Samsung's development team has confirmed that its app store has benefited from over 100 million downloads since launch in June 2010. The launch coincided with the launch of the Samsung Wave.
There are currently over 13,000 applications to choose from and the most downloaded apps on the platform include Magic Torch, Shift and Asphalt 5. Traffic apps such as asLondon and navigation apps such as Ndrive France are proving popular too.
Samsung Apps are designed for Samsung smartphones, and of course, Samsung app users can share information about their favourite apps via Facebook or Twitter.
"We are anticipating that Samsung Apps will show a rapid growth in 2011, especially with a variety of the upcoming bada device line-up" said Kang-Hyun Kwon, Senior Vice President of Media Solution Center, Samsung Electronics".
A weekly competition has been launched from March 25th to April 30th, 2011 where anyone who downloads an app is entered into a draw and could win a Samsung Galaxy Tablet, Galaxy Player, USB sticks, or vouchers from the Samsung Apps.
Details can be seen on the Samsung Apps site (http://www.samsungapps.com/ ).
By Miles J Thomas on 28th March, 2011