Samsung Apps will be available to Omnia II (I8000) and OmniaLITE (B7300, I329) users in Singapore, Germany, Brazil and China. Users will benefit from immediate one-click access to a huge range of applications from games and social networking apps and even e-books.
Applications such as Guitar Hero (Mobile Bus), Spiderman (Gameloft), Need for Speed (EA) and skin (Prompt) will all be available at launch, with more applications from a range of leading third-party publishers added throughout the year.Gameloft, Electronic Arts, Handmark, CrazySoft Limited, Paragon SW, Com2us, and Shazam are among those working with Samsung to develop Samsung Apps. In addition, local language-based applications will be provided to enhance usability.
Singapore, Germany, Brazil and China can download the Samsung Apps client from Samsungmobile.com through wap. From mid-February, products in Singapore and Germany will be shipped with the Application Store pre-installed; these customers will also be able to take advantage of Kies – a new software suite that allows users to search and download applications directly from PCs. The applications are then installed onto a mobile device when synced with a PC, providing instant back up and peace of mind for application downloads.