Samsung Galaxy Grand 2
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|Slogan||Top of the Line Performance
Make the Everyday Grand
|Model||SM-G7100 (Single SIM)
SM-G7102 (Dual SIM)
SM-G7105 (LTE-enabled Single SIM)
|Compatible networks||EDGE / GPRS (850 / 900 / 1,800 / 1,900 MHZ)
HSPA+ 21 / 5.76 Mbit/s
|First released||December 2013 and January 2014 (India)
February and March 2014 (Philippines)
|Predecessor||Samsung Galaxy Grand|
|Successor||Samsung Galaxy Grand Max|
|Related||Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime, Samsung Galaxy Grand Neo (India and the Philippines)|
|Weight||162 g (5.7 oz)|
|Operating system||Android 4.3 "Jelly Bean"
with TouchWiz Nature UX with TouchWiz Nature UX 2.0 and Upgradeable to Android 4.4.2 KitKat
|System on chip||Yes ARM Cortex-A7 (Rev.r0p3)|
|CPU||1.2 GHz quad-core processor
ARM Cortex-A7 Snapdragon 400 MSM8926
|Memory||1.5 GB RAM|
|Removable storage||micro-SD up to 64 GB|
|Battery||Li-Ion 2600 mAh|
|Data inputs||Multi-touch capacitive touchscreen display
Ambient light sensors
3-axis Magnetometer (Compass)
Stereo FM Radio With RDS and Swype
|Display||5.25 in (13.3 cm) TFT LCD
720×1280 px (~320 ppi)
|Rear camera||8 MP 1080p Full HD video recording @ 30fps with auto-focus; self-timer; panorama; smile shot; face detection; stop motion|
|Front camera||1.9 MP|
FM radio with RDS
A-GPS and GLONASS
The Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 is a smartphone developed by Samsung Electronics, first announced on November 26, 2013. The phone has a quad core 1.2 GHz processor and 1.5 GB of RAM, with an internal memory of 8 GB which can be extended to another 64 GB by use of microSD cards. The device also supports internet connectivity through 2G and 3G and 4G, apart from Wi-Fi. Navigation systems including A-GPS and GLONASS with Google Maps. The phone runs on the Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean) OS. On 14th July 2014 the phone was upgraded to Android 4.4.2 KitKat by an OTA update. There were many issues related with the update. Many users were complaining about unexpected restarts, frequent freezing, System UI errors, unable to change lock screen wallpapers and more. All these issues have been resolved recently with the latest K1 build, which comes along with Samsung Knox.
The Galaxy Grand 2 features an 8 MP rear camera that is capable of high resolution photos and video capture. The primary camera is capable of Full HD video recording at 1920×1080p at 30 frames per second. The quality can be adjusted between HD ready to Full HD depending on the amount of space to be utilized for each video file. The camera comes with an LED flash that is capable of illuminating your subjects quite adequately even in low light conditions. The secondary front-facing camera is composed of an 1.9 MP camera. Autofocus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus and Face Detection are some of the advanced features supported by the phone, as well as an image stabilizer and smile detector, and basic image editor.
The Galaxy Grand 2 is released with Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. Samsung has customized the interface with its TouchWiz Nature UX software. As well as apps from Google, including Google Play, Gmail and YouTube, it has access to Samsung apps such as ChatON, S Suggest, S Voice, Smart Remote (Peel) and All Share Play.
Launched in two variants, G7102 with dual SIM card slots and G7105 with LTE network support, dual micro SIM slots and with dual standby. As compare to former model in terms of display, it has improved screen size, display resolution, and Pixel Per inch.
The Galaxy Grand 2 is available 3G single sim, 3G dual sim variants and a Korean version with LTE-A network support. Internal storage is 8 GB (Korean version is 16 GB), with a microSDXC card slot for expansion. It has a 5.25-inch High Definition TFT screen with a resolution of 1280x720 pixels. It also features a 1.9 MP front camera without flash and 8 MP rear-facing camera. It also has the ability to record HD videos.
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