Samsung has announced the availability of regional language user interface and applications for its Indian customers. As per Samsung, Samsung smartphones can now choose user interface out of any nine Indian languages that include Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi and Gujarati.
As of now, the Indian languages based user interface will be supported on Galaxy Grand, Galaxy S4, and Tab 3 from today itself. The company though is planning to enhance the availability of regional language content to its more affordable handsets starting with Galaxy Star within this month. “The number of languages being offered will too be increased,” Samsung announced in a press release.
Now Samsung smartphone users can access applications from the Samsung Application Store in their favourite language in various categories ranging from entertainment, games, utility, lifestyle, devotional and business.
“Popular applications like Bharat Matrimony, Ganesh speak, Indian property, Times of India, BSE, and Mydala amongst hundreds of other applications will soon be available in vernacular language for users. Customers can right away get experience in their own language by using ChatOn, Facebook, Gmail, and Newshunt on select Samsung devices,” said Samsung in a press release.
Announcing the launch, Vineet Taneja, country head, Samsung Mobile and IT, Samsung India, said, “Availability of content combined with easy access is the key driver for usage of any language. We clearly sense a need and a demand amongst users to communicate in local language using their mobile devices. That is the reason, as an industry leader, we are taking the lead by offering users the ease of accessing regional language content in their preferred language.”
“In Samsung we will increase the number of devices that offer regional language content and experience from next month onward as well as enhance the bouquet of languages for our consumers,” he further added.