Samsung has decided to leave no stone unturned and is ready to exploit the market with its popular Galaxy series. The latest launch from the house of Samsung is a 5.0-inch Samsung Galaxy Grand i9082 Dual SIM Android 4.1 Smartphone . With the launch of this phone, there is no doubt that the large screen unit of the smartphone market is going to thrive successfully in Q1 2013. Come, let us examine this recent offering from Samsung in more detail.
Features of Samsung Galaxy Grand i9082 Dual SIM Android 4.1 Smartphone
Samsung is sticking to its galaxy design for this phone, as well. If you think that this phone looks like Samsung Galaxy, you are obviously correct. However, in spite of the screen size, the phone does not look bulky. The sizing of the phone is done remarkably well. The dimensions of the phone are 143.5 x 76.9 x 9.6 mm. The weight of the phone is surprisingly only 162 grams.
Instead of encashing on the latest colours, Samsung decided to keep the look simple. Thus, offered the smart phone in simple colour options of black and white.
Samsung Galaxy Grand i9082 does not have a HD display, which is quite a shame. The display of the phone is WVGA so this will make sense when you look at the pricing portion in the review later. This 5.0-inch applicative screen is capable of supporting multi-touch effortlessly. The resolution offered by the android phone is 480 x 800 pixels, whereas the pixel density stands at 187 ppi. This obviously will impact the standard of the image displayed, but, not to the level where one may identify this as a shortcoming.
Samsung Galaxy Grand i9082 will run on the latest version of Android OS available today, Jelly Bean (v4.1.2). The CPU of this phone is 1.2 GHz dual-core which gives solid hardware reliability. A 1 GB RAM is used for boosting the performance of this phone. There is no GPU provided for exclusive graphic processing. With this lack, the load on RAM will increase when you want to play an intensive game. Otherwise, 1GB RAM works efficiently when it comes to multitasking.
Samsung Galaxy Grand i9082 has an internal memory capacity of 8 GB. Samsung does offer an external memory slot in the form for MicroSD. With this external memory provision, you can expand the memory up to 64 GB.
Messaging and Other Applications
Samsung Galaxy Grand i9082 will support the Android OS inherited messaging mediums, like SMS, MMS, Email, IM, RSS and Push Email. The phone input options include QWERTY, Voice Input, SWYPE and Handwriting.
The android phone supports JAVA via Java MIDP emulator. The personalization applications like the video player, music player, Organizer, Image & video editor, Document viewer, Google Search, Maps, Gmail, YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk and Picasa integration are available by default.
Samsung Galaxy Grand i9082 has an 8 mega pixel camera. The maximum resolution at which the still images can be captured is 3264×2448 pixels. The camera decently performs the functions of auto focus, geo-tagging, face detection and touch focus.
Interestingly, the installed camera comes along with image stabilization intelligence which will make your camera experience better than ever. Not just that, the android phone comes along with a 2MP secondary camera which is used for video calling.
Samsung Galaxy Grand i9082 supports both 2G and 3G networks. The speed offered on various networks is as follows HSDPA – 21 Mbps, HSUPA – 5.76 Mbps, GPRS – up to 60 Kbps and EDGE up to 250 Kbps.
The wireless connectivity is supported via Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n and Wi-Fi Hotspot. The blue tooth version is 4.0, which gives you the features of A2DP, LE and EDR. The phone also has a micro USB v2.0 connectivity option for data transfer and recharge.
Samsung Galaxy Grand i9082 dual SIM phone has accelerometer, gyro meter, proximity sensor and compass. The navigation options that come along with this phone are A-GPS and GLONASS. One can use Google Maps and Google Navigation for precise detailing of areas.
The mammoth screen size of the phone demands heavy duty battery. The only battery, which is fit, for this requirement, is a Li-Ion 2100 mAh battery. The official figures for talk time and standby hours on this battery are not out yet.
Price and Availability Of Samsung Galaxy Grand i9082
Samsung Galaxy Grand i9082 dual SIM Android 4.1 smartphone will go on sale in Q1 2013 with an anticipated price tag of $350.
Samsung Galaxy Grand i9082 fits in the space where people want a solid phone at a small price. Samsung has made a smart move by capitalizing on this opportunity. If you can compromise on screen quality, then this dual SIM android phone is ideal for you.