Mumbai: Samsung on Tuesday announced the launch of the Galaxy Grand smartphone which is powered by Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean. The technology giant has priced the product at Rs 21,500.
Running on a 1.2 GHz dual core processor, the Galaxy brand smartphone has a 5.0 inch screen. The device is also equipped with Samsung's multi window feature that is meant to enable multitasking.
The dual-SIM phone comes pre-loaded with ChatOn, a cross-platform communication service that enables users to socialize with friends and to do more than just instant messaging. The device also comes pre-loaded with applications including 'Games Hub' and 'My Services'.
The phone has an 8 mega-pixel camera (with flash) and a 2 mega-pixel front camera. The Galaxy Grand has a 2,100 mAh battery and an internal memory of 8GB (user memory of 4GB and expandable up to 64GB). The device is available in White and Metallic Blue colour options.
The Galaxy Grand has connectivity features like 3G, 2G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, S Voice and microUSB. Other features of the device include Direct Call, Smart Alert, Popup Video and AllShare Play. Galaxy Grand will also have multi-app functionality, allowing users to access two apps simultaneously.
Speaking at the launch, Asim Warsi, Vice President, Samsung Mobile, stated, "Continuing with our legacy of launching innovative devices that redefine consumer experiences, I take great pride in announcing the launch of the Galaxy Grand in the Indian market."