GALAXY Core The crystal clear 4.3” WVGA TFT display presents you with a vibrant and stunning viewing experience. Stylish in Metallic Blue or Chic White options, the organic design nuances will make you the center of attraction. A powerful mobile experience that fits in the palm of your hand. At 8.95mm thin and weighing a mere 120g, this impressively compact device has it all covered.

Recycling Batteries Responsibly

  • The European Directive on Batteries and Accumulators aims to minimise the impact of batteries on the environment and encourage the recovery of the materials they contain. In the UK, regulations on the recycling of batteries and accumulators (rechargeable batteries) were Introduced in 2009. The Waste Batteries Regulations aim to significantly increase UK collection and recycling of used portable batteries from 3% in 2007 to 25% by 2012, rising to at least 45% in 2016.

  • The battery symbol on a product or on its packaging indicates that the product must not be disposed of with general household waste. Instead, it is the consumer’s responsibility to dispose of their waste batteries at a designated collection point so that they can be recycled. The separate collection and recycling of batteries at the time of dispo sal will help to conserve natural resources and ensure that they are recycled in a manner that protects human health and the environment. A comprehensive list of battery recycling centers can be obtained from: www.recycle-more.co.uk

  • All Samsung products that are subject to the Batteries Directive are compliant with the UK battery and accumulator Requirements. In accordance with national law, SAMSUNG Electronics (UK) Ltd is a member of an approved batteries producer compliance scheme. This scheme collects, treats and disposes of batteries on Samsung’s behalf.



  • - 1.2 GHz Dual Core Fast Processor
  • - Images Stunningly Displayed with 4.3" Vivid Display
  • - Dual SIM Capability, Conveniently Managed
  • - Intelligent Technology, Intuitively Integrated

Brilliant design, Stunningly displayed

Brilliant design, stunningly displayed
The crystal clear 4.3” WVGA TFT display presents you with a vibrant and stunning viewing experience.

Stylish in Metallic Blue or Chic White options, the organic design nuances will make you the center of attraction.

A powerful mobile experience that fits in the palm of your hand. At 8.95mm thin and weighing a mere 120g, this impressively compact device has it all covered.

Powerful performance, Smoothly delivered

Powerful performance, smoothly delivered
Power at your fingertips, courtesy of a fast 1.2GHz Dual Core Processor with 1GB RAM and Android™ 4.1 Jelly Bean OS.

Multi-tasking is cool again! Everything is smooth and responsive even when you’re streaming videos whilst browsing media libraries, listening to music or running multiple Apps.

The GALAXY Core comes with 8GB internal memory and support for 64GB microSD cards, so you can keep all your music and videos with you and still have space for large documents and files. Work just became fun!

Intelligent technology, Intuitively integrated

Intelligent technology, Intuitively integrated
Smart features to energize your mobile experience.

Smart Stay
Uses the front camera to detect when you’re looking at the screen to prevent dimming.

Smart Alert
Vibrates if you have missed calls or messages after you’ve been away from the phone.

Motion UI
Uses intuitive actions such as shaking or turning over the mobile to perform common functions such as refreshing contents or muting the phone.

S Voice and Voice Unlock
More Smart features include S Voice (voice commands) and Voice Unlock (lock/unlock via voice).

Dual SIM capability, Conveniently managed

Dual SIM capability, Conveniently managed
Enhance your mobile experience with the convenience of Dual SIM technology. Switch between SIMs with a simple tap.

Traveling outside your normal coverage area? Need to keep your work and personal calls separate? Dual SIM lets you access both SIM cards at the same time to enjoy better billing options, calling plans and roaming rates at home and when you’re traveling^.

^Please note: Related IDD/Roaming fees may be incurred due to call converting.

Exclusive Offer of SOLITON S Music Service

Exclusive Offer of SOLITON S Music Service
14-day free trial, plus an additional one-month free usage upon purchase

SOLITON S has been preloaded onto your GALAXY Core, giving you access to 1.5 million Chinese, English, Japanese and Korean pop hits and keeping you up to date with the latest albums and your personalized music list. Newly-added Widget functions and search categories will facilitate easy search for the latest plugs, newest albums, music billboards, different music genres as well as lifestyle and festive songs with just a single touch.

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ChatON – free social networking App

ChatON – free social networking App
ChatON lets you create unique animation messages, supports up to 200 buddies in your chat rooms, allowing you to set chat background, font and ringtone freely, and even supports you to share photos, videos, location and files easily. Let's enjoy a diversified and fun chat experience with ChatON now.

