Samsung Announces the Galaxy Core Plus

Samsung Announces the Galaxy Core Plus

Samsung has announced a new smartphone in its Galaxy range of smartphones, the Galaxy Core Plus. The Core Plus is meant to compliment the Core smartphone and not supersede it. As a result, it comes with a few specs less tempting than its brother.

The Core has a 4.3 inch display with 800 x 480 resolution, with Gorilla Glass protection. The design of the smartphone is made of plastic, as expected, and the phone is overall 9.5mm thick and 132.5g in weight.

On the hardware side of things, it comes with a 1.2Ghz Cortex A5 processor with 768 MB worth RAM (against the 1GB memory of the Core) and 4 GB internal storage (8 GB is found in the Core), expandable up to 64GB via a microSD card slot.

Towards the back, the phone comes with a 5 megapixel camera with 720p HD video recording, along with a VGA front-facer. Connectivity options include Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi 802.11, NFC, GPS, 3G and FM Radio.

The OS with which the phone will come at launch will be Android 4.2 Jelly Bean.

The phone will be available in Black, White and Pink color options upon release and will set you back by $270.

  • Android 4.2 Jelly Bean customized with TouchWiz UI
  • 4.3 inch display with 800 x 480 resolution and Gorilla Glass
  • 9.5mm thick
  • Weight: 132.5g
  • 1.2Ghz Cortex A5 processor with 768 MB RAM
  • 4 GB internal memory expandable by 64GB via memory card
  • 5 megapixel rear-camera with 720p HD video recording
  • VGA front-facing camera
  • Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi 802.11, NFC, GPS, 3G, FM Radio
  • Available in Black, White and Pink flavors