Samsung has become the first choice for smartphones due to its popular Galaxy line of phones. With Galaxy series of phones Samsung has made an Android device for everyone. It comes with price variant, size variant etc. This time Samsung has come up with a successor model of the popular model Galaxy Grand and named it as Galaxy Grand 2, the model was announced in december 2013 and is finally available on Samsung India E-Store. Check out the array of features and specs below.
OS & Processor
This is the upgraded model of its predecessor. This device comes with a larger display and upgraded specs. This smartphone runs the latest Android OS 4.3 Jelly Bean on a 1.2GHz Quad-Core processor coupled with 1.5GB of RAM. This smartphone is upgraded and brings all the latest Apps support and compatibility on board.
The older model, Galaxy Grand, came up with 5-inch WVGA resolution display. The latest Galaxy Grand 2 comes with a 5.25-inch display with HD resolution at 1280x720 pixels, which comes down to 280 pixels per inch density. The display supports multi-touch and is featured with ambient light sensors on top. The battery on this device is also upgraded and has a 2,600mAH power.
Camera & Memory
This smartphone comes with the set of cameras found in its older model. There is an 8MP rear camera for photography needs; the camera on the rear is capable of shooting HD videos. There is also a front camera with 1.9MP resolution which does a great aid in video calling. The camera on this device is supported by LED flash, touch focus and Geo-tagging. On the memory front this smartphones has an 8GB Storage capacity to offer. The user can also choose to upgrade the memory by installing a micro SD card up to 64GB.
Media & Connectivity
Android smartphones offer a perfect balance between entertainment and productivity. Phones these days are considered useless if it does not have good entertainment features or application support. This smartphone comes with a dedicated audio player and dedicated video player which can decode a lot of formats.
On the connectivity front, it has got 2 SIM card slots and a GPS for maps and other features. This smartphone supports 3G connectivity which helps one connect to high speed data connection and WiFi for wireless internet connection. It also supports connections on 2G, Edge and GPRS. There is Bluetooth for wireless device pairing and data transfer along with micro USB port for PC connectivity.
Network/Bearer and Wireless Connectivity
2G EDGE/GPRS (850/900/1,800/1,900MHz)
3G HSPA+ 21Mbps (850/900/1,900/2,100MHz)
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ (2.4/5GHz)
Wi-Fi Direct Yes
Bluetooth Version BT 4.0 LE (DI, MAP, PBAP, A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HSP, OPP, HID, PAN)
Resolution HD (1280 x 720)
CPU Type Quad Core
CPU Speed 1.2GHz
RAM 1.5GB, Storage 8GB (User memory is less than the total memory due to storage of the operating system and software used to operate the phones features. Actual user memory may change after software upgrades are performed)
Camera Resolution(Front) 1.9MP
Camera Resolution(Rear) 8.0MP
Auto Focus Support
Accelerometer, Geo-Magnetic, Proximity Sensor, Hall Sensor, Light Sensor
Dimension(HxWxD) 146.80 x 75.30 x 8.95mm
USB USB 2.0
External Memory Slot MicroSD (up to 64GB)
SIM Support Dual SIM
Connector Micro USB (5.0V, 1A)
Standard Battery 2,600mAh
Talk Time(W-CDMA) Up to 17 hours
Standby Time(W-CDMA) Up to 370 hours
Audio and Video
Video Format MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM
Video Frame rate 1080p @30fps
Audio Format MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MIDI, MID, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA