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Samsung Galaxy Core Prime

Specifications

Samsung Galaxy Core Prime
Samsung Galaxy Core Prime (Galaxy Series)
Graphics adapter
Display
4.5 inch 16:9, 800 x 480 pixel, glossy: yes
Weight
130 g ( = 4.59 oz / 0.29 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
200 Euro

 

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Average Score: 58% - poor
Average of 5 scores (from 7 reviews)
price: 70%, performance: 80%, features: 60%, display: - % mobility: - %, workmanship: 70%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Samsung Galaxy Core Prime

60% Samsung Galaxy Core Prime Review: Tiny, Cheap & Cheerful
Source: Know Your Mobile English
For the price, the Samsung Galaxy Core Prime delivers a lot of value. It’s small, packed with useful features, thanks to its Android OS, and possesses excellent call quality as well as decent battery life.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/15/2017
Rating: Total score: 60%
40% Past its prime
Source: Expert Reviews English
The main problem with the Core Prime, though, is its age. When it first came out in 2014, it had fewer handsets to compete with, but ever since Motorola completely rewrote the rulebook on what we should expect from cut-price smartphones with its Moto G and Moto E handsets, the Core Prime just can't cut it against its modern rivals. It's reasonably quick and has a decent battery life, but its display, gaming performance, lack of storage and, to some extent, its camera, all fall short of both the 3rd Gen Moto G and even the 2nd Gen Moto E.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/20/2016
Rating: Total score: 40%
60% Samsung Galaxy Core Prime review
Source: Techradar English
While they're still full of compromises, entry-level smartphones no longer need to be a case of simply making do. The Moto E and the EE Harrier Mini both have stand-out features that lift them above their modest price tags. In offering absolutely nothing to write home about, the Samsung Galaxy Core Prime falls into a samey pack. It's built well but looks a little cheap, while its display simply isn't up to the standard of its low-cost rivals.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/01/2016
Rating: Total score: 60%
70% A good budget phone but not the best
Source: PC Advisor English
If you love Samsung Android phones then you'll like the Galaxy Core Prime. It does lack a few features, but the missing ambient light sensor is one cut corner too far. For only £79, we prefer Vodafone's Smart Prime 6. It has a 5in 1280x720 screen, better cameras and an ambient light sensor. Plus it runs an essentially plain version of Android.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/21/2015
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 70% performance: 80% features: 60% workmanship: 70%
60% Samsung Core Prime Review
Source: Review Zat English
If you are looking for a mid-range phone, it will be doing your basic tasks for smartphone, whether its social networks, browsing, gaming, or even texting, Samsung Galaxy Core Prime is a good choice, however you need to be aware of your battery consumption and also if you are a heavy user of apps, this might hinder the performance of the phone, other than that you are on the safe side.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 01/28/2015
Rating: Total score: 60%
Samsung Galaxy Core Prime review: Core values
Source: GSM Arena English
Samsung has so many devices that it's creating sub-brands for its brands. The "Core" line houses entry-level devices aimed at the mass markets in developing countries, slotting under the larger "Grand" devices. Now there's "Prime," which, based on deduction, should mean for now a 64-bit Snapdragon 410 chipset and a better camera. The latter was very true for the Galaxy Grand Prime, the 5MP/1080p selfie camera impressed. The same can't be said about the Galaxy Core Prime as it misses the mark on the pricing - specs are suited for an entry-level device, but the price tag puts it in competition with more capable devices.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/30/2014

Foreign Reviews

Samsung Galaxy Core Prime
Source: e-media - Heft 07/2015 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 03/16/2015

Comment

Qualcomm Adreno 306: Integrated mid-range graphics card in the Snapdragon 410 SoCs that supports OpenGL ES 3.0 and features unified 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.

410 MSM8916: 64-Bit Cortex-A53 Quad-Core with an Adreno 306 GPU manufactured in 28nm» 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.

0.13 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.


58%: Such a bad rating is rare. There exist hardly any notebooks, which are rated worse.

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

 

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Stefan Hinum, 2015-01-12 (Update: 2015-01-12)