Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Grand 2 in November this year. Today, at an event in Mumbai, the South Korean company launched the device in India and will make it available across the country from first week of January. The phone is likely to be priced between Rs 22,900 and Rs 24,900.
The Galaxy Grand 2 is successor to the Galaxy Grand with an improved set of features compared to its predecessor. It now features a bigger 5.2-inch 720p display compared with the 5-inch WVGA display on the former. It is powered by a 1.5 GHz quad-core Qualcomm processor paired with 1.2 GB of RAM. It offers 8GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 64GB using a microSD card.
Other features include an 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and support for 1080p video recording, 2-megapixel front camera, and a 2,600mAh battery with up to 10 hours of playback and 17 hours of talktime. Connectivity options include 3G (HSPA ＋) support, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v 4.0, and GPS.
The Galaxy Grand 2 is a dual-SIM device with support for GSM+GSM and runs Android 4.3 Jelly Bean out-of-the-box. It also brings Samsung apps like ChatON, Samsung Hub, S Health, Group Play, S Travel, S Translator, Samsung Link, and Story Album.
The Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 will be available in Black, Pink and White colour variants in select regions. Here’s a comparison between Galaxy Grand and Galaxy Grand 2.