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Models pose for photographers with Samsung's latest flagship smartphone - the Galaxy S Series smartphone - during its launch event at the company's headquarters in Seoul April 25, 2013. (Credit: Reuters)

World's smartphone leader Samsung on Monday unveiled the mid-range Galaxy Core smartphone at Seoul, South Korea.

Samsung Galaxy Core sports a 4.3-inch LCD display with 800x480p resolution and it runs on the Android mobile OS v4.1 Jelly Bean powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core processor.

The new smartphone houses 1GB RAM, 8GB memory with options of expanding up to 64GB via microSD card. It also packs a 5.0-megapixel camera with LED flash support and a VGA camera on the front.

"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", Samsung said in the statement.

Samsung also mentioned that Galaxy Core will be available in single and dual-SIM variants, with the latter expected to be released this month. The single-SIM version will be released in June next month depending on the market.

Key specifications of Samsung Galaxy Core include:


Samsung Galaxy Core

(Dual-SIM optional)


4.3-inch TFT LCD WVGA display with

480x800p resolutions


Android 4.1 OS Jelly Bean


Dual-core processor with 1.2GHz CPU speed



Storage capacity

8GB, expandable up to 64GB via microSD card


Main: 5.0-megapixel camera with LED flash support

Front: VGA camera


Li-Ion battery with 1800 mAh capacity.


2G & 3G


Wi-Fi(802. 11 b/g/n),Bluetooth v3.0, micro-USB,

USB v2.0


129.3 x 67.6 x 8.95


124 g


Yet to be revealed