Canada's smart carrier to support launch with free Samsung Bluetooth headset gift with purchase & Mobile Kiss Cam contest
TORONTO, Feb. 2, 2012 /CNW/ - It may be Groundhog Day, but it's the
sleek shadow of the Galaxy Nexus™ by Samsung that will be casting
attention at Mobilicity stores across Canada starting today.
The news that the fast-growing unlimited carrier is selling the
acclaimed smartphone, powered by Android™ 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich),
ahead of its original launch date - and with a free Samsung HM1100
Bluetooth headset - also coincides with the two-year anniversary of
unveiling the Mobilicity brand.
Mobilicity today also announced its upcoming Mobile Kiss Cam contest, featuring the Galaxy Nexus for Valentine's Day. The Facebook-based
contest, running February 6-17, will invite couples to submit a video
clip of their best kiss for the chance to win a Galaxy Nexus and Galaxy
Mini, each with six months of Mobilicity's unlimited talk, text and
data service (prize valued at over $1,400).
The Galaxy Nexus, developed by Samsung and Google, features a 4.65" HD
Super AMOLED display technology (720p resolution), a speedy 1.2GHz dual
core processor, and the ability to use facial recognition to unlock the
device. Using Google's NFC-based Android Beam technology, users can
easily share web pages, apps, and YouTube™ videos with a quick tap of
Designed to deliver a "pure Google" experience, the Galaxy Nexus also
comes complete with popular Google Mobile services, such as Android
Market, Gmail™, Google Maps™ 5.0, Google Earth™, and Google＋. It will
also automatically send software upgrades and new applications as they
Pricing and availability
The Galaxy Nexus by Samsung is available at select Mobilicity stores
across Canada for the no-contract price of $599.99. Mobilicity is
offering a free Samsung HM1100 Bluetooth headset with the purchase of a
Galaxy Nexus while supplies last ($39.99 value).
For more information on the Mobile Kiss Cam contest and to view the kiss
cam gallery, visit www.facebook.com/mobilicity starting February 6th.
About Mobilicity (DAVE Wireless)
Mobilicity, Canada's smart mobile carrier, was created to bring down the
cost of wireless with unlimited talk, text and data plans, affordable
North American coverage, plus popular handsets and smartphones -
without locking customers into contracts or charging extra or hidden
fees. Everything Mobilicity does adds up to a better wireless
experience, not an expensive one. NOW THAT'S SMART.
Formerly known as Data & Audio-Visual Enterprises Wireless Inc. (DAVE
Wireless), the company is led by Obelysk, a diversified Canadian
holding company, and Quadrangle Capital Partners, a global investor in
the telecommunications and media sectors. Mobilicity was named one of
Canada's Top 25 Up and Coming Information & Communication Technology
start-ups in 2010 by the Branham Group Inc. Further information about
Mobilicity can be found at www.mobilicity.ca.
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