Samsung India has launched a 5 inch Android phablet-Galaxy Grand Duos GT-I9082 with dual sim functionality. The company said that, it will retail the phablet with a flip cover in the box and price of the Samsung Galaxy Grand is set to ₹21,500.
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Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos comes with dual core 1.2GHz processor with 1GB RAM. The device runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and has the same design as that of Galaxy S3. In the back, the device houses 8MP camera with LED flash and in the front, it has 2MP snapper. Built in memory of this Samsung phablet is 8GB and supports microSD card upto 64GB.
Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos connectivity features includes 3G, 2G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, S Voice and microUSB. The device is powered by 2100mAh battery and has features such as Direct Call, Smart Alert, Popup Video and AllShare Play. Galaxy Grand will also have multi-app functionality, allowing users to access two apps simultaneously. A Samsung India executive said that, Galaxy Grand Duos comes witth auto-forwarding feature which will automatically redirect an incoming call on the other sim to the first connection if user is taking a call on one sim.
Samsung launched this Galaxy Grand in India just one day after Micromax has launched Micromax Canvas HD A116. The Micromax Canvas HD comes with quad core processor with 1GB, Dual sim support, 5 inch IPS screen with 720p resolution. The device is expected to cost less than 15k. Micromax claiming that, it has already sold more phablet than Samsung in the country while launching Canvas HD.
Key Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos Specifications:

  • Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean OS
  • Dual core 1.2GHz CPU with 1GB RAM
  • 5 inch display screen with WVGA 480*800 pixel resolution
  • 8GB internal memory and upto 64 GB microSD card support
  • 3G, 2G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, S Voice and microUSB
  • 8MP primary camera with LED flash and 2MP front facing camera
  • Li-2100 mAh battery

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