New Delhi: Inspired by the success of the Galaxy Note and its successor the Galaxy Note II, Samsung has launched another large-screened smartphone named "Galaxy Grand" in India. Priced at Rs 21,500, the phone features a 5-inch WVGA TFT LCD display.
The Samsung Galaxy Grand is a dual SIM smartphone, which runs Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) and is powered by a 1.2 GHz Dual Core processor. The phone has an internal memory of 8GB (user memory of 4GB), which can be expanded up to 64GB via a microSD card slot. The Galaxy Grand has 1GB RAM.
The phone has an 8 megapixel rear camera and a 2 megapixel front camera which supports zero shutter-lag and ultra-quick camera start-up.. It comes packed with a 2,100 mAh Li-ion battery. The Galaxy Grand measures 77 x 143.7 x 9.6 mm, and weighs 162 g. The device is available in Elegant White and Metallic Blue color options.
"As a special introductory offer, the device comes with a Flip Cover in the box and users can download music and movies through 'My Services' worth Rs 8000 free along with 50GB Dropbox space. Vodafone users also get 2GB data download free per month for 2 months," said Samsung.
The Galaxy Grand comes with various intuitive features that enable the consumers to seamlessly engage with the device. The Smart Stay uses the front camera to prevent the device from going into standby mode while it detects a user in front of the device.
Direct Call feature enables users to automatically dial a call by raising the device up to the ear. Smart Alert shows missed events such as missed calls and new messages just by picking up the phone.
Popup Play enables the users to watch video in a pop-up window anywhere on the screen while running other tasks. The S Voice feature helps the user to control the phone using their voice. The device also features a unique Face and Voice Unlock that enables the users to lock and unlock their device with face or voice recognition, providing greater security and convenience. The All Share Play enables easy sharing and playing of contents across Samsung digital devices, anywhere anytime.
With the launch of this device, Samsung now offers a range of 6 Dual SIM Smartphones and a total of 14 Smartphone models priced in the range between Rs 6,990 and Rs 39,900.