Samsung Galaxy Core

Announced:
May 6, 2013
Market status:
Released

PhoneArena Rating:

8.0
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  • Fingerprint
  • Lightweight
  • Thin
  • LTE
  • Waterproof
  • NFC
  • Dual SIM

Display

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Display size:

4.3 inches

Resolution:

480 x 800 pixels

Pixel density:

217 ppi

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body ratio:

60.25 %

Features:

Proximity sensor

Camera

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Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

5 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus

Flash:

LED

Video recording:

720x480 (DVD) (30 fps)

Front:

0.3 megapixels VGA

Design

Dimensions:

5.09 x 2.66 x 0.35 inches (129.3 x 67.6 x 8.95 mm)

Weight:

4.37 oz (124 g)
the average is 6 oz (173 g)

Hardware & Performance

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System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8625

Processor:

Dual-core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A5

GPU:

Adreno 203

RAM:

1 GB

Internal storage:

8 GB

Storage expansion:

up to 64 GB

OS:

Android (4.1)

Battery

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Capacity:

1800 mAh

Talk time:

14.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1388 min)

Stand-by time:

20.8 days (500 hours)
the average is 21 days (500 h)

Talk time (3G):

9.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1396 min)

Stand-by time (3G):

12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 26 days (636 h)

Cellular

UMTS:

900, 2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data:

HSPA, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM:

Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

3.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n

USB:

USB 2.0

Connector:

microUSB

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS

Other:

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

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Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Nov 02, 2013

FCC ID value:

A3LGTI8262 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.31 W/kg

Body:

0.85 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.05 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.94 W/kg

This device is also known as Samsung I8262, Samsung I8260

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Samsung Galaxy Core I8260

Single SIM version

Differences from the main variant:

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Nov 26, 2013

FCC ID value:

A3LGTI8260E link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.19 W/kg

Body:

0.77 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.13 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.77 W/kg

Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • Does not support automatic screen brightness
  • Too little RAM
  • Low pixel density screen (217 ppi)

Description

The Samsung Galaxy Core will be a low- to mid-range model with a 4.3" WVGA display, 1.2GHz dual-core processor (possibly a MediaTek or something like that), 5MP camera and Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. One of its more interesting features is that it will come in a Dual SIM variant, where the two SIM card slots will be able to remain active simultaneously. The Galaxy Core will come with the lovely TouchWiz Nature user interface and all of its useful features like Smart Stay, S Voice and Smart Alert, with the last one alerting you to missed calls and messages once you pick the phone up.

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