Samsung has officially released its mid-range Android Smartphone – Galaxy Core – in India. The flagship device will be available for sale at a best buy price of Rs. 15,690 (€ 200) from July 1.
Packed with strong hardware features like 4.3-inch screen with a 480×800 resolution, 1GB of RAM, a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 5-megapixel rear camera and a VGA front facing camera, the new flagship device runs on Google’s Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system. The 8GB of internal storage of the phone can be expanded through a microSD card. The phone supports up to 480p video playback.
The connectivity options of the device include Bluetooth 3.0, Wi-Fi, and Global Positioning System (GPS). The phone comes with an 1800mAh battery and the FM Radio functionality. Thanks to the smart dual-SIM functionality of the device, the users can receive calls on one SIM card even when they are operating the second SIM.
The device also features the high-end Smart Stay function that uses the advanced facial recognition to identify when a user is looking away from the phone and when the user is, it dims the screen and powers down the other active components to save the battery life. The Smart Alert feature notifies the user about the messages and missed calls instantly when the phone is picked up.
Galaxy Core is currently available in white and black color will soon offer additional colors.
As a special introductory offer, the company is offering a Digital Wallet of Rs. 5000 valid for 90 days applicable on Games, with the device. The user can subscribe the service by sending SMS ‘MyOffer’ to 56886, getting a link for myServices and launching the application.
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