The price cut was first tipped on Wednesday by established Mumbai-based retailer Mahesh, saying retail price had been dropped to Rs. 7,990.
It is powered by a quad-core processor clocked at 1.2GHz coupled with 768MB of RAM. The Galaxy Core 2 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 2 is expandable via microSD card (up to 64GB).
Connectivity options on the smartphone include Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, Micro-USB and 3G. The Samsung Galaxy Core 2 is powered by a 2000mAh battery. The handset measures 130.3x68x9.8mm and weighs 138 grams.
The smartphone is also available on the Samsung's India store.
Samsung Galaxy S Duos 3 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. It features a 5-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, and also houses a VGA front camera.