Looks like smartphone maker Samsung is getting ready to launch a new mid-end Android smartphone in India. According to media reports, Samsung is fully prepared to unveil the Galaxy Core Prime in the country at a price of Rs. 9,599.
Mumbai-based Mahesh Telecom has revealed the specifications of the handset. Apparently, the retailer claims the stocks are set to arrive sometime today.
According to the retailer, Samsung Galaxy Core Prime is a mid range smartphone, which runs on Google's Android OS. The device features a 4.5-inch WVGA screen (480 x 800), and is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core processor under the hood. The phone also features a modest 1GB of RAM, 8GB of internal memory and microSD support (up to 64GB).
The phone also sports a 5-megapixel rear-facing camera, alongside a 2-megapixel front-facing shooter. The makers have added a 2,000mAh battery pack inside.
Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, Dual-SIM, 3G/2G, Bluetooth and GPS, among others. The handset runs on Android 4.4 Kitkat mobile OS.
As of now, there's no update on when Samsung plans to release the handset into market. We hope to find it soon.
In a related news, Samsung is reportedly planning to unveil its first ever Tizen OS-based smartphone in India on December 10. To be called as the Samsung Z1, the low-end phone could be priced under Rs. 6,200. The Samsung Z1 is viewed as Samsung's first attempt to occupy the low-end of the handset market.
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