Samsung Galaxy Core Advance may see 2014 launch

Samsung Galaxy Core Advance may see 2014 launch



Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Smartphone maker Samsung has declared that Galaxy Core Advance, a budget Android phone could enter markets in early 2014.

What sets the Galaxy Core Advance apart from other Galaxy Core Smartphones launched earlier this year is that it comes with added features and usability functions designed specifically for differently-abled and the visually impaired.

The enhanced features include light sensing technology; an optical scan which picks up text or image and reads it, a voice recorder which takes notes and the ability to operate the phone on a black screen which helps conserve battery.

Samsung Galaxy Core Advance is powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, the maker of which hasn’t been revealed; 4.7-inch TFT display (480 x 800) pixels. The phone is propped up by Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and runs on 1GB RAM.

In the storage department, the Core Advance comes with 8GB internal memory which is expandable up to 64GB via microSD.

It also has a 5MP rear camera with LED flash and a simple VGA front-facing camera as well

On the connectivity front there is usual line up of Bluetooth 3.0, WiFi, NFC, GPS and 3G. The battery on the phone is kept at 2000mAh.

As of now, Samsung has not revealed the price of the Galaxy Core Advance.

However, sources suggest that the next Galaxy Core phone may come in to two colour options — Pearl White and Deep Blue.

Samsung Galaxy Core Advance specifications

Processor: 1.2 Ghz dual core processor (unconfirmed chipset)
Display: 4.7-inch TFT display (480 x 800) pixels resolution.
Camera: 5MP rear with LED flash; VGA front-facing
OS: Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
RAM: 1GB
Storage: 8GB internal; expandable to 64GB via microSD
Connectivity: Bluetooth 3.0,WiFi, NFC, GPS and 3G
Battery: 2000mAh