Samsung’s Galaxy Grand was a huge success and company wants to again capitalize on handset’s popularity by launching it’s upgraded version in the market. Samsung on Monday announced that it is soon going to come out with Galaxy Grand 2, which is a successor of Galaxy Grand launched December last year.
Samsung has upgraded Grand 2 with a quad-core processor, a bigger high definition screen and a more powerful battery back up.
Galaxy Grand 2 runs on a quad-core 1.2 Ghz processor (same speed as that of it’s predecessor), has a 5.25 inch 1280×720 TFT HD screen. The device is as usual a dual SIM phone, has a 1.5 GB RAM and has 8 GB of internal storage which can further be extended upto 64 GB by using external microSD card.
Grand 2 has a 8 megapixel rear camera similar to it’s predecessor and runs on Android Jelly Bean OS. This phablet weighs 163 g just 1 gm heavier than it’s predecessor and has 2600 mAh battery compared to 2100 mAh battery of original Galaxy Grand.
Samsung has promised that battery will provide a 10 hours of music or around 17 hours of calls on this 2600 mAh battery.
“Grand 2 brings users an incredible viewing experience with 16:9 HD ratio, perfect for watching movies, playing games and e-reading. Multi window takes multitasking to the next level by maximizing the benefits of the device’s large screen, enabling users to run one application in two windows at the same time,” noted Samsung in a press release.
Galaxy Grand 2 will be available in 3 colors White, Black and Pink and also has proprietary Samsung softwares like Story Album, S Translator, S Travel, Sound & Shot.
Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 Price and Availability:
Samsung has kept the price and and availability under wraps but analysts believe that the phone will be available before the year end. Looking at the phone’s configuration we estimate this phone to be launched at around Rs. 20,000 or $300-350. However this phone faces a lot of competition from Moto G which was recently launched and has similar specs and is available for $180 or Rs 12000.
Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 Key Specs:
- Android Jelly Bean 4.3 operating system
- 1.5 GB of RAM
- 8 GB of internal storage can be extended upto 64 GB.
- 8 MP rear camera and 1.9 MP front shooter
- 2600 mAh of Battery
- Quad-Core 1.2 Ghz processor
- 5.25 inch TFT HD display
- 1280 by 720 pixels resolution