Samsung announces Galaxy Core Advance

16th December 2013

Samsung Galaxy Core Advance is a new Android smartphone with enhanced usability functions and accessibility features for visually impaired and disabled users. The Galaxy Core Advance resembles the Samsung Galaxy Core and Galaxy Core Plus smartphones that were respectively launched in May and November this year by the South Korean mobile-phones maker. Unlike the two Galaxy Core smartphones, the Core Advance has an overhaul of built-in features and apps.

Samsung Galaxy Core Advance is equipped with accessibility and usability features such as the optical scan, light sensing technology, instant voice recorder and screen curtain. The optical scan enables the device to recognize and read text aloud from an image. The light sensing technology allows the device to sense light brightness and direction. The instant voice recorder allows users to make voice notes while the screen curtain enables users to use a black screen while operating commands for long battery life. The core advance has two extra keys for users who may not like to use the touchscreen. It has a number of built-in features and apps such as Shot and Sound, S Translator and Group Play. The Shot and Sound allows use of sounds on photos while Group Play allows streaming of music across many devices.

Samsung Galaxy Core Advance has other features such as Bluetooth 3.0, Wi-Fi, GPS and 3G connectivity options, 4.7-inch display, front and rear cameras, 2000mAh battery and 8GB built-in storage that can be increased up to 64GB. The smartphone operates on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean with TouchWiz UI of the Samsung. The TFT display has 480ˣ800 pixel resolution. The rear autofocus camera has an LED flash while the front camera is a VGA type.

Key specifications of the Samsung Galaxy Core Advance.
Dimensions: – 133.3mmˣ70.5mmˣ9.7mm.
Weight: – 145g.
Display: – 4.7-inch.
Processor: – 1.2GHz Dual Core
Front Camera: – 0.3 megapixel.
Rear Camera: – 5 megapixel.
Resolution: – 480ˣ800 pixels.
Operating System:-Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
Storage: – 8GB.
Battery capacity: – 2000mAh.
Colors: – Pearl White and Deep Blue.

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