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.
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 720×1280 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 146.8×75.3×8.9mm 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.