MUMBAI: Smartphone and tablet manufacturing giant Samsung
has decided to offer user interface and access to content
for its users in nine Indian languages. These will be
supported on Galaxy Grand, Galaxy S4 and Tab 3. These
nine languages will be Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali, Tamil,
Telegu, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi and Gujarati.
The languages will be available on more affordable
phones within this month itself. This initiative has
been created especially for the Indian market. Applications
from the Samsung store such as Bharat Matrimony, India
Property, Times of India will be available in the vernacular
languages. Select phones will also have Facebook, Gmail
and the likes in the nine languages.
Samsung Mobile and IT, India Head, Vineet Taneja said
"We clearly sense a need and a demand amongst users
to communicate in local languages 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
More devices will be added as well as more languages.