grandNairobi, Kenya – 27th March, 2014 – Samsung Electronics East Africa Ltd has launched the Galaxy Grand 2 into the Kenyan Market. This device is an upgrade from its predecessor as it offers an exceptional large-screen experience on a slim, compact smartphone.
The Galaxy Grand 2 has a comfortable grip due to its thinner (8.95mm) and lighter design as compared to the Galaxy Grand. Its faux leather texture and faux stitching which is similar to the Note 3, gives it a unique,premium look and feel.
The upgrades on the Galaxy Grand 2 include a 5.25” screen with 16:9 HD ratioto amplify the users viewing experience. Users are able to watch movies, play games and enjoy reading e-books on a huge, vibrant display therefore utilizing every inch of the device.
The large screen allows for more apps and windows to be used simultaneously. As such, the Galaxy Grand 2 comes with a multi window feature which allows the user to open the same app twice, preview activated apps, and jump from app to app. This feature enables users to comfortablymultitaskand still view everything clearly on the screen.
Advancements which the Galaxy Grand 2 brings include its smart and convenient in-built features. These key features are what continue to keep the Galaxy series ahead of its competition as they enrich users’ lives. The various camera functions like Best Face, Best Photo and Continuous Shot permit users to enjoy capturing the full ambience of a photo. Sound and Shot for example, is able to record conversations at the moment a picture was taken.
Grand 2 also comes with the exciting Group Play feature that allows a user to share pictures, documents, games and even listen to songs with friends. This feature, as well as the Story Album feature, which challenges a user to get creative by keeping a timeline, sending special messages and remembering special events, generates a thrilling Galaxy Grand 2 experience. In addition to this, it also comes with the S Translator that can translate almost everything at any time hence removing any language barriers therefore making communication a lot simpler and S Travel which provides guides and travel information for any planned trips.
A more intuitive user experience is achieved onthe Galaxy Grand 2 by being equipped with other noteworthy smart features such as the Samsung Hub and the Samsung Link. To receive or access unique content service that provides music, videos, games and more, simply connect to the Samsung Hub or Samsung Link at any time and any location.
The dual-SIM capabilities of the Galaxy Grand 2 help users maintain a better work-life balance, share content, and switch seamlessly between networks.
This device is offered in White, and in Black. It retails at KES 37,999 at all authorised Samsung dealers country wide.The Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 delivers ultimate power and connectivity. It is larger than life.
Galaxy Grand 2 Product Specifications   

Network

HSPA+

Processor

Quad Core 1.2GHz – Advancedhardware, that enables the mobile to handle complex operations with the greatest of ease.  Faster page loading, smoother video play, more accurate location detection, and instantaneous content sharing

Display

5.25” HD (1280×720) TFT

Memory

1.5GB (RAM) + 8GB (Internal Memory) +microSD (up to 64GB)
*User memory space may be less than the total memory space due to system files.

Camera

8MP AF + LED Flash / 1.9MP (HD)

OS

Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean)

Connectivity

WiFi a/b/g/n, BT4.0, GPS +Glonass, USB 2.0

Sensor

Proximity, Accelerometer, Compass, Light, Hall Sensor

Additional

Features

ChatON, Samsung Hub, S Health, Group Play, S Travel, S Translator, Samsung Link, Story Album

Dimension

146.8 x 75.3 x 8.9 mm, 163g

Battery

2,600mAh

 
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