Samsung Adds New Amazon Instant Video App to the Growing Streaming Lineup on Samsung Smart TVs

  Samsung Adds New Amazon Instant Video App to the Growing Streaming Lineup on
  Samsung Smart TVs

 Amazon Instant Video offers more than 140,000 movies and TV episodes to rent
 or purchase and more than 30,000 titles on Prime Instant Video available to
                     Prime members at no additional cost

Business Wire

RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J. -- October 24, 2012

Samsung Electronics America, Inc., a market leader and award-winning innovator
in consumer electronics, is proud to announce that Amazon Instant Video now
joins the rapidly growing library of streaming content featured on Samsung

Available for immediate download via Samsung Apps to any 2012 Smart Samsung
TV, Amazon Instant Video will deliver access to a huge library of over 140,000
movies and commercial-free TV shows – many in HD. In addition, Amazon Prime
members can watch more than 30,000 titles on Prime Instant Video at no
additional cost.

The brand new app – launching for the first time on Samsung 2012 Smart TVs –
has a completely redesigned user interface that is optimized for a living room
experience. It also supports advance streaming technologies, and features
including Your Watchlist, closed captions, and tailored content

Amazon Instant Video joins the impressive roster of streaming content
available to view on Samsung Smart TVs – no set-top box required – including
Hulu Plus, Netflix, Blockbuster, YouTube, Vudu, AOL On, Vimeo, BBC News and
many others.

“Streaming video content has emerged as the killer app for our Smart TV
platform. In addition to our current line-up of big brands, Amazon Instant
Video has been one of the most commonly requested services from our
customers,” said Eric Anderson, Vice President of Content and Product
Solutions, Samsung Electronics America. “We are very proud to say that today
we deliver on that request – along with a brand new UI available for the first
time on Samsung TVs.”

“Our goal is to provide consumers with the best video content on a large
amount of connected devices and we are very excited to offer our customers the
ability to rent, purchase or subscribe to movies or TV episodes directly
through their Samsung TV,” said Anthony Bay, VP of Worldwide Digital Video for “Amazon Instant Video looks fantastic on Samsung TVs, and this new
version of the app makes it a delight to lean back and enjoy videos with

To access the Amazon Instant Video app on a Samsung 2012 TV, customers need to
only download the app to Samsung Smart TV and register. Movies and TV episodes
that already have been purchased or rented from will appear
automatically in Your Video Library on the Amazon Instant Video app for
Samsung Smart TV.

For more information and images of the 2012 Samsung product portfolio lineup,
please visit

About Amazon Instant Video

The Amazon Instant Video offers more than140,000 movies and TV episodes to
browse, buy, rent and stream including the latest new release movies like
Marvel’s The Avengers, The Hunger Games, and Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most
Wanted, and popular TV shows like Homeland, Revolution, Big Bang Theory, and
The Walking Dead. Most current TV shows can be purchased by individual episode
or at a discount with a TV season pass.

In addition to receiving free two-day shipping on millions of items and access
to thousands of books from the Kindle Owners’ Lending Library, Prime members
can instantly stream more than 30,000 TV shows and movies, all for just $79 a
year. The Prime Instant Video library includes popular TV shows such as Parks
and Recreation, Downton Abbey and The West Wing as well as new release movies
such as Iron Man 2 and Rango, and popular kids TV including SpongeBob
SquarePants, Dora the Explorer, and Phineas and Ferb. Non-Prime members can
start their free one-month trial today.

About Samsung Electronics America, Inc.

Headquartered in Ridgefield Park, NJ, Samsung Electronics America, Inc. (SEA),
a wholly owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., markets a broad
range of award-winning, digital consumer electronics and home appliance
products, including HDTVs, home theater systems, MP3 players, digital imaging
products, refrigerators and washing machines. A recognized innovation leader
in consumer electronics design and technology, Samsung is the HDTV market
leader in the U.S. Please visit for more information.


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