Features Key features of the Galaxy S Duos  vs Core 

screen size

screen resolution

Galaxy S Duos
800 x 480
Galaxy Core
800 x 480


Galaxy S Duos
0.75 GB


Galaxy S Duos
Single core
Galaxy Core
Dual core

camera resolution

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Samsung Galaxy S Duos

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Supports Adobe Flash Yes vs No Somewhat common; Many games and videos on the Internet require Adobe Flash
Much newer operating system Android 4.0.4 vs Android 4.1 Newer Android OS; Get all the latest features and security updates with a more recent version
Longer standby time (3G) 28,224 min vs 18,000 min More than 55% longer standby time (3G)
Slightly longer standby time 34,272 min vs 29,952 min Around 15% longer standby time
Front view of Samsung Galaxy Core

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More cores Dual core vs Single core Twice as many cores; each additional core lets your phone do more without visible UI slowdowns and jerkiness
Faster processor 1.2 GHz vs 1 GHz Around 20% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Bigger screen 4.3" vs 4" More than 5% bigger screen
More battery capacity 1,800 mA·h vs 1,500 mA·h 20% more battery capacity
Thinner 8.9 mm vs 10.5 mm Around 15% thinner

Reviews Word on the street

Galaxy S Duos  vs Core 

Color accuracy of the display is high and generally we are pleased with the picture.
Galaxy Core

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Galaxy S Duos  vs
Size 4" 4.3"
Resolution 800 x 480 800 x 480
Touchscreen Capacitive Capacitive
Multitouch Yes Yes
PPI 233 ppi 216 ppi


Clock speed 1 GHz 1.2 GHz
Number of cores Single core Dual core
RAM 0.75 GB 1 GB
Internal storage 4 GB 8 GB
Supported card formats

photo & video

Camera 5 MP 5 MP
Resolution 5 MP 5 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 0.3 MP 0.3 MP
Video resolution 640 x 480 @ Unknown 720 x 480 @ 30 fps


Generation 3.5G 3.5G
HSDPA (7.2 Mb/s)
HSUPA (5.76 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
Unknown (7.2 Mb/s)
HSPA (unspecified)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)


Talk time (3G) 519.6 min 540 min
Standby time 34,272 min 29,952 min
Standby time (3G) 28,224 min 18,000 min
Capacity 1,500 mA·h 1,800 mA·h

form factor

Galaxy S Duos  vs
Weight 120 g 124 g
Thickness 10.5 mm 8.9 mm
Size 63.1 x 121.5 x 10.5 mm 67.6 x 129.3 x 8.9 mm


Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes


Supports FM radio Yes Yes


Operating system Android 4.0.4 Android 4.1
Multitasking Yes Yes
App store Android Market Android Market
Adobe flash support Yes No
App store size 850,000 apps 850,000 apps


Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes Yes
Supports NFC No No
Bluetooth Bluetooth Bluetooth v3.0
Samsung Galaxy S Duos
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