When Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 was unveiled in November, we know it would hit the Indian market shortly. The original Galaxy Grand had a good outing here and with mid-segment phablets gaining momentum in the Indian market, the new upgraded Grand 2 with 5.25 inch looks like a potential blockbuster.
At the launch event today the company announced the device would be available in the market from January. Though there was no mention on the price of the product, Samsung has indicated a price range between Rs. 22,900 and Rs. 24,900.
The dual-SIM device Galaxy Grand 2 is the successor to Galaxy Grand and features a 5.25-inch HD TFT display with a resolution of 720×1280 pixels compared with the 5-inch WVGA display on the former. The hardware specs also sees a push with a 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm processor alongside 1.5GB of RAM. A 8GB internal memory expandable upto 64GB should be pretty enough for media consumptions. It runs on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean.
The camera specs include a 8-megapixel autofocus rear camera with LED flash and a 1.9 megapixel front-facing camera. Other hardware mentions include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, dual-SIM support and 2600mAh battery that promises up to 10 hours of playback and 17 hours of calls.
As usual Samsung’s TouchWiz UI finds place and software features like S Translator, S Travel, Story Album, Samsung Hub, Group Play and Samsung link finds way in. Also Sound and Shot features which enables to record audio snippet to your picture is included in the camera features.
The Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 will be available in Black, Pink and White colour variants in select regions.