Microsoft Office Apps will be Pre-iinstalled on Samsung Tablets
Samsung and Microsoft has collaborated to expand later’s service on Android devices. Under the partnership, the Office apps will be pre-installed on some Samsung tablets running Android.
“Great things happen when you converge services and devices. Our partnership with Samsung is emblematic of our efforts to bring the best of Microsoft’s productivity services to everyone, on every device, so people can be productive wherever, however and whenever they want.”
said Peggy Johnson, executive vice president of business development, Microsoft.
The apps include Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, OneDrive, and Skype. The packages will start shipping in the first half of this year. The companies previously announced a deal to give Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge owners 100GB of additional free cloud storage for two years with OneDrive.
“Our goal is to meet the ever-evolving needs of both consumers and business customers and give them more power to discover new mobile experiences. We believe our suite of premium mobile products coupled with Microsoft’s productivity services will offer users the mobility they need in both their personal and business life.”
said SangChul Lee, executive vice president of the Strategic Marketing Office, IT & Mobile Division at Samsung Electronics.
Samsung is also planning on releasing a new Microsoft Office 365 and Samsung KNOX Business Pack. The duo recently settled its contract dispute over patent royalties.