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Samsung Galaxy Core (2013) review

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Samsung Galaxy Core / I8260

The Samsung Galaxy Core (I8260) smartphone released in 2013. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225 chipset, 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage.

The Samsung Galaxy Core runs on Android OS v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) out of the box. It comes with a Li-Ion 1800 mAh battery. It features a 4.3 inches TFT display with 480 x 800 px resolution. A thin-film-transistor (TFT) LCD display is a variant of a liquid-crystal display (LCD).

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Samsung Galaxy Core (I8260) specifications

Brand
Samsung
Name
Galaxy Core
Type
I8260
Launch
2013

Body

Weight
124 g
Dimensions
129.3 x 67.6 x 9 mm
Colors
chic white
metallic blue
SIM type
Micro SIM

System

The Samsung Galaxy Core runs on Android OS v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) out of the box, but the Galaxy Core's firmware can be upgraded to a newer version of OS.

OS
Android OS v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean)
Chipset
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225
CPU
Dual-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A5
GPU
Adreno 203

Display

Screen size is measured in inches, diagonally from corner to corner. The 4.3 inches TFT capacitive touch screen with 480 x 800 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Technology
TFT
Size
4.3 inches
Resolution
480 x 800 px
Multitouch
yes

Memory

The smartphone's memory (1 GB) cannot be expanded, but the storage (8 GB) can be expanded with a microSD card.

RAM
1 GB
Internal storage
8 GB
External storage
microSD

Camera

The camera of the Samsung Galaxy Core is equipped with autofocus. Autofocus is a camera feature that fine-tunes the focus of the camera, it is a nice feature of this smartphone.

Front camera
VGA
Rear camera
5 MP
2592 х 1944 px
autofocus
Flash
LED

Connectivity

This smartphone has a built-in GPS receiver. GPS is a satellite based navigation system that allows the determination of the exact geographical location on Earth. This Samsung smartphone has FM radio receiver.

GSM
850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network
2G / 3G
WLAN
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth
v3.0, A2DP
GPS
A-GPS
NFC
no
FM radio
yes, with RDS
USB
microUSB 2.0
Audio
3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 1800 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. This is a low maintenance battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random.

Type
Li-Ion 1800 mAh

Features

The smartphone sensors measure physical quantities and transmit them to the application processor. The phones's accelerometer is a built-in electronic component that measures tilt and motion. The proximity sensor detects when a user is holding the phone near their face during a call and turns off the display to prevent keypad presses and battery consumption from the display. The Galaxy Core has Dual SIM capability, which means that you can insert two different SIM cards and use them both from one phone.

Sensors
accelerometer
compass
proximity
Specials
Dual SIM

Links

Official site
http://www.samsung.com/

The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Samsung Galaxy Core, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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