Samsung Galaxy Core (Metallic Blue, 8 GB)
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Samsung Galaxy Core (Metallic Blue, 8 GB) (1 GB RAM)

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Samsung Galaxy Core (Metallic Blue, 8 GB)  (1 GB RAM)

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3,775 Ratings & 680 Reviews
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Highlights
  • 1 GB RAM | 8 GB ROM | Expandable Upto 32 GB
  • 10.92 cm (4.3 inch) WVGA Display
  • 5MP Rear Camera | 0.3MP Front Camera
  • 1800 mAh Li-Ion Battery
Easy Payment Options
  • No cost EMI starting from ₹667/month
  • Net banking & Credit/ Debit/ ATM card
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Description

Looking for a phone that gives you a nice balanced blend of power, performance and good looks? The Core from Samsung’s Galaxy range is a smartphone that hides power beneath its smart exterior.

Power Packed Performance

The 1.2 GHz dual core processor on the smartphone, along with 1 GB RAM, ensures that you have the hardware for superb speed which will help you multitask, browse and use every application without lag, seamlessly.

Smart Stay

Intuitive by nature, the Galaxy Core comes with Smart Stay that ensures that the screen does not dim when you are looking at ensuring that you can keep reading or viewing content even when you are handsfree.

Smart Alert

This nifty feature on the smartphone bundles all the notifications that you might have missed when you were not paying attention, helping you prioritize on who and what to answer to first – you will never miss another call or text or tag.

Motion UX

The simple motion controls built into the phone enable you to make full use of frequently used actions into a functionality - turning the phone over will put it on mute.

Smart Dual SIM

With support for two SIMs, the Core is smart in the way it handles the connections  - you can still receive calls on SIM2 and check out who is trying to contact you when you are talking to Mom on SIM1.

Smart Services

Everything you need from a smartphone to keep you entertained – e-books, social networking, games, news, navigation during travel – you name it, the Core has it. Simple and easy to use without any kind of compromise on speed, the Core helps you take smartphone usage to another level.

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Specifications
General
In The Box
  • User Manual, Headset, Charger, Data Cable, Handset, Battery
Model Number
  • GT-I8262
Model Name
  • Galaxy Core
Color
  • Metallic Blue
Browse Type
  • Smartphones
SIM Type
  • Dual Sim
Display Features
Display Size
  • 10.92 cm (4.3 inch)
Resolution
  • 480 x 800 Pixels
Resolution Type
  • WVGA
Display Type
  • TFT LCD
Display Colors
  • 16 M
Other Display Features
  • Multi-touch
Os & Processor Features
Operating System
  • Android Jelly Bean 4.1
Processor Core
  • Dual Core
Primary Clock Speed
  • 1.2 GHz
Operating Frequency
  • GSM - 850, 900, 1800, 1900; UMTS - 2100
Memory & Storage Features
Internal Storage
  • 8 GB
RAM
  • 1 GB
Expandable Storage
  • 32 GB
Supported Memory Card Type
  • MicroSD
Phone Book Memory
  • Yes
Call Log Memory
  • Yes
SMS Memory
  • Yes
Camera Features
Primary Camera Available
  • Yes
Primary Camera
  • 5MP Rear Camera
Primary Camera Features
  • 8 Continuous Shots, Auto Focus, Panorama, Share Shot, Smile Shot, Cartoon
Secondary Camera Available
  • Yes
Secondary Camera
  • 0.3MP Front Camera
Flash
  • LED
HD Recording
  • No
Video Recording
  • Yes
Video Recording Resolution
  • 800 x 480
Frame Rate
  • 30 fps
Call Features
Phone Book
  • Yes
Connectivity Features
Network Type
  • 3G
Supported Networks
  • GSM
Internet Connectivity
  • GPRS, EDGE, 3G, Wi-Fi
3G
  • Yes
3G Speed
  • 5.76 Mbps HSUPA
GPRS
  • Yes
Pre-installed Browser
  • Android
Micro USB Port
  • Yes
Micro USB Version
  • 2
Bluetooth Support
  • Yes
Bluetooth Version
  • 3
Wi-Fi
  • Yes
Wi-Fi Version
  • 802.11 b/g/n
NFC
  • No
USB Connectivity
  • Yes
EDGE
  • Yes
Audio Jack
  • 3.5 mm
Map Support
  • Google Maps
GPS Support
  • Yes
Other Details
Smartphone
  • Yes
Touchscreen Type
  • Capacitive
SIM Size
  • Micro SIM
User Interface
  • TouchWiz
Removable Battery
  • Yes
SMS
  • Yes
Voice Input
  • Yes
SIM Access
  • Smart Dual Active
Sensors
  • Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Digital Compass
Other Features
  • Game Hub, Smart Stay, Smart Alert, Readers Hub, Video and Music Hub, S Voice, Voice Unlock, Seamless Multi-tasking, Notification Panel, Flexible Widgets, Premium Hub
Important Apps
  • ChatON Messenger, Cloud Service, Google Talk, Google Plus, Google Play Store, Gmail, Google Now, YouTube, Gmail, Samsung Kies Air, Google Search
GPS Type
  • A-GPS
Multimedia Features
FM Radio
  • Yes
Audio Formats
  • MP3, WAV, FLAC, eAAC+, MIDI
Video Formats
  • VP8, H.263, WMV9, H.264, MPEG4, VC1
Battery & Power Features
Battery Capacity
  • 1800 mAh
Battery Type
  • Li-Ion
Dimensions
Width
  • 67.56 mm
Height
  • 129.3 mm
Depth
  • 8.95 mm
Weight
  • 124 g
Warranty
Warranty Summary
  • 1 Year for Mobile & 6 Months for Accessories
Ratings & Reviews
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3,775 Ratings &
680 Reviews
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A Good Phone.

