With so many announcements around the world regarding Android and future Android devices, we totally forgot that Canada has not been able to experience the joy that is Android! Luckily, Rogers has stepped up to the plate to offer BOTH the HTC Dream and HTC Magic for their customers! Both devices should be available by June 2nd
This will be the first official look that our neighbors to the north will get of Android and it'll surely be a great one packed with Cupcake goodies and Android open-ness. Any Canadians excited about Android reaching your airwaves?
full press release after the jump
Canadians to Get Android-Powered Smartphones: Rogers Wireless prepares for the Mobile Revolution with the exclusive Canadian launch of the HTC Dream and HTC Magic
TORONTO, May 7 /CNW/ - Rogers Wireless today announced the exclusive
Canadian launch in June 2009 of the HTC Dream(TM) and HTC Magic(TM)
smartphones, the first cellphones in Canada powered by the Android platform,
allowing for fast and easy access to a wide range of Google(TM) mobile
services, including Google Search(TM), Google Maps(TM), Gmail(TM) and more.
"Who else but Rogers would be the first carrier to offer Canadians the
first chance to join the mobile revolution with a choice of not one, but two,
handsets powered by the Android platform?", said John Boynton, Senior Vice
President and Chief Marketing Officer, Rogers Wireless. "The HTC Magic offers
a responsive touch screen and the HTC Dream delivers both a touch screen and a
slide out QWERTY keyboard. Both devices offer outstanding wireless internet
search capabilities and a full suite of applications that run two times faster
on Canada's fastest mobile network."
Rogers will release details of the launch soon. In the meantime,
customers can sign up for more information at rogers.com/revolution.