Samsung has launched its budget Android smartphone Galaxy Core Prime in India. Though Samsung has not officially announced it, this smartphone has currently been spotted in Samsung’s e-store listings. While it was also spotted in e-commerce portal- FlipKart’s listings earlier.
It is powered by 1.2GHz quad-core processor along with 1GB of RAM. It runs on Android kitkat 4.4 operating system and comes with 4.5 inch WVGA , PLS display. It sports a 5 mega pixel auto focus primary camera and 2 mega pixel front facing camera. It entails 8 GB internal storage which can be expanded up to 64 GB via micro SD card. It has thickness of 8.8 mm and packs a 2000 mAh battery.
As far as connectivity options are concerned, it include 3G, GPS, Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth, and Micro USB. It comes with accelerometer and proximity sensor and features a matte body finish with metal sides. It will be available in Charcoal Grey, White and Silver color options.
Specifications of Samsung Galaxy Core Prime
- Processor: 1.2 GHz quad-core
- Operating System: Android kitkat 4.4
- Display: 4.5 inch WVGA , PLS
- RAM: 1 GB
- ROM: 8 GB (Expandable up to 64 GB via microSD card)
- Rear Camera: 5 mega pixel
- Front Camera: 2 mega pixel
- Battery: 2000 mAh
- Connectivity: 3G, GPS, Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth, and Micro USB
- Color Options: Charcoal Grey, White and Silver
- Ultra Power Saving Mode- This smartphone is claimed to have a stand by time of 1.2 days even with 10% battery.
It will compete with the likes of Micromax Unite 2 A106 and Lenovo S660 smartphones.
Micromax Unite 2 A106 is powered by 1.3 GHz MT6582M Quad-core processor. It runs on Android 4.4.2 KitKat operating system. It features a 4.7 inch LCD touch screen display and sports a 5 mega pixel rear camera and 2 mega pixel front facing camera. It comes with 1 GB RAM and 8 GB internal storage. It is fuelled by 2000 mAh battery. It comes equipped with all the features at a much lower price.
Lenovo S660 comes powered by 1.3 GHz Media Tek 6582m Quad Core Processor and runs on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean operating system. It gets a 4.7 inch capacitive touchscreen display. The primary camera is 8 mega pixel, front facing shooter is 0.3 mega pixel and packs a 3000 mAh battery.
Price and Availability
The budget smartphone is priced at Rs. 9700. It is available on some of the online stores and at some offline stores too.
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