Samsung Puts More Gold Into The Hands Of Our Olympic Winners

Sydney, Australia (PressExposure) March 17, 2009 -- Five months after the Beijing 2008 Olympics, SAMSUNG has further congratulated Australia's 26 gold medalists with the first of the new and exclusive SAMSUNG F480 gold handsets to arrive in the country. As the official wireless partner of the Games, SAMSUNG launched the F480, as the 2008 Olympic handset and instantly became one of the best selling mobile phones worldwide.

"SAMSUNG provided U900 handsets to the entire Australian and Oceanic Olympic team to help them stay connected with family and friends whilst in Beijing, but the arrival of our gold coloured F480 handsets gave us the perfect opportunity to re-visit Olympic glory and extend our Olympic spirit to the Australian gold medalists." said Mr KY Choi, Managing Director, SAMSUNG Australia.

The newest addition to SAMSUNG's touch phone range in Australia, the ultra-slim, credit card size F480 is as efficient and hard-working as the athletes. The expandable 8GB of memory can store favourite songs and videos as well as pictures taken on the 5 Megapixel camera.

SAMSUNG wishes to again congratulate Australian 2008 Olympic Gold Medallists:

• Steven Hooker (Pole Vault) • Ken Wallace (K1 500m ) • Matthew Mitcham (10m Individual Platform) • Scott Brennan & David Crawshay (Double Sculls) • Duncan Free & Drew Ginn (Pair) • Tessa Parkinson & Elise Rechichi (Two Person Dinghy 470) • Malcolm Page & Nathan Wilmot (Two Person Dinghy 470) • Leisel Jones (100m Breaststroke) • Libby Trickett (100m Butterfly) • Stephanie Rice (400m Individual Medley, 200m Individual Medley) • Stephanie Rice, Bronte Barratt, Kylie Palmer, Linda MacKenzie, Felicity Galvez*, Angie Bainbridge*, Melanie Schlanger*, Lara Davenport* (*heat swim) (4 x 200m Freestyle Relay) • Emily Seebohm, Leisel Jones, Jessicah Schipper, Libby Trickett, Tarnee White*, Felicity Galvez*, Shayne Reese* (*heat swim) (4 x 100m Medley Relay) • Emma Snowsill (Triathlon)

About SAMSUNG Electronics SAMSUNG Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2006 parent company sales of US$63.4 billion and net income of US$8.5 billion. Employing approximately 138,000 people in 124 offices in 56 countries, the company consists of five main business units: Digital Media Business, LCD Business, Semiconductor Business, Telecommunication Network Business and Digital Appliance Business. Recognised as one of the fastest growing global brands, SAMSUNG Electronics is a leading producer of digital TVs, memory chips, mobile phones and TFT-LCDs. For more information, please visit []

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