Samsung Galaxy Core Lite announced, offers LTE and a low pixel density screen

What we’re seeing on the left is... uhm, let us just take another look - ah, yes, it’s Samsung’s latest entry-level Android smartphone! Called Galaxy Core Lite, the new handset was officially unveiled today at a press event in Taiwan, and Samsung made sure to provide attendees with a visual treat (not really related to the smartphone itself).

The Galaxy Core Lite - model number SM-G3586V - features LTE connectivity, and a 4.7-inch display with only 480 x 800 pixels (thus being one of the few WVGA Samsung handsets to come with LTE). The new handset also offers NFC, a 5MP rear camera with LED flash, quad-core 1.2GHz Snapdragon 400 processor, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of expandable internal memory, and a 2,000 mAh battery. For some mysterious reason, the Core Lite won’t be running Android 4.4 KitKat at launch, instead shipping with the older 4.3 Jelly Bean.

Samsung will sell the Galaxy Core Lite starting this month on Taiwan, asking 7,988 TWD (about $266) for it. And yes, that is a bit more than we'd expected. At the moment, we don’t know if the Galaxy Core Lite will be available in other markets.

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1. Jinto

Posts: 436; Member since: Jan 15, 2014

I'd rather take the girl.

14. Ashoaib

Posts: 3276; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

For this beautiful girl, low pixel density is not fair... I want to see her on a high resolution

22. great

Posts: 85; Member since: Jan 21, 2013

yaa came here for the girl ...not the phone

24. Ashoaib

Posts: 3276; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

Ofcourse, I dont want this low end phone

4. UglyFrank

Posts: 2193; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

So many S400s, never an S600 or an S4 Pro

6. Felix_Gatto

Posts: 942; Member since: Jul 03, 2013

Galaxy Pocket, Star, Young, Fame, and Core are totally losers compared to many of their competitors.

7. NokiaFTW

Posts: 2072; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

I'm sorry Samsung, but I'll have that chick.

8. Cicero

Posts: 1117; Member since: Jan 22, 2014

Sony Xperia M is better.

9. only1post unregistered

This is hard Core ... now i want to do an unboxing ... for the girl.

11. fzacek

Posts: 2486; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

Nothing has beat the Moto G in value so far. It is almost one hundred dollars cheaper and has the same specs, apart from a better, 720p display...

15. Shatter

Posts: 2036; Member since: May 29, 2013

The Moto G does not have LTE,

16. fzacek

Posts: 2486; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

Moto G LTE version is still cheaper and better than this POS...

19. HoPhonTab

Posts: 36; Member since: Jun 03, 2014

Lol Xiaomi is now releasing their products here in the Philippines there is also the Moto G killer the Xiaomi Redmi 1s with a lower price and Snapdragon 400 quad core with MiUI V5

12. AfterShock

Posts: 4146; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

If you asked me, I couldn't tell the difference between this and a S4, S5 or S5 Prime to save my soul. They are beginning to remind me of boats and other things that when shown from one side or flipped over, all look the same.

13. wilsong17 unregistered

Can you tell the difference in a iphone

17. fzacek

Posts: 2486; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

Nope! Good point...

21. AfterShock

Posts: 4146; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

No, not easily, good point.

18. gigaraga

Posts: 1454; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

I see they changed the camera module so the ring is circular rather than a square with rounded corners...

20. fireblade

Posts: 717; Member since: Dec 27, 2013

meh, moto g offers better spec for lower price.

25. PorkyBurger

Posts: 585; Member since: May 18, 2013

LOL, it doesn't even have the front-facing camera...just noticed that.. ō.ō

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