If you keep yourself updated with the tech news, then you are most likely to be aware from Samsung Galaxy Core. This smartphone was announced by South Korean firm last month. It is expected to launch in the month of July, this year. Being a gadget freak, you might be waiting for the smartphone eagerly, right? What? You don’t even know the features of this upcoming smartphone? Pretty surprising! Anyway, would you like to know its complete specs? If yes, then you should keep reading this article.
Pros: Great camera, Big screen, Powerful Quad Core processor
Cons: Low resolution of the screen, Lacks 4G, Thin plastic casing
Samsung Galaxy Core is 3G smartphone. It will hit the market in two models – Samsung Galaxy Core I8260 and Samsung Galaxy Core I8262. The latter one has Dual SIM card slot with dual stand-by.
The outer look of this smartphone is good enough to make it attractive, and catch one’s attention. 129.3 x 67.6 x 9 mm are the dimensions of this upcoming smartphone. Weight is 124 g. So, this smartphone is easy to carry along. Good for all those out of you who travel a lot.
Samsung Galaxy Core has 4.3-inches TFT capacitive touchscreen. It offers 480 x 800 pixels resolution. The pixel density is 217ppi. Just like most of the smartphones getting launched nowadays, the multitouch feature is part of Samsung Galaxy Core.
Processor and Operating System
Samsung Galaxy Core is powered by Dual-core 1.2 GHz. If we compare this processor with those of other smartphones getting launched nowadays, then this is indeed low processing speed. If we talk generally, then this much processing speed is fine for most of people.
This smartphone runs Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean. Quite surprising point! Nowadays, most of new smartphones come with Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, which is the most up-to-date version of Android. The same version in Samsung Galaxy Core would have been a good step by Samsung. But unfortunately, you’ll have to deal with Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean.
The internal storage capacity is 8GB. This smartphone supports microSD card of maximum of 64GB. RAM is 1GB.
The Primary Camera of Samsung Galaxy Core is 5MP 2592×1944 pixels, autofocus, LED flash. It is blessed with features like Geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection. 480p@30fps is the video recording quality that you will get with this camera. The Secondary Camera is VGA, which is good enough for video conversations.
Samsung Galaxy Core is powered by Li-Ion 1800mAh battery. This battery is rated to provide stand-by time of up to 500 h (2G) / up to 300 h (3G). The talk time rating is up to 14 h (2G) / up to 9 h (3G).
Release Date and Price
Samsung Galaxy Core has been release in India with a price tag of RS. 15200 ($263 / €200). There is no information about the launch of the phone in other parts of the world. We’ll keep you updated as more info arrives.
Samsung Galaxy Core is indeed a good smartphone at a very affordable price. If you have set this budget for buying a new smartphone, then Samsung Galaxy Core is good choice for you.
What’s your view about this smartphone? Impressed or not? Would you like to buy it? Answer in the comment box.