Samsung Enters the 4G Smartphone Race With Galaxy Core Prime 4G

Samsung Enters the 4G Smartphone Race With Galaxy Core Prime 4G

Samsung Enters the 4G Smartphone Race With Galaxy Core Prime 4G

by June 10, 2015
samsung galaxy core prime 4g smartphone

It is not very difficult to find a good Android smart phone these days that cost you less than10K. There are a plethora of brands and models available in the market but the question that you need to ask is, if it is a brand worth investing in? Well, you wouldn’t have to think twice if the phone comes from the house of Samsung, would you?

Recently, in the purview of the rising competition among the leading global tech players engaged in the battle of creating smartphones in the affordable segment. Samsung’s entry into this market segment is a testimony to the fact that Samsung doesn’t want to leave any stone unturned to retain its leadership position in the market. Having said this, it will no surprise then that Samsung has recently launched a new phone, Samsung Galaxy Core Prime 4G for just Rs. 9,999/-. This is one of the cheapest 4G enabled phones in India currently.

samsung galaxy core prime 4g price

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Announced way back in February this year, the handset was all set to hit shelves in March. However, that didn’t happen. According to a Mumbai-based retailer, the Samsung Galaxy Core Prime 4G comes with a bunch of exciting offers, which includes up to 3GB of free 4G data for Airtel users. Moreover, you also get a free 3-month Hungama premium subscription, and a Vuclip prime offer. Now, all of that sounds tempting, isn’t it?

Let’s have a look at the specifications:

  • 4.5 inch display

  • Android 4.4 KitKat OS

  • 5 MP primary camera

  • 2 MP secondary camera

  • 1.2 GHz processor1

  • 1 GB RAM

  • 8 GB of Internal Storage

  • 2000mAh battery

Like its 3G variant, this one too runs on Android 4.4 and features a decent 4.5-inch display with 480 x 800 pixels resolution. Of course, a 5-inch screen would have been better, but that’s OK. Powered by a 1.2 GHz quad-core processor and a 1 GB RAM, the device has 8 GB of inbuilt storage capacity which can be extended further up to 64 GB using a microSD card.

samsung galaxy core prime 4g camera

A 5MP rear camera may not be the best one to make you happy, but surely good enough to let you capture a few instant memories here and there. The handset has a 2 MP front-facing snapper too. For now, the device will be available in 3 colours – White, Silver and Charcoal Grey.

samsung galaxy core prime 4g colours

Launched alongside the Galaxy Core Prime 4G were Galaxy Grand Prime 4G and the Galaxy J1 4G. Check out their features:


Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime 4G

Samsung Galaxy J1 4G





1.2 GHz

1.2 GHz


1 GB

768 MB

Operating System

Android 4.4

Android 4.4

Primary Camera

8 MP

5 MP

Secondary Camera

5 MP

2 MP



4 GB


2600 mAh

1850 mAh

Though the Samsung Galaxy Core Prime 4G may not be packed with the best hardware, it is worth noting that the handset supports 4G connectivity and comes with a sufficient amount of internal storage capacity. So, at just below Rs. 10000, the Core Prime 4G is indeed a good deal.