In our biggest giveaway yet, we're handing out a whole boatload of awesome Samsung Android products - including the Verizon Galaxy Nexus, T-Mobile Galaxy Tab 10.1, and the T-Mobile Galaxy S II. Also included are the Captivate Glide and the Exhibit II 4G, all courtesy of our friends at Samsung's Mobile US division. This contest is open to US entrants only (they're US-only devices and Samsung USA is sponsoring, sorry guys).
- Galaxy Nexus: Jason Kennedy
- T-Mobile Galaxy Tab 10.1: Daniel James
- T-Mobile SGS II: Neal Gompa
- T-Mobile Exhibit II 4G: Joshua Holt
- AT&T Captivate Glide: Rob Lightner
Congratulations, guys - all of you will be contacted for your information in the near future!
Special thanks to: @samsungjohn and Jessica Redman from Samsung for getting the giveaway going - you guys rock!
Update: Here's Daniel James with his Tab 10.1:
Samsung's Mobile division is responsible for all the awesome Galaxy-branded products (and other Android devices made by Samsung) like the Galaxy Tab line, the Galaxy S II smartphone, and the brand-new Galaxy Nexus - the latest "pure Google experience" Android smartphone, and the first consumer device to be sold with Android version 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich.
Five winners will be selected, each getting one device out of the following five (at random - we have one of each to give away). First up, the much-awaited Verizon Galaxy Nexus (be sure to check out our review).
The Verizon Galaxy Nexus by Samsung features:
- 1.2GHz TI OMAP4460 dual-core processor
- 4.65" Super AMOLED HD display (720x1280 - 315DPI)
- 1GB RAM / 32GB internal storage
- 5MP rear camera with 1080p video / 1.3MP front camera
- Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
- Verizon 4G LTE connectivity
Next up is the T-Mobile Galaxy Tab 10.1, Samsung's flagship tablet device:
The Tab 10.1 features:
- 1GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor
- 10.1" TFT LCD display
- Android 3.2 Honeycomb (via update) w/ Samsung TouchWiz UX
- 16GB internal storage
- Front and rear facing cameras
- 7000mAh battery
- T-Mobile 4G HSPA+ connectivity (data plan required)
The T-Mobile Galaxy S II:
The Galaxy S II for T-Mobile features:
- 1.5GHz Qualcomm dual-core processor
- 4.5" Super AMOLED Plus display
- Android 2.3 Gingerbread with TouchWiz 4.0
- 1GB RAM / 16GB internal storage
- 8MP rear camera with 1080p video / 2MP front camera
- T-Mobile HSPA+ 4G connectivity
We're also giving away a Samsung Exhibit II 4G for T-Mobile:
The Exhibit II 4G features a 1GHz processor, 3.7" LCD display, T-Mobile 4G HSPA+, as well as Android 2.3 Gingerbread.
Finally, we have one Captivate Glide for AT&T:
The Captivate Glide for AT&T features a 1GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual-core processor, 4" Super AMOLED display, 1GB RAM / 8GB internal storage, as well as slide-out QWERTY keyboard.
How To Win
There are three methods, and each method counts as an entry.
- Add this account to at least one circle on Google+, then re-share this message with your Public circle by clicking Share.
- Follow @AndroidPolice and @SamsungMobileUS on Twitter, then tweet out a message that begins with the following phrase:
Whoah, @SamsungMobileUS and @AndroidPolice are giving away a Galaxy Nexus, Tab 10.1, Galaxy S II and more http://bit.ly/AP-SAM-MHG. <Your own custom message here>
- Like the AndroidPolice and Samsung Mobile US fan pages on Facebook. No need to leave a comment on either fan page, simply liking will do the trick. If you're already following both, simply proceed to Step 2 below.
Fill out this simple form so that we can get in touch with you if you're the lucky winner (Please, do not submit a blank form with only your name and email address - we will not count your entry, you must link to your entries from step one as instructed for them to be counted.)
The giveaway starts immediately and runs until 11:59PM PST, Monday, December 26 after which the winner will be chosen randomly and notified via Twitter, Facebook, Google+, or email.
It is open to residents of the United States (because these devices only fully work in the United States). One entry per person for each method is allowed; entering multiple times through the same method will not increase your chances of winning.
ANDROID POLICE AND SAMSUNG SANTA'S GRAB BAG CONTEST OFFICIAL RULES
ANDROIDPOLICE.COM, A CALIFORNIA SOLE PROPRIETORSHIP (referred to herein as “Contest Provider”) IS THE PROVIDER OF THIS CONTEST. The Contest is open only to entrants who reside in the United States (does not include U.S. Territories or Outlying Islands).
Contest Provider will not be responsible for: (a) any late, lost, or misrouted transmissions or entries; (b) any Contest disruptions, injuries, losses or damages caused by events beyond the control of Contest Provider; or (c) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Contest.
3. Contest Period
The Contest begins December 23rd, 2011 at 10:00AM Pacific Time and will continue until December 26th, 2011 at 11:59PM Pacific Time (the "Deadline"). All entries must be received before the Deadline to be eligible to win the Prize.
Five (5) eligible entrants will be chosen by the Contest Provider at random as “Winners,” and will receive a “Prize,” either, at the sole discretion of the Contest Provider, one (1) Samsung"Galaxy Nexus for Verizon" smartphone device, estimated retail value $649.99, or (1) Samsung "Galaxy S II for T-Mobile" smartphone device, estimated retail value $599.99, or (1) Samsung "Galaxy Tab 10.1 16GB" tablet computing device, estimated retail value $649.99, or (1) Samsung "Exhibit II 4G" smartphone device, estimated retail value $249.99, or (1) Samsung "Captivate Glide" smartphone device, estimated retail value $599.99. No substitutions or exchanges, cash or otherwise, will be allowed. Prize is not transferable.
The Prize will be provided “as is,” Contest Provider and Prize Provider provide no warranties of any kind, express or implied, including any implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
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Shipment of all Prizes will be the sole responsibility of Prize Provider. Shipment method and carrier will be selected by Prize Provider. Contest Provider and Prize Provider assume no responsibility for loss of or damage to the prize prior to or during shipment. If the Prize, after shipment, is returned to the Prize Provider as undeliverable or for any other reason, Contest Provider and Prize Provider reserve the right to disqualify the Winner and to designate another Entrant as the Winner.
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The Contest entry requires you to submit a first and last name, email address, and shipping address to meet the Contest’s Eligibility requirements.
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