Telecommunications News August 2010

Exclusive app deals announced for the Samsung GALAXY Tab

One of the best assets of the Samsung GALAXY Tab is its amazing 7" display.

For users to take full advantage, Samsung is proud to announce a number of value-added apps that will be offered with the Samsung Galaxy Tab to show off the screen in all its glory:

  • Premium turn-by-turn navigation by NAVIGON1
  • Two month trial of The Australian news application2
  • Electronic Arts' Need For Speed™ SHIFT game3
  • Samsung Readers Hub4

Research shows that of Australians intending to purchase a tablet device, 64% of them intend to use it for navigation and e-reading applications, 73% for consuming news and 74% for gaming5.

Consumer Benefit

Premium turn-by-turn
navigation by NAVIGON1

A tablet that is also a dedicated GPS using preloaded Australian and New Zealand maps from NAVTEQ, NAVIGON delivers 2D and 3D map views, turn-by-turn voice guidance, drive & walk modes, intelligent address search, Reality View Pro and Google Local Search.

The Australian news application

Stay constantly abreast of breaking news with an exclusive free two month introductory trial2 of The Australian news application. The app features The Australian's local and global news and analysis, vibrant photography, page-by-page and sectional navigation and fully integrated advertising.

Need For Speed SHIFT game

Download for free from Samsung Apps the full Need For Speed SHIFT3 game from Electronic Arts. An award winning racing game, Need For Speed SHIFT combines true driver simulations with real world physics to create an addictive gaming experience.

Samsung Readers Hub

Samsung Readers Hub provides access to an ever increasing library of free and paid international and Australian e-reading content, comprising at present 1,600 newspapers in 47 languages, 2,500 global magazines in 25 languages and paid and free e-books4.
  • 1 Initial application update required prior to first use, approximately 9MB in size. Data download charges may apply.
  • 2 Offer is carrier dependent; please check with your service provider. Data usage charges may apply. Monthly subscription charges apply after introductory offer (62 days), see www.theaustralian.com.au for more information. Offer expires 30 June 2011.
  • 3 Free download from Samsung Apps. Data download charges may apply.
  • 4 Single purchase and subscription bundles available from Zinio and NewspaperDirect. Zinio and NewspaperDirect app required to be downloaded first time. Data download charges may apply.
  • 5 Source: GfK Australia, Retail Market Insights - Tablet PC survey, September 2010.
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Genuine accessories for GALAXY Tab

Samsung is also excited to announce the availability of a range of accessories to complement the new GALAXY Tab:

Navigation Kit

Navigation Kit (inc car charger)

RRP: $99

Keyboard Dock

Keyboard Dock

RRP: $99.95

Car Charger

30 Pin Car Charger

RRP $49

Leather Case

Notebook Leather Case

RRP: $69

Desktop Dock

Desktop Dock

RRP: $59.95

The range of Samsung Galaxy Tab accessories is available
to order from the following distributors:

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Samsung GALAXY 580 – smartphone for social networkers

The Samsung GALAXY 580 smartphone keeps you in touch socially so you always know what's going on by bringing together your social networking sites, instant messaging, and a calendar that integrates your work appointments, weekend plans, and Facebook events.

Available: November, 2010
Available at: Optus exclusive
Price: $0 on a $49 Cap Plan

Consumer Benefit
Over 100,00 apps on Android™ Market With more than 100,000 applications available from the Android Market™, users can continually extend the features and benefits of their new smartphone.
SWYPE™ texting Rather than typing letters individually, simply swipe your finger across the keyboard from letter to letter, making texting on a touchscreen phone quicker and easier. Up to 1.5 times faster than normal texting.
Samsung Social Hub Integrate calendars across Google, Outlook and Facebook. A single contacts list on your phone that brings together all of your social networks, friends' contact details and email services so you can quickly and easily share updates and check statuses.