Although the Samsung Galaxy Note has been out in Canada for quite some time now, there was no sign of the ceramic white version appearing until a few days ago. Since then, Samsung has issued a press release announcing the availability of the device across Canada with TELUS, Bell and Rogers all having now laid out their plans for launch.
TELUS is first out the gates with the white version being available today while Bell will follow up on April 10th with their release. Not one to miss out on the celebrations, Rogers will have their version available " as early as next week” according to a tweet they sent out.
The TELUS version is available for $200 with a three-year contact and $750 no-term. Bell will be selling their version for $200 with a three-year contract and $730 no-term. Rogers however will be the cheapest if you're looking for no contract with their version going for $200 on a three-year and only $700 no-term.
Samsung Canada announces the availability of the Samsung Galaxy Note™ in Ceramic White
The White Samsung Galaxy Note arrives in Canada Just in Time for Spring
MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 4, 2012 /CNW/ - Samsung Electronics Canada is pleased to announce the availability of the Samsung Galaxy Note in a glossy ceramic white colour. Just in time for spring, the White Galaxy Note will be arriving at carriers and select retailers across Canada beginning today.
This new colour variation arrives in Canada as the Galaxy Note surpassed sales of over 5 million units worldwide in just five months. Released in October of last year, the Galaxy Note has proven to be incredibly popular with consumers, showcasing a 5.3" HD Super-AMOLED screen as well its revolutionary S-Pen, which accurately recreates the experience of using a real pen.
"GALAXY Note continues to delight customers with its incredible versatility and unique user experience and we are excited to introduce a new colour of the popular Samsung Galaxy Note to Canadians," said Paul Brannen, Vice President, Mobile Communications at Samsung Canada. "Designed to capture, share and create content like never before, the Galaxy Note combines the power of a tablet with the convenience of a smartphone to bring an all-in-one device to the Canadian marketplace."
Combining the convenience of a smartphone with the power of a tablet, the Galaxy Note has met rigorous security criteria to be categorized as enterprise ready, providing consumers with confidence to securely integrate their device into the workplace. With enterprise ready criteria built in to the Note Android™ 2.3, Gingerbread operating system, any organization's mobile work force can be remotely managed and securely connected to corporate applications and data while away from their desks.
Enterprise ready is comprised of multiple components that outline Samsung's business-to-business foundations for its mobile devices. These "pillars" are designed to offer customers essential enterprise functionality and security and include: Mobile Device Management, On-Device Virtual Private Network (VPN) and secure access to Corporate Email/Calendar/Contacts.
Enhance The Note Experience
To add to the variety and richness of the GALAXY Note experience, Samsung has also announced a 'Premium Suite' upgrade that will enhance and add to the features that accent many GALAXY Note exclusive features like the S Pen. Available to users in the late-spring timeframe, the Premium Suite upgrade offers new features and applications exclusive to GALAXY Note and that utilize its innovative S Pen, bundled with an OS upgrade to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.
"With the Premium Suite upgrade, we wanted to add features that enrich users' Note experience even more, including the great advantages of Android 4.0 and innovative applications for S Pen," continued Brannen. "We are committed to providing extraordinary experiences for consumers, and we will continue to provide new features and upgrades to enrich our offering."
Availability and Pricing
The Samsung Galaxy Note will be available in Ceramic White from carriers and select retailers beginning April 4th, 2012. For carrier specific pricing and details, please visit your nearest carrier retailer. For more information on the Galaxy Note, please visit www.samsung.com/GalaxyNote.
About Samsung Electronics
Samsung Electronics Canada delivers unrivalled consumer experiences. Samsung enables Canadians to pursue their passions by offering a broad range of award-winning digital consumer electronics, IT, telecommunications and home appliance products. The Canadian arm upholds Samsung's global mission to provide consumers with innovative digital convergence products that possess exceptional technology, quality, features, performance and value. As a result of its commitment to innovation and unique design, Samsung has become one of the most decorated brands in the electronics industry. The company was ranked #17 in BusinessWeek/Interbrand "100 Best Global Brands" and was named as one of Fast Company's "50 Most Innovative Companies of 2011."
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