It runs Android 4.4.2 KitKat with the company's updated TouchWiz Essence UX on top. It features a 4-inch WVGA (480x800 pixels) TFT display and supports dual-SIM (GSM+GSM).
The smartphone is powered by a 1GHz dual-core processor clubbed with 512MB of RAM. The Galaxy S Duos 3 comes with 4GB inbuilt storage, and features a microSD card slot for expansion. There is a 5-megapixel rear camera with LED flash onboard, while the smartphone also houses a VGA front camera. Connectivity options include Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Micro-USB, GPRS/ EDGE, and 3G. It is backed by a 1500mAh battery. Samsung Galaxy S Duos 3 measures 121.4x62.9x10.8mm and weighs 124 grams.
On Thursday, Samsung had officially slashed the price of the Galaxy Core 2 by roughly 33 percent to Rs. 8,007 from Rs. 11,990. The smartphone is available on Samsung India's official online store at the new price.
Notably, Samsung officially slashed the price of Galaxy Core 2 one day after the same Mumbai-based retailer had tipped the price cut for the device on Wednesday, saying the retail price was dropped to Rs. 7,990.