Samsung has silently launched the Galaxy Core 2 smartphone in India at a price of Rs. 11,900. The Galaxy Core 2 is now available in Black and White colours via Samsung's
official online India store
The Galaxy Core 2 (also known as the Galaxy Core II) is the successor to the popular Galaxy Core launched in June last year at Rs. 15,690.
(Also see: Samsung Galaxy Core 2 vs. Samsung Galaxy Core)
The Samsung Galaxy Core 2 supports dual-SIM and runs Android 4.4 KitKat out-of-the-box with the company's TouchWiz Essence UI on top. It comes with a 4.5-inch WVGA (480x800 pixels) TFT display.
It is powered by a quad-core processor clocked at 1.2GHz coupled with 768MB of RAM. The Galaxy Core 2 sports a 5-megapixel autofocus rear camera with LED flash and VGA (0.3-megapixel) front-facing camera. The 4GB of inbuilt storage on the Galaxy Core 2 is expandable via microSD card (up to 64GB).
Connectivity options on the smartphone include Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, Micro-USB and 3G. The Samsung Galaxy Core 2 is powered by a 2000mAh battery. The handset measures in 130.3x68x9.8mm and weighs 138 grams.
Notably, Samsung had announced the Galaxy Core 2, Galaxy Star 2, Galaxy Ace 4, and Galaxy Young 2 last month. Samsung Netherlands had this month also revealed the pricing of three out of the four new Galaxy smartphones - the Galaxy Core 2, Galaxy Ace 4, and Galaxy Young 2.
On Monday, Mumbai-based retailer Mahesh Telecom had also tweeted a live picture of the Galaxy Core 2 along with a suggested selling price of Rs. 11,599
, against an MRP of Rs. 13,950, and stock availability starting Tuesday.
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