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Samsung Introduces the GALAXY Core for Ideal Portability and Power

May 06, 2013


The smartphone combines dual core processing power, compact design, and Dual SIM technology

SEOUL, Korea - May 06, 2013 - Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a leader in mobile technology and digital solutions, today announced the Samsung GALAXY Core, a smartphone designed to offer users dual core processing power for multitasking, Dual SIM technology for easy transition between work and play, and a wealth of innovative smart features. The GALAXY Core is a device that can operate seamlessly and effectively in all aspects of life.

The GALAXY Core is the perfect device for the user looking for optimal balance of portability and power. Equipped with a 1.2 GHz dual core processor, the GALAXY Core performs data intensive tasks with speed and ease. The processing power is supported by 8GB of Internal memory and 1GB of RAM so that users can play feature-rich games, multitask and consume limitless media. All of these activities are aided by a beautiful 4.3 inch display, and a long-lasting 1,800mAh battery for extended usage. The device also comes equipped with a 5-megapixel camera, offering flawless and beautiful photos. These features are also supported with the GALAXY Core’s Dual SIM technology, enabling users to access both SIM cards simultaneously.

Offering innovative mobile solutions to enhance the user experience, the GALAXY Core’s smart features provide advanced tools that continue to set the GALAXY series apart. Utilizing human interactions including voice, movement, and optical commands, the GALAXY Core has a wide array of smart features that include:

• ‘Smart Stay’: Recognizes when a user is looking at the phone, and saves battery life when a user looks away by dimming the screen and powering down using advanced facial recognition

• ‘Smart Alert’: Alerts the user to missed calls and messages when the device is picked up

• ‘Motion UI’: Activates common functions such as refresh or mute with simple motion commands

• ‘S Voice’: Provides voice command functionality

The GALAXY Core will be available in two different versions – Single SIM from July or Dual SIM from May, depending on the market.

Note to Editors:

Samsung GALAXY Core Product Specifications

HSUPA 5.76 900/2100
EDGE/GPRS 850/900/1800/1900
Processor 1.2 GHz Dual Core Application Processor
Display 4.3 inch WVGA (480x800) TFT LCD
OS Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Camera Main(Rear): 5 Mega pixel camera with LED flash
Sub (Front): VGA camera
Mode: Best Photo, Continuous, Panorama, Share shot, Smile Shot, Cartoon
Video MPEG4, H.263, H.264, VP8, WMV9, VC1
Playback: [email protected], Recording: [email protected]
Audio MP3, AAC, eAAC, eAAC+, AMR-N/WB, OGG, FLAC, WMA, 3GA, M4A, WAV, Mid, SP-midi, XMF, i-melody
FM Radio with RDS
3.5mm Ear Jack
& Additional

Dual SIM (Optional)

Samsung Apps
Samsung Kies
Samsung Kies Air (Downloadable via Samsung Apps)
Samsung Hub
- Game Hub (Preloaded)
- Readers Hub/ Music Hub (Downloadable via Samsung Apps)
Samsung ChatON mobile communication service
Smart Stay, Smart Alert, Motion UI, S Voice, Voice Unlock
Google Mobile Services Google Mobile Services: Google Search, Gmail, Google Play Store, Google Plus, YouTube, Google Talk, Google Maps (Turn-by-turn Navigation), Google Now
Connectivity WiFi b/g/n
Bluetooth® 3.0
USB 2.0
Sensor Accelerometer, Proximity, Digital Compass
Memory 8GB Internal memory + 1GB (RAM)
microSD slot (up to 64GB)
Dimension 129.3 x 67.6 x 8.95 mm, 124 g
Battery Standard battery, Li-ion 1,800 mAh

*The availability of each Samsung Hub and Google service may differ by country.

*All functionality, features, specifications and other product information provided in this document including, but not limited to, the benefits, design, pricing, components, performance, availability, and capabilities of the product are subject to change without notice or obligation.

*Android, Google, Google Search, Gmail, Google Play, Google Plus, YouTube, Google Talk, Google Maps and Google Now are trademarks of Google Inc.

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in technology, opening new possibilities for people everywhere. Through relentless innovation and discovery, we are transforming the worlds of televisions, smartphones, personal computers, printers, cameras, home appliances, LTE systems, medical devices, semiconductors and LED solutions. We employ 236,000 people across 79 countries with annual sales of US$187.8 billion. To discover more, please visit