Samsung Galaxy Core II With Android 4.4 KitKat Reportedly To Launch In India At Rs. 11,599

The South Korean smartphone giant has officially unveiled four of its best budget-range handsets, and the Samsung Galaxy Core 2 (II SM-G355H) is one of that. As a successor to the Galaxy Core smartphone, Galaxy Core 2 is an upgraded version of Android handset reportedly to be available in the Indian market. Full details after this fold!

Reportedly, the Samsung’s recently launched Galaxy Core II will go on sale at a discounted price in India for Rs. 11,599, against its original MRP Rs. 13, 950. Starting Tuesday, it will be available on all the retail shops across India, if the information grabbed from an established one from Mumbai is to be believed.

Manish Khatri from Mahesh Telecom tweeted a live picture of the Galaxy Core 2 along with the pricing and stock availability info. Although, the Samsung Netherlands has already revealed the pricing of the three Galaxy Core II, Galaxy Ace 4 and the Galaxy Young 2 out of four launched last month.

Speaking about Samsung Galaxy Core II specifications, it measures in 130.3x68x9.8mm and weighs 138 grams. It is the successor to the Galaxy Core launched in June last year at Rs. 15,690.

Features on the Galaxy Core II are in sports a 4.5-inch WVGA TFT display that offers 480×800 pixels resolution screen. Powered by a quad-core processor clocked at 1.2GHz paired with 768MB of RAM.

The Galaxy Core II is a dual-SIM handset, runs on Android 4.4 KitKat out-of-the-box and got the Samsung’s TouchWiz Essence UI on top of it.

The Galaxy Core II sports a 5-megapixel autofocus rear camera with LED flash and VGA (0.3-megapixel) front-facing camera. The 4GB of inbuilt storage on the Galaxy Core II is expandable to 64GB with support of a microSD card.

Connectivity option on the Samsung Galaxy Core II include  Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, Micro-USB and 3G. Packs a 2000mAh battery and the Galaxy Core 2 will be available in Black and White color variants in India.


Samsung Galaxy Core II specifications

  • 4.5-inch (800 x 480 Pixels) display
  • 1.2 GHz quad-core processor
  • Android 4.4 (KitKat) OS
  • Dual SIM
  • Dimensions: 130.2 x 67.9 x 9.8mm; Weight: 138 grams
  • 5MP rear camera with LED Flash
  • 0.3MP (VGA) front-facing camera
  • 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio with RDS
  • 768MB RAM, 4 GB internal memory, expandable up to 64GB with microSD
  • 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS + GLONASS
  • 2000 mAh battery

You can now buy the Samsung Galaxy Core II Duos from the retail store in India at a price of Rs. 11,599. Share your thoughts below!