Samsung to announce its own cloud-based service like Apple’s iCloud?

by · April 24, 2012

According to a leak from Korean newspaper Maeil Business, it has been reported that along with the launch of Galaxy SIII, Samsung will annouce its cloud based service S-Cloud, similar to Apple’s iCloud on May 3,2012.
According to the rumours Samsung S-Cloud will be having following features:-

  • Unlimited Data sharing: – It will provide users no restriction over sharing data & storage like those found on Apple’s iCloud service.
  •   It is suggested that Samsung has teamed up with Microsoft to ensure worldwide availability of S-Cloud.
  • S-Cloud users will apparently get more than 5GB of storage, but it’s not clear if that is a free or paid-for allowance. It is also said to be ready to offer various HD quality TV shows, movies as well as music content through its S-Cloud service.
  •  It will support many Samsung TVs, laptops, tablets and Smartphone’s in S-cloud area to take benefit of accessing all content at a single device in an easy way.

The cloud-storage market is becoming very hot with key players like dropbox, Apple’s iCloud, Amazon drive, Microsoft Skydrive. Google also planning to launch its cloud-based service named Google drive sometimes very soon. It will be interesting to see how Samsung S-Cloud compares to iCloud, Dropbox, and Skydrive and the coming Google drive.
Tell us your views on this will Samsung be able to get more customers than the other cloud services available?

Source Maeil Business
via The Verge

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