Still can’t find the perfect phone to buy because you’re confused by the many Android devices in the market? Well, here’s one more to add to that from none other than Samsung. Samsung Malaysia just announced the availability of its 5” mid-range dual-SIM smartphone – the Galaxy Grand.
Designed with a large 5” display with a resolution of 480 x 800 at the front, the Galaxy Grand features mid-range hardware under its hood such as a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 8MP rear camera, 2MP front camera, 8GB of internal storage expandable via microSD, 2,100mAh battery, runs on Android 4.1.2 and it supports dual-SIM. Here’s the best part, it retails at RM1,299 at launch.
Design wise, the Galaxy Grand is “designed for human” alright, from the picture, it’s pretty impossible to tell the difference between other “designed for human” phones – the Galaxy S III, Note II and S III mini.
Other notable features on the Galaxy grand include Multi-Window capability, Direct Call that automatically makes a call by raising the device up to the ear, and Popup video. Available immediately, the Samsung Galaxy Grand is available in Elegant White and Metallic Blue at RM1,299. For a limited time only, purchases of the device comes with a free C Pen.
Hit the break to check out the official press release.
Enhancement to Everyday Life with Samsung GALAXY Grand
Kuala Lumpur, 7 March 2013 – The demand of large-screen mobile phones are rapidly growing in the marketplace. In view of this, Samsung unveiled the GALAXY Grand, a slim smartphone built not only with an expansive 5-inch screen, but also with dual SIM capabilities for people with fast-paced mobile lifestyles demanding more from their smartphone.
“Samsung is constantly keeping pulse on the changing needs of people. The rapid development of technology and lifestyle demands are evolving synergistically; driving each other to greater heights. Borne of this phenomenon, the Samsung GALAXY Grand is designed to allow people the best experience of the different aspects in their life, be it work, fun or staying in touch with loved ones. It brings Malaysians enhanced functionalities that subsequently facilitate better management of different roles to strike a balanced lifestyle,” said Kwon Jae Hoon, Managing Director, Samsung Malaysia Electronics Sdn. Bhd.
Further, people can expect augmented efficiency with the ability to multitask with the device due to its large 5-inch screen. Its Multi Window feature allows for multiple apps to be used simultaneously without switching between screens. To add, its vivid display and expansive 5-inch screen size provides an immersive viewing experience of multimedia and Web content in brilliant color and clarity. In ensuring seamless experience and utmost enjoyment, the device is powered by an impressive 1.2 GHz Dual Core processor to support faster web browsing, lightning-fast screen transitions and superior graphics.
The Samsung GALAXY Grand’s innovative dual SIM feature provides total communication flexibility, allowing users to manage two phone numbers from a single phone. People can now receive calls from both SIM numbers, ensuring efficient management of personal and work commitments without ever missing a call. Dual SIM also offers the flexibility of selecting different billing plans for either SIM, switching between them for efficient cost management of call and data plans.
Equipped with an 8 megapixel camera and Full HD video recording capabilities, the Samsung GALAXY Grand allows people to easily capture important moments in time on a powerful camera with ultra-quick camera start-up.
Besides powerful hardware, the device is built with intuitive features that enhance usability. Direct Call enables people to automatically dial a call by raising the device up to the ear. That aside, the gestures of shaking the phone triggers status updates, while panning the device allows one to automatically zoom onto a screen. Smart Alert shows missed events such as missed calls and new messages just by picking up the phone. Popup Video lets people watch videos in a pop-up window anywhere on the screen while running other tasks.
The Samsung GALAXY Grand is now available in Elegant White and Metallic Blue at RM1,299 in all Samsung Brand Shops, authorised dealers and leading operators in Malaysia. For a limited time only, purchases of the device come with a free C Pen.
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