Samsung launches Galaxy Grand 2 quad core handset with 5.2 inch HD screen

The Samsung Galaxy Grand was a huge success and taking a step further, Samsung has unveiled the Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 that runs on 4.3 OS, supports dual SIM and sports a 5.2 inch screen with 1280×720 pixels resolution.

Before we go through the Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 specifications let’s list out the differences between this and the Galaxy Grand. The Grand is with 5 inch WVGA screen where as the Grand 2 comes with 5.2 inch HD screen.  Grand 2 comes loaded with 1.5 GB RAM, 8GB storage and runs on Android 4.3.

The Galaxy Grand 2 also comes with improved performance thanks to the 1.2GHz quad core chipset. In general there are a lot of improvements when you compare these two handsets.

Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 launched

The Grand 2 also houses an 8MP rear AF camera with flash and 1.9MP front camera. Micro SD card of up to 64GB is supported. Other features are 3G, Wi-Fi (a/b/g/n), GPS with GLONASS and Bluetooth 4.0. The handset weight is 163 gram and battery if of 2600 mAh capacity.

Galaxy Grand (dual SIM) Galaxy Grand 2 (dual SIM)
1.2GHz dual core 1.2GHz quad core
5.0 inch 800x480p TFT screen 5.2 inch 1280x720p TFT screen
Android 4.1 Android 4.3
1GB RAM, 8GB storage and 64GB micro SD support 1.5GB RAM, 8GB storage and 64GB micro SD support
8MP AF camera with flash / 1.9MP front camera 8MP AF camera with flash / 1.9MP on front
3G, Wi-Fi, GPS and Bluetooth 3G, Wi-Fi, GPS and Bluetooth
161 grams weight / 9.6mm thick 163 grams weight / 8.8mm thick
2100 mAh battery. 2600 mAh battery.
Price Rs. 16,000 to 19,000. Price: Unknown

Faux leather on Samsung Galaxy Grand 2

The Galaxy 2 rear side has got the same faux leather finishing as seen on the Galaxy Note 3 handset. No word about the price and availability in India. The Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 will be available in 3 colors – White, Pink and Black.

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