Slim, vivid and fast, the Galaxy S II redefines the smartphone
MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 29, 2011 /CNW/ - The Samsung GALAXY S II, an
incredibly thin and lightweight, dual-core smartphone, will be
available from SaskTel in the coming weeks. Featuring the Android™ 2.3
Gingerbread, the latest version of the world's fastest-growing mobile
operating system and sporting a 4.3" Super AMOLED Plus screen,
Samsung's latest smartphone combines an unmatched viewing experience
with unrivalled performance.
"With the Samsung GALAXY S II, Samsung takes its leadership in Speed,
Screen and Content to a whole new level," said Paul Brannen, vice
president of Samsung Mobile Canada. "This stunning device, coupled with
the incredible fast speeds of the SaskTel 4G network, provides users
with a new standard of performance and quality viewing on mobile."
The GALAXY S II next generation smartphone includes access to Samsung's
content and entertainment hubs, seamlessly integrated to provide
instant access to music, games, e-reading and social networking
"SaskTel is committed to providing our customers with access to the best
devices," said Ron Styles, SaskTel President and CEO. "We believe the
Samsung GALAXY S II is a game-changing smartphone that offers an
unbeatable user experience. We are very excited to offer the device to
our customers through Saskatchewan's largest and fastest 4G network."
With a dual-core application processor and advanced wireless network
(HSPA+ 21 megabits per second) connectivity the GALAXY S II delivers
seamless multitasking, switching between applications instantly, fast
web browsing, smooth and fast games and video, and instantly responsive
user interface. With super-fast HSPA+ connectivity, the GALAXY S II
offers rapid mobile download speeds while Bluetooth 3.0+HS considerably
reduces data transfer times. This powerful and stylish smartphone
features an 8 megapixel camera with 1080p full HD recording and
playback, and a built-in LED flash. With Samsung's patented AllShare
technology, customers can capture, create and then share their
A Next Level of Viewing Experience
At the heart of the GALAXY S II is Samsung's new crystal-clear Super
AMOLED Plus screen. Setting the standard of quality viewing on mobile,
Super AMOLED Plus introduces the best in quality in colour gamut,
contrast ratio and edge sharpness. Using RealStripe screen technology
and a greatly increased sub-pixel count, Super AMOLED Plus makes images
clearer and more detailed. The 4.3" screen offers a wider viewing angle
and increased visibility outdoors, for an outstanding viewing
Even with its unrivalled performance, the innovative Super AMOLED Plus
display does not compromise battery performance. A significant
reduction in power consumption from the Super AMOLED display means it
is also more energy-efficient than other comparably-sized devices,
allowing Samsung to minimize device weight.
The Samsung GALAXY S II is available at any SaskTel Store or SaskTel
Authorized Dealer for $79.99 on a three year voice and data term. Or
shop online at www.sasktel.com.
For more information about the GALAXY S II, please visit www.samsung.com.
About Samsung Electronics Canada Inc.
Samsung Electronics Canada, Inc. (SECA), a wholly owned subsidiary of
Samsung Electronics Co., markets a broad range of award-winning digital
consumer electronics, information systems, telecommunications and home
SECA upholds Samsung's mission to provide consumers with innovative
digital convergence products that possess exceptional technology,
quality, features, performance and value. The company oversees the
Canadian operations of Samsung's consumer electronics and home
appliance division, as well as its wireless terminals and information
Samsung has been a global TOP sponsor of the Olympic Games since 1997
and has been a presenting sponsor of the Olympic Torch Relay from 2004
to 2008. Samsung is also a proud sponsor of Hockey Canada, Stars on
Ice and is the official HDTV sponsor of the NFL.
For customer service inquiries, please call 1-800-SAMSUNG
(1-800-726-7864), and for more information, please visit www.samsung.com.
Saskatchewan Telecommunications Holding Corporation (SaskTel) is the
leading full service communications provider in Saskatchewan, with $1.1
billion in annual revenue and over 1.4 million customer connections
including over 568,000 wireless accesses, 528,000 wireline network
accesses, 230,000 internet accesses and 85,000 Max™ (TV) subscribers.
SaskTel offers a wide range of communications products and services
including competitive voice, data, internet, entertainment, national
security, messaging, cellular, wireless data and directory services. In
addition, SaskTel International offers software solutions and project
consulting in countries around the world. In 2010, SaskTel contributed
over $678 million to the Saskatchewan economy through dollars spent
with Saskatchewan-based suppliers and sponsorships to non-profit
organizations. SaskTel and its wholly-owned subsidiaries have a
workforce of approximately 4,800 employees.
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SOURCE Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
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