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Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 with Android 4.3 now available at Rs. 22,999

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Samsung has finally revealed the price of its latest Galaxy Grand 2 phablet for the Indian market, which was earlier announced in December with a price range. The Galaxy Grand 2 has now been priced at Rs. 22,999.

The smartphone is now available via Samsung's online store. The South Korean manufacturer started taking pre-orders for the Galaxy Grand 2 within hours of unveiling the device in India.

The Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 is the successor to the Galaxy Grand. Samsung launched the Galaxy Grand 2 globally in November this year.

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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.

The Galaxy Grand 2 is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm 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/ A-GPS, 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 pre-loaded the Galaxy Grand 2 with popular apps already seen on premium 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 Galaxy Grand 2 also comes with Group Play feature, first seen on Galaxy S4, which lets users play music or games together, as well as share documents.


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  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery life
  • Camera
  • Value for money
  • Good
  • Good screen
  • Great camera
  • Plenty of useful Android customisations
  • Value for money
  • Bad
  • Average battery life
  • Garish design

Display

5.20-inch

Processor

1.2GHz

Front Camera

 1.9-megapixel

Resolution

 720x1280 pixels

RAM

 1.5GB

OS

 Android 4.3

Storage

8GB

Rear Camera

8-megapixel

Battery capacity

2600mAh

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