________________________________________________________|
|            |Samsung Apps                                            |
|            |________________________________________________________|
|            |Samsung Hub*                                            |
|            |- Readers Hub/Game Hub/Video Hub/Learning Hub           |
|            |________________________________________________________|
|            |Samsung Kies                                            |
|            |Samsung Kies Air (Downloadable via Samsung Apps)        |
|Services &  |________________________________________________________|
|Additional  |Samsung ChatON mobile communication service             |
|  Features  |________________________________________________________|
|            |Samsung Services: Reading mode, Story Album, Group Play,|
|            |S Translator, S Travel,                                 |
|            |Dual View, Pop up Video, WatchON                        |
|            |________________________________________________________|
|            |Google Mobile Services: Google Search, Gmail, Google    |
|            |Play Store, Google Plus, YouTube,                       |
|            |Google Talk, Google Maps (Turn-by-turn Navigation),     |
|            |Google Now                                              |
|____________|________________________________________________________|
|            |WiFi a/b/g/n (2.4/5GHz), WiFi Channel Bonding, WiFi     |
|Connectivity|Direct                                                  |
|            |Bluetooth® 4.0                                          |
|            |USB 2.0                                                 |
|____________|________________________________________________________|
|      GPS   |S-GPS + GLONASS                                         |
|____________|________________________________________________________|
|    Sensor  |Accelerometer, Magnetic, RGB                            |
|____________|________________________________________________________|
|            |16GB + 1.5GB (RAM)                                      |
|    Memory  |MicroSD (up to 64GB)* User memory space may be less than|
|            |the total memory space due to system files              |
|____________|________________________________________________________|
|  Dimension |209.8 x 123.8 x 7.4mm                                   |
|            |314g(Wi-Fi)                                             |
|____________|________________________________________________________|
|   Battery  |Standard battery, Li-ion 4,450 mAh                      |
|____________|________________________________________________________|

Samsung GALAXY Tab 3 10.1-inch Product Specifications:

 ___________________________________________________________________
|   Network  |WiFi                                                  |
|____________|______________________________________________________|
|  Processor |1.6 GHz Dual Core processor                           |
|____________|______________________________________________________|
|   Display  |10.1-inch WXGA TFT (1280 x 800, 149PPI)               |
|____________|______________________________________________________|
|       OS   |Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean)                              |
|____________|______________________________________________________|
|    Camera  |Main(Rear): 3-megapixel camera                        |
|            |Sub (Front): 1.3-megapixel camera                     |
|____________|______________________________________________________|
|            |Codec: MPEG4, H.264, H.263, WMV, DivX(1080p Full HD   |
|     Video  |@30fps)                                               |
|            |Playback: 1080p@30fps                                 |
|            |Recording: 720p@30fps                                 |
|____________|______________________________________________________|
|            |Codec: MP3, AAC/AAC+/eAAC+, WMA, E-AC-3, FLAC, Vorbis,|
|     Audio  |AMR-NB/WB                                             |
|            |Sound Alive and Dolby Surround                        |
|____________|______________________________________________________|
|            |Samsung Apps                                          |
|            |______________________________________________________|
|            |Samsung Hub*                                          |
|            |- Readers Hub/ Game Hub/ Video Hub/Learning Hub       |
|            |______________________________________________________|
|Services &  |Samsung Kies,                                         |
|Additional  |Samsung Kies Air (Downloadable via Samsung Apps)      |
|  Features  |______________________________________________________|
|            |Samsung ChatON mobile communication service           |
|            |______________________________________________________|
|            |Google Mobile Services: Google Search, Gmail, Google  |
|            |Play Store, Google Plus, YouTube,                     |
|            |Google Talk, Google Maps (Turn-by-turn Navigation),   |
|            |Google Now                                            |
|____________|______________________________________________________|
|            |WiFi a/b/g/n (2.4 & 5GHz), WiFi Channel Bonding, WiFi |
|Connectivity|Direct                                                |
|            |Bluetooth® 4.0                                        |
|            |USB 2.0                                               |
|____________|______________________________________________________|
|      GPS   |S-GPS + GLONASS                                       |
|____________|______________________________________________________|
|    Sensor  |Accelerometer, Magnetic, Light                        |
|____________|______________________________________________________|
|            |16GB +,1GB (RAM)                                      |
|            |microSD (up to 64GB)                                  |
|    Memory  |                                                      |
|            |* User memory space may be less than the total memory |
|            |space due to system files                             |
|____________|______________________________________________________|
|  Dimension |243.1 x 176.1 x 7.95mm                                |
|            |510g (Wi-Fi)                                          |
|____________|______________________________________________________|
|   Battery  |Standard battery, Li-ion 6,800 mAh                    |
|____________|______________________________________________________|

* All functionality, features, specifications and other product information 
provided in this document including, but not limited to, the benefits, design, 
pricing, components, performance, availability, and capabilities of the 
product are subject to change without notice or obligation.
* Android, Google, Google Search, Gmail, Google Play, Google Plus, YouTube, 
Google Talk, Google Maps and Google Now are trademarks of Google Inc.

About Samsung Electronics Canada
Samsung Electronics Canada offers a broad range of award-winning consumer 
electronicsincluding televisions, smartphones, personal computers, printers, 
cameras, home appliances, medical devices, semiconductorsand LED 
solutions.The Canadian arm,selected as one of Canada's Top 10 Marketers of 
the Year in 2012 by Marketing Magazine, upholds Samsung's global mission 
toopen new possibilities for people everywhere,providingusers premium 
experiences that are unparalleled due to Samsung'sinnovative technology and 
stylish design. As a result, Samsung has become a true leader in 
theconsumerelectronics industry both in terms of business leadership and 
brand strength. 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".
To discover more, please visitwww.samsung.com

For media inquiries:  Kevin Galbraith North Strategic for Samsung Canada 
kevin.galbraith@northstrategic.com 647-456-3786

SOURCE: Samsung Electronics Canada Inc.

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