Today, February 23, Samsung launched its new Android app named Samsung Max for mobile data saving and privacy management. The app provides data usage monitoring and improved Wi-Fi security.
Samsung Max bears the support of the latest iteration of the Data Saving Mode and Privacy Protection Mode of the brand. The app is basically to replace Opera Max, one of the world’s leading mobile VPNs. This makes the two features accessible to more of Samsung users.
All over the world, data has become a commodity, but many plans are simply still too expensive for consumers that want to get the most out of the latest technology built into their devices. With Samsung Max, our users in every corner of the globe now have increased autonomy and control over their data usage and privacy in an era of rising security threats, fraudulent apps and user profiling. – Seounghoon Oh, VP, Samsung R&D Institute India
The new app is based on the popular features of Make for India initiative of Samsung. The aim of the initiative is to provide locally relevant and beneficial software and hardware.
In the press release, Samsung provided a brief FAQ on the app, giving the reason behind its development: “Ensuring trust in our products and services is our top priority. We developed Samsung Max to give users premium security features for added safety and peace of mind.”
The app will be preloaded on all the new smartphones of the Galaxy A and Galaxy J series in the countries India, Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, South Africa, Nigeria, Indonesia, Vietnam, and Thailand. On other Samsung devices, the Play Store and the Galaxy Apps stores will get you the app for download. Samsung users presently using Opera Max will have an automatic upgrade to Samsung Max starting today.
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