Samsung pegged for 3 May S-Cloud unveiling
Samsung is reportedly preparing to launch a cloud storage service geared toward taking over Apple’s iCloud platform.
Korean newspaper Maeil Business originally reported that the corporate was targeting its 3 May event in London because the launch date for the service.
Dubbed S-Cloud, the platform will reportedly offer users greater than 5GB of free storage and also will function as a media streaming and download service. The service would also reportedly allow users to store data beyond traditional media files.
Samsung declined to touch upon the report.
The 3 May event is shaping as much as be a significant release point for Samsung if reports are to be believed. Early invites sent by the corporate suggest that the development should be centred at the company’s Galaxy product line, resulting in speculation that Samsung will choose London because the venue for the introduction of the Galaxy S3 handset.
The S3 is rumoured to be sporting a higher battery life in addition to a brand new ceramics-based case design .
Samsung isn’t the only company associated with a potential storage service launch. Reports suggest that Google is within the final stages of preparation for the launch of its Drives platform. The service will reportedly aim to dethrone iCloud by offering users as much as 5GB of storage without cost.