Samsung Galaxy Core Prime

Last Updated: 20th April 2019
Samsung Galaxy Core Prime
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Samsung Galaxy Core Prime summary

Samsung Galaxy Core Prime The phone comes with a 4.50-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 480x800 pixels at a pixel density of 207 pixels per inch (ppi).

Samsung Galaxy Core Prime is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core processor. It comes with 1GB of RAM.

The Samsung Galaxy Core Prime runs Android 4.4 and is powered by a 2,000mAh removable battery.

As far as the cameras are concerned, the Samsung Galaxy Core Prime on the rear packs 5-megapixel camera. It sports a 2-megapixel camera on the front for selfies.

Samsung Galaxy Core Prime based on Android 4.4 and packs 8GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded via microSD card (up to 64GB). The Samsung Galaxy Core Prime is a dual-SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts Regularsmartphone.

Connectivity options on the Samsung Galaxy Core Prime include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS, Bluetooth v4.00, FM radio, and 3G. Sensors on the phone include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, and proximity sensor.

The Samsung Galaxy Core Prime measures 130.80 x 67.90 x 8.80mm (height x width x thickness) and weighs 130.00 grams. It was launched in White colour.

As of 20th April 2019, Samsung Galaxy Core Prime price in India starts at Rs. 5,490.

Display4.50-inch
Processor1.3GHz quad-core
Front Camera2-megapixel
Resolution480x800 pixels
RAM1GB
OSAndroid 4.4
Storage8GB
Rear Camera5-megapixel
Battery Capacity2000mAh

Samsung Galaxy Core Prime Price in India (20th April 2019)

Galaxy Core Prime (Silver, 1GB RAM, 8GB)Rs. 5,490
Galaxy Core Prime (White, 1GB RAM, 8GB)Rs. 6,999
Galaxy Core Prime (Charcoal Grey, 1GB RAM, 8GB)Rs. 7,139
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Samsung Galaxy Core Prime specifications (full)

Samsung Galaxy Core Prime battery and general information

Form factorTouchscreen
Dimensions (mm)130.80 x 67.90 x 8.80
Weight (g)130.00
Battery capacity (mAh)2000
Removable batteryYes
ColoursWhite

Samsung Galaxy Core Prime display

Screen size (inches)4.50
TouchscreenYes
Resolution480x800 pixels
Pixels per inch (PPI)207

Samsung Galaxy Core Prime hardware

Processor1.3GHz quad-core
RAM1GB
Internal storage8GB
Expandable storageYes
Expandable storage typemicroSD
Expandable storage up to (GB)64

Samsung Galaxy Core Prime camera

Rear camera5-megapixel
Rear flashLED
Front camera2-megapixel

Samsung Galaxy Core Prime software

Operating systemAndroid 4.4

Samsung Galaxy Core Prime connectivity

Wi-FiYes
Wi-Fi standards supported802.11 b/g/n
GPSYes
BluetoothYes, v 4.00
NFCNo
InfraredNo
USB OTGNo
Headphones3.5mm
FMYes
Number of SIMs2
SIM 1
SIM TypeRegular
GSM/CDMAGSM
3GYes
4G/ LTENo
Supports 4G in India (Band 40)No
SIM 2
GSM/CDMAGSM
3GNo
4G/ LTENo
Supports 4G in India (Band 40)No

Samsung Galaxy Core Prime sensors

Compass/ MagnetometerNo
Proximity sensorYes
AccelerometerYes
Ambient light sensorYes
GyroscopeNo
BarometerNo
Temperature sensorNo
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Samsung Galaxy Core Prime reviews and ratings by users

