News has leaked in from Russia that Samsung is planning to launch a new dual SIM smartphone in the Galaxy Core series. It is Galaxy Core 2, a mid-range phone having product code SM-G355H reports the Russian website [email protected].


Hi-TECH reveals that the Galaxy Core 2 will hit the Russian market around second half of May and will cost 9990 rubles (about $277). This smartphone will add to Samsung’s repertoire of budget phones that are in good demand in the developing countries.

Regarding specifications, it is expected that Samsung’s Galaxy Core 2 will feature a 4.5” WVGA display, 1.2GHz quad-core processor and a 512MB RAM. The device will come with a 5 MP main camera, 0.3 MP front camera, 4GB internal storage, a microSD card slot, and 2000 mAh battery. The Galaxy Core 2 will run on Android 4.4 KitKat and have HSPA+ support but no LTE.

Samsung’s Galaxy Core 2 will be 4th in the series after Original Galaxy Core, Galaxy Core Advance and Galaxy Core LTE.