Samsung’s eyeing the smartphone crown by trying to monopolise the entire handset market, or so it seems with its debut of not one or two, but four new smartphones to its Galaxy droid portfolio.
These units, according to Samsung, will be low cost and offered to the market as a more affordable substitute to its Samsung Galaxy S5. The Galaxy Core II, Galaxy Star 2, Galaxy Ace 4, and Galaxy Young 2 all come out of the box with Android 4.4 KitKat, and a downsized form of the company's TouchWiz Essence UI.
The most pimped up smartphone of the lot, specs wise, is the Galaxy Core II. It'll come fitted with a 4.5in display, quad-core 1.2 Ghz processor, as well as a 5MP rear-facing camera. If you want to measure it up against the S5, that model has a 5.1in display, 2.5 GHz quad-core processor and 16MP camera.
If you’re after a mid-range device, that'll be the Galaxy Ace 4. Samsung’s announced it'll come in both LTE and 3G variants – the LTE model will feature a dual-core 1.2 GHz processor, 4in display and 5 MP camera, while the 3G version is similar, but with a 1.0 GHz dual-core processor.
The deal gets better
Of course, that would mean the Galaxy Star 2 and Galaxy Young 2 make the low end cut. These smaller sized dudes, with 3.5in displays and single-core 1.0 GHz processors, are essentially the same spec wise, the only difference being the Galaxy Star 2 comes with a 2MP camera while the Galaxy Young 2’s is 3MP.
Samsung’s tight-lipped about pricing and local availability, but it takes no genius to figure out that the Galaxy Core II will be the most expensive of the four units.
Now, we’re not sure if all or a few of these units will make it to Singapore but since the lower-end smartphone market is picking up here, we should expect them on our shores.
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[Source and image: GSM Arena]