6 months ago
Amazon.ca is not an authorized retailer.
Samsung Canada has an authorized vendor list when it comes to Solid State Drives. Warranty work will be denied on defective drives unless purchased from retailers who are on Samsung Canada's official vendor list. As such, model numbers with -AM are American devices and are exempt from warranty claims. You want an SSD with a model number containing -BW. I spoke with Samsung Canada Customer Care and was told these retailers are on the official vendor list, both online or in-store:
There are other authorized vendors but these are the ones that I remember best. Before you buy, it is worthwhile to check Samsung Canada's website since information is subject to change anytime without notice.