To enhance its portfolio of highly popular Galaxy range of smartphones, Samsung has added one more member to its large family and announced today Galaxy Core smartphone for Indian market. This smartphone is ideally suitable for those buyers who want to have experience of flagship Galaxy smartphone with a little less features. This smartphone appear to be advanced version of Galaxy SII.
With a 4.3-inch WVGA display, the Galaxy Core is powered by 1.2GHz Snapdragon Qualcomm Dual Core processor and runs on Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) operating system. The device comes with an 8GB internal memory space, which can be expanded up to 32GB via microSD card, and 1GB of RAM.
The Galaxy Core is equipped with 5-megapixel camera on the back along with a 0.3-megapixel front-facing shooter. The device also offers the unique Best Shot feature that recommends the best photos per 8 continuous shots.The GALAXY Core is packed with 1800mAh battery, and this appear to be little low on specifications. This smartphone is only 8.95 mm thick.
The Galaxy Core is supported by the innovative Smart Dual SIM feature that provides the user the convenience of having two SIM cards accessed by one phone without the need of switching off or rebooting the device. It enables the user to browse internet from one SIM while having the using the other number for incoming phone calls. The automatic call forwarding feature ensures that the users never miss any call.
The Galaxy Core comes preloaded with a variety innovative smart features like the Smart Stay, which recognizes when the user is looking at the device and saves battery life when a user looks away by dimming the screen and powering it down using advanced facial recognition. The Smart Alert feature highlights missed events such as missed calls and new messages when the phone is picked up. The S Voice feature enables the user to command the device verbally. The Voice Unlock feature enables the user to unlock the mobile using voice. The device also offers Motion UI feature wherein it enables the user to perform common actions simply by movement, for example shaking the mobile to update contents, turning it over to instantly mute the device etc.
The GALAXY Core also comes pre-loaded with ChatOn, Samsung’s unique cross-platform communication service that enables the users to socialize with friends, and ‘Games Hub’ that can be downloaded from the Samsung Apps Store. The device also offers the users Cloud Service that provides same experiences to multiple devices by offering sync and back-up of mobile data and contents.
Available in blue and white colors,the MRP price of GALAXY Core is Rs. 15690/-. As a special introductory offer, Samsung is offering a Digital Wallet of INR 5000 valid for 90 days applicable on Games. To avail the offer the user has to SMS ‘MyOffer’ to 56886, Get a D/L link for myServices App and launch the application.
Additionally, Samsung is also offering free bundled data for Vodafone and Idea users. Vodafone users, on purchase of the device, will get 1GB data free per month for 2 months till 30th September 2013 (applicable for 2G subscribers on Vodafone 2G/3G/EGDE). Idea users, on purchase of the device, will get 500MB data free per month for 2 months till 31st October 2013 (applicable on Idea 2G/3G/EGDE).