Samsung announces four new Android smartphones in Galaxy line-up


Samsung Galaxy Core 2 White
Samsung Galaxy Core 2

Expanding its Galaxy line-up of Android smartphones, the Korean manufacturer Samsung today took the wraps off four new smartphones. The new Galaxy Core II, Galaxy Ace 4, Galaxy Young 2, and Galaxy Star 2 belong to the company’s mid-range and entry-level smartphone portfolio.

The company has not revealed any details about the pricing or availability right now but we expect to hear more in the coming weeks.

Starting with Samsung Galaxy Core II, which is the most powerful phone out of the four, it features a 4.5-inch WVGA display, 768MB of RAM, 1.2GHz quad-core processor and 2000 mAh battery. Galaxy Ace 4 sports a 4-inch WVGA display and is powered by 1.2GHz dual-processor. It will be released in two variants – LTE and 3G, both pack slightly different specifications.

Coming to Samsung Galaxy Young 2, this successor to the company’s previously launched Galaxy Young includes 3.5-inch HVGA display, 1GHz single-core processor, 1300 mAh battery and 512MB of RAM. Lastly, Galaxy Star 2, which will be most affordable phone out of the lot, also features 3.5-inch HVGA display and 1GHz processor.

All new Galaxy smartphones are equipped with Samsung’s TouchWiz Essence interface and the run on Android 4.4.

Detailed specifications

Samsung Galaxy Core II

NetworkHSPA+ 21Mbps*
ProcessorQuad-core 1.2GHz
Display4.5” WVGA TFT
OSAndroid 4.4 (KitKat)
Camera5MP AF w/Flash LED + VGA Front
VideoH.263, MPEG-4, H.264; Playback 720p @ 30fps, Recording 480p @ 30fps
AudioAMR-WB, MP3, AAC, ACC+, WAV, 3.5mm earjack
Services & Additional FeaturesChatON, Kies, FM Radio, Dual SIM, TouchWiz Essence
Google Mobile ServicesGoogle +, Google Hangouts, Google Maps (turn-by-turn navigation)
ConnectivityWiFi b/g/n, Bluetooth® 4.0, USB 2.0
SensorAccelerometer
Memory768MB RAM + 4GB Internal Memory

microSD (up to 64GB)

GPSGPS + GLONASS
Dimension68 x 130.3 x 9.8mm, 138g
Battery2,000mAh
ColorsWhite, Black

Samsung Galaxy Ace 4Samsung Galaxy Ace 4 Black

LTE3G
NetworkLTE Cat.4 800/900/1800/2600

HSPA+ 42/5.76 850/900/2100

EDGE/GPRS 850/900/1800/1900

HSPA+ 21/5.76 900/2100

EDGE/GPRS 850/900/1800/1900

ProcessorDual-core 1.2GHzDual-core 1.0GHz
Display4.0” WVGA TFT
OSAndroid 4.4 (KitKat)
Camera5MP + VGA with Flash
VideoH.263,H264(AVC),MPEG4,VP8

Recording / Playback: 720p@30fps / 1080p@30fps

H.263,H264(AVC),MPEG4,VP8

Recording / Playback: 720p@30fps

AudioMP3,AMR-NB,AMR-WB,AAC,AAC+,eAAC+, WMA, Vorbis, FLACMP3,AMR-NB,AMR-WB,AAC,AAC+,eAAC+,Vorbis, FLAC
Services & Additional FeaturesChatON, FM Radio, Kies, Samsung Apps,
Google Mobile ServicesGoogle+, Google Talk, Google Maps (Turn-by-turn Navi.)
ConnectivityBluetooth®
4.0, WiFi b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
SensorAccelerometer
Memory1GB RAM + 4GB Internal Memory

microSD (up to 64GB)

512MB RAM + 4GB Internal Memory

microSD (up to 64GB)

GPSA-GPS+GLONASS
Dimension121.4 x 62.9 x 11.0 mm, 130.3g121.4 x 62.9 x 10.8 mm, 123.8g
Battery1,800 mAh1,500 mAh
ColorsIris Charcoal, Classic White

Samsung Galaxy Young 2Samsung Galaxy Young 2 White

NetworkHSPA+ 21.1/5.76 900/2100, GSM/GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900
ProcessorSingle-core 1.0GHz
Display3.5” HGVA TFT
OSAndroid 4.4 (KitKat)
Camera3MP FF
VideoRecording: VGA (480p) @ 24fps; Playback: HD (720p) @ 30fps
Audio3.5mm earjack
Services & Additional FeaturesChatON, FM Radio, TouchWiz Essence, Dual SIM, HD Voice, Easy Text, Kies
Google Mobile ServicesGoogle Talk
ConnectivityBluetooth®
4.0, WiFi b/g/n
SensorAccelerometer
Memory512MB (RAM) + 4GB Internal Memory,

microSD (up to 32GB)

GPSA-GPS + GLONASS
Dimension109.8 x 59.9 x 11.8mm, 108g
Battery1,300mAh
ColorsWhite, Iris Charcoal

Samsung Galaxy Star 2Samsung Galaxy Star 2 Black

NetworkGSM 850/900/1800/1900MHz
ProcessorSC6815A (single-core A7 1.0GHz)
Display3.5” HGVA TFT
OSAndroid 4.4 (KitKat)
Camera2MP FF
VideoRecording: VGA (480p) @ 24fps; Playback: HD (720p) @ 30fps
Audio3.5mm earjack
Services & Additional FeaturesChatON (Stub), Kies, FM Radio, TouchWiz Essence, Dual SIM, HD Voice
Google Mobile ServicesGoogle Talk
ConnectivityBluetooth®
4.0, WiFi b/g/n
SensorAccelerometer
Memory512MB (RAM) + 4GB (ROM), microSD (up to 32GB)
GPS
Dimension109.8 x 59.9 x 11.8mm, 107.6g
Battery1,300mAh
ColorsWhite, Iris Charcoal

Source: Samsung


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