Samsung launched their latest android smartphone Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 Gold in India. The phone is packed with Android v4.3 (Jelly Bean)OS, 5.25 Inches display, 1.2 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A7 Processor, 1.5GB RAM, 8MP rear camera, 8GB internal storage and 2600 mAh Li-Ion battery.
Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 Gold Short Review
Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 Gold is a new android smartphone from Samsung. The phone is actually a different variant of the earlier Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 model. This new Gold colour variant is available for preorder and can order via company’s India e-store. Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 Gold runs on latest Android v4.3 (Jelly Bean) Operating system.
The phone supported with Optional Dual SIM (GSM + WCDMA) feature. The display is a big 5.25 Inches capacitive touch screen for viewing contents. Powering the Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 Gold is by a 1.2 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A7 Processor and it works in support with 1.5GB RAM.
Camera used in this model is a 8MP rear and 1.9MP front camera with LED flash for all the photographic and video calling needs. Storage options includes 8GB Internal storage. You can also store data in its expandable memory up to 64GB via microSD card.
In terms of connectivity and data options Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 Gold gets Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB and 3G (HSPA+) etc. On external the phone measures 146.8×75.3×8.9mm and weighs about 163 grams. Battery powers the Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 Gold is a 2600 mAh Li-Ion battery for long hours of back up and talk time.
The Galaxy Grand 2 was available at Rs. 22,999/- and only in White colour variant. After that Samsung launched Black and Pink colors too. The price of Galaxy Grand 2 is now Rs. 17,999 in official store. Good screen, great camera, value for money, Plenty of useful Android customization are the positive options of Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 Gold. Average battery life and garish design are the only found bad points.
Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 Gold Features
- Android v4.3 (Jelly Bean) OS
- Optional Dual SIM (GSM + WCDMA) Network Support
- 5.25 Inches capacitive touch screen
- 1.2 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A7 Processor
- 1.5GB LPDDR3 RAM
- 8MP rear and 1.9MP front camera with LED flash
- 8GB Internal storage, Expandable up to 64GB via microSD card
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
- 2600 mAh Li-Ion battery
Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 Gold Specifications
Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 Gold
|Operating System (OS)||Android v4.3 (Jelly Bean) OS, upgradable to v4.4.2 (KitKat) OS|
|Processor||1.2 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A7|
|Chipset||MSM8226 Qualcomm Snapdragon 400|
|RAM||1.5 GB LP-DDR3|
|Sensors||Proximity, accelerometer, compass, light sensor, gyro|
|Screen Size & Resolutions||5.25 Inches, 720 x 1280 pixels resolutions, 280 ppi|
|Display Technology||TFT capacitive touch screen|
|Rear camera||8 MP|
|Front camera||1.9 MP|
|Camera features||LED flash, autofocus, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection, image stabilization, 1080p@30fps video recording, panorama, HDR, Stereo sound recording with video, video calling|
|Inbuilt Capacity||8 GB|
|Expandable Capacity||Expandable up to 64GB via microSD card|
|Mobile Network Support||2G: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz|
|3G: WCDMA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz|
|4G: LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 MHz|
|GPRS/EDGE (Class 12)|
|SIM Card Type||Optional Dual SIM (GSM + WCDMA), Dual Standby (SM-G7102 Model is Dual SIM)|
|Internet Speed||HSDPA, 42.2/21 (region dependent) Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps/ LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL|
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot|
|Bluetooth||Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE Profiles|
|3.5mm audio jack||Yes|
|GPS||A-GPS with GLONASS|
|Audio & Video|
|Audio Playback Formats||MP3, AAC, WMA, MIDI, AMR, AAC+, OGG, M4A, MA4|
|Video Playback Formats||3GP, MP4, WMV, FLV, XviD, MOV|
|Battery||2600 mAh Li-Ion battery|
|Talk Time: Up to 17 hours|
|Standby Time: Up to 370 hours|
|Dimensions & Weight|
|Dimensions||146.8 x 75.3 x 8.9 mm|
Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 Gold Price in India On 17 April 2015: Rs. 18,500/-
Samsung recently launched another android smartphone Samsung Galaxy Alpha in India. The phone has Android v4.4.4 (KitKat) OS, 4.7 Inches display, 1.8 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A15 & 1.3 GHz quad-core Cortex-A7 Processor, 2GB RAM, 12MP rear camera, 32GB Internal storage and 1860 mAh Li-Ion battery.