Virgin Mobile is ready for take-off with the new Galaxy Nexus™

Galaxy Nexus to land at Virgin Mobile Canada early December
Google lovers can pre-register starting today!

TORONTO, Nov. 14, 2011 /CNW/ - It's time for a taste of ice cream sandwich!  Virgin Mobile Canada is bringing the brand new Galaxy Nexus™ to the hottest network and pre-registration opens today for those who can't wait to get the scoop. The Android™ powered smartphone from Samsung and Google will be up for grabs in early December at Virgin Mobile with all of the exclusive Member benefits that you love!

Galaxy Nexus™ will be the first to run Android™ 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and packs in all the Android™ awesomeness fans already love. Plus the high-end camera satisfies the snap happy with no shutter lag, auto focus and a simple new way to take killer panoramic pics. Galaxy Nexus™ comes with the world's first 4.65" HD Super AMOLED display, making vids, games, text and apps look crisper, crazier and more vibrant than ever.

"The new Galaxy Nexus™ has it all - sexy shape, unbeatable camera, top notch apps and the highly anticipated Android™ 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich platform," says Andrew Bridge, Managing Director, Virgin Mobile Canada.  "It's sure to take the top spot on holiday wish lists and with Virgin Mobile you get all of our unbeatable Member benefits too.  With Galaxy Nexus™ plus exclusive benefits from day one you can have your ice cream sandwich… and eat it too!"

The new Galaxy Nexus™ will be available from Virgin Mobile when it arrives in Canada in early December. Plus, only Virgin Mobile Members can get this smartphone with a no-term contract on the Virgin Mobile SuperTab™. Whether it's with talk and text plans or the hottest data plans, Galaxy Nexus™ can be hooked up to Virgin Mobile's full range of plans - just pick the Virgin Mobile SuperTab™ amount and plan that's perfect for you!

"Samsung's ongoing collaboration with Google has resulted in a next generation smartphone that has both superior functionality and a stunning user-experience," said Paul Brannen, Vice President, Mobile Communications at Samsung Electronics Canada.  "The large, responsive HD SuperAMOLED screen offers users full 720p video playback on the device, and accommodates the new Android 4.0 user interface that is based on soft keys."

Those looking to hook up to this hot new smartphone from Google can head to to pre-register and be the first to get all the deets.  Plus, with Virgin Mobile, hooking up gets you access to more than ever!  Virgin Mobile Members can get access to awesome benefits including discounts at H&M and Flight Centre, special treats at The Body Shop and the chance to get in to the most exclusive shows and movie premieres.  For more details on all of the benefits that Members can get, check out

About Virgin Mobile Canada

Virgin Mobile Canada rewards, entertains and connects like no one else, delivering the hottest phones on the hottest 4G network1. Virgin Mobile Members also get access to must-see events, global roaming and award-winning service. 91% of Members would also recommend Virgin Mobile to a friend.

The Virgin Mobile group of companies has attracted more than 15 million customers worldwide. Virgin Mobile phones are available at more than 4,000 locations nationally including The Source, Virgin Mobile retail locations and additional retail partners. Virgin Mobile products can also be purchased online at or by calling 1-888-999-2321. Get personal with Virgin Mobile Canada on Facebook at and Twitter 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. The company oversees the Canadian operations of Samsung's consumer electronics and home appliance division, as well as its wireless terminals and information technology division.

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

Android is a trademark of Google, Inc.

SOURCE Virgin Mobile Canada

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