The Galaxy Grand is Samsung’s challenge to convince those who can’t pay for a top-end device like the galaxy note II. The asking price for this phone is Rs 21,500 which is almost twice as expensive as its low cost contender like Micromax. Here we have reviewed few specification which makes samsung a best buy.
1) Preloaded with Android Jelly bean:
This new galaxy grand come preloaded with Android Jelly bean, if you compare it with other low cost 5 inch android tablets, most of them come with Android ICS. But it has features which are similar to high end galaxy phones such as smart stay, pop up play and direct call.
2) Dual SIM with GSM and 3G Cellular networks:
Well this is first time Samsung to launch something which suits all tastes of people within the 20K price band. Best part is that it is supported by both the SIM card slots, whereas 3G connectivity is supported in the SIM 1 Slot.
3) 5-inch Display with WVGA:
If the company has made an HD display on this phone, this would have been killer deal, with 5-inch WVGA display with a resolution of 480 X 800 pixels. The pixel density of this phone is 187 ppi as 294 ppi in Canvas HD. That doesn’t mean it’s bad; still there are lot other features which make this best buy.
4) Form factor and weight:
If you compare the Galaxy Grand with Galaxy Note II, it is 20 grams lighter. The size of the phone is few millimeters less in height and width. The Note 2 is slightly slimmer than grand.
5) High speed internet Connectivity:
You can enjoy much faster speed internet connectivity on this phone as it has dual band WI-Fi. The same feature you can find in Nokia Lumia 620.
6) No such clear information regarding SOC (System on a chip):
It's quite evident that it's powered by the Broadcom BCM28155 SOC, it consists a pair of ARM Cortex-A9 cores and Broadcoms own Video Core-IV graphics engine for 2D and 3D acceleration.
7) 8 Mega pixel Camera:
Galaxy grand comes with 8 megapixel primary cameras with LED flash, which has the same resolution as the one featured in galaxy Note II. Videos can be recorded at 1080p at 30fps. Also, the secondary front camera at the Galaxy Grand is a 2MP as against the VGA camera in the Canvas HD.
8) Compass Sensor and More:
Another feature which makes this phone a must buy is its sensor features such as – compass, accelerometer, gyro, proximity.
9) Battery Life:
Now let’s talk about the most important feature, the Battery. Galaxy Grand and Canvas HD feature a heavy-duty 2100 Li-ion mAh battery which provides a decent amount of talk time even if you browse the internet, play games and media playback and so on.
We can say if you want to prefer brand then Galaxy Grand is a must buy as compared to other high end phones in the same category.