Samsung launches paid apps in UAE

Users can now pay for apps via credit card, download them to mobile device

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Samsung launches paid apps in UAE Samsung smartphone users can now pay for apps with credit cards.
By  Georgina Enzer Published  July 29, 2011

Samsung Apps has launched its paid apps in the UAE. Samsung smartphone users can now use their credit cards to purchase and download paid apps directly from the Samsung Apps store to their mobile devices.

"At Samsung Apps we're committed to doing all we can to provide our customers with an enhanced user experience and the new payment method will offer the UAE customers choice, flexibility and ultimately a simpler purchase journey," said Ashraf Fawakherji, general manager of Samsung Gulf Electronics Telecommunication Group. "Following the launch in the UAE, we plan to expand the new payment option to other Gulf countries later in the year."

The Samsung Apps store currently has approximately 15,000 apps in 120 countries and achieved 10 million downloads in the first three months of operation, and 100 million download by ten months after its launch.

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