Samsung Makes Galaxy Core Official

This is a new entry-level dual-core smartphone running Android

By on May 6th, 2013 14:56 GMT

Today, South Korean mobile phone maker Samsung Electronics officially announced a new entry-level smartphone, namely the Samsung Galaxy Core.

Running under Google’s Android operating system, the new device is meant to deliver appealing processing capabilities to its users, courtesy of a dual-core CPU packed inside, Samsung notes.

In some countries, the new device will also provide users with the possibility to include two SIM cards at the same time inside it.

The new mobile phone comes to the market with a 1.2GHz dual-core processor inside, paired with 1GB of RAM, while featuring a 4.3-inch display, capable of delivering an 800 x 480 pixel resolution.

Furthermore, the device sports 8GB of internal memory, along with a microSD memory card slot with support for up to 64GB of additional storage space, and support for 3G networks.

The specifications list of the new mobile phone also includes a 5-megapixel photo snapper on the back, a VGA front camera for video calling, and the usual Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS capabilities, as well as an 1800mAh battery for long usage time.

The Samsung Galaxy Core arrives on shelves with a series of smart features developed by Samsung themselves and already announced for other devices in the company’s popular Galaxy lineup, such as the Galaxy S 4.

Some of these include:

- Smart Stay: Recognizes when a user is looking at the phone, and saves battery life when a user looks away by dimming the screen and powering down using advanced facial recognition

- Smart Alert: Alerts the user to missed calls and messages when the device is picked up

- Motion UI: Activates common functions such as refresh or mute with simple motion commands

- S Voice: Provides voice command functionality

As mentioned above, the new Galaxy Core is set to arrive on shelves in both single and dual-SIM flavors, and will be released in some markets as soon as this month, Samsung unveiled.

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