Qualcuno si ricorda di aver mai visto in Italia il Samsung Galaxy Grand, che il nostro Ovidiu ci annunciò quasi un anno fa? Io mai ma, in ogni caso, Samsung ha presentato il successore che, con un gran sforzo di fantasia, ha chiamato Galaxy Grand 2.
Si tratta di una sorta di Note 3 economico, senza S-Pen, con display da 5.25 pollici con risoluzione 1280×720, processore quad-core da 1,2 GHz, 1,5 GB di RAM, 8 GB di memoria espandibile con Micro SD, fotocamera da 8 Mpx, batteria da 2600 mAh, Android Jelly Bean 4.3; il Galaxy Grand 2 sarà disponibile in bianco, nero, rosa e, in mercati specifici, nella versione dual-sim. Non si hanno notizie relative a prezzo, disponibilità ed in quali paesi sarà venduto; di seguito il comunicato stampa (in inglese) ufficiale.
Does anybody remember ever seeing in Italy the Samsung Galaxy Grand, that our Ovidiu announced us almost a year ago? But I never, in any case, Samsung has unveiled the successor which, with a great effort of imagination, called Galaxy Grand 2. It is a kind of economic Note 3, without S-Pen, with 1280×720 resolution 5.25-inch display, 1.2 GHz quad-core processor, 1.5 GB RAM, 8 GB of memory expandable with Micro SD, 8 megapixel camera, 2600 mAh battery, Android 4.3 Jelly Bean; the Galaxy Grand 2 will be available in white, black, pink, and, in specific markets, dual-SIM version. There is no news regarding price, availability and in which countries will be sold; below the official press release.
Seoul, Korea – [November 25, 2013] – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today introduced the Galaxy Grand 2, a device that offers an optimal large-screen experience on a portable, compact smartphone. This evolution of the Galaxy Grand series brings meaningful upgrades to its predecessor including an improved HD viewing experience, enhanced performance, and many other intuitive features.
The Galaxy Grand 2 brings users an incredible smartphone viewing experience with a 5.25” screen with 16:9 HD ratio, perfect for watching movies, playing games and e-reading. Multi Window takes multitasking to the next level by maximizing the benefits of the device’s large screen, enabling users to run one application in two windows at the same time.
Galaxy Grand 2 delivers enhanced performance with a more powerful Quad Core 1.2GHz processor and long-lasting 2,600mAh battery to bring users up to 10 hours of playback and 17 hours of calls. The dual-SIM capabilities help users maintain better work-life balance or switch seamlessly between networks.
To provide a more intuitive user experience, the Galaxy Grand 2 comes equipped with several smart features that continue to set the Galaxy series apart from other smartphone devices on the market, including enhanced camera features like Best Face, Best Photo and Continuous Shot, as well as:
• Story Album: Organize pictures by timeline, and create and print albums all from your device
• S Translator: A translation service that provides instantaneous translations at any time
• S Travel: Provides guides and travel information for your next trip
• Sound & Shot: Record up to nine seconds of audio with your photos
• Samsung Hub: Unique content service that provides access to music, videos, games and more
• Group Play: To listen to music , share documents or play games together
• Samsung Link: Connects your devices so you can access photos, music, videos and documents
from multiple locations
Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 will be offered in White, and Black and Pink is available in selective regions.