Samsung Galaxy Core i8260

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Galaxy Core i8260


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Key Specifications See full specifications
Shades Metallic Blue, Chic White
OS Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean)
Battery Li-Ion 1800 mAh
Rear Camera 5.0 MP
Front Camera 0.3 MP
Primary Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels, Digital Zoom with autofocus and LED flash
Display Size 4.3 inch
Internal Storage 8 GB
Processor 1.2 GHz Cortex-A5 Dual-core
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Quick Facts & Price
Announced May, 2013
Form Factor Bar
Released June, 2013
Box Content Charger, Headset, USB Cable
Shades Metallic Blue, Chic White
OS Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean)
Languages English
Note Available as Samsung Galaxy Core I8262 with Dual SIM card slot.
Processor & Sound
Processor 1.2 GHz Cortex-A5 Dual-core
Chipset Snapdragon MSM8225 S4 Play
Graphics Processor Adreno 203
Auto Focus
Camera Flash LED
Rear Camera 5.0 MP
Digital Zoom
Face Detection
Camera Resolution 2592x1944 pixels
Smile Detection
Touch Focus
Front Camera 0.3 MP
Resolution (Front) 640x480 pixels
Video Resolution 480p @ 30fps
Primary Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels, Digital Zoom with autofocus and LED flash
Pixels Per Inch Density 217 ppi
Display Resolution (H) 800 pixels
Display Resolution (V) 480 pixels
Display Size 4.3 inch
Display Colours 16 Million
Display Type TFT
Display Features Capacitive Touchscreen
RAM & Storage
Call Log
Memory Card microSD, up to 64 GB
Internal Storage 8 GB
Dimensions & Weight
Height 129.3 mm
Thickness 8.95 mm
Weight 124 gms
Width 67.6 mm
Battery Size & Backup
Stand-by (2G) 500 hours
Stand-by (3G) 300 hours
Talktime (2G) 14 hours
Talktime (3G) 9 hours
Battery Li-Ion 1800 mAh
Internet & Connectivity
Bluetooth v3.0 with A2DP
Browser HTML, RSS
USB microUSB v2.0
SIM Type Optional SIM
2G Network GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
3G Network UMTS 900/2100 MHz
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot
Networks 2G+3G
Data Speed HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Alarm Clock
Java via Java MIDP emulator
SNS Integration
Voice Dialing
Voice Memo
Office Applications
3.5mm Jack/Port
Image Viewer
Music Player
Video Player
Video Recording
Voice Recording
Ringtones MP3, WAV
T9 Dictionary
Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM, RSS
Accelerometer Sensor
Proximity Sensor

Samsung Galaxy Core i8260 Review

19 Nov, 13 10:25 AM


Affordable Device by Samsung
By Mandeep

Samsung Galaxy Core i8260 is a candybar smartphone by Samsung which was first announced on May, 2013 and released in June 2013. It comes in a pack with a Li-Ion 1800mAh battery with a 2G and 3G stand-by time of up to 500 hours and up to 300 hours respectively and a 2G and 3G talk time of up to 14 hours and up to 9 hours respectively, a charger, a 3.5mm headset, a USB cable and a user guide. It has a height of 129.3mm, a width of 67.6mm and a thickness of 8.95mm as its dimensions along with a weight of 124gms and runs on 2G(GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz) and 3G(UMTS 900/2100 MHz) network frequencies. It is available in two beautiful shades which includes Chic White and Metallic Blue at a price of INR 12,500.

Samsung Galaxy Core i8260 has a 4.3-inch, capacitive and multi-touch, TFT touchscreen with a WVGA resolution of 480x800 pixels, 16 million colors display and 217ppi pixel density. It has a 1GB RAM and an internal memory of 8GB out of which 4.5GB is available for user and which can be further expanded up to 64GB via microSD memory card. It is an Android v4.1.2, Jelly Bean OS based smartphone with a dual-core 1.2GHz ARM Cortex-A5 processor, a Qualcomm MSM8625 Snapdragon S4 Play chipset, an Adreno 203 GPU and a few sensors such as accelerometer, gravity, compass and proximity.

It has also got a HTML5 browser, FM radio with RDS, GPS with A-GPS support, Java via MIDP emulator, an organizer, an image viewer/editor, a video viewer/editor, a document viewer/editor, Google maps, Google apps, voice memo/dials/commands, tethering, predictive text input, computer sync, OTA sync, a loudspeaker and a 3.5mm jack along with supported audio formats of .mp3, .aac, .eaac, .flac, .wma, .wav, .m4a, .amr and .ogg and supported video formats of .mp4, .wmv and a few others.

Samsung Galaxy Core i8260 has a 5.0MP rear camera with a resolution of 2592x1944 pixels, digital zoom, auto-focus, touch focus, LED flash, geo-tagging, face and smile detection, White balance presets, panorama mode and burst mode and can play as well as record videos of [email protected] It also has a 0.3MP VGA front camera with a resolution of 640x480 pixels and video calling which can play as well as record videos . For messaging, it has SMS, MMS, E-Mail, Push E-Mail, IM, RSS and SNS integration. For data, it includes a GPRS and EDGE, WLAN feature with Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n and Wi-Fi Hotspot, a v3.0 Bluetooth with A2DP, a v2.0 microUSB port and 3G speeds of HSDPA 7.2Mbps and HSUPA 5.76Mbps. Its battery has an endurance rating of 49h.

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