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Samsung Galaxy Core Advance joins the Galaxy smartphone series

Samsung Galaxy Core Advance smartphone
Samsung Galaxy Core Advance smartphone
The low-end Galaxy Core Advance will become commercially available in early 2014 featuring Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, a 1.2 GHz dual core processor, 1 GB of memory and a 4.7-inch WVGA screen.

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Samsung has recently announced a low-end device to join the Galaxy family in early 2014, namely the Galaxy Core Advance. The new Android handset is a slightly improved version of the existing Samsung Galaxy Core and features physical buttons, as well as a larger screen. According to the press release, "This innovative device provides a meaningful design to extend Samsung’s powerful technology to more users."

These are the main features of the Samsung Galaxy Core Advance:

  • Processor: 1.2 GHz dual-core (unspecified brand and model)
  • Memory/Storage: 1 GB RAM; 8 GB internal storage and microSD support up to 64 GB
  • Display: 4.7-inch with 480X800 pixels
  • Cameras: 5 MP with autofocus primary, VGA secondary
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, micro USB 2.0, NFC, HSPA, GPS with GLONASS
  • Operating system: Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
  • Battery: 2,000 mAh
  • Weight/Dimensions: 0.32 pounds; 5.25X2.78X0.38 inches

The handset comes with features also provided by more expensive Galaxy series devices, including S Translator, S Voice, Sound & Shot, Group Play and Easy Mode.

Samsung Galaxy Core Advance will be available in Deep Blue and Pearl White starting in early 2014, soon to be followed by dedicated accessories. Unfortunately there is no detailed information regarding pricing and worldwide availability yet.

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Codrut Nistor, 2013-12-18 (Update: 2013-12-20)
Codrut Nistor
Codrut Nistor - News Editor
Although I have been writing about new software and hardware for almost a decade, I consider myself to be old school. I always enjoy listening to music on CD or tape instead of digital files and I will not even get into the touchscreen vs physical keys debate. However, I also enjoy new technology, as I now have the chance to take a look at the future every day. I joined the Notebookcheck crew back in 2013 and I have no plans to leave the ship anytime soon.