New device demonstrates Samsung's commitment to innovation for all with more intuitive, ergonomic experience
Seoul, Korea - [December 16, 2013] - Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today introduced Galaxy Core Advance, combining the powerful Galaxy device user experience with enhanced features. This innovative device provides a meaningful design to extend Samsung’s powerful technology to more users.
Galaxy Core Advance provides users with a premium design, sporting a large 4.7” display and a Soft Feel coated back cover that increases durability providing a warm, soft touch to the user and making it easier and more comfortable to grip. The device also incorporates physical keys for frequently used features into its intuitive design. Dedicated keys for voice recorder, camera, volume, menu, home and power functions brings users who are less comfortable with a touch-screen experience seamless access to Galaxy Core Advance’s capabilities. Matched with its ergonomic design, Galaxy Core Advance provides a deep, connected experience with updated Bluetooth 4.0, GPS with GLONASS for improved location accuracy and NFC with S Beam so users can share information such as YouTube videos, contact details and audio files with just a tap.
Galaxy Core Advance delivers a range of smart features, including S Voice, S Translator, Sound & Shot, Group Play and Easy Mode, so that users can enjoy the same unique benefits provided by other Galaxy series. To extend the Galaxy experience to more users Galaxy Core Advance also provides convenient usability functions and enhanced accessibility features for disabled and visually impaired users. Key usability and accessibility features include Optical Scan that automatically recognizes text from an image and reads it aloud to the user, Light Sensing technology that uses the device’s camera to sense light direction and brightness, and Instant Voice Recorder that offers simplified access to make quick voice notes. The device is also equipped with Screen Curtain that enables users to operate commands on a black screen to ensure privacy and saves battery life, high quality TTS (Text-to-Speech) functionalities and Voice Guided Camera functions to help users take pictures by reading out the number of faces detected and their standing location.
Galaxy Core Advance will be offered in Deep Blue and Pearl White, and commercially available in early next year. A range of dedicated accessories that enhance Galaxy Core Advance’s capability also be available separately soon.
Galaxy Core Advance Product Specifications
|Network||HSPA 14.4/5.76 Mbps
GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
HSDPA 850/900/1900/2100 MHz (EUR)
|Processor||Dual Core 1.2 GHz|
|Dimensions||133.3 x 70.5 x 9.7 mm, 145g|
|Display||4.7” WVGA TFT|
|Memory||1GB RAM + 8GB Internal Memory, microSD up to 64GB
*User memory space may be less than the total memory space due to system files. User memory may differ by region, carrier, and supporting language, and may change after software upgrade.
|Camera||5MP AF + VGA|
|OS||Android 4.2 Jelly Bean|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi b/g/n/, 2.4 GHz; USB 2.0 H/S; NFC; BT 4.0; GPS + GLONASS|
|Features & Services||Sound & Shot, Group Play, S Translator, Easy Mode, S Voice, S Beam, Instant Voice Recorder, Voice Guidance (TTS, Voice Guided Camera, Text Reader), FM Radio|
* The availability of each 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.
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