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Samsung Galaxy Core Advance

alaTest has collected and analyzed 136 reviews of Samsung Galaxy Core Advance. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the price and screen. The usability and durability are also appreciated, whereas the reliability and design get less positive opinions.

portability, durability, usability, screen, price

design, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Samsung Galaxy Core Advance is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Digit Mobile Phones (

Samsung Galaxy Core Advance


Samsung Galaxy Core Advance smartphone has a 4.7 inch TFT capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors and 480 x 800 pixels resolution. It has 8 GB internal memory expandable up to 64 GB via microSD support and 1 GB of RAM. Connectivity wise the smartphone...

Feb, 2014

Consumer review by: withoutaclu (

A nicely styled phone with perfect size and performance.


" This is an excellent all around mobile device. I still own and use it, just not as a phone. Have had no issues with the phone, only asking operational and accessories questions to support. "

Built-in speakers , Durable , Realistic color , Lightweight

not an android device. , sometimes frustrating to find apps.

Dec, 2013

Consumer review by: mckdanny (

Best phone yet!


" I love my phone...and not really a lover of phones etc. But this one has everything you could possibly need and more. Good value for the money invested. "

Bright display , Inexpensive , Durable , Lightweight

Feb, 2013

Consumer review by: MVesseur (

If you mainly need this for telephone calls, get something else


" This is one example of how a touchscreen should not be implemented. Combine it with a Telus plan and it becomes a disaster. This is the opposite of progress - it looks better, but functions are worse than an old fashioned phone with buttons. I used...

Bright display

Did not meet expectations , unintuitive , operating system , bad touchscreen

Jun, 2012

Consumer review by: Gridlok (

Bad Touchscreen!


" Aside from the fact that my screen has scratched so badly it is hard to see, it is the most difficult touch screen I have ever used. "

Poor quality , Did not meet expectations

Jun, 2012

Consumer review by: lbean (

Good phone for talking and sending a few text msgs per day.


" I've had my phone for almost 1.5 yr I really have no beef about it. its a simple phone, not a smart phone but looks like one. it lets you text easy, and you dont have to have data, blablabla. that stuff is all extra unnecessary things anyway! You...

Bright display , Inexpensive , Durable , Lightweight , easy to use

limited functions , conversion app d/n work

May, 2012

Consumer review by: Balletcutie3 (

Pretty Good Phone !


" I actually bought the samsung evergreen originally as my first phone and within a month, I had to send it back for repairs and I've now had a this phone as my loaner for 4-5 monthes now, and it's actually a very nice phone. The touch screen works...

Bright display , Durable , Lightweight , good touch screen

Mar, 2012

Consumer review by: jrock (

Worst Phone I've Ever Had!


" Horrible! Honestly, I had no idea I could rate it 1/5. Too high of a rating. Bad, bad, bad touchscreen. Not very creative. Bad calling, hard to text and view web on. Wouldn't recommend this to even the people I hate. "

Poor quality , Did not meet expectations , horrible touch

Nov, 2011

Consumer review by: nickinuse (

Poor touchscreen


" A phone starts with how you make it work... the touchscreen is simply of poor quality. Way too long to react. it makes even dialing a hard task. it's a no go. "

Poor quality , Did not meet expectations

May, 2011

Consumer review by: snid0039 (

Good Phone - With A Few Bugs


" I found the touch screen to be decent. Works reasonably well after calibrated with a pen cap, keeps its calibration for a decent amount of time. Sends and receives texts quite quickly, but when sending texts spread across multiple SMS pages, the...

Bright display , Lightweight

no wi-fi , sms texting

Mar, 2011

Product Specifications


Browsing time (3G):8
Browsing time (Wi-Fi):10


Front Camera:No / Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3
Rear camera resolution (numeric):3 / 3.15 / 5


E-mail: Yes


GPS: Yes


2G standards:Edge / EDGE, GPRS / EDGE, GPRS, GSM / GSM
4G: No
SIM card capability:Dual SIM / Single SIM

Ports & interfaces

USB port: Yes