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Samsung Galaxy Core LTE SM-G386F

Specifications

Samsung Galaxy Core LTE SM-G386F
Samsung Galaxy Core LTE SM-G386F (Galaxy Series)
Processor
Graphics adapter
Memory
1024 MB 
Display
4.5 inch 16:9, 960 x 540 pixel, multi-touch screen, QHD, TFT, 16 million colors, glossy: yes
Storage
8 GB SSD, 8 GB 
, , 5.09 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm audio jack, Card Reader: microSD cards max 64 GB, Sensors: movement sensor, proximity sensor, A-GPS/GLONASS
Networking
802.11 b/g/n (b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4), Bluetooth 4.0, GSM quad-band (850/900/1800/1900 MHz), UMTS dual-band (900/2100 Mhz), LTE Cat4, Wi-Fi Direct, NFC
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 10 x 133 x 66 ( = 0.39 x 5.24 x 2.6 in)
Battery
8 Wh Lithium-Ion, 2000 mAh
Operating System
Android 4.2
Camera
Webcam: Rear: 5 MP (2560 x 1920), Front: 0.3 MP (640 x 480)
Additional features
Speakers: one rear-sided speaker, Keyboard: virtual, Keyboard Light: no, micro-USB cord, modular power supply, in-ear headphone, printed quick start guide, Samsung apps, Samsung ChatON, Samsung Kies, S Voice, S Translator, S Travel, 24 Months Warranty
Weight
137 g ( = 4.83 oz / 0.3 pounds), Power Supply: 25 g ( = 0.88 oz / 0.06 pounds)

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 77.97% - good
Average of 7 scores (from 7 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 13%, features: 55%, display: 67% mobility: 75%, workmanship: 75%, ergonomy: 80%, emissions: 88%

Reviews for the Samsung Galaxy Core LTE SM-G386F

80.8% Review Samsung Galaxy Core LTE SM-G386F Smartphone | Notebookcheck
Turbo data. A 4.5-inch smartphone powered by Android 4.2.2 and high-speed LTE for a price considerably below 300 Euros (~$416): Samsung's Galaxy Core LTE SM-G386F enables a browsing speed of up to 150 Mbit/s - not its only advantage, as our review proves.
58% Samsung-Handy mit LTE Cat 4-Unterstützung
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/13/2014
Rating: Total score: 58% features: 50% mobility: 70% workmanship: 80%
94% Samsung Galaxy Core LTE
Source: Chip Test & Kauf - Heft Nr. 6/2014 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 10/01/2014
Rating: Total score: 94% emissions: 83%
88% Samsung Galaxy Core LTE
Source: SFT - Heft 10/2014 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 09/01/2014
Rating: Total score: 88%
88% Samsung Galaxy Core LTE im Test: Schnelles LTE gepaart mit Langeweile
Source: Mobicroco German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/18/2014
Rating: Total score: 88% features: 90% workmanship: 95% ergonomy: 85%
88% Samsung Galaxy Core LTE
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/05/2014
Rating: Total score: 88% price: 80% mobility: 95%
Matter Rücken und LTE Cat 4
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Positive: currently cheapest LTE cat 4-model; anti-slip cover Negative: weaker camera and performance compared to S4 mini
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/12/2014
49% Recenzja Samsung Galaxy Core LTE: Postrzępiony rdzeń
Source: Teleguru Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/13/2017
Rating: Total score: 49% display: 50% mobility: 40% workmanship: 40%

Comment

PowerVR SGX544: OpenGL ES 2.0 compatible with 4 pixel and 2 vertex shaders

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

MP5232: Dual-Core Cortex A9 SoC (max 1.5 GHz) with integrated LTE cat. 4 radio.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.

4.5":

This is a typical smartphone diagonal.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

0.137 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


Samsung: The Samsung Group is composed of numerous international businesses, all united under the Samsung brand in South Korea. The meaning of the Korean word Samsung is "tristar" or "three stars". The Samsung brand is one of the most important brands of South Korea. Samsung is an international notebook manufacturer of medium size according market shares and reviews.

In 2015 and 2016, Samsung had a market share of around 24-25% in the global smartphone market and was undisputed market leader. In the laptop sector, Samsung is on the 8th place in the global manufacturer rankings from 2014-2016 with 1.7-2.7%.

 

In 2016 Samsung slipped into a crisis due to exploding smartphone batteries and a failed recall action.


77.97%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

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Stefan Hinum, 2014-05-20 (Update: 2014-05-20)