Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos smartphone was a huge success. Now, the South Korean tech major has announced its successor, the Galaxy Grand 2, with a faster processor. The Galaxy Grand 2 smartphone got unveiled on Monday, as a cheap alternative to the Galaxy Note 3.
Samsung’s Galaxy Grand 2 improves on its predecessor’s screen with a higher resolution 5.25in 1280×720 resolution HD 720p display, compared to the original’s 5in 800×480 resolution panel. The phone’s processor has also been bumped from dual-core to quad-core, and the Galaxy Grand 2 handset has 1.5GB of RAM, compared to the 1GB found in the original Galaxy Grand.
The smartphone includes a 2,600mAh battery that promises 17 hours of calls and 10 hours of playback on a single charge. Internal storage is a mere 8GB, but you can bump that up to 64GB with a microSD card.
The smartphone has an 8 megapixel rear camera with an LED flash and a 1.9 megapixel front camera. It runs on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean OS. Dual-SIM capability lets you switch between different carriers. However, the device isn’t 4G LTE-compatible and supports HSPA+ instead.
It’s a device that offers an optimal large-screen experience on a portable, compact smartphone. The Galaxy Grand 2 provides improved HD viewing experience, enhanced performance, and comes equipped with several smart features that continue to set the Galaxy series apart from other smartphone devices on the market, including enhanced camera features like Best Face, Best Photo and Continuous Shot. . A Multi Window feature lets you use the large screen to run two apps side by side. Other additional Samsung exclusives include Samsung Hub for music, videos, and games. Meanwhile, Samsung Link allows access to your content from multiple locations.
The phone will come in white, black, and pink. Samsung also said it will be available in “selective regions” but didn’t reveal any specific markets, launch date, or pricing.
Processor: Quad Core 1.2GHz
Display: 5.25″ HD (1280×720) TFT
Memory: 1.5GB (RAM) + 8GB (Internal Memory) + microSD (up to 64GB)
Camera: 8 megapixel rear camera and 1.9 megapixel front camera
OS: Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean)
Connectivity: WiFi a/b/g/n, BT4.0, GPS + Glonass, USB 2.0
Sensor: Proximity, Accelerometer, Compass, Light, Hall Sensor
Dimension: 146.8 x 75.3 x 8.9 mm, 163g