KUALA LUMPUR (December 2, 2013) – Building on Samsung’s innovative Smart TV, Samsung Malaysia Electronics Sdn. Bhd. announced the new partnership with a music streaming service provider, Spotify, and the availability of the new Samsung Video Hub, a portal providing consumers the access to a wide selection of on-demand movies.
“We continuously create a world of possibilities through innovative technology in our Smart TVs and now are enhancing the variety and quality of entertainment for our consumers who are very “smart” savvy,” said Mr. Kwon Jae Hoon, Managing Director of Samsung Malaysia Electronics Sdn. Bhd.
He adds “In line with our goal to offer more new content and services through Samsung Smart TVs, Spotify and Samsung Video Hub present the access to database for movies and music. This takes us one step closer to providing consumers with the ultimate entertainment experience.”
Spotify on Samsung Smart TVs
Spotify, the award-winning digital music service, comes specially optimised for Samsung Smart TVs and enables users to listen to their favourite music directly from their Samsung Smart TV. Spotify offers on-demand access to over 20 million songs, with the option to search by song title, album or favorite artist. The app also automatically recommends the most popular music by region, and users can create and add new songs to playlists and subscribe to those of other members.
“Malaysians are always on the lookout for new avenues to enhance their home and personal entertainment experience. This partnership with Spotify is an important milestone for the area of home entertainment. Consumers will enjoy an extensive range of entertainment media through the Spotify application and Samsung Smart TV on-demand,” said Mr. Kwon.
Spotify is now available for download on Samsung Apps for Smart TV at a monthly subscription of RM14.90. New users can visit www.spotify.com/samsung to register for a trial and experience Spotify Premium for 30 days, completely free, and it will be included for all existing Spotify Premium users with a Samsung Smart TV.
Samsung Video Hub – Gateway to unlimited entertainment
Best viewed with the latest Samsung UHD TVs, Samsung Video Hub offers consumers the choice of purchasing or renting a wide selection of on-demand movies – from current blockbusters to timeless classics and the most-talked-about TV series produced by major Hollywood studios including Walt Disney Pictures and Dreamworks as well as local content.
Users can stream or download a video on Samsung Video Hub and choose to watch it across multiple Samsung devices from Smart TVs to GALAXY smartphones and tablets registered with the same Samsung account.
Enjoy Spotify and Samsung Video Hub on Samsung UHD TV
With a desire to access multimedia experiences on an expansive TV screen, more consumers are switching to larger screen size Smart TVs. Consumers are spoilt for choice with the range of Samsung Smart TV content that offers the immersive experience.
Apart from access to the richest content experience including Spotify and Samsung Video Hub, consumers are assured that Samsung UHD TVs are the only future-proof UHD TV in the current market that can adopt future UHD resolution standards. The Evolution Kit enables Samsung UHD TV users to always enjoy the latest features and services, and provides compatible solutions for up-coming UHD standards in connectivity and broadcasting. For Samsung UHD TVs, the Evolution Kit will be embedded in the One Connect box so the TV remains the focus while allowing users to perform upgrades and enjoy the latest UHD TV features seamlessly. The Evolution Kit, unique to Samsung UHD TVs, allows users the potential to enjoy the latest future technology, now and into the future.
Samsung UHD TVs boast Samsung’s proprietary Quadmatic Picture Engine for amazing picture quality. The Engine includes a four-step up-scaling technology to automatically detect and up-convert HD and Full HD to Ultra HD details so consumers can always enjoy the best UHD-level picture quality regardless of video source.
Besides the best image quality, Samsung UHD TVs feature quad-core processor for consumers to enjoy true multitasking capabilities between content and apps for a premium Smart TV experience. Imagine enjoying your Smart TV experience at double the processing speed.
The Samsung UHD TV 85” S9 retails at RM119,999 while the F9000 65” UHD TV is retailing at RM22,999 and the F9000 55” UHD TV at RM15,999
For further information, please visit www.samsung.com/my or visit Samsung Malaysia Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/samsungmalaysia.