Samsung Electronics today announced a new entrant to the Grand family in Galaxy smartphone portfolio, the Galaxy Grand Prime. The device features a 5 MP wide angle front facing camera for selfie savvy generation along with a large display and powerful multitasking features. The device comes with midrange specifications and is priced accordingly. Read on to find out detailed specifications, features, pricing and availability information.
- Dual SIM capability
- 5 inch PLS TFT display with 960×540 resolution – 220 pixels per inch
- 1.2 GHz Quad Core processor – Snapdragon 400 chipset
- 1 GB RAM
- 8 GB Internal memory with MicroSD expansion slot (upto 64 GB)
- 8 MP Primary Camera and LED Flash, 1080p Video Recording
- 5 MP front camera with wide angle lens
- Android 4.4 KitKat with TouchWiz UI
- Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS-GLONASS
- 2600 mAh battery unit
The display clocks in at 5 inches with a qHD resolution (960×540) and the processor is a mid range 1.2 GHz Quad Core unit. A host of usual sensors like Accelerometer, Proximity and Geomagnetic sensors are also present.
The device runs latest Android 4.4 KitKat with bloatware ridden TouchWiz UI on top.
The front facing camera on the Galaxy Grand Prime comes with a 5 Megapixel sensor and a 85 degrees field of view making it an ideal smartphone for group selfies, hence the name Groupfie. The primary camera is an 8 Megapixel unit with an LED flash.
Pricing and Availability
Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime is available for purchase for Rs.15,500 in White and Grey color options.
Although there’s nothing ‘Prime’ about the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime, the device is great for mid range users who need a stable and reliable smartphone without too many bells and whistles. Power users however, should look for other powerful offerings like Xiaomi Mi 3 (if they’re lucky enough to get one) or 2nd Generation Motorola Moto G which provide better horsepower and multimedia capabilities at a better price.