Korean Rap sensation PSY will celebrate the launch of Samsung's latest
addition to GALAXY family with his first live appearance in Canada,
October 30th in Toronto
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Oct. 22, 2012 /CNW/ - October 22, 2012 - Samsung
Canada, the leading supplier of mobile phones in the Canadian
marketplace, announced today that it will launch the Samsung GALAXY
Note™ II Gangnam Style. Professional by day, fun by night, the GALAXY
Note II is all about productivity and self-expression which is why
Samsung has invited South Korean super star, PSY to share a little of
his creativity, energy and style with his fans at his first live
appearance in Canada on October 30, 2012 in Toronto, Ontario in
celebration of the GALAXY Note II launch.
"The new Samsung GALAXY Note II is the ultimate smartphone for on-the-go
productivity and content creation so we are thrilled to team up with
PSY to launch this category-leading device - Gangnam Style," said Paul
Brannen, Vice President, Mobile Communications at Samsung Canada "The
growing popularity of Samsung's latest product category - the GALAXY
Note has been overwhelmingly positive and we are excited to introduce
this device to the Canadian market."
The Samsung GALAXY Note II launch event will take place Tuesday, October
30, 2012 at The Kool Haus located at 132 Queens Quay East, Toronto,
Ontario. Tickets will not be sold for this event, but some lucky
Canadians can win the opportunity to attend by checking out Samsung
Canada's Facebook page at www.Facebook.com/SamsungMobileCanada or by tuning in to Kiss 92.5 (or checking out www.kiss925.com for more chances to win) and Virgin Radio 99.9 (for exact times to win
check out www.999VirginRadio.com).
Samsung GALAXY Note II Details:
Since the introduction of the GALAXY Note category, Samsung has
continued to enhance and expand the GALAXY Note product experiences.
With a perfect viewing experience and unique and differentiated
features, the Samsung GALAXY Note II helps users discover information
and capture ideas faster, express thoughts freely and manage tasks more
Key Product Information:
Perfect Viewing Experience: A 5.5-inch HD Super AMOLED display provides brilliant visual clarity
with a 16:9 screen ratio.
Easy Multi Tasking in One View: Air View feature allows users to hover their S Pen over App icons to
preview content. Popup Note lets users open an S Note instantly as a
pop-up window anywhere on the screen.
Instant Access: Quick Command lets users instantly launch apps by jotting down
pre-registered marks. Ability to launch S Note quickly by simply
removing S Pen or pressing the dedicated S Note widget on the display.
True Multitasking: When users are completing a task in one application, they can
immediately load another application on the screen. Multiple
applications are stacked on the screen like multiple windows and users
can easily switch among applications. Popup Video lets users watch
video as a pop-up anywhere on the screen while running other tasks or
On Spot Capturing and Easy Expression: One press of the S Pen button lets users instantly select content to
clip or edit, with no extra menu steps. The Flash Crop feature allows
users to instantly crop the screen or its contents in any shape needed.
Screen Record feature allows recording of whole action sequences on the
display to share with others
Easier Content Sharing: Samsung's AllShare Play can be used to instantly share media files or S
Notes between the GALAXY Note II and DLNA-supported devices. With
AllShare Cast, users can wirelessly connect their GALAXY Note II to
their notebook PC or TV to quickly transfer content onto a larger
screen. S Beam allows users to share media files simply by tapping on
another applicable device, even without Wi-Fi or a cellular signal.
Always-on Performance: 1.6GHz quad-core processor with LTE and HSPA connectivity Android
4.1 (also known as Google Jelly Bean) includes new upgraded graphics
capabilities, simplified menu navigation and browsing, and upgraded
Google services such as Google Now (featuring contextual search). 3,100
mAh battery guarantees the sufficient power for amazing smart mobile
The Samsung GALAXY Note II will be available through all major carriers
and retailers beginning on October 30, 2012 in Marble White or Titanium
Gray color options. For specific pricing and availability, please visit
your nearest carrier or retail partner. For more information on the
GALAXY Note II, please go to: www.samsung.com/Note2.
About Samsung Electronics Canada Inc.
Samsung Electronics Canada markets a broad range of award-winning
digital consumer electronics, IT, telecommunications and home appliance
products. The Canadian arm upholds Samsung's global mission to provide
consumers with innovative digital convergence products that possess
exceptional technology, quality, features, performance and value. As a
result of its commitment to innovation and unique design, Samsung has
become one of the most decorated brands in the electronics industry. 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".
For more information, please visit www.samsung.com
Follow Samsung Canada @ facebook.com/SamsungCanada or on twitter @SamsungCanada
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SOURCE: Samsung Electronics Canada Inc.
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