A few days after Samsung announced the Galaxy Grand 2 in India, the company has now started taking pre-bookings for the phone. Samsung is allowing buyers to book a brand new unit of the successor of the Galaxy Grand for Rs 2,000, and pay the rest of the amount when it actually launches in the market. The company is yet to announce the phone’s price. The Galaxy Grand 2 will hit the shelves in January and is expected to be priced somewhere between Rs 22,990 and Rs 24,990. Also Read - HTC Desire 816 vs Samsung Galaxy Grand 2: Specifications and features compared
Talking of the features in brief, the Galaxy Grand 2 is the successor of the Galaxy Grand which was launched early this year and became a popular option among those looking for a mid-range smartphone with bigger display and premium-smartphone like features. The Galaxy Grand 2 has a 5.25-inch 720p display, which is much better than the 5-inch WVGA display on the previous model. It is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core processor with 1.5GB of RAM, 8GB internal storage and up to 64GB microSD card support. The phone dons an 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 1.9-megapixel front-facing camera.
Connectivity options include 3G (HSDPA+), Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 and microUSB 2.0. It houses a 2,600mAh battery which as per the company’s claims offer up to 17 hours of talk time. In terms of colors, Samsung has also announced it will introduce the pink variant of the phone, along with the white and black one.
You can check out our hands-on and first impressions of the Galaxy Grand 2 here.