Samsung's new phablet seems ready to launch as pricing details have been revealed for the Galaxy Grand 2.
Samsung has been taking pre-orders for the phablet for Rs 2,000 since its unveiling last month. When the Galaxy Grand 2 was unveiled, Samsung said the phablet would be priced between Rs 22,990 and Rs 24,990. The device's actual price has finally been revealed to be Rs 22,999 according to Samsung's online store. The phablet was unveiled in November of 2013 and is now available in the Indian market via the South Korean manufacturer's online store. The Galaxy Grand 2 is the successor to Samsung's Galaxy Grand which was a big hit in India. Samsung hopes to see the same success with the Grand's successor.
The Galaxy Grand 2 has a larger screen, more RAM, and a bigger battery than its predecessor. The new phablet has a 5.25 inch HD TFT display with a 720x1280 pixel resolution. The phablet runs on a 1.2GHx quad-core Qualcomm processor and comes with 1.5GB of RAM. The Galaxy Grand 2 runs Android 4.3 Jelly Bean out-of-the-box and is a dual-SIM device with support for GSM+GSM. The phablet features two cameras: an 8 megapixel autofocus rear camera with LED flash and a 1.9 megapixel front-facing camera. The device comes with 8GB of inbuilt storage which can be expanded up to 64GB via microSD card. The battery on the Galaxy Grand 2 is a 2600mAh battery which Samsung claims can deliver up to 17 hours of talktime. Samsung is not the only company launching phablets for India, HP's Slate phablets will be launching for the market next month.
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