Just in time for back to school, Samsung Canada introduces the latest
addition to its GALAXY family of devices
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Aug. 13, 2013 /CNW/ - Samsung Canada, the leading
supplier of mobile phones in the Canadian marketplace, today announced
that the Samsung GALAXY MEGA will be available in the coming weeks -
just in time for back to school. Perfect for students on the go, the
GALAXY MEGA gives Canadians the best of both worlds by perfectly
balancing the portability and convenience of a smartphone with the
power, multitasking capabilities and extensive viewing experience of a
tablet on a beautiful 6.3-inch HD screen.
"We are proud to introduce Canadians to the GALAXY MEGA - a device that
will truly enable them to live large," said Paul Brannen, Vice
President Enterprise Business Division Samsung Electronics Canada Inc.
"At Samsung, we have worked hard to ensure that we offer Canadians a
broad variety of high quality mobile devices designed to meet their
individual needs - which is why we are so excited to add the GALAXY
MEGA to our line up."
The GALAXY MEGA helps Canadians live large by ensuring they get the most
out of one device. With a 6.3-inch HD screen - offering an exceptional
viewing experience, and its thin, light design - perfect for
portability, the GALAXY MEGA truly acts as both a smartphone and a
The GALAXY MEGA is the back to school accessory of choice:
Save time with Air View: Preview information in emails, photos in Gallery, and speed dial
Capture important memories: The enhanced 8 megapixel rear-facing camera and 1.9 megapixel
front-facing camera, along with a variety of camera modes, including
'Sound & Shot' (captures 9 seconds of sound and voice together as the
picture is taken to capture moments) and 'Sports' ensure you don't
forget a single moment.
Catch this year's hottest TV shows with WatchON: Easily find your favourite TV shows or let the app recommend something
for you. And if you've got a Samsung TV, you can use your GALAXY Mega
to control the volume, change the channel and more.
Get more done with Multi Window/Split View: Run two apps on the same screen with Multi Window and take advantage of
the Galaxy MEGA's large screen by using Split & Tablet view for
applications such as Email, Messaging and S Planner.
Additional Key Product Information:
LTE 150Mbps DL / 50Mbps UL (available where networks are compatible)
HSDPA 42Mbps / HSUPA 5.76Mbps
6.3-inch (159.7mm) HD Super Clear LCD
Main (Rear): 8 megapixel rear-facing camera
Sub (Front): 1.9 megapixel front-facing camera
Beauty Face, Best Photo, Continuous shot, Best face, Sound& Shot, Rich
tone(HDR), Panorama, Sports, Night shot
3GP, MP4, AVI, WMV, FLV, MKV, ASF
MP3, M4A, MP4, 3GP, 3GA, WMA, OGG, OGA, AAC, FLAC
Services & Additional Features
Group Play: Share Music, Share Picture, Share Document, Play Games
Story Album, S Translator
Air View, Multi Window, Pop Up Play
Samsung ChatON mobile communication service
Samsung Link, S Travel (TripAdvisor), S Voice 2.0
Google Mobile Services
Google Search, Google Maps, Gmail, Google Local
Google Play, Google Play Music, Google＋, Google_ Messenger, YouTube,
Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, WiFi Direct
BT 4.0(BLE), USB 2.0 H/S
GPS＋GLONASS, NFC, MHL
Accelerometer, RGB light, Geomagnetic, Proximity, Gyroscope
16GB Internal memory ＋ microSD slot (up to 64GB), 1.5GB RAM *User memory
space may be less than the total memory space due to system files. User
memory may differ by region, carrier, and supporting language, and may
change after software upgrade.
167.6 x 88 x 8.0 mm , 199g
Standard battery, Li-ion 3,200 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
* Availability and launching time of the services may differ by region.
*Android, Google, Google Search, Google Maps, Gmail, Google Local,
Google Play, Google Play Music, Google＋, Google_Messenger, YouTube, and
Google Talk are trademarks of Google Inc.
The Samsung GALAXY MEGA will be available in Canada in the coming weeks.
For further product and availability, please visit your carrier
About Samsung Electronics Canada
Samsung Electronics Canada offers a broad range of award-winning
consumer electronics including televisions, smartphones, personal
computers, printers, cameras, home appliances, medical devices,
semiconductors and 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 to open new possibilities for people
everywhere, providing users premium experiences that are unparalleled
due to Samsung's innovative technology and stylish design. As a result,
Samsung has become a true leader in the consumer electronics 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 visit www.samsung.com.
SOURCE: Samsung Electronics Canada
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