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Exclusive Game Offerings

Exclusive Game Offerings
Download “Enborn X” with a special discount now to save the world and fight back giant enemies, kill as many as possible and get high score. You can also enjoy the exclusive shooting game “Armorslays” for free, to fight against hundreds of bosses on land and sea using a Lovely Q version of the robot.

Learn More (Enborn X)
Learn More (Armorslays)

Selected Interactive Live Wallpaper

Selected Interactive Live Wallpaper
Download “Hello Kitty Online Live Wallpaper” and “Femme de pivot Live Wallpaper” now. With flexible interactive whitewash effect, allowing you to select your favorite live wallpaper style to make your smartphone unique and special.

Learn More (Hello Kitty Online Live Wallpaper)
Learn More (Femme de pivot Live Wallpaper)

tech specs

  • Display
  • Camera
    5.0 Mega-pixel AF Camera with LED Flash

Dimension of GT-I8262MBATGY


  • Technology

    16M Color WVGA TFT Display

  • Size


  • Resolution

    480 x 800pixel


  • Dimension (WxHxD)

    129.3 x 67.56 x 8.95 mm

  • Weight




  • Operation Platform

    Android™ 4.1 (Jelly Bean) ◆


    Yes (For Android JB)


  • Color

    Metallic Blue, Chic White


  • Band^

    Dual SIM Smartphone:
    SIM Slot 1: UMTS(900/2100MHz)+ GSM(8500/900/1800/1900 MHz)
    SIM Slot 2: UMTS(900/2100MHz)+ GSM(8500/900/1800/1900 MHz)


  • Processor

    1.2GHz Dual-Core Processor

Data Transfer^

  • Data Transfer^

    SIM Slot 1: HSDPA 7.2 Mbps / HSUPA 5.76Mbps / 3G / EDGE
    SIM Slot 2: HSDPA 7.2 Mbps / HSUPA 5.76Mbps / 3G / EDGE


  • Built-in Memory

    8GB ROM (RAM: 1GB)

  • External Memory

    Support microSD™card (up to 64GB)


  • Capacity


  • Talk Time*

    Up to 14hrs (2G); 9hrs (3G)

  • Standby Time*

    Up to 500hrs (2G); 300hrs (3G)


  • Camera Resolution

    5.0 Mega-pixel AF Camera with LED Flash

  • Front Camera


  • Shooting Mode

    Single shot, Continuous, Panorama, Share shot, Buddy photo share, Smile shot, Cartoon

  • Scene Mode

    Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Party/Indoor, Beach/Snow, Sunset, Dawn, Autumn colour, Text, Candlelight, Firework, Backlight, Night

  • Effect

    Negative, Sepia, Black and White

  • White Balance

    Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent

  • Timer

    Off, 2 sec, 5 sec, 10 sec

Internet Tool

  • Game Hub


  • Exchange Active Sync™


  • Android™ Browser


  • Play Store™


  • Google™

    Yes(Google+ ™, Search, Gmail™, Map, Calendar, Latitude, Places and Google Talk™)

  • YouTube™


  • Online Widget


  • ChatON messenger



  • Play Format

    MP4, 3GP, MKV

Music and Sound

  • Play Format


  • Background Music Play


  • 3.5mm Stereo Headset Jack


  • Music Library


  • FM Radio

    Yes (RDS)

Input Method

  • Hand Writing Recognition

    Yes (English, Traditional and Simplified Chinese)

  • Virtual Qwerty Keyboard


Special Featureˇ

  • Dual SIM Smartphone

    Dual SIM Always On (Receive calls from both SIM cards even during calls)**
    Hybrid Dual SIM (While using 3G data with SIM1, can catch a call with SIM2)

  • Smart Stay


  • Smart Alert


  • Motion UI


  • S Voice


  • Voice Unlock



  • Wi-Fi

    802.11 b/g/n

  • Bluetooth#

    V3.0 (A2DP)

  • USB 2.0 HS


  • GPS (Support A-GPS)△


Memory size - Portion of memory occupied by existing content.


User Manual

17.16 MB, pdf, TRADITIONAL CHINESE(Hongkong)


Other Manuals (1)

  • User Manual

    16.69 MB, pdf, ENGLISH(Hongkong)


Software (4)

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