Another day, another device getting leaked from under Samsung’s nose and this time we’re getting a first look at the upcoming Galaxy Core 2 smartphone. Images, specs and price details of the handset have made it online and the device is less than a month away from going official.
The Samsung Galaxy Core 2 was recently spotted in Russia under the model number SM-G355H where Hi-Tech.Mail.Ru has managed to get its hands on some juicy details. GSMArena notes that the smartphone will measure around the same dimensions as is Core and Core Plus siblings. The handset falls in the entry-level category offering Android 4.4 KitKat along with an inevitable coating of TouchWiz. Having a 4.5-inch display which is the same screen size on the S5 mini, the device will offer WVGA resolution.
On the inside, you’ll find an unknown quad core processor clocked at 1.2GHz clubbed together with 512MB of RAM, while storage is in the hands of 4GB internal memory and a microSD card slot. The Samsung Galaxy Core 2 has been leaked with dual SIM card slots and while there’s no support for 4G LTE, it will offer HSPA+ connectivity.
Coming to the price, Hi-Tech.Mail.Ru suggests that the Samsung Galaxy Core 2 will retail for around RUR 9,990 which is approximately US$277. The smartphone is expected to go official in Russia on May 20.
Here are the specs of the Galaxy Core 2:
– OS: Android 4.4 KitKat
– Display: 4.5-inch WVGA screen
– RAM: 512MB
– Storage: 4GB internal
– Chipset: 1.2GHz quad core
– Camera: 5MP rear, 0.3MP front
– Battery: 2000mAh
– Dimensions: 129.7 x 67.9 x 9.8 millimeters
– Weight: 138 grams