Another day another Samsung however the Samsung Galaxy Core Advance is slightly different to the current batch of S3′esque designs that we are used to.
The Galaxy Core Advance drops the physical signature home button in favour of physical home, back and menu buttons.
Galaxy Core Advance Extends Galaxy Experience to More Users with Enhanced Features
The device, which is likely, to sit in the budget side of the Samsung range at around £150 offers users the “Galaxy Experience” at a fraction of the price. It’s worth saying that whilst the phone isn’t the best looking of the Galaxy range, it’s certainly packing a good bundle inside for its expected price.
Exact pricing and availability are yet to be announced.
HSPA 14.4/5.76 Mbps
GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
HSDPA 850/900/1900/2100 MHz (EUR)
Dual Core 1.2 GHz
133.3 x 70.5 x 9.7 mm, 145g
4.7” WVGA TFT
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.
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
SAMSUNG ANNOUNCES THE GALAXY CORE ADVANCE
Intuitive features and premium design showcase Samsung’s commitment to innovation
London, UK – December 16, 2013 - Samsung Electronics today introduced the Galaxy Core Advance, combining the powerful Galaxy user experience with enhanced features. The Galaxy Core Advance has a premium design, sporting a large 4.7” display as well as a soft coated back cover that makes it more durable, and giving it a soft touch, making it easier and more comfortable to grip in your hand. The Galaxy Core Advance also incorporates physical keys for frequently used features and dedicated keys for voice recorder, camera, volume, menu, home and power functions.
Together with its stylish design, Galaxy Core Advance provides a connected experience with updated Bluetooth 4.0. The Galaxy Core comes equipped with GPS with GLONASS offering improved location accuracy and NFC with S Beam so you can share information such as YouTube videos, contact details and audio files with just a tap. The Galaxy Core Advance delivers a range of smart features, including S Voice, S Translator, Sound & Shot, Group Play and Easy Mode.
To extend the Galaxy experience to more people, the Galaxy Core Advance also has convenient usability functions and enhanced accessibility features for disabled and visually impaired users. Key features include Optical Scan which automatically recognises text from an image and reads it aloud, light sensing technology that uses the 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 means you can 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 so you can 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. A range of dedicated accessories will also be available separately.