After the grand success of the Galaxy Note and its successor the Note II, Samsung has added another couple of big screen phones to its line-up with the unveiling of Galaxy Grand and its Dual-Sim version Galaxy Grand Duos. The company announced the launch of the two new smartphones with a post on its official blog, Samsung Tomorrow. It also said that the Dual-Sim variant will arrive in the market first, followed by its sibling.
The Galaxy Grand has a 5-inch WVGA TFT screen and is powered by Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean).Samsung Galaxy Grand is powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core processor and it comes with 1GB RAM and 8GB internal storage (expandable by another 64GB).The Samsung Galaxy Grand comes with a 8-megapixel rear camera and a 2-megapixel front camera.
Running on a 2,100mAh battery, the Galaxy Grand has connectivity features like 3G, 2G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, S Voice and microUSB. Other features of the device include Direct Call, Smart Alert, Popup Video and AllShare Play.
The Samsung Galaxy Grand will be available in both single-SIM (GT-I9080) and dual-SIM (GT-I9082) versions. The dual-SIM variant is dual-active, which means it is possible to receive calls on one SIM number while talking on the other.
Samsung has not revealed details about the phone’s availability and pricing.
Salient Features of Samsung Galaxy Grand:
- 5.0″ inch WVGA 480×800 display
- 1.2 GHz dual-core processor
- 8 GB internal storage (expandable by another 64 GB)
- 1 GB RAM
- 8-megapixel rear camera, 2-megapixel front camera
- Android 4.1
- 2100 mAh battery
- Dual-SIM (dual-active) option
- Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB, HDMI, A-GPS, DLNA