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Samsung Galaxy Grand 2

Specifications

Samsung Galaxy Grand 2Notebook: Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 (Galaxy Series)
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8226
Graphics Adapter: Qualcomm Adreno 305
Display: 5.3 inch, 16:9, 1280x720 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 0.163kg
Price: 300 euro
Average Score: 70% - average
Average of 3 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: 70%, performance: 70%, features: 80%, display: 80% mobility: 60%, workmanship: 65%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Samsung Galaxy Grand 2

70% Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 review: The Grand refresh is not worth its Rs 24,890 price tag
Source: Tech2.in.com English
It’s an ever tougher sell when you consider the Lenovo Vibe X, which is superior in almost every respect, retailing for the same price. To sum up, the Grand 2 is a worthy upgrade to the Grand Duos but poor pricing, tough competition and lack of some crucial features might hurt its sales. At its current market price, you’re better off with the Lenovo Vibe X.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/17/2014
Rating: Total score: 70%
60% Review: Samsung GALAXY Grand 2
Source: Techtree.com English
The GALAXY Grand 2 is a massive improvement over its predecessor. This handset has a good screen, camera, and battery life. However, priced at Rs 22,000, the phone’s performance is not consistent. Many will find its interface garish. The design is done-to-death and the handset doesn’t feel premium compared to the similarly priced phones. So if you’re planning to buy a phone in price bracket, the Lenovo Vibe X (Rs 23,000) and Nokia Lumia 920 (Rs 24,000) are definitely better options.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/13/2014
Rating: Total score: 60% price: 60% performance: 60% features: 80% workmanship: 60%
80% Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 review
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
It's no surprise that competition in the Rs. 17,000 to 22,000 range is hot right now. Features that were once exclusive to phones twice that price are tempting users, and multinational brands now find themselves competing with increasingly well-made phones from local manufacturers. Still, most phones in this price range tend to advertise a single trick such as a full-HD screen or new processor, while neglecting to mention that these things aren't very useful in isolation. In contrast, Samsung has delivered a well-rounded product that seems to strike a very sensible balance between price, features and performance. Large screens on phones at this price point are no longer crippled by low resolutions, and "quad-core processors" actually have enough meat on their bones to deliver superior performance.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/12/2014
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 80% display: 80% mobility: 60% workmanship: 70%

Comment

Qualcomm Adreno 305: Integrated mid-range graphics card in the Snapdragon 400 and S4 Plus SoCs that supports OpenGL ES 3.0 and features unified shaders.

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


400 MSM8226: ARM Cortex-A7 Quad-Core with up to 1.2 GHz and manufactured in 28nm» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


5.3":

This display is quite big for a smartphone but frequently used for smartphones.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.  

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


0.163 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


Samsung: The Samsung Group is composed of numerous international businesses, all united under the Samsung brand in South Korea. The meaning of the Korean word Samsung is "tristar" or "three stars". The Samsung brand is one of the most important brands of South Korea. Samsung is an international notebook manufacturer of medium size according market shares and reviews.

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70%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Adreno 305, Snapdragon 400 MSM8926, 6.0", 0.172 kg
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Adreno 305, unknown, 4.7", 0.13 kg
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Adreno 305, Snapdragon 400 MSM8926, 4.7", 0.134 kg
Sony Xperia E3
Adreno 305, Snapdragon 400 MSM8926, 4.5", 0.144 kg
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Adreno 305, Snapdragon 400 MSM8926, 4.8", 0.147 kg
HTC One Remix
Adreno 305, unknown, 4.5", 0.14 kg
Sony Xperia M2
Adreno 305, Snapdragon 400 MSM8926, 4.8", 0.149 kg
Huawei Ascend G6 4G
Adreno 305, Snapdragon 400 MSM8226, 4.5", 0.115 kg
HTC Desire 610
Adreno 305, Snapdragon 400 MSM8226, 4.7", 0.143 kg
LG Lucid 3 VS8760
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HTC One Mini 2
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2014-02-26 (Update: 2014-02-26)