Microsoft and Samsung Electronics strengthens tie-up, will pre-install Microsoft Apps, Services
Microsoft and Samsung electronics expands their global partnership, thus bringing Microsoft services to more customers and on more devices. This will benefit not only the normal users but also business customers. With this partnership, Samsung will pre-install Microsoft product and services and applications on its devices.
Pre-Installed Service Include:
- Samsung will pre-install OneNote, OneDrive and Skype on the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge
- Samsung is also planning to pre-install Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, OneDrive and Skype on select Samsung Android Tablets
- Samsung will also offer 100GB of additional free cloud storage for two years via Microsoft OneDrive
- Business that buys devices from Samsung’s B2B sales channels will have access to Office 365 – Business, Business Premium and Enterprise – coupled with Samsung’s KNOX security solution.
Great things happen when you converge services and devices. Our partnership with Samsung is emblematic of our efforts to bring the best of Microsoft’s productivity services to everyone, on every device, so people can be productive wherever, however and whenever they want.Peggy Johnson, executive vice president of business development, Microsoft
Our goal is to meet the ever-evolving needs of both consumers and business customers and give them more power to discover new mobile experiences. We believe our suite of premium mobile products coupled with Microsoft’s productivity services will offer users the mobility they need in both their personal and business life.SangChul Lee, executive vice president of the Strategic Marketing Office, IT & Mobile Division at Samsung Electronics.