Samsung Canada announces that the GALAXY Note 3, GALAXY Gear, GALAXY
SIII mini, GALAXY S4 mini, GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) as well as
the Samsung KNOX security feature are all coming to the Canadian market
MISSISAUGA, ON, Sept. 23, 2013 /CNW/ - Samsung Canada, one of the
leading suppliers of mobile phones in the Canadian marketplace,
continues to grow its selection of GALAXY devices, providing Canadians
with a broad variety of cutting edge technology that features superior
performance and sleek design. Announced globally earlier this month at
Samsung Unpacked 2013 Episode 2 in Berlin, the GALAXY Note 3, GALAXY
Gear and GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 edition), will be available in Canada
later this year as well as the GALAXY SIII mini and the GALAXY S4 mini.
"We are very excited to add the GALAXY Note 3, GALAXY Gear, GALAXY SIII
mini, GALAXY S4 mini and the GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) to our
lineup this fall," said Paul Brannen, Vice President Enterprise
Business Division, Samsung Canada. "Samsung does not believe in a one
size fits all approach - we believe in device democracy which is why we
continue to grow our Samsung family of GALAXY devices, ensuring that we
have a device to suit everyone's needs."
Take Note of the Samsung GALAXY Note 3
Designed to make everyday life easier and more enjoyable, the GALAXY
Note 3 delivers a larger screen for an excellent viewing experience and
more powerful multitasking, and introduces significant S Pen
improvements. GALAXY Gear, the perfect companion for premium Galaxy
smartphones, combines smart device connectivity, tailored technological
features, and stylish design as a wearable technology.
Additionally, the new GALAXY Note 3 comes with enhanced privacy and
security protection provided by Samsung KNOX. The KNOX security feature
extends to meet the needs of consumers outside the office with the
ability to activate the security container for personal use without
involving the IT department. Important personal content like photos and
videos stored in the personal container are protected from information
leakage due to hacking.
"The GALAXY Note category has grown into a full ecosystem of smart
devices that integrate seamlessly, making it easier for Canadians to
experience life's moments to the fullest," said Paul Brannen, Vice
President Enterprise Business Division, Samsung Canada. "We are very
proud of the GALAXY Note 3 - a true progression in this iconic category
and we are excited to introduce GALAXY Gear. Designed to enhance user
experience with the GALAXY Note 3 and other Galaxy phones later this
year, GALAXY Gear delivers true innovation beyond what anyone else in
the industry offers and launches Samsung into the forefront of wearable
The third iteration of Samsung's iconic Note category of smartphones,
the GALAXY Note 3 comes with a wider (5.7inch) full HD Super AMOLED
display, yet slimmer (8.3mm) and lighter hardware design, and more
powerful and longer lasting (3,200mAh) battery than GALAXY Note 2.
Additionally, the Samsung GALAXY Note 3 delivers a new premium look and
feel. Expanding on the modern Samsung GALAXY design approach, Samsung
GALAXY Note 3 adds a soft and textured-touch back cover and delicate
Additional 'Note' worthy benefits include:
Improved S Pen functionality: with features such as Air Command, Action Memo, Scrapbook and Pen Window, work together to provide quicker and better organization, expression
of creativity and personalization. For more advanced note taking, the
new S Note offers a comprehensive solution that lets users write, organize and
edit notes that sync with a Samsung account for access from multiple
Protect your content: The Samsung KNOX security feature helps you keep your personal files
private. Avoid information leakage and hacking by saving important and
personal content in the personal container.
Capture life's moments: The 13 megapixel rear camera with Smart Stabilization and high CRI LED
flash enables users to capture everything they see.
Become a multi-tasking maven: With the new Multi Window, users can toggle seamlessly between applications (or two windows of
one application) without closing the window or opening a new page, and Drag and Drop allows users to drag and drop content from one window to another.
Live in the Moment with GALAXY Gear
Combining smart device connectivity, tailored features and an
impressive, stylish design, GALAXY Gear is the perfect companion device
that enhances everyday life. With an understated elegance, refined
design and high-quality finishes, GALAXY Gear is more than just a
beautiful accessory. This device offers a host of features such as Quick Glance to preview messages sent to their phone, Voice Memo to capture important thoughts or conversations from their wrist and Auto Lock, which locks the smartphone screen when it is more than 1.5 metres from
Additional benefits include:
Free up your hands: The built-in speaker allows users to conduct hands-free calls directly
from the GALAXY Gear without disrupting their daily routines.
Don't miss a thing: With the Memographer feature, a 1.9 Megapixel camera, users who are on the move can record
both photos and video with their GALAXY Gear.
Go for a jog: Control your music and track your progress with the music controller
Talk it out: S Voice gives users the ability to draft notes, create new calendar items and check
the weather on the GALAXY Gear directly.
Experience it all with the GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition)
Bringing all of the great benefits of the GALAXY Note 3.0 to a tablet,
the new GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) balances productivity, power
and aesthetics, allowing users to easily create and consume content
from one device. The stunning LCD screen and 1.9 GHZ Octa Core
processor deliver excellent viewing and multitasking capabilities
beautifully presented in a slim, sleek tablet design. Enhanced privacy
protection is achieved through Samsung's KNOX security, allowing users
to keep their personal content in a separate container.
Additional benefits include:
See it all: The bright, clear screen with four times pixel density of the original
GALAXY Note 10.1, offers users an enjoyable and captivating viewing
experience, whether watching movies or reading articles.
Stay ahead of your to-do list: With the Multi Window users can run separate activities on the same screen, easily
multi-tasking their daily tasks.
Explore your creativity: Enhanced S Pen capabilities allow users to efficiently draw, write and
scrapbook, all while enjoying their creations on the larger screen.
On the Go with the GALAXY SIII mini and GALAXY S4 mini
The Samsung GALAXY SIII mini and S4 mini are powerful yet compact
versions of Samsung's bestselling smartphones, the GALAXY SIII and
GALAXY S4. The GSIII and GS4 minis deliver the superior performance,
intuitive ease-of-use and sleek design of the original models in a
highly portable, chic and compact design, making them an ideal
companion for everyday life.
With a 4.0-inch (GSIII mini) and a 4.3-inch (GS4 mini) Super AMOLED
screen, the minis are lightweight and compact, making them easy to
carry and operate with one hand. Though compact, the minis also boast
powerful performance, allowing users to quickly and easily perform data
intensive tasks. These new devices line up with the 2 year contract
pricing options being offered by carriers and give customers choices at
new price points.
The Samsung GALAXY Note 3, GALAXY GEAR, GALAXY SIII mini and GALAXY S4
mini will be available through major Canadian mobile providers and
retailers starting October 4, 2013. Additionally, when consumers
purchase a GALAXY Note 3 and GALAXY Gear together at the point of sale
from October 4-6, they will receive $100 off the total cost.
Samsung GALAXY Note 3 will be available in Jet Black and Classic White.
The GALAXY Gear will be available in Jet Black, Wild Orange and Oatmeal
The GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) will be available in November, just
in time for holiday shopping.
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".
SOURCE: Samsung Electronics Canada
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