New Samsung Galaxy Core LTE SM-G386F might be launched in March
It looks like Samsung is preparing the release of an LTE-capable successor to its Galaxy Core smartphone that was introduced in the first half of 2013. According to SamMobile, the new handset is called Galaxy Core LTE (surprising, isn’t it?), and has the model number SM-G386F.
The Bluetooth SIG lists the SM-G386F as being a phone made for Europe. We’re also seeing an SM-G386 (sans the F) that’s listed by several Chinese websites - this features TD-LTE, thus it should be available through China Mobile.
Assuming that the details gathered from China are accurate, the Galaxy Core LTE will offer a 4.5-inch display with 480 x 800 pixels, Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, a quad-core 1.2GHz processor, 8MP rear camera with LED flash, 1GB of RAM, MicroSD card support, and a 2,000 mAh battery. The photo on the left reportedly shows the black version of the new handset.
SamMobile has it that the Galaxy Core LTE SM-G386F will be released in week 11 of 2014 (in March). The original Galaxy Core is currently available for around $200 unlocked, so the LTE model shouldn’t be too expensive, either. Is anyone looking forward to buying this new Galaxy?
sources: SamMobile, Bluetooth SIG, ZOL (translated)