Samsung launches regional language User Interface and apps in 9 Indian languages

Samsung Electronics on Tuesday launched user interface in nine Indian languages for smartphone and tablet users in the country.

NEW DELHI: Samsung Electronics on Tuesday launched user interface in nineIndian languages for smartphone and tabletusers in the country. The Indian languages will be supported on Galaxy Grand, Galaxy S4 and Tab 3. The languages include Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi and Gujarati, Samsung said in a statement.

Samsung plans to enhance the availability of regional language content to its affordable smart phone range starting with Galaxy Star later in August. The number of languages being offered too will be increased.

This initiative will enable consumers to access applications from the Samsung Application Store in their language in various categories ranging from entertainment, games, utility, lifestyle, devotional and business. Users can get experience in their own language by using Chaton, Facebook, Gmail and Newshunt on select Samsung devices.

Vineet Taneja, country head, Samsung Mobile and IT , Samsung Indiasaid in a statement, “Availability of content combined with easy access is the key driver for usage of any language. We sense a need and a demand amongst users to communicate in local languages using their mobile devices.”

Kiran Karnik, chairman, National Committee on Telecom and & Broadband , CII said, “a ccess to regional language content will not only give a strong fillip to data consumption on the mobile platform, but will empower millions of Indians who are not fluent in English. The industry as a whole needs to take this initiative forward with the developers creating good quality content, service providers giving attractive packages to boost data consumption and manufacturers improving the overall mobile experience. I see Indian mobile telephony on the threshold of a new wave, driven by not only data consumption in English but in regional languages as well.”

“”We are very excited that Facebook for Android and Facebook Messenger on Samsung smartphones will now support nine Indian languages. This is an excellent opportunity to help bring millions of Indians online via Facebook through these collaborative efforts.”” said Kevin D’souza, Country Growth Manager, Facebook India.


Buy HTC One dual-SIM online at Rs 46,495

New Delhi: HTC One dual-SIM is now available online at Rs 46,495 on e-commerce site Flipkart. The phone can be ordered online though it has not officially hit the Indian stores. Flipkart, in its site has also mentioned that the phone will be delivered within 9-10 business days.

The phone, available in Silver colour, has a 4.6-inch Full HD capacitive touchscreen. The phone runs Android Jelly Bean OS and is powered by a 1.7 GHz quad-core processor. With 2GB RAM, the phone features UltraPixel primary camera and a 2.1 mega pixel secondary camera.

It has a storage capacity of 32 GB expandable upto 64 GB using microSD card. Other features include 25 GB Dropbox, Built-in NFC, Audio Recording, Games, Multi-task.

Key Specs

Android Jelly Bean OS

2.1 MP Secondary Camera

UltraPixel Primary Camera

4.6-inch Full HD Capacitive Touchscreen

1.7 GHz Quad Core Processor

SIM1:- Up to HSPA (900/2100 MHz) and up to EVDO REV. B (800 MHz)

SIM2:- Up to EDGE (900/1800/1900 MHz)

Full HD Recording

Expandable Storage Capacity of 64 GB