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Samsung Electronics, the number one smartphone provider in India, today announced the launch of the SamsungGALAXY Grand, a revolutionary smartphone that promises to redefine Smartphone experience for consumers.
Samsung GALAXY Grand is powered by Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) operating system and runs on a 1.2 GHz Dual Core processor. Even though it supports a massive 5.0 screen with WVGA TFT display powered with mDNIe technology, the device is incredibly slim and comes with an ergonomic design which makes is comfortable to hold. The vivid display provides an expansive viewing experience rendering messaging, multimedia and Web content in brilliant color and clarity. The device also sports theMulti Windowfeature that allows seamless multitasking and running of multiple applications simultaneously without having to switch screens.
The Samsung GALAXY Grand is also one of the worlds top performing Dual SIM smartphones. Its innovative Smart Dual SIM feature provides total communication flexibility, allowing users to manage two phone numbers from a single phone. It is possible to receive calls on one SIM number while taking a call from the other, ensuring efficient management of personal and work commitments without ever missing a call. Smart Dual SIM also offers the flexibility of selecting different mobile billing plans for either SIM which allows switching between them to make the most of competitive call and data plans.
Speaking at the launch,Asim Warsi, Vice President,Samsung Mobile, stated,Continuing with our legacy of launchinginnovative devices that redefine consumer experiences, I take great pride in announcing the launch of the Galaxy Grand in the Indian market .The Galaxy Grand is revolutionary not only in terms of the great Smartphone experience that it provides but also in terms of its value proposition. I feel the Galaxy Grand will further fuel the growth of the Smartphone market in India and will especially delight consumers looking for a great Smart Dual SIM phone. The Galaxy Grand best meets the growing consumer preference for a large screen device that gives them a great multimedia experience and superior performance.
Smart and Convenient features
The GALAXY Grand comes with various intuitive features that enable the consumers to seamlessly engage with the device. TheSmart Stayuses the front camera to prevent the device from going into standby mode while it detects a user in front of the device.Direct Callfeature enables users to automatically dial a call by raising the device up to the ear.Smart Alertshows missed events such as missed calls and new messages just by picking up the phone.Popup Playenables the users to watch video in a pop-up window anywhere on the screen while running other tasks. TheS Voicefeature helps the user to control the phone using their voice. The device also features a uniqueFace & Voice Unlockthat enables the users to lock and unlock their device with face or voice recognition, providing greater security and convenience.
Rich connected applications
The GALAXY Grand comes pre-loaded withChatOn,Samsungs unique cross-platform communication service thatenables the users to socialize with friends and to do more than just instant messaging. ChatOn allows users to freely share multimedia content, do group chatting with friends and create personalized animated messages. The device also comes pre-loaded with a host of other applications including Games Hub and My Services that includes a bouquet of services likemyMovies, myMusic , myMobileTV , myStation ,myReader and myEducationwhich allows them to enjoy and personalize their device. WhilemyMoviesgives users access to thousands of Indian movies, trailers and film songs,myMusicallows them to download and listen to English and Bollywood numbers from a song collection that totals more than 250,000.myReaderallows Galaxy Grand users to access Indian newspapers, magazines, over 30,000 books and for the first time, even audio books.MyMobileTVallows consumers to watch 100+ Live TV channels on the device whilemyStationgives them an opportunity to watch Live Concerts and performances on their device. TheAll Share Playenables easy sharing and playing of contents across Samsung digital devices, anywhere anytime.
The device sports an8MP camera(with flash)and a2MPfront camera which supports zero shutter-lag and ultra-quick camera start-up. It includes a backside illumination sensor to ensure clear shots even in dark conditions, as well as Full HD video recording. The GALAXY Grand comes with a powerful2,100mAh batteryand an internal memory of8GB (user memory of 4GB and expandable up to 64GB). The device is available in Elegant White and Metallic Blue color options.
Samsung GALAXY Grand is priced at Rs. 21,500/-. As a special introductory offer, the device comes with a Flip Cover in the box and users can download music and movies through My Services worth Rs. 8000 free along with 50GB Dropbox space . Vodafone users also get 2GB data download free per month for 2 months.
With the launch of this device, Samsung now offers a range of 6 Dual SIM Smartphones and a total of 14 Smartphone models priced in the range between Rs. 6990 and Rs. 39900.
India Infoline News Service / 08:59, Sep 15, 2014
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