K-pop sensation PSY will celebrate the launch of Galaxy Note II smartphone in Canada with his first live appearance in the country, October 30 in Toronto.Samsung Galaxy Note II is expected to go on sale on the same day for $199.99 CAD (155 EUR) with a new three-year agreement.
Customers who don't want to commit to a long-term contract will be able to purchase the smartphone for $729 CAD (565 EUR) outright.
The superphone will be available in both Marble White and Titanium Grey color options, and it will land at Rogers, Bell, WIND Mobile, Videotron, Mobilicity and SaskTel.
PSY's live concert will take place at The Kool Haus and tickets will not be sold for this event. Canadian fans can win the chance to attend by checking out Samsung Canada's Facebook page.
Samsung Galaxy Note II is powered by Android 4.1 Jelly Bean platform out of the box, and packs a 1.6 GHz quad-core processor, which is complemented by 2GB of RAM.
The phone's main selling point is the superb 5.5-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display that supports HD (720 x 1280 pixels) resolution. The phone's screen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 2 coating.
On the inside, the Galaxy Note II packs 16GB of storage, which can be further expanded up to 64GB via a microSD memory card.
There's also an enhanced 8-megapixel photo snapper on the back, which features autofocus, LED flash and full HD (1080p) video recording, as well as a secondary 1.9-megapixel front-facing camera for video calls.
“The new Samsung GALAXY Note II is the ultimate smartphone for on-the-go productivity and content creation so we are thrilled to team up with PSY to launch this category-leading device - Gangnam Style. The growing popularity of Samsung's latest product category - the GALAXY Note has been overwhelmingly positive and we are excited to introduce this device to the Canadian market,” said Paul Brannen, vice president, Mobile Communications at Samsung Canada.