QWERTY keypad, dual screen modes support fast text and instant messaging
TORONTO, Ontario, Aug. 10 /CNW Telbec/ - Bell today announced the
exclusive launch of the Samsung u740 Double-Flip, a high-speed mobile device
featuring a QWERTY keypad and dual screens for fast e-mail, text messaging and
Windows Live instant messaging.
Designed to let clients text friends, family and colleagues as easily as
they can talk, the Double-Flip dual hinge opens in portrait mode for phone
calls and converts to landscape mode for messaging. And Canadians like to text
- according to the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA), we
now send more than 21.5 million text messages every day.
"The Samsung u740 is a unique and stylish phone that makes texting easy
thanks to its QWERTY keyboard, Double-Flip screens and fast data access," said
Adel Bazerghi, Vice President of Products for Bell Mobility. "It's also packed
with rich multimedia features, including stereo speakers, camera and
camcorder, MicroSD memory slot and Bluetooth capability."
Operating on Canada's fastest high speed mobile data network also means
the Samsung u740 can take easily take advantage of Bell's catalogue of
full-track songs - the largest mobile music library in Canada - SIRIUS
Satellite Radio, mobile movies, TV and the Internet. The Double-Flip is
available for $179.95 with a three-year contract, and there is an additional
offer of $30 off until Aug. 31.
For more information on the Samsung u740 Double-Flip, please click here
bell.ca/doubleflip. For information on Bell's high speed mobile data network,
please visit: www.businessonthego.ca
Bell is Canada's largest communications company, providing consumers with
solutions to all their communications needs, including telephone services,
wireless communications, high-speed Internet, digital television and voice
over IP. Bell also offers integrated information and communications technology
(ICT) services to businesses and governments, and is the Virtual Chief
Information Officer (VCIO) to small and medium businesses (SMBs). Bell is
proud to be a Premier National Partner and the exclusive Telecommunications
Partner to the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. Bell is
wholly owned by BCE Inc. For information on Bell's products and services,
please visit www.bell.ca. For corporate information on BCE, please visit
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For further information: Jeff Meerman, Bell, Media Relations,