Samsung has added one more device in its large portfolio of Galaxy range of smartphones, by announcing Galaxy Core Advance smartphone. This smartphone will be avilable in Deep Blue and Pearl White colors, and will be available in the markets early next year. Samsung has not disclosed the price of this device, and as usual the same will be announced at the time of launch in the respective markets.
The Samsung Galaxy Core Advance sports a 4.7-inch TFT display with a 480×800 (WVGA) pixels resolution, and runs on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean with Samsung’s TouchWiz UI on top. It is powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, coupled with 1GB of RAM and 8GB internal storage, which can be expanded upto 64GB via micro SD card. The Galaxy Core Advance is equipped with a 5-megapixel rear autofocus camera with a LED flash and a VGA front camera. This smrtphone is packed with 2000 mAh battery. For connectivity options, it has Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, USB 2.0 H/S and GPS.
The Galaxy Core Advance incorporates dedicated keys for voice recorder, camera, volume, menu, home and power functions, ideal for those users who are less comfortable with a touch-screen experience. This smartphone also comes with smart features, including S Voice, S Translator, Sound & Shot, Group Play and Easy Mode, which are provided by other Galaxy series of smartphones.
The South Korean handset maker has included number of usability functions and enhanced accessibility features for disabled and visually impaired users, in their latest Galaxy Core Advance smartphone. Thes features include Optical Scan that automatically recognizes text from an image and reads it aloud to the user, Light Sensing technology that uses the device’s camera to sense light direction and brightness, and Instant Voice Recorder that offers simplified access to make quick voice notes. The device is also equipped with Screen Curtain that enables users to operate commands on a black screen to ensure privacy and saves battery life, high quality TTS (Text-to-Speech) functionalities and Voice Guided Camera functions to help users take pictures by reading out the number of faces detected and their standing location.