28 March, 2014: Another Galaxy smartphone from Samsung has come in the form of Samsung Galaxy Core Advance, which features a 4.7 inches display and banks on a 1.2GHz dual-core processor. RAM is 1GB and the software platform chosen here is Android Jelly Bean 4.2. The gadget is priced at Rs.17,000 and has a 5 megapixels primary camera and a VGA secondary camera along with other exciting features like Wi-Fi hot spot and NFC.
* 4.7 inches TFT capacitive touchscreen
* Android Jelly Bean 4.2 operating system
* 1GB RAM
* 1.2GHz dual-core processor
* 2000mAh standard lithium-ion battery
* 8GB internal memory + 64GB microSD card slot
* 5 megapixels primary camera + VGA secondary camera
* Wi-Fi hot spot + NFC
Samsung Galaxy Core Advance comes with a premium design added with a soft feel coated back cover. This smartphone is equipped with physical keys for voice recorder, camera, volume, menu, home and power functions. The phone is added with smart features, including S Voice, S Translator, Sound and Shot, Group Play and Easy Mode. It is also loaded with NFC and S Beam, which allows the user to share information such as YouTube videos and contact details. The handset is featured with Optical Scan that automatically recognizes text from an image and reads it aloud to the user. There is a Light Sensing technology that uses the device’s camera to sense light direction and brightness. This phone provides an Instant Voice Recorder that offers simplified access to make quick voice notes.
Additionally, this samsung mobile is loaded with a Voice Guided Camera feature to take pictures by reading out the number of faces detected. The Screen Curtain feature enables the users to operate commands on a black screen to save battery life. The smartphone is featured with a 4.7 Inches WVGA TFT screen and supported with a high resolution of 480 x 800 pixels. This screen also provides clarity and sharpness to the pictures and videos. This handset runs on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean Operating System and it is embedded with Dual Core 1.2 GHz Processor to ensure easy and smooth processing.
In terms of camera specifications, the advanced smartphone is featured with a 5 megapixel camera supported with Auto Focus feature. Additionally, the phone also have a secondary VGA camera which helps while making video calls. It also has a FM Radio, so the user can tune in to favourite channel. The phone has GPS and GLONASS support as well. It has an 8 GB internal memory and an external memory slot which can support up to 64 GB. It has a powerful battery capacity of 2000 mAh to ensure better battery life. The other connectivity options include a USB and Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP that allows to share and transfer photographs, music and other data instantly.
The smartphone has social media applications like Google Search, Maps, Gmail, YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk and Picasa. The other smart features include SNS integration, Organizer, an Image or video editor, Document viewer, Voice memo or dial and Predictive text input. The Instant messaging services include SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM and RSS. The handset is assessed with a handy dimensions of 113.3 x 70.5 x 9.7mm and weighs around 145 grams. The other connectivity features bundled in the package are GPRS, EDGE, Wi-Fi hotspot, HTML Browser, 2G and 3G support. To provide fun and entertainment, the device is comprised with a video Player, audio Player, Ringtone Support, Loud Speaker, FM Radio and 3.5mm Audio Jack.