April 18, 2016
ZINIO LAUNCHES MOBILE-OPTIMIZED MAGAZINE NEWSSTAND FOR SAMSUNG’S FLAGSHIP DEVICES GALAXY S7 AND GALAXY S7 EDGE – APP FEATURED ON GALAXY ESSENTIALS –
NEW YORK, April 18, 2016 — ZINIO, the world’s largest digital magazine distributor, announced today the launch of “ZINIO for Samsung”, a next generation digital magazine newsstand, offering mobile-optimized magazine reading exclusively to customers of the new Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge, Samsung’s latest flagship smartphones that launched to critical acclaim last month.
“ZINIO for Samsung” launched in 11 countries simultaneously, including the US, Mexico, UK and France, with top-selling local and international content, and will expand to further territories later in 2016. Samsung now offers the only device in the market where customers can browse, read and search articles of all magazines in an easy-to-read format that is specifically designed for a responsive, optimized experience for the mobile screen.
Samsung is featuring “ZINIO for Samsung” on Galaxy Apps and within Galaxy Essentials, its exclusive curated selection of must-have apps for owners of its Galaxy mobile devices. “ZINIO for Samsung” is the only magazine newsstand included in the Essentials program.
“We are very proud to be one of Samsung’s key partners on Galaxy Essentials”, said Kelly Conlin, ZINIO President and CEO. “We are celebrating the exciting new Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge by launching the mobile-optimized “ZINIO for Samsung” newsstand, providing customers with a stunning new reading experience across the world’s top magazine brands."
For a limited time, owners of Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge can also benefit from “ZINIO for Samsung’s” “7 for S7” launch promotion, granting each new customer access to 7 free magazines from top local brands in each territory.
ZINIO brings innovation and inspiration to the world of magazine publishers and consumers by delivering the ultimate digital reading experience on any device. As pioneers of the digital publishing industry for over a decade, ZINIO leads the digital magazine market in breadth of content and accessibility on any platform.
For magazine consumers, ZINIO operates online newsstands and award-winning iOS, Android, Windows and Kindle apps in more than 30 languages, providing the broadest selection of digital magazines accessible on any platform that can be read online or offline, synced across multiple devices and searched via archival content.
For magazine publishers, ZINIOpro converts print magazines to digital content through a SaaS platform that s PDF to XML, offering publishers complete flexibility in managing and delivering their content in branded, native magazine applications for tablet, smartphone and desktop, in searchable article databases, or through the growing network of ZINIO distribution partners.
The company has delivered 500 million digital magazine editions across more than 6,000 titles from 1,300 publishers in 200 countries to over 10 million customers.
Headquartered in New York City, the company has offices in San Francisco, Barcelona, London and Ho Chi Minh City.