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Samsung to announce another Galaxy handset called Win, the first with a quad-core Cortex-A5 SoC

Samsung is set to launch a new mainstream smartphone called the Galaxy Win according to a listing on a Vietnamese website (and we thought at first that it would run Windows).

The device, which is also known as the GT-i8552, surfaced on Mainguyen earlier this week and is a mid-range Galaxy DUOS smartphone with two SIM card slots.

It runs on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean with Samsung’s Nature user interface and will apparently be available in April. Other features include a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 SoC clocked at 1.2GHz (possibly the quad-core MSM8225Q) with an Adreno 203 GPU, possibly 512MB of RAM, a 5-megapixel rear camera and a VGA front facing one, a 2,000mAh battery, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, GPS and a Ceramic white colour.

Disappointingly, it will feature a 4.7in 800 x 480 Super AMOLED display which will deliver one of the worst pixel densities on the market.

April is expected to be a very busy week for Samsung with a few other Galaxy Smartphones expected to be announced.

The “lite” version of the Samsung Galaxy S4, called the S4 Mini, is rumoured to be in the pipeline and Samsung already launched the Galaxy Pocket Neo and the Galaxy Star yesterday.

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