Samsung Drive Link: Android-app for drivers | Review & Specs

When the company Samsung has announced a smartphone Galaxy S III, then together with the leader it introduced a range of accessories and unusual applications for areas such as sports and health. Now the company has expanded the list of proprietary software product named Samsung Drive Link Android App, which is focused on drivers and designed for safe use of a smartphone while driving.

Samsung Drive Link

For listening to music, navigation, and talk through the hands-free-headset on the road. In addition, the Samsung Drive Link application includes other useful features for the driver who did not contradict rigorous standards of safety on the roads. As regards the latter, it is taken as a basis for a set of rules the Japanese Automobile Manufacturers Association, which is one of the most stringent in the world of organizations to monitor compliance with safety on the road.

Samsung Drive Link
Concise API Drive Link adapted for fast and intuitive use while driving, and has big icons, large print and simple menu structure. While loading the application, the user sees a welcome screen that displays the current time information, weather, and location. All information stored in S Calendar, also displayed on the screen. If they contain the address information, the Galaxy S III smartphone will display a link, and the address is set directly as a destination.

By using the GPS in your smartphone, the Samsung Drive Link application allows the driver to Drive Link designate destinations or search for the specific address. If while using the application, the user has got a text message with information about the address, you can one-click on the message to set this address as the destination.

In addition, the Samsung Drive Link Application supports the MirrorLink, which lets you connect your smartphone to your car entertainment system or host system machine. Note that it is supported by automakers such as GM, Toyota, Honda, Volkswagen, Daimler and Hyundai.


Music Features in Samsung Drive Link is not limited only by media library, located in a smartphone. Due to the special application for Internet radio, Tuneln, you can access thousands of radio stations 70 and 2 million on-demand. The only condition – you have access to the Internet. In addition, in the near future Samsung promises appearance and compatible Internet applications.

The Text-To-Speech (text to voice translation) is available only in English, French, Italian, German and Spanish.

Samsung Drive Link application is already available for the smartphone Samsung Galaxy S III (GT-I9300), and in the near future there will be versions for other smartphones running OS Google Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Samsung Drive Link can be downloaded from the app store of Samsung Apps in 21 countries, including Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Spain, Switzerland, Sweden, Ukraine and the United Kingdom.


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