Samsung officially announced the Galaxy Grand GT-I9080 and Galaxy Grand DUOS GT-I9082.
Both devices are expected in the first quarter of 2013. The Samsung Galaxy Grand runs on Android 4.1.2 and uses a 5,0´´ WVGA resolution display a 1.2 Ghz dual-core processor a 8 megapixel camera on the back and a front camera of 2 megapixel. More specifications are: 1GB RAM, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, 8GB internal memory with microSD card slot (up to 64GB), HSPA+ and 2100mAh battery.
On the software front, it will feature the new TouchWiz UI, S Voice, Multi-Window, AllShare Play, Direct Call, Smart Alert, Popup Play and various Hubs.
The special functions of the phone are:
When you pick up your phone, wouldn’t it be nice if it let you know what has been happening since you’ve been gone? Samsung Galaxy Grand knows you came back and gives you a brief vibrating nudge to inform you about missed calls and new messages. How thoughtful is that?
Samsung’s advanced natural language recognition software, lets you use your voice to unlock the phone with simple customised commands, or to play your favourite songs, turn the volume up or down, organise your schedule, or automatically launch the camera and start taking photos.
S voice is available in English, Italian, German, French, Spanish and Korean
Samsung Galaxy Grand even knows when you want to talk. When you are messaging someone and decide to call instead, simply lift your phone to your ear and Direct call will dial their number for you. No more fumbling through call logs or contacts. Let Samsung Galaxy Grand do the work.
Pop up Play
Picture-in-picture technology lets you watch an HD video in another window while sending an email or text simultaneously. Drag it to where you want on the screen, and chat with your friends or surf the web. Don’t miss any of the action.
Samsung Galaxy Grand knows the best look, making sure you never miss a smile or catch someone when they’re blinking. It automatically takes a burst of 8 shots guaranteeing the best one every time