Samsung Galaxy Grand 2

Announced:
Nov 25, 2013
Market status:
Released

PhoneArena Rating:

8.5
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Samsung Galaxy Grand 2

Announced: Nov 25, 2013
Market status: Released

PhoneArena Rating:

8.5
Read Full Review
  • Display 5.2" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.9 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 400, Quad-core, 1200 MHz
  • Storage 8 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2600 mAh(17h 3G talk time)
  • Fingerprint
  • Lightweight
  • Thin
  • LTE*
  • Waterproof
  • NFC
  • Dual SIM

Display

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Display size:

5.2 inches

Resolution:

720 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density:

280 ppi

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body ratio:

68.84 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

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Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

8 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4

Flash:

LED

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Video calling

Front:

1.9 megapixels

Design

Dimensions:

5.78 x 2.96 x 0.35 inches (146.8 x 75.3 x 8.9 mm)

Weight:

5.75 oz (163 g)
the average is 6 oz (171 g)

Colors:

Black, Pink, White, Gold

Hardware & Performance

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System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 8226

Processor:

Quad-core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A7

GPU:

Adreno 305

RAM:

1.5 GB

Internal storage:

8 GB

Storage expansion:

up to 64 GB

OS:

Android (4.4.2, 4.3), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Battery

Capacity:

2600 mAh

Talk time:

17.00 hours
the average is 22 h (1291 min)

Talk time (3G):

17.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1386 min)

Stand-by time (3G):

15.4 days (370 hours)
the average is 28 days (669 h)

Music playback:

69.00 hours

Video playback:

10.00 hours

Cellular

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data:

HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM:

Shared with microSD

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

4.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band

USB:

USB 2.0

Connector:

microUSB

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Other:

ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

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Radio:

FM

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Nov 07, 2013

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG7102 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.40 W/kg

Body:

0.82 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.03 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.88 W/kg

EU SAR:

Head:

0.58 W/kg

This device is also known as Samsung SM-G7102

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 SM-G7105

LTE version

Differences from the main variant:

Data:

LTE

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Dec 31, 2013

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG7105L link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.42 W/kg

Body:

0.67 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.09 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.04 W/kg

Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • Too little RAM
  • Low pixel density screen (280 ppi)

Description

Samsung's Galaxy Grand successor, aptly named Galaxy Grand 2, sports a larger, higher resolution display, quad-core processor, larger 2600 mAh battery, plus an additional half a gig of RAM, for a total of 1.5 GB. It has a slightly increased screen diagonal - 5.25" vs 5" for the original Grand, 8 MP camera with a LED flash, 8 GB of internal memory plus a microSD slot for expansion, and runs Android 4.3. The device is a dual SIM phone.

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