Samsung offers to 8.3 million in rates are best for Tizen apps




Developers can from February to win in October 2017 Monthly $ 10,000 as their Tizen app in the monthly top 100 state. In total, Samsung presented converted a maximum of 8.3 million euros to developers.

Samsung presented the money to developers of the best apps for Tizen smartphones under the Tizen Mobile App Incentive Program. Devs should focus specifically on the Samsung Z1, Z2, Z3 and “further smartphones released in 2017. These smartphones are destined for countries such as India and Bangladesh, so interested tweakers will have to import these devices before they can get to work. One consolation is that the devices have been deliberately priced low in order to bring them to the man in these developing markets. The Z1 takes on Amazon India, for example 55 euros.

The translations leave something to be desired on the page. On one hand, Samsung says that “developers can win every month $ 10,000 if their app in the monthly top 100 state ‘, which does not exclude whose app devs for nine months in the rankings is therefore bringing a total of $ 90,000. On the other hand Samsung sets later in smaller letters that “the reward can be provided at once by a app, which is not beating English and sow doubt. Remains possible total potential profit for a developer at $ 10,000. Tweakers contacted Samsung and asked for clarification.

Tizen Samsung reports that official Tizen- and Samsung Apps are excluded from the competition. These are probably just be in the top 100, which means that developers there will have to compete with. This also applies to other apps larger developers such as WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger. Since January, developers can enroll. The actual competition runs from 1 February to 31 October 2017. At any time, developers can enroll during the competition.

It is not the first time that Samsung makes such a move for its operating system. In October came with the Tizen App Challenge to come up, with the company a total of $ 185,000 to give away prices apply to the developers of the popular Unity games that are ported to Tizen.


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