Samsung loyalists in Singapore, Germany, Brazil and China may be rather ecstatic with this information. Well, Samsung has decided to expand its application store. Later this month, Samsung Apps are all geared up to be available to Omnia II (I8000) and OmniaLITE (B7300, I329) users in Singapore, Germany, Brazil and China.
Users can gain from instant one-click access to a large variety of applications ranging from games to social networking apps and also e-books. After the success of Samsung Apps in countries like UK, France and Italy, Samsung has worked quite hard in bringing the easy but potent smart phone experiences, facilitated by Samsung Apps. One can leaf through the spontaneous application menus by means of their GPRS, 3G or Wi-Fi connections, prior to downloading the applications with simply a click.
Kanghyun Kwon, Vice President of Samsung’s Media Solution Center, commented, “Beginning with the global expansion of Samsung Apps, Samsung will make its application store available to owners of its upcoming flagship models. Our goal is to help everyone to enjoy rich, personalized mobile experiences, wherever and whenever they wish. To help customers get the best out of their Omnia devices, we are carefully categorising our applications and services, making them accessible, easily searchable, and always relevant to you.”
Popular applications like Guitar Hero (Mobile Bus), Spiderman (Gameloft), Need for Speed (EA) and skin (Prompt) can be accessible during the release, with additional apps from a variety of leading third-party publishers being added in the entire year. Gameloft, Electronic Arts, Handmark, CrazySoft Limited, Paragon SW, Com2us, and Shazam are said to be collaborating with Samsung to create Samsung Apps. Additionally, local language-based applications can be offered to improve usability.
The Samsung Apps client can be downloaded from Samsungmobile.com via WAP for users in Singapore, Germany, Brazil and China. From mid-February, mobile phones in Singapore and Germany will be available with the Application Store pre-installed. The users can also gain from Kies, a new software suite that enables them to explore and download applications instantly from PCs. The applications are then set up onto a handset when synced with a PC; thereby offering immediate back up for application downloads.
The accessibility and releasing of the service may fluctuate, keeping in mind the service provider and country. An assortment of applications is all set to be exhibited at Samsung Exhibition Stand 8B169 and Stand 8B177, Mobile World Congress 2010.