Android Canada Weekly 8/30/13: HTC One, Huawei Ascend Mate, Public Mobile, Galaxy Mega and More!

August 30, 2013 - Written By Alexander Maxham

Rogers to Offer the Galaxy Mega for $500 With no Contract

According to a leak coming out of Mobile Syrup, it looks like Rogers will be offering the Galaxy Mega for $500 outright. So I’d guess it’s around $99-199 on a new contract.

Public Mobile Introduces its own Back-To-School Promo Plan


Public Mobile has introduced their own back-to-school plan, this one is $35/month and includes unlimited music downloads along with unlimited text, data and minutes. Not a bad plan at all.

Google Offering refunds to Canadians who bought a Nexus 4 after August 11th


This week, the Nexus 4’s price was dropped about $100 in most countries. In Canada it was dropped $110. So if you bought a Nexus 4 after August 11th, Google will reimburse you that $110 CDN.

Rogers discounting the Moto X already?

Moto X Customization

The Moto X has barely been on the market, and Rogers has already dropped $20 off of the price on a new 2-year contract. So if you’re in Canada and want a Moto X, well Rogers is your only choice as they have the exclusive.

Huawei Ascend Mate heading to WIND Mobile


If you’re a fan of big phones like the Galaxy Note 2, or the Galaxy Mega, well another one is on it’s way to Canada. This time it’s the 6.1-inch Huawei Ascend Mate. It made its way to WIND Mobile yesterday.

Google Play Music All Access coming to Canada by end of August


This week we heard a great rumor for those in Canada. It looks like Google Play Music All Access is launching by the end of the month. All Access is a great service, that I’ve been using since it launched at IO and I love it.

Moto X on Rogers can have its bootloader unlocked


Lucky Canadians! Unlike those of us in the US on AT&T or Verizon, Rogers and Motorola are allowing you to unlock your Moto X’s bootloader quickly and easily through their bootloader unlock program.

HTC One now at WIND Mobile


The HTC One has finally launched at WIND Mobile. It’s gonna cost you about $329 on a new contract, or $629 outright. Which is about what we expected.