Keeping up the reputation, Samsung, which rules the Indian smartphone market, has thrown their yet another dice, Samsung Galaxy Grand Quattro today in the mobile space. This smartphone is also an another addition to the Grand series launched earlier this year.
Samsung has priced their new quad-core variant of its mid-range Android phablet, Galaxy Grand at a decent price of Rs. 17,290. However, the phone with dual-SIM support is being sold as the Galaxy Grand Quattro and is selling on online retail stores including on Flipkart, HomeShop18 and Indiatimes for Rs. 16,570.
With the launch of Galaxy Grand Quattro, Samsung now may boast about its portfolio containing 14 smartphones priced between Rs 5,990 and Rs 41,500. Here are the specifications of the Samsung Galaxy Grand Quattro:
Display and Cellular Connectivity
The device features 4.7-inch TFT screen with capacitive touch screen display that gives the resolution of 800 x 480 Pixels. The phone is also enabled with Dual SIM (GSM + GSM) support with dual standby mode.
OS and Processor
Samsung Galaxy Grand Quattro is Powered by GHz Cortex A5 quad-core processor (Snapdragon 200 Qualcomm MSM8625Q) dialed to 1.2GHz and is backed by 1GB RAM . The device runs on Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) operating system.
The smartphone has the internal storage capacity of 8 GB which can be further enhanced to 32 GB with the help of microSD cards.
The device comes with a 5MP Camera with Auto Focus and LED Flash and features 720p HD video recording. The users are also offered photo taking features such as Continuous Shot, Best Photo, Color Effect for enhanced photo-taking capabilities. It has a 0.3MP (VGA) front-facing camera
Connectivity and Battery
The GALAXY Grand Quattro device supports 3G (HSDPA 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA 5.76 Mbps), Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v 3.0, GPS and is powered by 2,000mAh battery.
The Galaxy Grand Quattro comes pre-loaded with ChatOn, Games Hub and Samsung Apps store with contains a variety of e-books, games, news, navigation, productivity, social networking apps, etc.. The device also offers Motion UI feature wherein it enables the user to perform common actions simply by movement, for example shaking the mobile to update contents, turning it over to instantly mute the device and more.
As a special introductory offer, the device comes with a Digital Wallet of Rs. 3000 valid for 90 days applicable on Games. To avail the offer the user has to SMS ‘MyOffer' to 56886, Get a D/L link for myServices App and launch the application.
Galaxy Grand Quattro - What's the Point?
Announcing the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Grand Quattro, Vineet Taneja, Country Head, Samsung Mobile stated, "Galaxy Grand Quattro is a revolutionary device that combines powerful performance with smart multi tasking and advanced usability .Following the success of the Galaxy Grand introduced in January this year , we are confident that the Galaxy Grand Quattro will meet the needs of consumers looking for the ‘Grand' experience in a slightly smaller display."
However, analyst also are contradicting at this point questioning as to what's the point of launching a Galaxy Grand clone at a comparatively less screen size, as the specifications are almost the same.
As Samsung Galaxy Grand sports a 5 inch multi-touch LCD capacitive touchscreen display with 480 x 800 pixel resolution, dual core 1.2GHz processor, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS, 8MP rear camera, 2MP front camera for video calling, 8GB internal storage capacity, 1GB RAM, micro SD card slot supporting up to 64GB additional storage, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB, HDMI, A-GPS, DLNA and a 2,100 mAh Li-ion battery. Also, the phablet is priced in the market at Rs 19,500.
Let us know in the comments section below, will you consider buying Samsung Galaxy Grand Quattro - the quad core variant of Galaxy Grand priced comparatively lower to the predecessor?