Samsung launched the LTE-capable Galaxy Core Prime 4G earlier this year, with a price tag of Rs 9,999. Now the company has quietly launched a value edition variant of the smartphone, called the Galaxy Core Prime VE. The smartphone is listed on the company’s India eStore, priced at Rs 8,600. Also Read - Top 5 phones with Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC: Asus ROG Phone 5, iQOO 7, OnePlus 9RT, more
At the time of filing this story, the eStore lists the smartphones in three colors White, Grey and Silver. All three variants though are out of stock, and there is instead an option to notify you when it is in stock. Also Read - Phones launching next week: Pixel 6 series, Samsung Galaxy S21 FE, Motorola Edge S, more
Samsung Galaxy Core Prime VE specifications: The smartphone sports a 4.5-inch WVGA (800×480 pixels) PLS TFT display, and is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core processor paired with 1GB of RAM. Also on offer is 8GB internal storage, which can be expanded up to 128GB using a microSD card. Also Read - Phones launched last week: Realme GT Neo 2, Moto E40, OnePlus 9RT, and more
The smartphone also features a 5-megapixel rear camera, 2-megapixel selfie camera, and a 2,000mAh battery with Ultra Power Saving Mode that the company claims lets the battery survive up to 1.2 days on 10 percent battery.
Connectivity options include dual-SIM card slots, 3G support, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS, and on the software front, it runs on Android 4.4 KitKat.
The Galaxy Core Prime 4G too offers similar specifications like a 4.5-inch WVGA display, 1.2GHz quad-core processor, 1GB of RAM, and 8GB internal storage with microSD card support. It too comes with 5-megapixel rear camera, 2-megapixel snapper up front, and a 2,000mAh battery. The big difference here though is that the Galaxy Core Prime 4G comes with LTE (TD-LTE in Band 40 and FDD-LTE in Band 3) support.