• 4.3" (800x480) TFT LCD
  • 1GB
    Snapdragon S4 Play SoC
    8GB Storage
  • 5-MP Rear: 1 Camera
  • 1800 mAh
Specifications Highlights
ProductGalaxy Core (2013)
Display4.3" 800x480 TFT LCD
Rear Camera(s)
  • 5-MP (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
    • Snapdragon S4 Play SoC
    • 1GB RAM
    • 8GB Storage
    • MicroSD (64GB max.)
    Battery1800 mAh
    DesignIP Rating, 124g (4.4oz), 129.3x67.6x9 mm (5.09 x 2.66 x 0.35 inches)
    TypeTFT LCD
    Diagonal (inches)4.3"
    Display/Body Ratio60.2%
    Sharpness (PPI)217 PPI
    • Multitouch
    Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
    Primary Camera
    NameRear Camera
    Sensor Pixel Size µm
    Hardware Features
    • Flash
    Software Features
    • Geo Tag
    Battery TypeLi-Ion
    Battery Capacity (mAh)1800 mAh
    Talk Time14 hours
    Processor BrandQualcomm
    Processor NameSnapdragon S4 Play
    Processor ModelMSM8225
    Processor # Cores2
    Main Processor Frequency (GHz)1.2 GHz
    RAM Options1GB
    Internal Storage Options8GB
    Memory Card TypeMicroSD
    Mem. Card Max. Size64GB
    Operating System + VersionAndroid 4.1.2
    Modem Features
    • GPRS
    • EDGE
    WiFi Speed
    • b
    • g
    • n
    WiFi Features
    • Hotspot
    Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 3.0
    Bluetooth Features
    • A2DP
    Connector TypeMicro USB
    SAR EU Head0.29 W/Kg
    SAR EU Body0.95 W/Kg
    Audio Alerts
    • MP3
    • WAV
    Audio Features
    • Loudspeaker
    • 3.5mm Port
    • FM Radio
    Audio Formats
    • MP3
    • WAV
    • FLAC
    Video Formats
    • MP4
    • WMV
    • H.264
    • Accelerometer
    • Compass
    • GPS
    • A-GPS
    • Proximity

    Galaxy Core Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

    Is the Samsung Galaxy Core waterproof?

    No. the Galaxy Core is not water-resistant as we do not find an IP-Rating. I.P means Ingress Protection, which is the level of protection against dust or water that could get into phones.

    Is the Galaxy Core 4K?

    No, the Galaxy Core 800x480 resolution is not 4K. 4K is normally defined to be 4096×2160 (2160p) or 3840×2160 (UHD) resolution on smartphones, but there are a few more similar resolutions for Cinema and Televisions.

    Is the Galaxy Core compatible with Wireless Charging?

    No, Galaxy Core does not support Wireless Charging.

    Is the Galaxy Core compatible with 4G?

    No, the Galaxy Core does not seem to work on 4G-LTE networks.

    Does the Galaxy Core operates on 5G networks?

    No, the Galaxy Core does not work on 5G NR networks.

    Does the Galaxy Core have a USB-C connector?

    No, the Galaxy Core does not have a USB C port.

    Does the Galaxy Core have a removable battery?

    No, the Galaxy Core does not have a removable battery.

    Samsung Galaxy Core Specs & Speed Benchmarks


    Higher is better

    3DMark Unlimited Icestorm

    Higher is better

    GFXBench T-Rex (Offscr.)

    Higher is better

    Battery Capacity (mAh)

    Higher is better