Samsung has Launched the ‘SAMSUNG SMART APP CHALLENGE(SSAC) 2012’, a Global Contest for Mobile Application Developers which aims to boost the mobile ecosystem for the GALAXY Tab and GALAXY Note users.

The challenge is open to all mobile application developers across the globe and developers who wish to participate should sign up directly on the App Challenge website and register their apps on Samsung Apps.

Contest entrants will be divided into two categories. In the “Samsung Apps Super Apps” segment, winning entries will be decided by the public, with the 30 most downloaded games and 30 most downloaded non-game apps winning a share of the prize money. In the “Best S Pen App” segment, a panel of judges will decide the winning entries, which will consist of 20 innovative applications which use S Pen’s functionality in interesting and experiential ways.

Winning entrants will be rewarded with record-high prize money totaling to $4.08 million and a variety of promotional benefits through Samsung’s global channels. They will be given a chance to promote their apps through a variety of social media channels as well as other online and offline platforms such as Samsung Mobile, Samsung Apps and Samsung Developers.