News about the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update for the Galaxy S2 and its many variants is one topic that we’d relentlessly report to our readers. We know how hard it can be to feel left out from the ICS party, particularly if you have an insatiable sweet tooth. You’d think that since the user guide has been published and the ICS source code has been shared, things would move along at a faster speed. But obviously, there’s something that’s holding back the update from reaching your phone.
If you happen to have a Samsung Galaxy S2 X on Telus, you’re in for an ICS surprise. A quick check on the Canadian carrier’s website reveals that the expected ICS upgrade date [...]
Good news for Android fans in Canada looking to score a Galaxy Nexus without paying full price for it. We all know by now the greatness of the Galaxy Nexus, there’s been a lot of coverage on it by us and every other Android blog in the universe, and soon Canadians can get some Galaxy Nexus love.
Starting January 10th you will be able to get the Galaxy Nexus from Fido and Rogers in Canada and within a week it will be available at various stores in Canada. After The Galaxy Nexus launches at Rogers and Fido it will become available at Telus, although Telus has given no indication of this yet, still just a rumor.
So far there is no wording of the device with [...]
With loads of new smartphones coming out and Black Friday in our rear-view mirror, your head is probably spinning looking at all of the different choices, and we are here to help! In this article, we’ll be looking at the best Android devices for our Canadian readers on Virgin Mobile, Telus, Rogers, and Bell. However, some of the devices listed below can be found in other countries as well.Galaxy Nexus Features Ultra-slim and curved design Android™ 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich with Android Market™ Single motion panoramic view and zero shutter lag Dual Core 1.2GHz Processor 4.65″” HD Super AMOLED Display 5 MP rear camera with auto focus and flash 1.3 [...]
Bell Canada has officially confirmed that the LG Optimus LTE will be coming in late November with a price of about CA$629.95.
Previous reports have announced the LG Optimus LTE going to Bell with no official confirmation from either LG or Bell. But, this time, Bell has put up the landing page for the LTE phone, making it undeniable that the device is surely coming to Bell’s line-up of Android devices for November.
Bell has not issued any official announcement about the estimated price, but it does mention the price in the contest rules for the promotional campaign that Bell is doing for the LG Optimus LTE.
The Canadian carrier is giving away five units of the LG [...]
The LTE-capable HTC Raider, formerly codenamed the HTC Holiday–is heading to Canada through mobile networks Bell and Rogers.
Rogers has announced that the HTC Raider is heading to stores today, with a marked price of $149.99 for a 3-year contract and $574.99 full retail price. On the other hand, the device will reach Bell’s store on November 1, as reflected in Bell’s updated product page for the HTC Raider. The device will reportedly carry a price of $169.95 on a 3-year contract and $499.95 full retail price–although Bell has not yet published confirmation about the pricing for the smartphone.
The HTC Raider will also be reaching Canada [...]
AT&T recently confirmed via Twitter that the Galaxy S II will be released on October 2nd.
The Galaxy S II will be available starting October 2 for $199.99 w/2-yr contract! Min. $15/month data plan req’d. http://social.att.com/M4n
As noted, the phone will be available for $199.99 with a new contract. AT&T customers who are buying the phone without a new contract can pick up the slim beast for a cool $
And, for our Canadian readers, you’ll be pleased to know that starting September 23rd, Bell customers can get a $145 discount on the Galaxy S II courtesy of Best Buy. Yes, you read that correctly, [...]
Two of the latest Android smartphones, the Samsung Vibrant and the HTC Desire, have been launched in Canada. Mobile users can pick up the Samsung Vibrant, a Galaxy S phone, on Bell for $79 with a three-service agreement or the Desire, which is available from Telus for $79.99 with a three-year service agreement. Those that want to buy the Android smartphones outright can plunk down $450 for the Desire and $499 for the Vibrant without a contract.
Right on time, Bell officially launched its first Android handset, the Samsung Galaxy. The Bell-branded Galaxy offers a 3.2 inch AMOLED screen, a 5MP camera with autofocus and LED flash, WiFi, Bluetooth 2.0, microSD slot (up to 32GB), a 3.5mm headphone jack, and Android 1.5. All this and more can be had for $99 with a three year contract. Any Canadian readers out there who are going to take the plunge?
Samsung’s first Android device is supposedly slated for launch on December 10th with Canadian carrier, Bell. Already available from O2 in the UK and in Germany, the Galaxy is a mid-range Android offering with a 3.2 inch AMOLED screen, a 5MP camera with autofocus and LED flash, WiFi, Bluetooth 2.0, microSD slot (up to 32GB), a 3.5mm headphone jack, and Android 1.5. Pricing details will be announced when the launch is made official by Bell.