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New Galaxy Grand from Samsung – designed for multitasking

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This article was originally published on January 30, 2013.

New Samsung Galaxy Grand is a sleek slim smartphone with a 5.0” display. The device runs on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean. Galaxy Grand has an 1.2 Ghz Dual Core processor and is specially designed for multitasking. You can run multiple applications on the same screen with the Multi Window feature.

Moreover, Galaxy Grand’s camera has a zero shutter-lag, quick start up, backside illumination to take clear snapshots especially in dark conditions and HD video recording. 

With Direct Call feature, all you need is to lift the phone to your ear and the device will automatically call your contact. Shake the phone to trigger status updates and pan it to zoom. Popup Video allows you to watch video on the same screen while doing other tasks and S Voice provides voice control over the phone.


Galaxy Grand is a dual SIM mobile phone and you can possibly receive calls from one SIM number while attending a call on other number. 
The device has an 8 Mega pixel rear camera and 2 MP front camera. You can access millions of apps from Samsung hub and Android market.

SpecificationsGALAXY Grand
DisplayTFT
Color depth: 16M
Screen size: 12.72cms
Resolution: 480 x 800 (WVGA)
Camera8 Megapixel HD Rear Camera (CMOS)
2 MP front-facing camera (CMOS)
Autofocus, Flash LED
PlatformAndroid™ 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
Network / ConnectivityInfra: GSM 3G, HSPA-PLUS  
2G: EDGE/GPRS (850/900/1,800/1,900MHZ)  
3G: HSPA+ 21/5.76Mbps  
Wi-Fi: 802.11b/g/n 2.4GHz  
Wi-Fi Direct: Yes  
Bluetooth Profiles: PBAP, PBA, A2DP, AVRCP, GAP, HFP, OPP, SAP, SPP, HID  
Connectivity Support: BT 4.0, USB 2.0
Chipset1.2GHz Dual core processor
SensorsAccelerometer, Geo-magnetic, Gyro-sensor, Proximity Sensor
Dimension & Weight143.5 x 76.8 x 9.6mm
161gms
PortsUSB 2.0  
Earjack: 3.5pi 4pole, Stereo  
MicroSD (up to 64GB)  
DUAL SIM
BatteryTalk Time (2G / 3G): 610min  
Capacity: 2,100  
USB Chargeable: Yes  
Standby Time: 440hr
Location supportAGPS, GLONASS, Broadcom
AudioFormats: AAC, AAC+, AMR, AMR-NB, eAAC+, IMY, MIDI, MP3, OGG, WAV, WMA
VideoResolution: 1080p Video Playback/Recording  
Frame rate: 30fps

For more information about this gadget, visit http://www.samsung.com

Image credits: Samsung Electronics

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Aeronautical engineer, science writer, and the contributing editor of Digitash.