Samsung announces Budget Galaxy phones with KitKat – Core II, Star 2, Ace 4, and Young 2 [Comparison]

Samsung has expanded its Galaxy smartphone line-up with the introduction of 4 new entry-level phones namely – Galaxy Core II, Galaxy Star 2, Galaxy Ace 4, and Galaxy Young 2. All these new Galaxy devices are offered at an affordable price tag, all being equipped with Samsung’s TouchWiz Essence user interface and runs on the latest Android 4.4 KitKat OS. Samsung hasn’t revealed any details about the pricing and availability of these handsets yet but considering their low-end specifications, it’s likely they’re aimed at low-budget Android segment. Below is the technical comparison of all these new Galaxy phones.

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Specifications Comparison between Galaxy Core II, Galaxy Star 2, Galaxy Ace 4, and Galaxy Young 2 –

 

Galaxy Core II

Galaxy Ace 4 3G

Galaxy Young 2

Galaxy Star 2

         

Dual-SIM

YES NO YES YES

OS

Android 4.4 (KitKat) Android 4.4 Android 4.4 Android 4.4

Processor

Quad-core 1.2GHz Dual-core 1.0GHz Single-core 1.0GHz Single-core A7 1.0GHz

Display

4.5” WVGA TFT 4.0” WVGA TFT 3.5” HGVA TFT 3.5” HGVA TFT

Main Camera

5MP Auto Focus with LED Flash 5MP with Flash 3MP Fixed Focus 2MP Fixed Focus

Front Camera

VGA VGA No No

Video

720p Playback @ 30fps, 480p Recording @ 30fps 720p Recording & Playback @30fps 480p Recording @ 24fps, 720p HD Playback @ 30fps 480p Recording @ 24fps, 720p HD Playback @ 30fps

Memory

768MB RAM 512MB RAM 512MB RAM 512MB RAM

Storage

4GB Internal memory, microSD (up to 64GB)

4GB Internal memory, microSD (up to 64GB)

4GB Internal memory, microSD (up to 32GB)

4GB Internal memory, microSD (up to 32GB)

Network

HSPA+ 21Mbps HSPA+ 21 Mbps/ 5.76 Mbps, EDGE/GPRS HSPA+ 21 Mbps/ 5.76 Mbps,
GPRS/EDGE
GSM 850/900/1800/
1900MHz

Dimension

68 x 130.3 x 9.8mm 121.4 x 62.9 x 10.8 mm 109.8 x 59.9 x 11.8mm 109.8 x 59.9 x 11.8mm

Weight

138g 123.8g 108g 107.6g

Additional Features

ChatON, Kies, FM Radio, TouchWiz Essence
Leather-like back cover
ChatON, Kies, FM Radio, Samsung Apps ChatON, FM Radio, TouchWiz Essence, HD Voice, Easy Text, Kies ChatON (Stub), Kies, FM Radio, TouchWiz Essence, HD Voice

Battery

2,000 mAh 1,500 mAh 1,300 mAh 1,300 mAh

Sensors

Accelerometer Accelerometer Accelerometer Accelerometer

Connectivity

Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, USB 2.0
GPS + GLONASS
Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, AGPS + GLONASS Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi b/g/n
A-GPS + GLONASS
Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi b/g/n

Colors

White, Black Iris Charcoal, Classic White White, Iris Charcoal White, Iris Charcoal

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2 Responses

  1. Ayush Gupta says:

    Battery for phones except Core II are very low.

  2. I don’t think single core 1 GHz Cortex A7 CPU and 512 MB RAM is any longer a preference for the buyers as too many quad core, 1 GB RAM phones are there at around the same price. Let’s hope the performance is not as bad as I think 🙂 .

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