Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime

Posted:
Sep 30, 2014
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Oct 01, 2014

PhoneArena Rating:

5.0
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Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime

Posted: Sep 30, 2014
Market status: Released
Release date: Oct 01, 2014

PhoneArena Rating:

5.0
Read Full Review
  • Display 5.0" 540 x 960 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 410, 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:

5.0 inches

Resolution:

540 x 960 pixels

Pixel density:

220 ppi

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body ratio:

65.99 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

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Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

8 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Flash:

LED

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Video calling

Front:

5 megapixels

Design

Dimensions:

5.70 x 2.84 x 0.34 inches (144.8 x 72.1 x 8.6 mm)

Weight:

5.50 oz (156 g)
the average is 6 oz (171 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic

Colors:

Black, Gold, White

Hardware & Performance

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System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 8916

Processor:

Quad-core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit

GPU:

Adreno 306

RAM:

1 GB

Internal storage:

8 GB

Storage expansion:

up to 64 GB

OS:

Android (5.1 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.2)

Battery

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Capacity:

2600 mAh

Talk time (3G):

17.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1386 min)

Music playback:

75.00 hours

Video playback:

10.00 hours

Cellular

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8

Data:

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type:

Micro SIM

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

4.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n

USB:

USB 2.0

Connector:

microUSB

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Other:

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Notifications:

Notification light, Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3, WAV), 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:

Dec 23, 2014

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG530FZ link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.38 W/kg

Body:

0.54 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

0.81 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.54 W/kg

This device is also known as Samsung SM-G530H, Samsung SM-G530F, Samsung Galaxy Go Prime

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

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

Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime Duos

SM-G530H

Differences from the main variant:

Dual SIM:

Yes

Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime SM-G530AZ

for Cricket

Differences from the main variant:

UMTS:

850, 1900 MHz

LTE (FDD):

Bands 17, 5, 4, 2

Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime SM-G530P

for Sprint

Differences from the main variant:

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Aug 07, 2015

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG530P link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.96 W/kg

Body:

1.10 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.44 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.03 W/kg

Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime SM-G530T

for T-Mobile

Differences from the main variant:

UMTS:

850, 1700/2100, 1900 MHz

LTE (FDD):

Bands 12, 5, 4, 2

Samsung Galaxy Go Prime

for AT&T

Differences from the main variant:

RAM:

1.5 GB

UMTS:

850, 1900 MHz

LTE (FDD):

Bands 2, 4, 5, 17

Bluetooth:

4.1

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • Too little RAM
  • Low pixel density screen (220 ppi)

Description

The Grand Prime comes with a 5 MP wide-angle front-facing camera that’s “best-suited to capture” group selfies - or groupfies, as Samsung is calling them. On the back, the handset has an 8 MP camera with LED flash and 1080p video recording. Running Android 4.4 KitKat, the Galaxy Grand Prime further features a 5-inch display with 540 x 960 pixels, 3G connectivity, quad-core 1.2 GHz processor, 1 GB of RAM, and 8 GB of expandable internal memory.

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