Samsung is a well known name in the smartphone market across the globe. The South Korean tech firm has constantly banged the first position in terms of smartphone sales with the popularity of its Galaxy lineup of handsets.
In 4Q12, Samsung soared 76% of the market share with the Galaxy device outshining iPhone for the fourth time consecutively. However, the company has predicted that its earnings will decline in Q1 2013 has the demand for consumers electronics would be low in this quarter.
Moreover, Samsung seems to have understood the pulse of the users very well as it has launched the Galaxy Grand with dual SIM and mid-range specifications for the budget conscious consumers who may not be able to afford high-end phablets like Galaxy Note 2. Priced at Rs 21,500, the phablet is making scoring sales in the country as it is wallet friendly.
Ever since the announcement of Galaxy Grand in India came in many native manufacturers have started coming up with budget Jelly Bean phablets and large screen smartphones to outshine the fame of Samsung. Now, I seems like Wickedleak is on a launch spree to overtake Samsung has the compay is launching a plethora of Jelly Bean phablets constantly.
On the same lines, Wickedleak also came up with Wammy Titan 2 - the successor of Wammy Titan launched in January. Besides packing some impressive specifications, Wammy Titan 2 comes at an attractive price of Rs 13,990. Already, the market is flooded with such attractive budget smartphone and phablet offerings and hence, Wickedleak will also add up to the competition.
A big question that would arise in the minds of those seeking to buy a new phablet, is Wickedleak a good option to buy at Rs 13,990, rather than spending Rs 21,500 on the Samsung handset? Well, if you are also confused, here is a spec comparison between Wammy Titan 2 and Galaxy Grand Duos. Have a look at it below and decide.
Form Factor: While the dimensions and weight of Wammy Titan 2 remains unknown, Galaxy Grand boasts a dimension of 143.5 x 76.9 x 9.6 mm weighs in at 161 grams.
When it comes to display, Wammy Titan 2 flaunts a 5.3 inch qHD IPS multi-touch capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 920 x 540 pixels and 208 ppi pixel density approximately.
On the other hand, Galaxy Grand boasts a 5 inch multi-touch capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels and 187 ppi pixel density approximately.
Obviously, IPS display offers scores more as it offers better viewing angles as compared to the other displays. Further, the display on Wammy Titan 2 packs increased pixel density offering better quality images as compared to Galaxy Grand.
Processor: Wammy Titan 2 is equipped with a 1.2GHz quad core MT6589 processor and Galaxy Grand is powered by a 1.2GHz dual core processor. Definitely, the quad core chip in Wammy Titan 2 will power efficiency and peak performance alongside effective multi-tasking.However, the Samsung manufactured processor has proved itself, as far as performance is concerned in past launches.
Operating System: Both Wammy Titan 2 and Galaxy Grand Duos have been launched with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS out of the box, Hence, both the handsets will have same features including Project Butter, expandable and contractible notifications, resizable app widgets, live wallpaper preview, high resolution contact photos, improved Android Beam, better camera interface and Google Now.
Camera: In this segment, Wammy Titan 2 scores more with a 12MP rear camera with LED flash and support to Panoramic Shot and a 5MP front camera for video calling. In comparison, Galaxy Grand sports an 8MP rear camera with autofocus, LED flash and HD 1080p video recording and a 2MP front camera for video calling.
Storage: Wammy Titan 2 comes with 4GB internal storage, 1GB RAM and a micro SD card slot supporting up to 32GB additional storage. On the other hand, Galaxy Grand has 8GB onboard storage, 1GB RAM and a micro SD card slot supporting a whooping expandable storage of up to 64GB. As the applications get stored in the internal memory by default, the Galaxy Grand with increased internal storage is a good offering.
Connectivity: In terms of internet connectivity, both Wammy Titan 2 and Galaxy Grand come packed with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v4.0, micro USB 2..0 and average 3G download speeds of up to 5.76Mbps.
Battery: Wammy Titan 2 is loaded with a better 2,300 mAh Li-Ion battery offering up to 120 hours backup. At the same time, Galaxy Grand comes powered by a 2,100 mAh Li-Ion battery delivering 10 hours of talk time and 440 hours of standby.
Well, all it can be said in the end is that Wammy Titan 2 at such a low cost price is a decent offering, after all, when compared with Galaxy Grand, in terms of price. Samsung phablet only scores over the former handset with the likes of the preloaded applications including ChatOn, Games Hub, My Services that will offer myMovies, myMusic, myMobileTV, myStation, myReader and myEducation and some exclusive recently revealed software features such as Smart Stay, Direct Call, Smart Alert, Popup Play, S Voice, Face & Voice Unlock and Multi-Window.
Besides, that both the handsets will almost give the same value to money, where WickedLeak offering unquestionably hold a lesser price tag.
Specwise as well, Wammy Titan 2 with a better display, quad core processor and improved camera performance is emphathatically the winner. However, being a India handset vendor brand positioning, it is a big question if the handset can swipe away the success from the South Korean giant in the budget handset segment. That only time will tell the world.
In the meantime, let us know your opinion in comments section below, will you consider buying a Wammy Note 2 over Samsung Galaxy Grand?