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May 12, 2009

Samsung, Bell launch Samsung VICE 3G mobile handset in Canada

The new device comes with a slide-out QWERTY keyboard for easy text and email messaging

By CBR Staff Writer

Samsung Electronics Canada and Bell Mobility have launched the new Samsung VICE 3G mobile handset.

According to Bell, the new messaging centric device comes equipped with a slide-out QWERTY keyboard for easy text and email messaging, and Bell’s distinctive user interface with one-click access to social networking sites.

The Samsung VICE features a two-megapixel camera, the fully integrated Bell Media Player, access to services like Full Track Music, Live TV and GPS Nav. The handset also includes up to 8Gb of expandable memory, HTML web browsing and one-click access to sites like Facebook.

Paul Brannen, general manager for wireless terminal division at Samsung Electronics Canada, said: Samsung’s VICE is the ultimate tool for text-happy Canadians. This fun and affordable handset addresses the unique needs of those who enjoy staying connected through social networking sites, instant messaging, mobile browsing, email and texting.

Adel Bazerghi, Senior Vice President of Products at Bell Mobility, said: In addition to text and email capabilities, the Samsung VICE offers clients an affordable way to access Bell Mobility’s extensive variety of 3G mobile services like Live TV, GPS Nav and Full Track Music. And with Bell’s new, totally customizable user interface, accessing the VICE’s great features is simple and fun.

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