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SOURCE Samsung Electronics Canada Inc.
2014 line to offer the industry's most comprehensive collection of the
world's most premium, exclusive mobile content free of charge
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. has
announced that it has teamed up with more than 11 of the world's
leading mobile content and service providers to offer its Galaxy
NotePRO users with some of the most exclusive pre-paid, long-term
subscription offers from best-selling news, social media and cloud
"We are excited to team up with so many of the world's best mobile
content and service providers to bring our Canadian customers
industry-leading apps and services," said Paul Brannen, Senior VP,
Enterprise and Mobile Solutions, Samsung Canada. "The combination of
Samsung's best-in-class hardware with an unprecedented selection of
premium apps, content and services will enable Canadians to Play More,
Do More, Share More when it comes to their Galaxy Pro tablet
Aimed specifically at highly sophisticated mobile users looking for
greater performance and capabilities than anything currently on the
market, the new Samsung Galaxy NotePRO and TabPRO tablets will extend
their productivity with an unmatched range of some of the industry's
best mobile content and services. These tablets are designed to support
every possible user need and provide them with a more progressive
mobile experience across their work, home and play environments,
delivering additional value with pre-loaded or free downloadable apps
Content Gifts Offered Benefit and Availability*
1TB storage for 3 months
Free Subscription: 12 Months
Cisco WebEx Meetings
6 month free subscription and unlimited meetings
Free 50 GB for 2 years (100GB for $99/year)
Free app purchase
12 month free subscription
3 months of LinkedIn Premium Membership
6 month free subscription
Free Subscription: 12 weeks
Oxford Advanced Learner's A-Z
Free app purchase
2 year free subscription
Free app purchase
** Galaxy NotePRO (12.2) and TabPRO (12.2) only
Find more about our partners:
Bitcasa: Bitcasa allows users to store, share, backup and stream all of their
digital belongings in a private and secure cloud. Samsung Galaxy
NotePRO and TabPRO tablet users worldwide can extend their storage with
three months of the Bitcasa Premium Plan (one terabyte of storage) for
free upon activation.
"The amount of digital content consumers own is growing at an amazing
rate and at the same time people want more flexible and secure ways of
sharing and storing content," said Brian Taptich, CEO of Bitcasa. "Our
partnership with Samsung gives GALAXY NotePRO and TabPRO users a
premium mobile platform with an added secure storage layer designed for
a digital lifestyle."
Bloomberg Businessweek+: Read Bloomberg Businessweek+ free for one year and get fresh
perspectives on global business news and market trends along with
exclusive content and interactive features that enrich the reading
experience. Bloomberg Businessweek+ is also specifically optimized for
the S Pen. Samsung Galaxy NotePRO users can simply hover the S Pen over
a headline for a full article preview.
We're excited to provide the Bloomberg Businessweek+ award-winning
content on a best-in-class reading platform," said Oke Okaro, Global
Head & GM of Mobile and Connected Devices, Bloomberg L.P. "The Galaxy
tablet line's premium display technology and S Pen enable Bloomberg
Businessweek+ subscribers to have a more visually immersive experience
with new capabilities such as being able to take notes on an article or
previewing an article by hovering over a headline."
Blurb: Blurb's self-publishing platform enables Samsung Galaxy NotePRO and
TabPRO tablet users to create high-quality photo books directly from
Samsung's pre-installed Story Album app, also available on the Samsung
Galaxy S 4 mobile phone. The newly announced Galaxy NotePRO and
TabPRO's large, high-definition screens make it easy to turn pictures
into digital or print photo book masterpieces. All users automatically
receive $5 off their first purchase.
"This continued partnership between Blurb and Samsung highlights both
companies' commitment to creativity and self-expression," said Blurb
founder and CEO, Eileen Gittins. "With large, high-definition screens,
Samsung's Galaxy tablets serve as the optimal medium to bring our
user's stories to life."
