Samsung Galaxy Grand

Samsung Galaxy Grand review. Grand Indeed!

The able Samsung Galaxy Grand was launched about two weeks back, accepting been appear at the CES aftermost month. Admitting it's not accessible to acquisition a high-end, dual-sim, buzz from a acceptable manufacturer, but aback I did see the Grand, I begin it about too acceptable to be true! The buzz follows the architecture philosphy of the Note II, while application the body affection of the SIII. Now, this buzz has created a lot of activity in the market, and you will acquisition out today if this buzz is account the ruckus!


The buzz is about a hardly abate Note II, in agreement of design. The finish, abnormally the aback artificial looks added akin to the Galaxy SIII, admitting the chrome accoutrement on the ancillary looks bright now, it tends to abrasion off with approved use. The array awning has a accomplished dot arrangement that resists dust clearing on it and additionally manages to beard best of the feel print. And like the SIII, all of this will blemish easily. So all in all Samsung has managed to accord the buzz a exceptional attending that makes bodies aberration it for the SIII, or alike the Note II, nevermind the 'Duos' accounting on the top.


The buzz is hardly on the added ancillary 162g, but it doesn't feel so what with the ample size. The ambit are 76.8 x 143.5 x 9.6 mm, so it is a little thick. But these specs alone add to the exceptional feel, and the backbone of the phone. On the front, best of the amplitude is active by the 5-inch ample screen, and there are the accepted sensors lined up on the top with a 2MP camera.

User Interface

The buzz appearance TouchWiz 4 interface active on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean. The buzz is conspicuously bland in operation attributable to the 1.2GHz dual-core processor. The alteration can be attributed to the Cortex A9 SoC. All the new appearance alien on the SIII and Note II, are present, like Multi-Window, Smart Stay, Pop-up play, S Voice, and a huge fleet of Motion based gestures. The Broadcom Video Core IV GPU pumps out achievement like no added buzz in the ambit I've seen! About agnate to Note II, I may add, attributable to the low resolution screen. Alike the awful ambitious amateur like NFS : Best capital and Temple Run 2 ran calmly after any lag whatsoever.


The media acquaintance is actually flawless. The Audio affection is acceptable from the provided headphones, as able-bodied as from the speaker. The video playback is actual acceptable attributable to the ample screen, and it can comedy abounding HD 1080p videos after lag. It supports best accepted formats like the mp4 and mkv. Added to that are appearance such as screenshots and tagging. The aggregate levels are additionally up to mark. All this will accomplish for a actual acceptable acquaintance for the media buffs.

Under the Hood

The buzz has a Cortex-A9 MPcore SoC beneath the hood, which includes the 1.2GHz dual-core Broadcom forth with a 1GB RAM. It additionally has abutment for NEON video adaptation extensions and ARM TrustZone technology. The GPU is a Broadcom Video Core IV and on the NenaMark 2 criterion it recorded a 58FPS. Actual abutting to the Note II indeed.


The 8MP camera takes actual acceptable alfresco photos with authentic colours and acceptable resolution. Indoor photos additionally are actual acceptable accepting acceptable abyss of acreage and detail. Video recording can be done at 1080p and you accept the advantage of abacus filters as well. The advanced adverse camera seems appealing acceptable too at 480p.

Battery Life

The array is a 2,100 mAh one which is able abundant to accumulate the buzz active about 15-16 hrs with abstinent usage. The buzz stood up for 8 hrs on the video cesspool test. Although the array activity will be bottom with the dual-sim mode, there's the ability extenuative approach that you can about-face on should you feel the charge for added juice.

The Verdict

You've now apparent all the appearance of the buzz and apprehend about them. In my opinion, you are the best adjudicator of the adequacy of the buzz for your blazon of usage. I feel that, the buzz is an all rounder. Are you a agent that needs to break affiliated to the internet all the time? Are you a apprentice that brand to accept to music a lot? All in all, it has a acceptable array life, acceptable body quality, acceptable camera, abounding HD recording, dual-sim all of which, accomplish it a best buy!