Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 with 5.2-inch display, Android 4.3 launched

Samsung has announced the successor to the Galaxy Grand, the Galaxy Grand 2. The South Korean handset maker has not revealed the price for Galaxy Grand 2 and has also not announced the availability details for the smartphone.

The Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 runs Android 4.3 Jelly Bean out-of-the-box. The Galaxy Grand 2 is a dual-SIM device with support for GSM+GSM. It features a 5.2-inch HD TFT display with a resolution of 720x1280 pixels.

(Also see: Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 vs Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos)

The Galaxy Grand 2 is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core processor alongside 1.5GB of RAM. It sports an 8-megapixel autofocus rear camera accompanied by an LED flash. It also houses a 1.9-megapixel front-facing camera. It comes with 8GB inbuilt storage, which is further expandable up to 64GB via microSD card.


Connectivity options on the Galaxy Grand 2 include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/ AGPS, micro-USB and 3G (HSPA+).

The smartphone measures 146.8x75.3x8.9mm and weighs about 163 grams. The Galaxy Grand 2 packs a 2600mAh battery that can deliver up to 17 hours of talktime, although no standby time detailed.

The Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 will be available in Black, Pink and White colour variants in select regions.

Samsung has decided to pre-load the Galaxy Grand 2 with some some of the popular apps seen on flagship smartphones, Galaxy S4 and Galaxy Note 3, like Story Album, which can organise pictures by timelines; S Translator, company's proprietary translation service; S Travel, which offers guides and travel details; Samsung Hub, company's own content service that offers access to music, videos and games. The phone also comes with Group Play, a feature first seen on Galaxy S4, which lets users play music or games together, as well as share documents.

Mobiles launched in November 2013

Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 key specifications

  • 5.2-inch HD TFT display with a resolution of 720x1280 pixels
  • 1.2GHz quad-core processor
  • 1.5GB of RAM
  • Dual-SIM (GSM+GSM)
  • 8-megapixel autofocus rear camera with LED flash
  • 1.9-megapixel front-facing camera
  • 8GB inbuilt storage, which is further expandable up to 64GB via microSD card
  • Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
  • Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/ AGPS, micro-USB and 3G (HSPA+)
  • 2600mAh
  • 146.8x75.3x8.9mm
  • 163 grams

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Front Camera



 720x1280 pixels




 Android 4.3



Rear Camera


Battery capacity

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