Samsung has finally released the Galaxy Grand 2 phablet in the Indian market. The Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 is an updated version of the Galaxy Grand. The dual-SIM smartphone will be launched in Indian stores by first week of January.This Smartphone has a larger screen, more RAM and bigger battery than its predecessor.Sources says that it delivers an improved HD viewing experience, more powerful multi—tasking features, a premium experience through design and entertainment.
The Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 has a bigger 5.25-inch HD screen with a resolution of 720×1280 pixels and pixel density that goes all the way up to 280 ppi. The screen has a 16:9 HD ratio or a wide angle ratio, which is suitable for movies, playing games, etc.The big screen makes the Galaxy Grand 2 quite large and a bit heavy, as the smartphone comes in at 146.8 x 75.3 x 8.9 mm and 163 grams
OS & Processor
It runs on Android v4.3 Jelly Bean OS, which is the latest Android version for Samsung smartphones.It is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm processor.
The Grand 2 has a much larger Li-Ion 2600mAh battery which promises up to 10 hours of playback and 17 hours of talk time.
Grand 2 has an 8MP camera with LED flash and sports a 1.9MP camera in front which is capable of shooting and recording in HD mode.
Internal and External Storage
It has 8GB inbuilt storage, which can be expanded up to 64GB through microSD card. The processor is also coupled with 1.5GB of RAM.
Galaxy Grand 2 has dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS, Micro-USB and 3G (HSPA+) as connectivity options.
The Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 will be available in Black, Pink and White color.
Along with the improvements that come with Android 4.3 such as restricted profiles, superior Bluetooth, improved power management and so on, the Grand 2 will also be running the latest version of Touchwiz. One can also imagine a bunch of Samsung’s own apps and services such as the Story Album to organize pictures, an S Translator app, a Samsung Hub, S Travel, Samsung Link and lots more.Also it comes armed with the usual sensors —accelerometer, gyro, proximity and compass.
Specs-wise the Galaxy Grand 2 is positioned well, yet the price has not been released but we can expect that price will fall somewhere between Rs 22,990 and Rs 24,990.
Quick look at Specifications of Galaxy Grand 2
- Big (5.2 inches) and High-resolution display (720 x 1280 pixels)
- Android v4.3 Jelly Bean OS
- 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm processor
- High-resolution camera 8 megapixels in front and 1.9MP camera in front
- Dual SIM card support
- Lots of RAM (1536 MB RAM)
- Light sensor, Proximity sensor
- Bluetooth 4.0 version
- Built-in online services support:YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+
- 2,600mAh Battery
- 8GB inbuilt storage and extended up to 64 GB
- Available in Black, Pink and White color
- Price between Rs 22,990 and Rs 24,990.