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.

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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 720×1280 pixels.

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 146.8×75.3×8.9mm 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 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.

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Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 key specifications:

  • 5.2-inch HD TFT display with a resolution of 720×1280 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
  • 146.8×75.3×8.9mm
  • 163 grams
Source: NDTV