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iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, Apple Watch Series 3 with built-in cellular arrive at Bell on September 22

Bell to also carry Apple TV 4K

MONTRÉAL, Sept. 15, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Bell today announced it will offer the new generation iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, and Apple Watch Series 3, which adds built-in cellular to the world's number one watch. Bell is the first carrier to offer cellular service for Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS + Cellular) for customers in Canada at launch and is providing a special 3-month introductory cellular trial to help them get started. Customers will be able to pre-order iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus and order Apple Watch Series 3 beginning today at Bell and The Source stores, and all will be available in stores starting on Friday, September 22. For complete pricing details, please visit

"Bell has implemented a range of unique network advancements to ensure customers can make the most of iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and Apple Watch Series 3 with built-in cellular. We're proud our advanced network can be the first to provide LTE connectivity for Apple Watch Series 3," said Blaik Kirby, President of Bell Mobility. "Innovative services, like NumberShare, also provide our customers even more freedom to stay connected."

iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are a new generation of iPhone featuring a new glass and aluminum design in three beautiful finishes – space gray, silver and a new gold – made with the most durable glass ever in a smartphone, Retina HD displays, A11 Bionic chip and is designed for the ultimate augmented experience. The world's most popular camera gets even better and wireless charging brings a powerful new capability to iPhone. iPhone 8 Plus features dual 12-megapixel cameras and introduces Portrait mode with Portrait Lighting, bringing dramatic studio lighting effects to iPhone, allowing customers to capture stunning portraits with a shallow depth of field effect in five different lighting styles.

Additionally, iPhone X will be available to pre-order from Bell on Friday, October 27. iPhone X features a gorgeous all-glass and stainless steel design with a beautiful 5.8-inch Super Retina display, A11 Bionic chip, wireless charging, an improved rear camera with dual optical image stabilization and Face ID, enabled by the new TrueDepth camera.

Apple Watch Series 3 adds built-in cellular to the world's number one watch. Whether users are out for a run, at the pool or just trying to be more active throughout their day, Apple Watch Series 3 with cellular allows them to stay connected, make calls, receive texts and more, even without iPhone nearby. The third-generation Apple Watch is an amazing health and fitness companion with intelligent coaching features, water resistance 50 meters and a new barometric altimeter that measures relative elevation. Apple Watch Series 3 comes in two models, one with GPS and cellular, and one with GPS, both featuring a 70 percent faster dual-core processor and new wireless chip.

Bell is the first Canadian wireless provider to support the LTE network capabilities of the new Apple Watch Series 3. In addition to providing Voice over LTE (VoLTE) technology, Bell is launching NumberShare, a service that enables customers to pair their Apple Watch Series 3 with their iPhone using the same phone number. Bell customers can add the new Apple Watch Series 3 to select smartphone data plans with Bell's $5/month Smartwatch plan featuring NumberShare. Customers who activate the new Apple Watch with the Smartwatch plan will receive the first 3 months free. For more, please visit

Bell also announced it will carry Apple TV 4K, designed to deliver a stunning cinematic experience at home. With support for both 4K and High Dynamic Range (HDR), Apple TV 4K features unbelievably sharp, crisp images, richer, more true-to-life colours and far greater detail in both dark and bright scenes. With Apple TV 4K, viewers can enjoy a wide selection of 4K HDR movies on iTunes and other popular video services. Customers can order Apple TV 4K beginning Tuesday, September 19 at Bell stores, with availability beginning Friday September 22.

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