Samsung Flight Takes Wireless Users to New Heights

New, 2.8" touch-screen Flight lets users see the big picture when socializing

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb. 10 /CNW/ - Samsung Mobile, one of the leading mobile phone brands in Canada, today announced the availability of the Samsung Flight available exclusively through Rogers.

Flight is the social butterfly of the wireless world, offering users enhanced multimedia functionality through a 2.8" touch screen that slides back to uncover a full QWERTY keyboard. Users can also share videos and 2.0 MP resolution photos with their friends and family through SMS and MMS, Instant Messaging and mobile e-mail.

"Flight was designed to be the teen's dream, allowing them to post instant 'wish you were here' messages and instantly connect with friends - whether they're on the other side of the ski hill or the other side of the country," said Paul Brannen, General Manager, Mobile Communications, Samsung Electronics Canada. "It's the ideal phone for those constantly on the go; whether they're touch screen talkers or high-speed texters, they can always be connected to their social networks."

Flight also offers one-touch access to favourites and shortcuts, as well as a built-in HTML browser that allows users to surf the web as easily as they would from their home computers, including the option of bookmarking their favourite pages. In addition, Flight features any-key answer, an MP3 player, pre-loaded games, voice recognition, and multi-party calling capability.

Flight also provides users longevity with up to five hours of talk time and 350 hours of standby time and is equipped with stereo Bluetooth technology and 82 MB of shared memory and Java support.

    Availability and Pricing

The Samsung Flight currently sells for $69.99 based on any three-year activation plan. It is available for purchase at Rogers Wireless dealers and retail locations across Canada or online at

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 appliance products. SECA upholds Samsung's mission to provide consumers with innovative digital convergence products that possess exceptional technology, quality, features, performance and value.

Samsung has been a global TOP sponsor of the Olympic Games since 1998 and has been a presenting sponsor of the Olympic Torch Relay from 2004 to 2008. Also through Samsung's Four Seasons of Hope charity, Samsung helps athletes and celebrities raise funds for their respective charities, including the Wayne Gretzky Foundation in Canada. Samsung is also a proud sponsor of Hockey Canada and the Toronto Football Club.

For customer service inquiries, please call 1-800-SAMSUNG (1-800-726-7864), and for more information, please visit

SOURCE Samsung Electronics Canada Inc.

For further information: For further information: Jennifer Stein, APEX Public Relations, Phone: (416) 924-4442 ext. 227, E-Mail:

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