It is a very good phone, almost all expert reviews says it. I dont understand why people compare it to other while writing reviews.
Focus on the phone's performance.
1. 1.2 GHz Dual core gives good performance to work, but large Games will lag.
2. 1GB RAM is a good deal when it comes to gaming and running applications.
3. Screen Size is good, lower than Grand, but high than S Duos.
4. Resolution is good, but not for Games.
5. 5MP cam is also good, people who say its very low, excuse plea...
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Deepak Bhardwaj

Certified Buyer

Jul, 2013

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My Reviews about Samsung Galaxy Core

I have purchased this phone last Wednesday i.e. 31.07.2013. The first day of purchase was gone exploring the various features of the phone. Though I am not a tech geek in the real sense of the term, yet I say that this phone is surely overpriced, given the varieties available today. I should have been ideally priced between Rs. 13,000/= to Rs. 14,000/= given the configuration standards of today, or even a little less. Its display is good, and the screen respond to touches well. Internet surfi...
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Subhayu Banerjee

Aug, 2013

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Looks good on paper, but not at all good in real scenario..Not recommended

First of all I am veryyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy much happy with the service of Flipkart.....You people should manufacture your own product!!!

About Phone.................
I am using this phone for last 15 days...The phone has 1.2 GHz dual core processor coupled with Adreno 203 graphics unit & 1GB RAM which looks good on paper, but not at all good in real scenario . I am very much disappointed when I see my friend is playing Subway Surfers/ Temple Runner flawlessly with his I-ball..Could u imagine .....
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Swagata Das

Certified Buyer, Chinsurah

Nov, 2013

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5

Awesome Phone for the price point

I have been using this phone for about 2 weeks now. This phone is too good for the price.

Call Quality: After all you buy a phone for this main point and yes this phone does not disappoint. Reception is good and calls are very clear and even the other person can hear us clearly.

Display: Very vivid. Good viewing angles too. 35% brightness is more than enough for indoors. Colors are very natural. But outdoor viewing is bad, I would not say worst but bad. You need to increase the brightness m...
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Kasiviswanathan Kaliyappan

Sep, 2013

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5

Excellent Product From Samsung

I am using it phone from the past 5 days. And I am very much satisfied with it. According to me this is the best phone that is available in the market at this price. Here are some pros and cons -

Pros -
1.2 Ghz Dual Core(Fast Processing)
1 GB RAM(Fast Speed, Doesn't Hang)
Display is Awesome. Colors are very good.
Dual Sim
Perfect Size(Handy) I don't like 5'' display.
Good Build Quality
Jelly Bean 4.1.2
Very Reasona...
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Aman

Aug, 2013

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5

samsung core superb valuabel phone

09 July 13
certified buyer
Shocked by low reviews
It is a very good phone, almost all expert reviews says it. I dont understand why people compare it to other while writing reviews.
Focus on the phone's performance.
1. 1.2 GHz Dual core gives good performance, even in high quality games.
2. 1GB RAM is a good deal when it comes to gaming and running applications.
3. Screen Size is good, lower than Grand, but high than S Duos.
4. Good GPU and screen resolution. Even plays Temple Run 2 without l...
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Pankaj Dave

Dec, 2013

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Best in the class

For those noobs saying that Galaxy S Advance, Ace 3, and Core are the same, you guys don't know technology. The main difference is the android version core runs on jelly bean and s advance is ginger bread. Android jelly bean is better than ginger bread in every possible way, UI, memory management, etc.
Pros:
-Core is the only device in its price range (i.e. Less than 15k INR) that has 4.3 inch screen. Screen dimensions matter quite a lot.
-Smart phones should have enough battery for 18 hours ...
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Sarabpreet Singh

Dec, 2013

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Awesome is the word..!!

PHONE SPECS

4.3" display
1.2 ghz processor
1 gb ram
8 gb internal memory (expandable upto 32gb)
5 mp camera with AF and LED Flash.
1800 mah battery

Pros
nice and sharp display with good viewing angles and good sunlight legibility
very good 5mp cam with flash
sufficient 1 gb ram for multitasking
nice and clear call quality (earpiece)
zippy 1.2 ghz processor ( no lags)
never heats up.
cheap price tag only 12500. (flipkart is lil expensive)

Cons
battery is 1800 mah but for me it survives on...
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faraaz pradhan

Oct, 2013

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you just cant buy S4 at this price

well from the price perspective and mid range users this is just the most perfect phone one cal ever have.
this phone does not lag at all on normal usage. with heavy usage there is a slight lag especially while playing games like subway surfers. the other games seems to be running just fine.
battery backup is again good as it lasts from one full day and more with normal usage
the camera is amazing and captures crisp images
the hardware specs and the ram what it has is impossible to get at thi...
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Wasi Imam

Aug, 2013

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If you want a phone around 13 to 15k , All you have to decide what color you want with the core, white or Metallic Grey . Its such a good phone

Samsung has stopped selling Hardware and it is now
selling Software ....
Did you all see the S4 release, Samsung presented all
the cool features of the phone, It is so feature rich
and at the end of the presentation they showed a
slide with the phones processor and stuff ....


At the end of the day Software uses the Hardware
and we use the software and the way Samsung adopted
android and with their touch wiz UI is simply amazing

Reasons why you should buy Samsung over Micromax...
1. S...
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Arvind Athmalingam

Certified Buyer

Sep, 2013

5
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