Samsung Galaxy Core Smartphone Boasts Dual SIM Capability
Running Android Jelly Bean with Samsung’s TouchWiz interface layered on top, the Core also offers Galaxy-specific features.Consumer electronics giant Samsung is having a busy year building out its universe of Galaxy mobile devices and has enlarged the family further with the release of the Galaxy Core. The smartphone is designed to offer users dual-core processing power for multitasking, dual SIM technology and a host of smart features such as S Voice, which provides voice-command functionality. The smartphone is equipped with a 1.2 GHz dual core processor and supported by 8GB of internal memory and 1GB of random access memory. The display is a lower-end 4.3-inch WVGA (480 x 800) screen, and the handset also features a 1,800mAh battery for extended usage and a 5-megapixel camera. Running Google’s Android operating system version Jelly Bean with Samsung’s TouchWiz interface layered on top, the Galaxy Core also provides Galaxy-specific features such as Smart Stay, which recognizes when a user is looking at the phone and saves battery life when a user looks away by dimming the screen and powering down using advanced facial recognition, and Smart Alert, which alerts the user to missed calls and messages when the device is picked up.
The Galaxy Core will be available in two different versions, a single SIM from July or dual SIM from May, depending on the market. The phone's features are supported with Dual SIM technology, which enables users to access both SIM cards simultaneously. Rounding out the package is software that allows users to activate common functions such as refresh or mute with simple motion commands.