New devices running BlackBerry 10 could launch on Canadian carriers on February 5 according to a report from CrackBerry.
According to the rumor, both Telus and Bell will start selling the BlackBerry Z10 on February 5, just six days after RIM unveils the phone in a New York City event. The phone will come to both carriers in black and white according to the rumor. So far the black version of the phone has shown up more in leaks, with very few leaks of the white version.
There’s no mention of Rogers, the other big carrier in Canada, but the company does have a history of support BlackBerry devices. It seems likely that Rogers would carry the BlackBerry Z10 shortly [...]
The Samsung Galaxy S III release date in Canada has been delayed.
According to a statement from Samsung, provided to MobileSyrup, the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S III has been pushed back a week from June 20th to June 27th due to high demand.
Samsung cites the Galaxy S III’s 9 million global pre-orders as the reason it is having trouble meeting demand for the device. And while the launch in Canada is delayed, it doesn’t appear as though the U.S. launch dates have been affected.
Here is Samsung Canada’s statement today:
“Due to unprecedented global demand for the highly anticipated Samsung GALAXY S III, with more than 9 million [...]
Those of you living in Canada will be elated to know that the phone-tablet hybrid called the Samsung Galaxy Note has touched down on three different carriers. The three include the usual suspects, Bell, Rogers and TELUS and all three currently have the device on sale for those looking to snag it with a contract and even for those that are looking to avoid handing over a signature.
The Samsung Galaxy Nexus that’s launching in Canada mirrors the device that will be hitting AT&T’s network in just a few short days.
For one, the specs are the same and two, most importantly, the Canadian version has support for 4G LTE. This means that you’ll be able to [...]
While the United States continues to wait for Verizon to get its Samsung Galaxy Nexus launch in order, our friends in the Great White North now have the ability to pick up the Android 4.0-powered smartphone as the device is now available on both Bell and Virgin Mobile with both carriers offering up the Galaxy Nexus for $159 with the signing of a new three-year contract.
The carriers had announced that the device would be launching on December 8th so it’s nice to see that they were able to keep their promise.
As for a launch in the United States, tomorrow and December 13th are candidates although nothing is set in stone at this point, as we sit nearly two months [...]
We had heard that Verizon might be getting the Samsung Galaxy Nexus on December 8th and while that’s still up in the air, two Canadian carriers today announced that the device will in fact be available on that date. Bell and Virgin Mobile will both be offering the Galaxy Nexus on the 8th and pre-orders for the device are available at this very moment.
Bell will be offering up the Galaxy Nexus for $159.95 on a new three year contract while Virgin Mobile will be offering it for the more expensive price of $159.99. Yes, five cents more.
In addition, Bell is offering a Twitter Line-up where the carrier will ensure that 100 people get the device on launch day.
Come this November 22nd, Canadian carrier Bell will be launching the Optimus LTE, the most full-featured and powerful smartphone from LG to launch according to a leaked advertisement. The Android smartphone will support 4G LTE speeds alongside a high resolution 720p HD display that measures 4.5 inches diagonally.
As the Optimus LTE will not be utilizing the AMOLED-based display of Samsung’s forthcoming Galaxy Nexus smartphone, it will have a crisper display thanks to a true RGB sub-pixel arrangement rather than a PenTile sub-pixel matrix, which will give the IPS HD display on the Optimus LTE a better advantage in terms of clarity. As such, it may be among the first phone [...]