Cisco WebEx ® Meetings: It's now easier than ever to meet on the go with the Cisco WebEx
Meetings mobile app featured on the homepage of Galaxy tablets. WebEx
Meetings is the industry-leading web conferencing solution that
provides an easy and cost effective way to collaborate and meet in real
time. Schedule, host, and attend meetings, view content, and meet
face-to-face with two-way video. Galaxy tablets will also offer
features that enable users to escalate a phone call into a WebEx
meeting, start a meeting from the contact list, or special to the
latest Galaxy tablets, share your screen for optimal collaboration. And
for a limited time, Galaxy tablet users with the Cisco WebEx Meetings
app pre-loaded on their tablet can enjoy a free WebEx Meetings Premium
8 account for six-months.**
"Whether people are on the go or at home, they should be able to
collaborate with each other just as if they were sitting in the same
room, said Rowan Trollope, Cisco Senior Vice President and General
Manager, Collaboration Technology Group. "Samsung's Galaxy tablets are
an excellent platform for Cisco WebEx Meetings because they will give
Samsung users that type of experience. Together, we are providing an
exceptional mobile collaboration experience across a variety of
devices, allowing business users the ability to collaborate with
anyone, anywhere at any time."
Dropbox: Dropbox simplifies the work and personal lives of millions of people by
letting them bring their documents, photos, and videos anywhere and
share them easily. The service is used by more than 200 million people
and 4 million businesses, with over 1 billion files saved per day.
Dropbox offers 50 GB of space for two years with the new Samsung Galaxy
NotePRO and TabPRO tablet.
"Hundreds of millions of people around the world rely on Dropbox to keep
their most important stuff safe," said Christine Moon, head of mobile
partnerships and devices at Dropbox. "Dropbox partners with Samsung to
give users instant access to their photos, videos, and docs wherever
they are. We're excited to extend our partnership to the new Samsung
Galaxy tablet to help people simplify their work and personal lives."
EasilyDo Pro for Tablet: EasilyDo makes sure you never miss anything on your Samsung Galaxy
NotePRO. The app proactively reminds you of birthdays, checks traffic,
notifies you about bad weather, tracks packages, organizes contacts,
and more! With the Quad View Multi Window and Air View features,
efficiency is easy to manage on a large, clear screen, all with the
swipe of the S Pen.
"EasilyDo users value tools that encourage increased productivity," said
Mikael Berner, CEO and co-founder of EasilyDo. "Samsung's Galaxy
tablets provide the perfect vehicle for this, offering features that
enable multi-tasking and efficiency on a large and beautifully defined
Evernote: This award-winning application helps users live and work more
effectively with the ability to capture and recall important
information instantly. From thoughts and ideas to work documents and
inspirational snapshots, Evernote syncs these essential notes across
several devices automatically. Samsung Galaxy NotePRO and TabPRO tablet
users get unlimited monthly upload for syncing S Notes with Evernote
and up to 12 months of Evernote Premium.
"Evernote users live and work across several devices and tablets are
playing an increasingly important role in how they get things done,"
said Alex Pachikov, VP of partnerships for Evernote. "The Galaxy
tablet's enhanced note-taking capabilities make it simple to instantly
capture and recall thoughts, share notes created and explore your
content. It's one of the most powerful and productive Evernote
experiences on a tablet today."
Hancom Office: Hancom Office for Android is designed for the PC user with friendly
features for novice users and professional features for advanced users.
As a result, Hancom Office is the ideal office program for both
educational and work environments. By using Hancom Office for Android,
which provides enhanced compatibility and supports a variety of
document formats, Samsung Galaxy NotePRO and TabPRO users can fully
experience the Smart Work environment.
"It is an enormously significant opportunity for a line of world-class
mobile devices like Samsung's Galaxy NotePRO and TabPRO tablet series
to come equipped with Hancom's professional office technology," said
Hong-goo Lee, Hancom's CEO. "This will provide Samsung's users with a
powerful platform for productivity and further help establish Hancom as
a global software company."
LinkedIn: LinkedIn is the world's largest professional network with 259 million
members in over 200 countries and territories around the globe. Mobile
users can make the most of wherever they are and stay engaged with who
they know, discover industry insights, and share their expertise.
Samsung Galaxy NotePRO and TabPRO tablet users will get access to three
months of LinkedIn Premium membership.
"LinkedIn's membership of professionals are increasingly mobile, and
they need to stay engaged with their network of contacts, discover
industry insights and share their expertise wherever they are," said
Josh Graff, Director LinkedIn Marketing Solutions, EMEA. "Samsung's
Galaxy tablets enhance this experience, offering world-class technology
that allows users to access content and enjoy much more information
on-the-go, enabling them to be more productive and successful."
