Samsung Galaxy Grand Review, Price & Specs ( I9082 / i9080 / Z I9082Z )

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 .

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Samsung Galaxy Grand I9082 unboxing

  • Galaxy Grand Handset
  • 2100mAH Battery
  •  Charger
  • 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 .

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Display

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 .

CAMERA

 

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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 .
MEMORY STORAGE

RAM – 1GB (520 free)

ROM – 8GB (3.9GB for installing  apps )

Processor – 1.2GHZ DUAL core Cortex-A9

GPU – Broadcom VideoCore IV

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GAMING

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 .

Connectivity

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 .

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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

  1. Gionee Dream D1 (review) – Gionee Dream D1 is Quad Core smartphone . Gionee Dream D1 has 4.65inch Super Amoled HD display .
  2. Micromax A116 – Micromax A116 canvas HD has 5inch 720p resolution display . A116 canvas HD is powered by 1.2GHZ Quad core Mediatek MTK6589 processor .
  3.  UMI X2– Umi X2 has MTK6589 Quad core processor paired with 2GB ram .
  4. Xolo X1000 – Xolo X1000 is based on 2.0 GHz Intel Atom Processor .
  5.  XOLO Q800 – Xolo Q800 has 4.5inch display and is powered by 4 core CPU .
  6.  Zen Ultraphone 701HD – Zen Ultrafone 701 hd has almost same specifications that Canvas HD has .
  7. UMI S1 – Umi s1 is another 4core device from UMI .
  8.  Samsung GALAXY WIN i8550 – Samsung Galaxy Win i8550 is upcoming Quad core device from Samsung .
  9.  Alcatel One Touch Scribe Hd – Alcatel One Touch Scribe Hd has 5inch 720p capacitive display .
  10. Samsung Galaxy S3.
  11. Samsung Galaxy S Duos.
  12. Samsung Galaxy S 3 MINI .
  13. Samsung Galaxy Premier.
  14. Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus.

Samsung Galaxy Grand Pros and Cons

  • Pros : Display, Performance
  • Cons : none considering price tag

Samsung Galaxy Grand

  • Display7
  • Performance7
  • GAMING6.5
  • Audio7
  • Camera6.5
  • Built Quality8
  • Value for money7
Total Score 3.5
About
Name Samsung Galaxy Grand
Manufacturer Samsung
Brand Samsung
Model Galaxy Grand
Launch
Release Date December 2012
Main Rivals
VS Micromax Canvas HD A116
Price
MRP in India RS : 18000
in US $ 272 USD
Pros and Cons
Pros Display, CPU, RAM
Cons Battery
Summary Samsung Galaxy Grand I-9082 / i-9080 / Z I9082-Z Review, Unboxing Price in India / USA & Specification. The Galaxy Grand is a nice smartphone considering features.
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