Samsung Galaxy Grand 2

Announced:
Nov 25, 2013
Market status:
Released

PhoneArena Rating:

8.5
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Display

Display size:

5.2 inches

Resolution:

720 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density:

280 ppi

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body ratio:

68.84 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

8 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4

Flash:

LED

Software Features:

Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Exposure compensation, HDR, Night mode, Scenes, Effects

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Video calling

Front:

1.9 megapixels

Design

Form factor:

Candybar

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 (172 g)

Keys:

Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, Pink, White, Gold

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Music player:

Filter by:

Album, Artist, Playlists

Supported formats:

MP3, AAC, FLAC, WMA, WAV, AMR, OGG

Video playback:

Supported formats:

MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV

Radio:

FM

Hardware & Performance

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:

microSDXC up to 64 GB

Device type:

Smart phone

OS:

Android (4.4.2, 4.3), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0

Profiles/ Protocols:

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Device ID Profile (DID), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Charging connector:

microUSB

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Other:

ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data:

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

2G Data:

EDGE, GPRS

Dual SIM:

Shared with microSD

Global Roaming:

Yes

Battery

Capacity:

2600 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time:

17.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)

Talk time (3G):

17.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)

Stand-by time (3G):

15.4 days (370 hours)
the average is 25 days (611 h)

Music playback:

69.00 hours

Video playback:

10.00 hours

Internet browsing

Browser:

supports:

HTML, HTML5

Built-in online services support:

YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+

Phone features

Notifications:

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

Phonebook:

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer:

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator

Messaging:

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail:

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging:

Hangouts / Google Talk, ChatON

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

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

Availability

Officially announced:

Nov 25, 2013
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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

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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