Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime

Posted:
Sep 30, 2014
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Oct 1, 2014

PhoneArena Rating:

5.0
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Display

Display size:

5.0 inches

Resolution:

540 x 960 pixels

Pixel density:

220 ppi

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body ratio:

65.99 %

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, CMOS image sensor

Flash:

LED

Software Features:

Touch to focus, Smile detection, Face detection, Voice activation, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Burst mode, HDR, Panorama, Night mode, Effects

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Video calling

Front:

5 megapixels

Design

Form factor:

Candybar

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 (172 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic

Features:

Notification light

Keys:

Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, Gold, White

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, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI

Video playback:

Supported formats:

MPEG4, 3GP, 3G2, MKV, WebM

Radio:

FM

Hardware & Performance

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:

microSDXC up to 64 GB

Device type:

Smart phone

OS:

Android (5.1 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.2)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0

Profiles/ Protocols:

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Attribute Protocol (ATT), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Bluetooth Network Encapsulation Protocol (BNEP), Device ID Profile (DID), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Attribute Profile (GATT), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), HID over GATT Profile (HOGP), Human Interface Device (HID), Logical Link Control and Adaptation Protocol (L2CAP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Multi-Channel Adaptation Protocol (MCAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Scan Parameters Profile (ScPP), Security Manager Protocol, Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP), SIM Access (SAP)

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n; 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:

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data:

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

2G Data:

EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A

SIM type:

Micro SIM

Global Roaming:

Yes

Battery

Capacity:

2600 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time (3G):

17.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)

Music playback:

75.00 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, (MP3, WAV)

Phonebook:

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

Organizer:

Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer, Calculator, Memo

Messaging:

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail:

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange, Push e-mail

Instant Messaging:

Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

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
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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:

LTE (FDD):

Bands 17, 5, 4, 2

UMTS:

850, 1900 MHz

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:

LTE (FDD):

Bands 12, 5, 4, 2

UMTS:

850, 1700/2100, 1900 MHz

Samsung Galaxy Go Prime

for AT&T

Differences from the main variant:

RAM:

1.5 GB

Bluetooth:

4.1

LTE (FDD):

Bands 2, 4, 5, 17

UMTS:

850, 1900 MHz

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • Too little RAM

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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