Samsung, content providers close deal to bundle freebies on Galaxy S5
Samsung Electronics has announced a partnership with 16 leading mobile content and service providers to offer Galaxy S5 users more than $600 (99,000 Naira) worth of exclusive, pre-paid and discounted subscriptions.
The freebies offered ranges from fitness to news to productivity apps, the technology company said underscoring the need to reward loyal customers of the smartphone brand.
JK Shin, CEO and President of IT & Mobile Division, Samsung Electronics says “We are continually looking for the best partners to help us expand and enhance the mobile experience for our dedicated users. The Galaxy S5 was designed to offer consumers the most advanced tool to help improve their everyday lives. These new partnerships perfectly compliment this mission with a comprehensive offering of some of the world’s best mobile resources to suit people’s active lives.”
The services offered with their availability include RunKeeper with year free premium service, MapMyFitness with 6 months free premium service, Skimble with 6 months free premium service, Lark with 1 year premium service, Paypal with $50 (8,250 Naira) voucher on PayPal merchants, Wall Street Journal with free 6 month subscription to Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg Businessweek+ with 12 Months free subcription and LinkedIn with free LinkedIn Premium. account for 3 months
Others include Cut the Rope 2 with $10 (1,650 Naira) in game credits, Flick Dat with free download of $2 (330 Naira) paid app, Box with free 50 GB for 6 months and $60 (9,900 Naira) value, Dropbox with 50GB for 2 years, $100 (16,500 Naira) value, Bitcasa with 1TB storage for 3 months, Blurb with free $5 (825 Naira) coupon, EasilyDo Pro with 6 months free EasilyDo Pro and Evernote with 3-12 month free subscription.
According to Samsung, the services may not be available in all countries and features may vary from country to country while service provider may change the name and/or value of its application at any time. There may also be restrictions.