Samsung Galaxy Core Advance with 4.7 inch display and enhanced usability features announced

After running out of new smartphones to announce, Samsung has recently been announcing the refreshed versions of the earlier smartphone. Today the company has announced the Samsung Galaxy Core Advance, which is the successor to the Samsung Galaxy Core.


The Samsung Galaxy Core Advance brings forth a new layout to the Samsung smartphones. While the company handsets are recognized by the singular big physical key at the bottom of the display, this handset has three physical keys for shortcut menu, home and back functions. There are also physical buttons for camera and voice recorder besides the usual power and volume rocker.

The Samsung Galaxy Core Advance has a 4.7 inch display with resolution of 800 x 480 pixels. The device is powered by a 1.2 GHz dual core processor along with 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage. There is a 5 MP rear facing auto focus camera with LED flash and a front facing VGA camera.

The Samsung Galaxy Core Advance comes with new features aside from the usual S Voice, S Translator and Group Play. There is an Optical Scan that automatically recognizes text from an image and reads it aloud to the user. There is also Light Sensing technology that uses the phone’s camera to sense light direction and brightness. Screen Curtain enables users to operate commands on a black screen to ensure privacy and saves battery life.

Specs of the Samsung Galaxy Core Advance:

  • 4.7 inch display
  • 800 x 480 pixels resolution
  • 1.2 GHz dual core processor
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 8 GB internal memory
  • 5 MP primary camera
  • 0.3 MP front facing camera
  • Google Android v4.2 Jelly Bean
  • 2000 mAh battery