For all those folks living North of the U.S. we have some excellent news to share. In case you haven’t been paying attention or seeing TV ad spots, Samsung’s GALAXY S 4 flagship smartphone is available starting today across Canada on most major carriers. The launch isn’t going quite as smooth as they planned, but it’s now readily available.

Already being available in the US on AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon later this month, all the folks up in Canada will be happy to know they can get one of the best smartphones on the planet starting today. We’re hearing all major carriers in Canada are offering the 16GB model today. And again we’re only seeing the 16GB model and it sounds like the 32GB flavor could be delayed.

In one swift motion the GALAXY S 4 is available on Rogers, TELUS, Bell, FIDO, Virgin, and more. So basically all the big carriers not to mention plenty of others and their sub-brands. They’ve been available for pre-order from many of these carriers with heavy anticipation, but hopefully you can walk into your carrier of choice and grab one today. You might want to call before heading down just in case.

The GALAXY S 4 offers an incredible viewing experience on a new 5-inch 1080p full HD display, quad-core processing power and 2GB of RAM, and of course only 16GB of storage. You’ll enjoy a 13 megapixel camera, a 2,600 mAh battery and enough features to spend an entire week learning. With S-View cases, air-view gestures for hands-free usage and more Samsung really brought out all the stops. One of our favorite features is the IR blaster and TV remote control app. Get it and give it a try today.

Before you decide the S4 is right for you, check out our in-depth GALAXY S 4 Review and then a comparison with the HTC One.

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