VIDEO: Future Shop tablet sales sky-rocket following release of Samsung Galaxy Tab S

BURNABY, BC, June 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Following the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S at more than 135 Future Shop stores and online at Futureshop.ca, the device has been in hot demand. Sales of the latest tablet from Samsung and its matching accessories have produced exceptional results to date.

"It's been an exciting summer of tablet launches, and we're thrilled with the response we've had from customers to the Samsung Galaxy Tab S," said Allan Kambeitz, Director of Mobile Computing, Future Shop. "Pre-order demand and opening weekend sales beat our expectations. Customers clearly love the impressive Super AMOLED display along with the sleek and lightweight design."

Officially launched in Canada at Future Shop on Friday, June 27th, the Galaxy Tab S is Samsung's thinnest and lightest tablet ever created. It also features an immersive and revolutionary visual experience with its Super AMOLED display, 94 per cent colour reproduction accuracy* (compared to 74 per cent on conventional tablets) and greater clarity – four times more than HD [Based on the ratio of 4:1 in pixel count vs HD screen]. Additionally, the Galaxy Tab S is packed with ground-breaking features like multi-user, multi-window, ultra power saving mode and a fingerprint scanner.

View the following video to find out more:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gr3ICleWiuQ&feature=youtu.be

Read all about the Galaxy Tab S online here:
www.futureshop.ca/TabS

*colour reproduction based on Adobe RGB

About Future Shop
With more than 135 stores across the country and the nation's premier web store (www.futureshop.ca), Burnaby, BC-based Future Shop is Canada's largest retailer and e-tailer of consumer electronics. The company employs more than 10,000 technology enthusiasts, has enabled its website, Futureshop.ca, to deliver unparalleled content about the products it sells. Futureshop.ca also hosts an online community forum and tech blog called Tech Yeah for technology beginners and tech-savvy experts to exchange ideas, reviews, tips and other consumer electronics information (www.futureshop.ca/techyeah). As a proud corporate citizen, Future Shop has developed solutions to recycle used electronics and is committed to employee volunteerism and supporting non-profit organizations dedicated to transforming local youth into Future Leaders (see www.futureshop.ca/futuregeneration).

Video with caption: "Video: Future Shop's Elliott Chun gets hands on with Samsung Canada's NEW Galaxy Tab S. Find out what makes this tablet different and why it might be the right second screen for you.". Video available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gr3ICleWiuQ

Image with caption: "The Samsung Galaxy Tab S has exceeded Future Shop's opening weekend sales expectations. The tablet comes in two sizes, 8.4" and 10.5" and is available in Dazzling White and Titanium Bronze. (CNW Group/Future Shop)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20140630_C2226_PHOTO_EN_4030.jpg

Image with caption: "The Samsung Galaxy Tab S has exceeded Future Shop's opening weekend sales expectations. The tablet comes in two sizes, 8.4" and 10.5" and is available in Dazzling White and Titanium Bronze. (CNW Group/Future Shop)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20140630_C2226_PHOTO_EN_4032.jpg

SOURCE: Future Shop

For further information: Media contact: Elliott Chun, Future Shop, E: echun@futureshop.com, P: 604-412-1764

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