Samsung officially announced the Galaxy Core Advance smartphone in December 2013 and the company said that it will be coming to the global market in early 2014. Today, the Korean tech giant has launched the device in its home country, South Korea.
Samsung Galaxy Core Advance is a 4.7-inch mid-range Android smartphone with a WVGA TFT display and powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core processor along with the 1GB RAM. This handset features a 5-megapixel primary camera, VGA front camera, a mere 8GB of internal storage that can be expandable up to 64GB via microSD card slot.
With the dimensions of 133.3 x 70.5 x 9.7 mm, Samsung Galaxy Core weighs just 145 grams. Other key connectivity features are Bluetooth 4.0, USB 2.0, GPS + GLONASS, 3G, HSPA, FM radio and Wi-Fi b/g/n/. The affordable Samsung Galaxy Core Advance will not work on 4G/LTE networks.
It looks like the handset will be first launched to Samsung’s domestic market and it could be available via South Korea Telecom any moment now.
With the two color options, including the Deep Blue and Pearl White, the Galaxy Core Advance will sold via SKT for KRW 410,300 ($384 in USD). Other countries might get the handset in their markets after the launch in Korea, soon.