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Lives up to expectations
By Tonya Haines | 25 Feb 2015 | 25 Feb 2015
First of all this is decent choice for peoe who're looking for smartphones within 10k INR with standard specs. I've been using the phone for little over 2 months and I'm quite satisfied with it. Previously i had the bad impression on low end/entry level Samsung smartphones as they tend to hang a lot and with no decent features or price:performance ratio. But this phone proved to be one of Samsung's best entry level sets. Before i make any further comment i should clarify the specs of the modle SM-G360H/DS does not go at par with the specs mentioned in most of the sites. The original specs are: 1) ARM cortex A7 quad core processor @ 1.2ghz 2) 1gb RAM(952mb usable) 3) Mali 400 GPU 4) 2000mah battery(can also be fitted with a 2600mah battery) 5) Onboard 8gb memory(of which 2.50gb is reserved for system purpose) These are the basic specs that needs to be kept in mind. The set comes with android kitkat 4.4.4. With 1gb ram the set works smoothly with very little/negligible lags(while incoming mass messages in whatsapp). Gpu performance is quite imressive, ran games like riptide gp2, temple run oz, the sims 3, asphalt 8 airborne, rail rush, etc in high graphics with no lags. There were lags with 1080p blu-ray .mkv videos occasionally when played with onboard video player, but it gave no lags when played with vlc media player. The onboard music player-google music player, is somawhat below average, the music quality is average(as compared to my previous lumia 620), but there’s an alternative player which is available on google play store-PowerAmp player which improves quality greatly. The phone does not have any inbuilt battery saver, however it features the UPS(ultra power saving) mode, which extends battery life considerably but greatly limits functionality. Since it comes with kitkat 4.4.4 non google applications can be now transferred to the SD card. Since its an entry level phone, it lacks many tweak options for various apps and the OS itself. For example: 1) The size of the widgets cannot be changed 2) No light sensor, so no auto brightness 3) No onboard battery save option(although theres Ultra Power Saving-UPS mode which extends battery life considerably but limits functinality drastically) 4) Average pixel density 5) Few bugs(seldom appears) with the keyboard 6) Google play music will not open fully when a random sng is played directly from SD card(touching anywhere on screen will terminate the temporary sound player) 7) No onboard photo edit application These are most of the occasional troubles one might face, now for the better part: 1) Quite maneuverable, slim 2) Smooth functionality for the most part 3) Virtually no issues with games or videos played 4) Satisfactory battery performance for a full working day(with internet turned off when not needed, fair bit of browsing(3g) and chats, watching videos, taking pictures, listening to songs for an hour or so, about an hour or 2’s talk, fair bit of gaming, etc(tested with battery doctor)) 5) Huge application support 6) 64gb-128gb external storage support 7) Most of the applications can be disabled if not needed, thus increasing battery perfomance So in a nutshell the phone is quite good but comes with a price too high for its class- 9600 INR. There are other great choices in this range such as the redmi 4g note, Zenfone 5, lumia 535, etc. Core prime is definitely a great improvement over the much hated core 2 and lives up to the expectations.
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By Narayan Mohanta | 28 Nov 2014 | 28 Nov 2014
OK
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Disappointing
By ExecutiveMusings | 27 Dec 2014 | 27 Dec 2014
Within a day of the SIM Card being activated , the display runs into major problems. Instead of replacing the customer care centre says 7 days is over and wash their hands off .if i purchase on a saturday afternoon and i complain early morning the next saturday , i cannot figure out how 168 hours have elapsed . Overall I would recommend buyers to avoid this handset .
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This phone is good for its price
By wither assassin | 31 Jul 2016 | 31 Jul 2016
I mean its a pretty good quality android/samsung for the price you can get it at. It has good features and is easy to use but like others said it is missing a gyroscope but that only affects pokemon go ar mode for me lol. But ive had no problems and my friend has dropped his one many times and not a single crack
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Good phone but their specs are off
By Kenneth Knutson | 21 May 2016 | 21 May 2016
So far I really like the phone. I haven't had it for very long. However, just for any potential buyers...there is no gyroscope. Which really sucks for me as I wanted a phone with a gyroscope in it. Everything else works fine so if a gyroscope isn't a necessity for you then go for it. If so, then don't be tricked like I was.
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