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Best Buy Mobile Announces Hot Samsung Smartphone and Blu-Ray Promo as Holiday Shopping Season Heats Up


Press Release posted by Michelle Ruhfass on Saturday November 12, 2011.

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Get a Samsung Blu-ray player at no additional cost with purchase of Samsung Galaxy S II, Epic 4G Touch from Sprint

MINNEAPOLIS - November 11, 2011 - Best Buy Mobile is bringing its customers unbeatable deals on the latest mobile and home entertainment offerings from Samsung. Beginning Sunday, November 13, through Saturday, November 19, customers who purchase a Samsung Galaxy S(TM) II, Epic(TM) 4G Touch smartphone from Sprint for $199.99 (with a 2-year activation) will get a Samsung BD-D5100 Blu-ray player (MSRP $89.99) at no additional cost.

"This is a great holiday offer for our customers and something that they just can't find anywhere else," said Scott Anderson, head of merchandising for Best Buy Mobile. "Through our partnership with Samsung and Sprint, we're able to bring the best of the smartphone and home theater categories together into one great deal."

Key features of the Sprint Samsung Galaxy S II, Epic 4G Touch include:

  • 4G speed for fast web browsing with 4.52" Super AMOLED(TM) Plus touch screen delivering brilliant colors with the most contrast, providing a vivid and crisp viewing experience.
  • 16GB memory with Android 2.3 operating system
  • 8.0MP rear facing camera with 1080 high profile video recording and 2.0MP front facing camera
  • Samsung Exynos(TM) 1.2GHz dual-core processor
  • Key features of the Samsung BD-D5100 Blu-ray player include:
  • Playable formats: Blu-ray, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DivX, DivX HD, WMV, WMA, MP3 and JPEG with built-in 256MB flash memory and HDMI port
  • Access to video content from Best Buy CinemaNow Netflix, and YouTube
  • Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus and Dolby Digital TrueHD decoders
  • Greatly enhanced video performance of standard DVDs by upconverting their video resolution to HDTV-compliant resolutions via the HDMI interface
  • Use the Epic 4G Touch as a smart remote for Blu-ray player.
  • Use the AllShare® feature  to send photos and videos from the Epic 4G Touch wirelessly to  your TV via Blu-ray player over your home network.

The Blu-ray player will be shipped directly to customers beginning the week of Dec. 5, 2011.

In addition to having the most smartphones under one roof1 at the more than 1,100 Best Buy stores and 263 Best Buy Mobile standalone stores, Best Buy Mobile offers an array of services aimed at improving customers' experience, including Walk Out Working, Upgrade Checker, Happy 24 and a full array of accessories for customers to protect and personalize their device.

About Best Buy Mobile
Best Buy Mobile was founded in 2006 with a goal of changing the way consumers shop for and purchase mobile phones in America. Today, Best Buy Mobile is in every Best Buy store and also has 263 Best Buy Mobile specialty stores around the country. Best Mobile features one of the largest selections of carriers, handsets and accessories available anywhere. Employees undergo at least 80 hours of intensive training, as well as continuing education on mobile phone technology and trends to help customers get the most of their mobile phones. For more information about Best Buy Mobile, visit www.bestbuy.com/mobile or www.bestbuymobile.com.

About Best Buy Co., Inc.
With operations in the United States, Canada, Europe, China and Mexico, Best Buy is a multinational retailer of technology and entertainment products and services with a commitment to growth and innovation. The Best Buy family of brands and partnerships collectively generates more than $50 billion in annual revenue and includes brands such as Best Buy, Audiovisions, Best Buy Mobile, The Carphone Warehouse, Five Star, Future Shop, Geek Squad, Magnolia Audio Video, Napster, Pacific Sales, and The Phone House. Approximately 180,000 employees apply their talents to help bring the benefits of these brands to life for customers through retail locations, multiple call centers and Web sites, in-home solutions, product delivery and activities in our communities. Community partnership is central to the way Best Buy does business. In fiscal 2011, the company donated approximately $25 million to improve the vitality of the communities where its employees and customers live and work. For more information about Best Buy, visit www.bby.com.

 
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