Rumor has it that Samsung wants to make your experience of purchasing a Galaxy device from its retail store more personalized. Apparently the company is going to install third party applications based on the user’s personality, when that user comes in to a Samsung retail store to purchase a Galaxy device. So for example banking and finance apps would be installed for someone working in a corporation or running their own business, while students may get office suites and note taking applications. Younger buyers may be enticed with pre-installed games.
Now it isn’t entirely clear just how Samsung will go about this. One source tells 9to5Google that the process is actually going to be “relatively simple.” Presumably the sales staff will ask the customer some questions about their work or hobbies and take it from there, customers may even be asked to fill out a form detailing their preferences. Not all third party apps and games are free, and Samsung will not be paying for them on your behalf. Instead, the rumor is that Samsung will only install three month trial versions of the apps, and once the time runs out, customers will then have the option of paying for the apps themselves to continue using them. It is unclear when this promotion is going to go in effect, but we’ll keep an eye out for it.