Samsung unveils Galaxy Grand with 5.0-inch display, Android 4.1

Today, Samsung unveiled its Galaxy Grand running on Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean), apparently designed for mid-range customers. Samsung Galaxy Grand is powered by a 1.2 GHz dual-core processor. The phone comes with 1GB RAM and 8GB internal storage, memory is expandable upto 64GB via microSD card. It has 5 inch, 800 x 480 WVGA TFT LCD display and a selection of built-in features including S Voice and Direct Call, which allows users to place calls by raising the handset to their ears.


The Samsung Galaxy Grand features a 8 megapixel rear camera and a 2 megapixel front camera which is capable of making 720p video calls. The device is only 9.6mm thick and weight is 162 grams. Connectivity options in this smartphone include Bluetooth 4.0 + LE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n (2.4GHz), Wi-Fi HT40, USB 2.0, A-GPS, Glonass and DLNA. It comes with the usual set of sensors like accelerometer, light and proximity sensors, gyro sensor and a digital compass. The Samsung Galaxy Grand comes with a 2100mAh battery.

Samsung plans to launch the phone in two versions: the single-SIM GT-I9080 and the dual-SIM GT-I9082. The dual-SIM variant is dual-active which will allow you to receive call on one number while talking on the other, perfect for emerging mobile markets. Price and release date is not announced yet.