Thursday, July 3, 2008

Bell Canada to launch the Samsung Instinct

Bell today announced it will introduce the Samsung Instinct(TM), a stylish and highly intelligent touch-screen mobile phone, to Canada on August 8.

Already a hot seller in the United States since its introduction there last month, the sleek and slender Samsung Instinct offers easy touch or stylus navigation on its full QWERTY touch-screen keyboard and extra-large high-resolution display.

The Samsung Instinct will also be available with a wide range of voice and data plans, including the $10 Unlimited Mobile Browser add-on data plan that allows unlimited Internet access.

"We are thrilled to offer Canadians this beautifully designed and intelligent device. Accessing the Internet, listening to downloaded music or satellite radio, watching TV or using it as a GPS system, it's all a real pleasure with the Samsung Instinct thanks to its powerful touch screen and easy interface,"

said Adel Bazerghi, Vice President, Products for Bell Mobility.

"Data pricing plans available with the Samsung Instinct will offer also exceptional value and let clients take full advantage of Bell Mobility's wide range of data services."

Multimedia data services from Bell

Bell offers access to the fastest and largest high-speed mobile data network across North America, making Internet browsing on the Samsung Instinct quick and easy. Bell also delivers a range of multimedia and other data services that are perfect for the powerful device:

- GPS Nav turn-by-turn navigation with audio directions and live traffic updates

- Messaging services such as Windows Live Messenger(TM) and Windows Live Hotmail(R)

- With more than two million songs, Bell's Full Track Music service is the largest mobile music catalogue in Canada, and the only one to offer full album downloads, artist bios and music reviews. Bell offers and unlimited subscription service for $15 per month

- Mobile television featuring more than 20 popular channels, and exclusive HBO programming

- SIRIUS Satellite Radio

The Samsung Instinct includes a 2.0 MP camera/camcorder and supports up to an 8 GB Micro SD card, allowing clients to download and permanently retain content by purchasing additional cards if necessary.

Samsung Instinct pricing

The Samsung Instinct will be available for as little as $149.95 on a three-year contract, $249.95 on a two-year contract or $399.95 on a one-year contract. Clients can buy the Samsung Instinct without a term contract for $449.95.