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Canada: Mobilicity will carry the Samsung Galaxy S3,confirmed. Press Release.
Mobilicity confirmed it would add the Samsung Galaxy S III to its portfolio of Android devices, the carrier did not disclose any details regarding the phone’s availability or pricing.
“Mobilicity is excited to be working with Samsung on the Canadian launch of the Galaxy S III smartphone. It’s a state-of-art device that’s sure to take user performance to smart new heights, made affordable on our unlimited talk, text and data network,” said Stewart Lyons, president and chief operating officer.
Europeans will be able to purchase the Galaxy S III beginning May 30, but the North American variant (with Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 cpu dual core or quad core to be confirmed) will be released a bit later and most likely with a different specs sheet.
Mobilicity and Samsung Mobile Canada Announce the Availability of the Samsung Galaxy S III™
TORONTO, ON - May 7, 2012 – Mobilicity and Samsung Canada today announced that the Samsung Galaxy S III will be arriving at Mobilicity in time for the summer. With intuitive design and features, the Galaxy S III introduces a new concept in mobile usability – allowing users to communicate and share their experiences naturally and instantly.
The Galaxy S III combines innovative smartphone design and heightened intelligence to make everyday life easier. With enhanced interaction between device and user, the Galaxy S III allows users to share and experience smartphone benefits with family and friends, regardless of location. The Galaxy S III also sports a range of additional features that boost performance and the overall user experience in an entirely new way.
“Mobilicity is excited to be working with Samsung on the Canadian launch of the Galaxy S III smartphone,” said Stewart Lyons, President and Chief Operating Officer. “It’s a state-of-art device that’s sure to take user performance to smart new heights, made affordable on our unlimited talk, text and data network.”
“Samsung is dedicated to taking a leadership position in the smartphone space and that is why we are thrilled to work with Mobilicity to bring the Samsung Galaxy S III to Canadians,” said Paul Brannen, Vice President, Mobile Communications at Samsung Canada. “With its intuitive design and features, the Galaxy S III introduces a whole new concept in smartphone user experience through gesture-based communication – allowing users to communicate and share their experiences naturally and easily.”
Model specifications, pricing and availability will be announced in the coming weeks.
For more information on the Galaxy S III, please visit http://pages.samsung.com/ca/galaxysiii/English/ or www.samsung.com.
About Mobilicity (DAVE Wireless) Mobilicity, Canada’s smart mobile carrier, was created to bring down the cost of wireless with unlimited talk, text and data plans, affordable North American coverage, plus popular handsets and smartphones – without locking customers into contracts or charging extra or hidden fees. Everything Mobilicity does adds up to a better wireless experience, not an expensive one. NOW THAT’S SMART.
Formerly known as Data & Audio-Visual Enterprises Wireless Inc. (DAVE Wireless), the company is led by Obelysk, a diversified Canadian holding company, and Quadrangle Capital Partners, a global investor in the telecommunications and media sectors. Mobilicity was named one of Canada’s Top 25 Up and Coming Information & Communication Technology start-ups in 2010 by the Branham Group Inc. Further information about Mobilicity can be found at www.mobilicity.ca.
About Samsung Electronics Canada Inc. 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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