Samsung has confirmed that its Galaxy Win smartphone will not be released in the UK.
The firm told V3 on Tuesday that it will not be “ranging Galaxy Win” in the country, ending ongoing speculation about Samsung’s release plans for the dual Sim phone.
The Win was originally unveiled for the Chinese market last week before the firm said it would be releasing the device in other markets on Monday. However, the UK will not be one of these markets.
The news will prove disappointing for enterprise customers looking for an affordable alternative to Samsung’s forthcoming top end Galaxy S4 smartphone.
The Win is the latest shot by Samsung to sell Android to businesses, being available is single and dual Sim options, ideally for those regularly travelling and looking to cut down on roaming costs.
The phone also boasts several other business-related features. These include an Easy Mode that pushes commonly used apps and functions to the forefront of the user interface and a Motion UX feature.
Motion UX lets users do things like mute the Win, refresh and update web pages and Scan for other devices using motion controls
The rest of the Win's specs indicate it will be a mid-tier handset, though. The device will feature a 4.7in WVGA TFT LCD display, 5MP camera and have just 8GB of internal storage.
Power-wise the Win is reasonable, with a 1.2GHz quad-core processor and it will run on Google's Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system and feature a sizeable 2,000mAh battery.
The device unveiling comes just before the release of Samsung's top end Galaxy S4 smartphone. Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S4 in March, promising its Knox business services make it an ideal choice for enterprise customers.
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