Samsung today launched the second generation model of its Galaxy Grand smartphone. The Galaxy Grand 2 smartphone comes with a better set of features than the previous model, and offers 5.25-inch HD display and Android 4.3 Jelly Bean out-of-the-box. Samsung has not announced the price of the phone as yet, but we are expecting the phone to be launched at a higher price point than the previous model.
Talking of the specifications, the phone comes with a 5.25-inch HD (1280×720 pixels) TFT display with 16:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by a 1.5GHz quad-core processor (by an unspecified chipset maker) with 1.2GB of RAM, 8GB of internal memory and an expandable memory of up to 64GB via a microSD card. The rear of the phone sports an 8-megapixel snapper with autofocus, LED Flash, and support for 1080p video recording, and the front adorns a 2-megapixel camera. Other features in the phone include dual-SIM connectivity, 3G (HSPA＋), Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth v 4.0, and GPS/GLONASS. It also houses sensors like proximity sensor, accelerometer and compass, The smartphone has a 2,600mAh battery with up to 10 hours of playback and 17 hours of calls.
On the software front, it runs on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean out of the box, and also brings Samsung apps like ChatON, Samsung Hub, S Health, Group Play, S Travel, S Translator, Samsung Link, and Story Album.
The company is also working on the successor of the Galaxy Grand Quattro and will name it as the Galaxy Grand Neo