Korean giant, Samsung has announced a new Android powered smartphone in its Galaxy portfolio. Dubbed as Galaxy Core Advance, the smartphone is a successor to Galaxy Core released sometime back. The device offers decent specifications and Samsung hopes that it will give competition to devices from Indian brands with its mid-range pricing.
The Samsung Galaxy Core Advance features a different design than usual Samsung smartphones with its soft touch back panel. It also has a lot of physical keys, which in other smartphones were limited to one at front coupled with capacitive keys. Now the Core Advance gets three physical keys for home, menu and back functions. At the right side, it has power key, volume recorder and dedicated camera button, whereas the volume keys are available at the left.With so many keys, the device also aims at helping disabled or visually impaired people.
Technical Specifications of Samsung Galaxy Core Advance
Deep blue and pearl white colors
Dimensions of 133.3 x 70.5 x 9.7 mm
Weight of 145 grams
4.7 inch screen size
WVGA resolution (800 x 480 pixels)
Pixel density of ppi
Dual-core processor clocked at 1.2 GHz
1 GB RAM
8 GB internal storage, which can be expanded via microSD card of up to 64 GB
5 MP rear camera with autofocus
VGA front camera for video calling functionalities
Offers software features such as Sound & Shot
2G/ 3G network support
Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC and GPS/ GLONASS
S Beam for one-click sharing of files, contacts, etc.
Android 4.2 JellyBean
Features like S Voice, S Translator, Group Play and Easy Mode
Launch date of Samsung Galaxy Core Advance
Samsung hasn’t given any official details of the device’s launch, but given an indication of launch early 2014. The pricing will also be announced at that time itself.