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Samsung Galaxy Core LTE

Bottom edge

Volume rocker

Is that what I think it is?

Sleek sides

Jelly Bean flavor of Android

Solid build for a budget buy

Basic back in black

Status-quo facade

5-megapixel camera

Longer design

Touchwiz

Top bezel

Bottom bezel

It's almost like it's winking

4G LTE please

Back in black

Black in the front

Capacitive buttons in action

Thick Core

We get our grips on Samsung's midrange 4G phone, the Galaxy Core LTE, which is set for a UK release in the second quarter. Click through for loads of photos.

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The bottom edge of the Galaxy Core LTE houses a microphone pinhole and a mini-USB port.
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The volume rocker on the side slightly bubbles above the edge, making it easy to find when in your pocket.
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From this angle, the Galaxy Core LTE looks a little like another recognizable smartphone.
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The sleek slides lose their high-end appeal due to the Galaxy Core LTE's extra girth.
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Though it ships with Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2., the Galaxy Core LTE still offers a bevy of useful features.
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The Core LTE is expected to be affordably priced when it hits stores, yet its build feels anything but cheap. The solid smartphone appears to pack a solid build quality.
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The aligned LED flash, 5-megapixel camera, and speaker is reminiscent of the Samsung Galaxy Grand 2, but with a less premium feel.
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The Galaxy Core LTE looks like your typical Samsung device, except its 4.5 inch screen makes it one of the smallest releases in Samsung's Galaxy.
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These days a 5-megapixel camera won't impress many, but the one on the back of the Core LTE will still work for simple snapshots.
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The Galaxy Core LTE sports a slightly longer body, even though it's a smaller smartphone.
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It's no surprise that Samsung's Touchwiz makes an appearance on the Galaxy Core LTE. There's loads of apps and customization features to keep you occupied.
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The Galaxy Core LTE houses a front-facing 0.3 MP camera and ambient light sensor.
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The Galaxy Core LTE features capacitive, as well as a home button on its bottom bezel.
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If the LED flash was an eye, the camera a cute button nose, the speaker a winky eye, and the Samsung logo a smirk -- right? Is it just me? Anyways, the aligned features work best when using the smartphone in its default portrait orientation.
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The fast browsing and data downloads while out-and-about is one of the main appeals of a tablet with 4G LTE capabilities.
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Samsung offers the Core LTE smartphone in black or white.
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The black model adds a sleek touch to the otherwise humdrum Galaxy Core LTE.
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Whether you're a fan of them or not, Samsung includes their capacitive buttons on the bottom bezel of the Galaxy Core LTE.
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The Galaxy Core thickness isn't as slim as some top mobiles, but for a smartphone on the budget end, it isn't too bad.
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