SAMSUNG Galaxy Tab10.1 4G Now Available in Canada

Premium Android Honeycomb Tablet with Ultra-slim, Lightweight Design, Brilliant 10-inch Touchscreen and Lightning Fast Internet Access

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept. 8, 2011 /CNW/ - Samsung Mobile Canada, the leading provider of mobile devices in Canada and the global leader in Android™ tablets, today announced the launch of the Samsung GALAXY Tab 10.1, a powerful Dual-Core Android 3.1 (Honeycomb) tablet, operating on ultra-fast 4G HSPA+ networks, and designed to deliver the ultimate mobile entertainment experience.

"As a leader in the Android-powered tablet market, Samsung is committed to providing a variety of feature-rich, always-on devices," said Paul Brannen, vice president of Samsung Mobile Canada. "The Samsung GALAXY Tab 10.1 is a valuable addition to our expanding portfolio of smart portable devices. Sporting a large 10.1 screen and dual surround-sound speakers, it enables users to enjoy multimedia to the maximum extent without having to compromise mobility."

As the tablet market experiences unprecedented interest, Samsung is offering consumers the perfect way to enjoy the huge variety of opportunities the Android platform provides. Whether playing games, reading eBooks or updating your Facebook status, the lightweight, ultra-slim Samsung GALAXY Tab 10.1 is the ultimate entertainer and builds on the industry-wide success of the Samsung GALAXY Tab.

The Ultimate Entertainment Experience
A 10.1″ (WXGA TFT LCD) display with crystal clear resolution (1280 x 800) makes the Samsung GALAXY Tab 10.1 an unrivalled device for experiencing the hundreds of thousands of games and applications available from Android Market™. To compliment the amazing visual quality of the device, the GALAXY Tab 10.1 includes dual surround-sound speakers to immerse you even more fully.

The device also includes a 3 megapixel rear-facing camera with Auto Focus and a 2 megapixel front-facing camera which lets users capture experiences with the best-in-market full HD record and play as well as easily share them. With the Android browser and Flash 10.1, the Samsung GALAXY Tab 10.1 is the perfect tool for consuming the world of the internet content wherever you are.

Performance and Speed
Combined with the latest version of Android's tablet-optimized operating system, Honeycomb, Samsung has created a device that is powerful and lightning fast.

The Samsung GALAXY Tab 10.1 includes a 1GHz Dual Core application processor, giving you the kind of fast and powerful multimedia and web browsing experience. Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1′s Dual Core processor, low power DDR2 memory and 6860mAh battery, make it perfect for task management in an energy efficient way.

Maximized Portability
At just 565g in weight and mere 8.6mm thick, the Galaxy Tab 10.1 is lighter, slimmer and more portable, meaning users are free to enjoy its many features while on the move. With the need to remain constantly connected, Samsung has also included super-fast HSPA+ 21Mbps, Bluetooth® 2.1+EDR and Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n connectivity to support rapid mobile download speeds and reduce data transfer times.

Availability
The 4G capable versions of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 are now available on the wireless networks from Bell Mobility, Rogers Wireless, TELUS Mobility, Virgin Mobile and Sasktel.  For more details about pricing and mobile data options, please refer to these wireless carriers. For details on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, please visit www.samsung.com.

About Samsung Electronics Canada Inc.
Samsung Electronics Canada, Inc. (SECA), a wholly owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., markets a broad range of award-winning digital consumer electronics, information systems, telecommunications and home appliance products.

SECA upholds Samsung's mission to provide consumers with innovative digital convergence products that possess exceptional technology, quality, features, performance and value. The company oversees the Canadian operations of Samsung's consumer electronics and home appliance division, as well as its wireless terminals and information technology division.

Samsung has been a global TOP sponsor of the Olympic Games since 1997 and has been a presenting sponsor of the Olympic Torch Relay from 2004 to 2008.  Samsung is also a proud sponsor of Hockey Canada, Stars on Ice and is the official HDTV sponsor of the NFL.

For customer service inquiries, please call 1-800-SAMSUNG (1-800-726-7864), and for more information, please visit www.samsung.com.

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