Samsung Reveals Technology-Sharing Partnership with Microsoft

Ciara Alarcon
Apart from launching its new products like the Galaxy Note 10 series at the Unpacked event, Samsung has also announced its revamped partnership with Microsoft, which eyes to bridge the gap between Android and Windows devices.

Samsung Reveals Technology-Sharing Partnership with Microsoft
Samsung Reveals Technology-Sharing Partnership with Microsoft

Happened at the Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn, New York, the Korean tech giant welcomed Satya Nadella, Chief Executive Officer of Microsoft to talk about its technology-sharing agreement with the company. And by bringing the best of both Galaxy and Windows platforms, the two brands are set to deliver an enhanced cloud computing and advanced intelligence to offer a seamless mobile experience in the 5G era.

“We believe the mobile industry is on the cusp of a transformation, one in which individual devices give away to seamless, connected and continuous experiences, wherever we go,” DJ Koh, President and CEO of IT and Mobile Communications Division, Samsung Electronics, addressed. “Open collaborations, like the this industry-leading partnership with Microsoft, are instrumental in pioneering a new generation of mobile experiences. As new technologies like 5G become a reality, our partnership will play an important role in helping people live more fluid, flexible lives.”

Unpacked Event
Unpacked Event

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“Microsoft and Samsung share a long history of innovation and collaboration, and today’s announcements mark the next stage in our partnership,” Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, noted. “Our ambition is to help people be more productive on any device, anywhere – and the contribution of our intelligent experiences with Samsung’s powerful, new devices makes this reality.”

With this collaboration, Microsoft’s famed productivity solutions for smartphones will be integrated to Galaxy products and services. Here are the details:

  • Enhanced Outlook Experience -  the new Galaxy Note 10 now features an optimized and integrated Outlook app that helps users to connect, organize, and get things done;
  • OneDrive Cloud Storage – Samsung Gallery can automatically sync to Microsoft OneDrive services;
  • Seamlessly Flow Between PC and Mobile – users can now send messages, manage notifications, sync photos, and mirror their phone on their PCs. 

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