Samsung launches Galaxy Grand with 5-inch screen, Android 4.1

Samsung today launched another smartphone in its Galaxy series, called the Galaxy Grand. This device has a 5-inch screen with a WVGA TFT LCD screen. Samsung announced the release of the phone in a press release here.

Samsung will launch two versions of the device. The dual-SIM version will be launched first GT-I9082 followed by the single SIM version GT-I9080. In the dual-SIM version Samsung promises total communication flexibility, which allows users to manage two phone numbers from a single phone. It is possible to receive calls on one SIM number while taking a call from the other, ensuring efficient management of personal and work commitments without ever missing a call.

Key features of the device are:

• It has an 8 megapixel rear camera and 2 megapixel front camera.

• It runs Android 4.1.2 aka Jelly Bean.

The Samsung Galaxy Grand. Image courtesy: Samsung

• It has 1.2 Ghz dual-core processor along with 1GB RAM. The device has 8GB memory space and supports a MicroSD card and is expandable upto 64GB.

• It supports Bluetooth 4.0 and 4G LTE.

Samsung has not yet revealed the price or the launch date of the device. Hopefully it will be a mid-range device.

Published Date: Dec 19, 2012 08:40 am | Updated Date: Dec 19, 2012 10:34 am