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Samsung Galaxy Core / Core 4G / Core Duos / Core Dual (G386F)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 325 reviews of Samsung Galaxy Core / Core 4G / Core Duos / Core Dual (G386F). The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Comments about the design and usability are generally positive. The price and performance also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the camera and screen.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Samsung Galaxy Core / Core 4G / Core Duos / Core Dual (G386F) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for Samsung Galaxy Core / Core 4G / Core Duos / Core Dual (G386F)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Samsung Galaxy Core / Core 4G / Core Duos / Core Dual (G386F) from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.ca.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

Nov, 2019

Expert review by : GSMArena team (gsmarena.com)

Samsung Galaxy Core LTE review: Fast at the core

 

The Samsung Galaxy Core LTE crosses no lines to deliver what the company thinks is the right balance between equipment and price. Focus is on a single feature, until recently exclusive to premium smartphones - LTE connectivity.

Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE; dual-band 3G with HSPA ; 4.5" 16M-color qHD capacitive touchscreen; 244ppi ; Android OS v4.2.2 Jelly Bean with TouchWiz UI ; Dual-core 1.2GHz Cortex-A9 CPU, PowerVR SGX 544MP GPU ; 1GB of RAM ; 2,100mAh Li-Ion battery ; 5MP...

Mediocre performance ; Uninspiring screen ; Android version is not up to date

The original Galaxy Core had its own little squad in what seemed like no time. A Plus model was released soon after the first one, and the Galaxy Core Advance came in a few months later.

Feb, 2014

Expert review by : GSMArena team (gsmarena.com)

Samsung Galaxy Core review: Two for one

 

Dual-SIM devices are almost exclusively a money-conscious affair and the Samsung Galaxy Core sticks to the playbook. It's just that when you look to optimize you monthly mobile spending by taking advantage of two different contracts, you don't usually...

Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE; quad-band 3G with HSPA; optional Dual-SIM with dual stand-by and 3G on both SIMs ; 4.3" 16M-color WVGA TFT capacitive touchscreen; 217ppi ; Android OS v4.1.2 Jelly Bean with TouchWiz UI ; Dual-core 1.2GHz Cortex-A5 CPU, Adreno...

No HD video recording ; No NFC ; No ambient light sensor ; Feeble chipset

With a sub-€200 price tag and a well-rounded set of features the Galaxy Core is a new smartphone arrive that will be welcomed by both money-conscious users looking to leverage on two plans to optimize their monthly cellphone spending (dual-SIM version)...

Aug, 2013

Expert review by : Victor H. (phonearena.com)

Samsung Galaxy Core Review

 

Dressed in typical Samsung uniform looks, the Galaxy Core marches not in the forefront with top of the line specs, but indeed in the core of Samsung's army - the mid-range…

Affordable price ; Well-rounded device ; Mostly smooth performance

Display is not bright enough for convenient outdoor use ; Cliched design

The Samsung Galaxy Core is a well balanced handset with no single standout feature to amaze users, but nor does it have any huge downsides either. Its weakest point is probably the slightly dim screen, but even that is not a fatal flaw. We do like its...

Aug, 2013

Expert review by : Rahul Sethi (techmagnifier.com)

Samsung Galaxy Core Review

 

Samsung Galaxy Core is the latest budget smartphone from Samsung. It runs Android Jelly Bean 4.1.2 and is available for 13050INR.

• Dual SIM ; • Light and strong body ; • Good battery backup

• Average Performance ; • Average Display ; • Low resolution cameras

Compromising somewhat on performance front, Samsung provides you with a piece of Galaxy family at a relatively low price. This includes the hierarchical Galaxy design and most of the features of its TouchWiz UI. It can be a fine deal for Samsung fans...

Nov, 2013

Expert review by : Digit Mobile Phones (digit.in)

Samsung Galaxy Core

 

The Samsung Galaxy Core GSM mobile has a large 4.3-inch screen with 480 x 800 pixels display resolution. it is powered by a 1.2 GHz dual-core processor, with 1 GB of RAM and runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS that gives the user access to the latest...

Jul, 2013

Consumer review (ciao.co.uk)

faster and powerfull,so not only smart

 

fast and more powerfull smartphones with 1,2 Ghz Dualcore Cortex A9 CPU processor and 1GB RAM that gives us smooth and screen performance with a newer 4.2 Jelly Bean, it's two generation behind what's currently available elsewhere. and with 4G LTE...

fast an powerfull

design always same like another model

Aug, 2014

Consumer review (mouthshut.com)

Samsung Galaxy Core

 

Well its a good phone from japanese manufacturer But india wants more in less price Samsung had to understand it It come with 4.3inch display 1.2dual core processor 1800 mah battery which is really not sufficeient A 5mp camery and avga camera for...

Feb, 2016

Consumer review (mouthshut.com)

Samsung Galaxy Core

 

Hai friends .i recently samsung galaxy core .It is very worst mobile.Because it is not good for all like private or public.It has 4GB internal memory, android version, kelliey ben version 4.0 and externall memory, 8 mega fixel, big screen and 320 hard...

Feb, 2016

Consumer review (mouthshut.com)

Samsung Galaxy Core

 

Hai friends .i recently samsung galaxy core .It is very worst mobile.Because it is not good for all like private or public.It has 4GB internal memory, android version, kelliey ben version 4.0 and externall memory, 8 mega fixel, big screen and 320 hard...

Feb, 2016

Consumer review (mouthshut.com)

Samsung Galaxy Core

 

I ordered this phone from flipkart last year and after using it for 4 months it drooped from my hand from less then 1/2 mts from the ground and you know what happened the glass was broken it and the framed was cracked. I dont have the photo to show you...

Feb, 2016

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