LIVESPORT.TV: LIVESPORT is the home of official premium sports live streaming across
digital platforms. It is a network of premium online sports channels,
featuring top sports competitions from around the world
"As the official home of premium sports live streaming across digital
platforms, we constantly strive to deliver our viewers with the highest
quality viewing experience," said Oliver Slipper, Joint-CEO of PERFORM,
the owner of LIVESPORT. "Samsung's Galaxy tablets deliver this ultimate
experience, offering a massive widescreen display and crystal clear
resolution, providing our viewers with stunning visual access to live
coverage of a number of leading sports leagues and cup competitions
from across the globe."
NY Times: Samsung Galaxy NotePRO and TabPRO users can keep up to date with all
the latest news with the NY Times on their tablet's high-resolution
screen. The application comes with a free 7-day trial and then the
first 12 weeks free with a subscription.
Oxford Advanced Learner's A-Z: The Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary has been used by over 35
million people and is available for free download. Users will receive
the free non-audio version of the application for quick and easy access
to over 180,000 English words, phrases and meanings.
"We are delighted to work with Samsung to bring the market-leading
Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary to users of the new Samsung Galaxy
tablet devices," said Paul Riley, Director of Channel and Partnerships
at Oxford University Press. "The Oxford Advanced Learner's A-Z app
helps you to understand what words mean and how to use them. The app
supports Samsung's multi-view feature so that you can keep your
dictionary open in one window while running a different app in a second
window, making it an ideal tool for reference and study purposes."
Remote PC: Samsung Galaxy NotePRO and TabPRO users can seamlessly access and
control their home or office desktop PC over Wi-Fi, 3G, or LTE in order
to use their favorite programs and edit and save files remotely making
sure they don't skip a beat while on the road. Users will be able to
control their mouse, keyboard (with functional keys and keyboard
shortcuts), multimedia, presentation or power system commands.
"It makes total sense for us to partner with Samsung on their new line
of Galaxy NotePRO and TabPRO tablets," said Heyongsoo Seo, CEO of
RSUPPORT. "Our Remote PC app is the perfect complement to Samsung's
mobile users, providing them with a seamless way to stay connected with
their PC hub at home or in the office through one of the best mobile
devices on the market today."
Sketchbook Pro: Autodesk SketchBook for Galaxy, the popular mobile painting and drawing
app, lets users create everything from quick sketches to masterpieces.
Samsung Galaxy NotePRO and TabPRO users can use the S Pen and
SketchBook for Galaxy to unleash their creativity and turn their device
into a springboard for new ideas.
Consumers are invited to follow @SamsungCanada on Twitter for the latest CES adventures via video, photos and social
updates. EP Daily Host Marissa Roberto (@MarissaRoberto) will host a video series full of exclusive, behind-the-scenes content
from the show floor during CES 2014.
* Certain Conditions apply. Subject to availability. Offers valid for a
limited period of time. Qualifying products are Galaxy NotePRO (12.2)
and TabPRO (12.2) only. The services listed above may not be available
in all regions and features may vary by region. Also, service provider
may change the name and/or value of its application at any time.
** Restrictions apply. For Cisco WebEx Meetings, Visit www.webex.com/go/samsungoffer for details.
About Samsung Electronics Canada
Samsung Electronics Canada offers a broad range of award-winning
consumer electronics including televisions, smartphones, personal
computers, printers, cameras, home appliances, medical devices,
semiconductors and LED solutions. The Canadian arm, selected in 2013 as
one of Strategy Magazine's Brands of the Year, upholds Samsung's global
mission to open new possibilities for young minded consumers
everywhere, providing users premium experiences that are unparalleled
due to Samsung's innovative technology and stylish design. As a result,
Samsung has become a true leader in the consumer electronics industry
both in terms of business leadership and brand strength. In 2013,
Samsung was ranked #8 in the Interbrand 100 Best Global Brands and was
named as one of Marketing Magazine's 2012 Top 10 Marketers of the Year
To discover more, please visit www.samsung.com.
Follow Samsung Canada at facebook.com/SamsungCanada or on Twitter @SamsungCanada
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