Samsung 1000 TV Apps
Samsung reaches 1000 TV Apps, 10m downloads

17 Oct 2011 | Rasmus Larsen |

Samsung is pulling away from its competitors in the Smart TV area. Samsung announces that they have reached 1000 TV Apps and that users have downloaded more than 10 million Apps.

Samsung Smart TV hits 1000 Apps

Samsung believes in the Smart TV trend and is aggressively pushing their platform. With Smart TVs users can download video-on-demand apps, news apps, social media apps and much more. And Samsung seems to take the lead after the first year of Smart TVs.

Samsung Smart TV
Samsung Smart TV

Samsung says that they have reached 1000 TV Apps on their Smart TVs – but these also include local apps. The most popular apps are YouTube, Maps, Accuweather, Vimeo and vTuner – not really a surprise, because these are all pre-installed.

Samsung also reports that they reached the 10 million downloads mark in September and they expect to react 11 million before the end of October. Samsung reached 5 million in May. The other manufacturers have not announced any numbers but looking at their Smart TV platforms it is clear that they still ahve some catching-up to do.

For a quick introduction to Samsung’s Smart TVs see this Samsung trailer. You can learn more about Smart TVs in our Smart TV section.

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