Samsung unveils three new Galaxy phones – the Trend 2, Core 2 and Young 2

Samsung has announced three new models for its Galaxy line of smartphones in the UK – the Galaxy Trend 2, Galaxy Core 2 and Galaxy Young 2.


Samsung says that the Galaxy Trend 2 – called the Galaxy Ace 4 outside of Europe – is powered by a 1.0GHz dual-core processor with a 1500mAh battery, running on Android 4.4 operating system, a 4.0-inch WVGA TFT display, a 5MP camera with flash, a microSD slot, 512MB RAM and 4GB of internal memory.

The Galaxy Young 2 is powered by a 1.0GHz single-core processor, a 1300mAh battery, 3MP camera and a 3.5-inch HVGA display, Android 4.4 OS, microSD, 512MB RAM and 4GB of memory.

The Galaxy Core 2 comes with a 1.2GHz quad-core processor, a 4.5-inch display, 2000mAh battery, a 5MP camera with LED flash, Samsung’s TouchWiz Essence interface, Android 4.4 OS, microSD, 768MB of RAM and 4GB of memory.

All three new models feature wi-fi b/g/n and Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity.

Size-wise, the Trend 2 is 121.4mm x 62.9mm x 10.8 mm, and weighs 123.8g; the Young 2 is 109.8mm x 59.9mm x 11.8mmm, and weighs 108g; and the Core 2 is 68mm x 130.3mm x 9.8mm, weighing 138g.

Samsung sayss all three new phones will be “affordable”, but no pricing has been announced as yet.

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