Samsung app store opens its UK doors

Samsung's 'Premium' app store for Android apps has gone live for users in the UK.

The online offers 'a multitude of free and premium apps', which you can buy using a credit card, Samsung said purchased premium apps will simply be added to the customer’s phone bill or deducted from a SIM card balance at some point in the 'near future'.

Simon Stanford, mobile managing director of Samsung UK and Ireland, said: 'Anyone that signs up to Samsung Apps Store for Android today, will find a multitude of free and premium apps already available.

'In the spirit of providing Android users with the best possible mobile experience, it is our intention to continue to develop this premium service to ensure our customers have access to all the latest great content on Android.'

The UK is one of the first countries to introduce premium Android applications through Samsung Apps for Android devices.

The Samsung Apps Store for Android is here.