Samsung Galaxy Grand Review I9082 / i9080 / Z I9082Z : Samsung , a famous Korean mobile manufacturer launched several devices this year (2013) , Samsung Galaxy Grand i9082 / i9080 is one of them . Samsung Galaxy Grand i9082 / i9080 was just launched a day after Micromax A116 canvas HD was Launched . Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 I9082 / i9080 / Z I9082Z is budget Dual Core Android Smartphone that sports 5inch capacitive display of wvga resolution & about 187 ppi (pixels per inch) . The Dual Core processor on the device is integrated by 1GB Ram . The Galaxy Grand i9082 / i9080 has 8GB ROM ( Internal Memory ) . The handset runs on Android 4.1 jelly bean .Samsung Galaxy Grand i9082 /i9080 price in India is Rs 21,000 .
Samsung Galaxy Grand I9082 unboxing
- Galaxy Grand Handset
- 2100mAH Battery
- Micro usb to Standard USB cable
- Ear phones
- Flip Cover
Look & Feel ( Design )
Samsung Galaxy Grand I-9082 / i-9080 / Z I9082-Z looks very much similar to other Samsung’s smartphones like – Samsung Galaxy Note 2 , Galaxy s2 , s3 . Samsung Galaxy Grand weights 161grams . Samsung Galaxy Grand is impressively well built . The device is easy to hold because of its sleekness but the grip at back panel is not much impressive . The device seems to be robust . At the top there is 3.5mm audio jack & at the bottom there is Microphone & micro USB port . On the left side there is volume rocker & on the right , a dedicated button for power / screen lock .
Samsung Galaxy Grand i-9082 / i-9080 has 5inch display has WVGA resolution display ( not a super amoled ) . The screen is bright . The colour rendering on the display is also fairly nice . Low resolution of the Screen is the main disappointment in the handset .
HARDWARE & USER INTERFACE ( Full Specifications & Features ) .
Samsung Galaxy Grand draws its strength from 1.2GHZ DUAL CORE processor paired with 1GB ram . Samsung Galaxy Grand i 9082 / i 9080 runs on Android 4.1 jelly Bean . Samsung added some new features in the device like – Active Screen , Multi Window option etc to make the Grand more approachable .
The Galaxy Grand has 8MP autofocus rear camera with LED flash & 2MP rear camera . The device can record 1080p videos at 30fps . The camera quality is good . While recording video user needs to tap on the screen in order to focus the targeted object .
RAM – 1GB (520 free)
ROM – 8GB (3.9GB for installing apps )
Processor – 1.2GHZ DUAL core Cortex-A9
GPU – Broadcom VideoCore IV
The Galaxy Grand Can easily play high graphics games without any lag . The gaming on the device is fairly smooth & there is no lag while playing high graphics intensive games .
Samsung Galaxy Grand has Dual Sim capability . The handset has 3G , Wifi with wifi hotspot , Bluetooth with tethering , GPS , micro usb with tethering & 3.5mm audio jack connectivity .
Samsung Galaxy Grand – Performance .
Although the device is very snappy and fast . It is hard to fell any major lag on the device . Samsung Galaxy grand can easily play 1080p videos at 30fps .
Benchmark Scores –
Quadrant Benchmark – 3698 .
Antutu Benchmark – 7744 .
Nenamark Scores – 55.7 fps .
SAMSUNG GALAXY GRAND REVIEW
Samsung Galaxy Grand would be a great buy for those who wants a Android Smartphone that gives is from trusted Brand . Samsung Galaxy Grand is a robust Dual core android device . Overall the device is excellent if you left the Screen resolution . Samsung Galaxy Grand is another static competitor for Dual core android devices .
SAMSUNG GALAXY GRAND PRICE
SAMSUNG GALAXY GRAND PRICE IN INDIA IS RS 21,000 or $350 in the USA . You can Buy Samsung Galaxy Grand from Flipkart , Amazon or Snapdeal but this is not the lowest price of the Galaxy Grand . You should cross check for the lowest price of Samsung Galaxy Grand .
Samsung Galaxy Grand Specifications
- 5 inch Display
- 1.2 GHZ Dual Core CPU
- Android 4.1 JellyBean
- 8MP rear facing camera
- 2MP front facing camera
- Wifi, Bluetooth, GPS,3G
- 1GB RAM
MAIN RIVALS – Competitor – vs
The following are some Main Rivals of Samsung Galaxy Grand in India .
SAMSUNG GALAXY GRAND vs
- Gionee Dream D1 (review) – Gionee Dream D1 is Quad Core smartphone . Gionee Dream D1 has 4.65inch Super Amoled HD display .
- Micromax A116 – Micromax A116 canvas HD has 5inch 720p resolution display . A116 canvas HD is powered by 1.2GHZ Quad core Mediatek MTK6589 processor .
- UMI X2– Umi X2 has MTK6589 Quad core processor paired with 2GB ram .
- Xolo X1000 – Xolo X1000 is based on 2.0 GHz Intel Atom Processor .
- XOLO Q800 – Xolo Q800 has 4.5inch display and is powered by 4 core CPU .
- Zen Ultraphone 701HD – Zen Ultrafone 701 hd has almost same specifications that Canvas HD has .
- UMI S1 – Umi s1 is another 4core device from UMI .
- Samsung GALAXY WIN i8550 – Samsung Galaxy Win i8550 is upcoming Quad core device from Samsung .
- Alcatel One Touch Scribe Hd – Alcatel One Touch Scribe Hd has 5inch 720p capacitive display .
- Samsung Galaxy S3.
- Samsung Galaxy S Duos.
- Samsung Galaxy S 3 MINI .
- Samsung Galaxy Premier.
- Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus.
Samsung Galaxy Grand Pros and Cons
- Pros : Display, Performance
- Cons : none considering price tag
Samsung Galaxy Grand
- Built Quality8
- Value for money7
|Name||Samsung Galaxy Grand|
|Release Date||December 2012|
|VS||Micromax Canvas HD A116|
|MRP in India||RS : 18000|
|in US $||272 USD|
|Pros and Cons|
|Pros||Display, CPU, RAM|