Samsung Galaxy Core 2 vs Galaxy S Duos 2 India clash


There’s a massive choice of smartphones available on the market in India and the Samsung Galaxy Core 2 released in the summer. The Samsung Galaxy S Duos 2 released at the end of last year and is still a very popular handset. Today we have a Samsung Galaxy Core 2 vs. Galaxy S Duos 2 India price and specs clash.

These are both dual SIM Android handsets that are close in price, so how do they compare? We’ll break down the key specs and more for the Galaxy Core 2 (Core II) and Galaxy S Duos 2 S7582 so that you can what they have to offer and how they stand up against each other. Of course your personal preference of design will also come into play in any decision between the two.

The Galaxy Core 2 has a 1.2GHz quad-core processor (chip and graphics unspecified) while the Galaxy S Duos 2 has a 1.2GHz BCM dual-core processor and Broadcom VideoCore IV GPU.

The Core 2 has a 4.5-inch display with resolution of 800 x 480 and 207 ppi. The S Duos 2 has a 4-inch display with 800 x 480 resolution resulting in 233 ppi.

RAM and Storage
Both phones are identical in this respect, with 768MB of RAM and 4GB of internal storage that’s expandable via microSD to 64GB.

Camera set-up
Again these are virtually the same as they both have a 5-megapixel rear camera with autofocus and LED flash as well as a VGA front-facing camera. However, the Galaxy Core 2 has 480p video capture while the Galaxy S Duos 2 has 720p video capture.

The Galaxy Core 2 has a 2000 mAh battery while the Galaxy S Duos 2 has a 1500 mAh battery. Both batteries are removable.

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Both phones support 3G, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPRS, EDGE, and microUSB 2.0.

Operating System
The Galaxy Core 2 runs Android 4.4.2 KitKat and the Galaxy S Duos 2 runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean.

Dimensions and Weight
The Galaxy Core 2 measures 130.3mm x 68m x 9.8mm and weighs 138g. The Galaxy S Duos 2 measures 121.5mm x 63.1mm x 10.6mm and weighs in at 118g.

The Samsung Galaxy Core 2 Dual SIM launched in India at Rs. 11,900 while the Galaxy S Duos 2 launched at Rs. 10,999. However, both can be found cheaper depending on retailer and color option, with not much difference between the two.

As you can see from the above specs these phones have quite a lot of similarities, but there are also some differences mostly in favour of the Galaxy Core 2. For example the Galaxy Core 2 has a quad-core processor, a larger display, a higher capacity battery, runs a later version of Android, and is the slimmer of the two handsets. On the other hand the Galaxy S Duos 2 has HD video recording capability and is the lighter phone.

Weighing things up we’d have to say that the newer Galaxy Core 2 is the better bet between these two devices as it has more advantages, although it’s a fairly close run thing. When you’ve considered the above details it would be interesting to hear your pick.

Would you choose the Samsung Galaxy Core 2 or the Samsung Galaxy S Duos 2? We always appreciate your feedback and welcome your comments.


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