Samsung Galaxy Grand coming soon -specs, price and leaked photo


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Worldwide smartphone leader Samsung announces the unveiling of new big thing of mobile market for 2013, the Samsung Galaxy Grand.  This 5-inch quad core phone came after the popularity of Galaxy Note 2 and Galaxy S3, belong to the phablet family of devices.

Samsung Galaxy Grand specs
Photo: Samsung Galaxy Grand specs


Reports said that Samsung will unveil Galaxy Grand at Mobile World Congress and CES (Consumers Electronics Show) at the first quarter of 2013.

Powered by Samsung Exynos 4412 quad core processor clocked at 1.4 Ghz and with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system. Reports said that Galaxy Grand user interface (UI) will be mix of the recently launched Android smartphones of Samsung Galaxy Note, Note II and Galaxy S III and will be the new version of Samsung TouchWiz user interface.

The new phablet will have the following specifications (partial):
  • 5-inch WVGA LCD screen @187ppi
  • Gorilla Glass coating
  • 1.2GHz Dual-core processor
  • 1GB RAM
  • 8GB internal storage
  • Expandable up to 64GB via Micro-SD
  • 3G/HSPA+ (dual-SIM)
  • 21Mbps DL / 5.76 UL
  • WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • 8MP autofocus camera w/ LED flash
  • 1080p @30fps
  • 2MP HD front-facing camera
  • GPS w/ aGPS support
  • 2100mAh Li-Ion battery
  • Android 4.1.2 Jelly bean
  • Dimension: 143.5 x 76.9 x 9.6 mm
  • Weight: 162g
Initially, Galaxy Grand will be launched first at Korea by Korean Telecom, LG U+ and SK Telecom, techbywords.com said.

The new Galaxy SIII and Galaxy Note hybrid phone is rumored to retail for 800,000 won (P 29,000) less than what the Galaxy S3 costs in South Korea. [ Update: Samsung Galaxy Grand is now available in the Philippines at P16,900 price. ]

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