Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos I9082 Full Specifications and Review

 

 

Key Features
  • 1.2 GHz Dual-core processor, Broadcom VideoCore IV HW GPU, 1 GB of RAM, 8 GB of internal storage
  • Huge 5.0 inches TFT display with 480 x 800 pixels resolution @187 ppi pixel density
  • Android v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) OS with brilliant TouchWiz Nature UX UI
  • 8 MP AF camera with FHD recording, 2 MP front camera
  • 2100 mAh  battery
  • Dual SIM support with ‘Smart Dual SIM’ functionality
  • Multi window true multi-tasking

 

Market status: Available, released – February, 2013

Specifications
DISPLAY Size 5.0 inches (12.72 cm) Largest display in its class. The resolution is only WVGA which makes small texts look a little bit pixelated, though the display is not bad at all. Good color reproduction & pixel crispness make the display look very soothing to the eyes.
Technology TFT, 16M colors
Resolution WVGA ie.480 x 800 pixels @187 ppi
Type Capacitive, Multi-touch (10)
EXTERIOR Dimensions 143.5 x 76.9 x 9.6 mm (5.65 x 3.03 x 0.38 in) Though the dimension of this phone is huge, it’s still usable by one hand, you have to get used to it. The front look is very good – simple & smart. You are also getting a free flip cover with this device which is of very premium quality.
Weight 161 gm (5.71 oz)
Ports & Keys Home [hardware], Menu & Option keys, front camera (front), Volume rocker (right), Power key (left), 3.5 mm jack (top), microUSB port (bottom), Camera with flash (back)
Sensors Proximity sensor, ambient light sensor
Colors White, Black
PROCESSINGPOWER Processor Dual-core 1.2 GHz Very good, handles the intensive user interface without any lag. Excellent gaming performance.
GPU Broadcom VideoCore IV HW
MEMORY System Memory 1 GB RAM Good RAM size – needed to handle the intensive UI. Internal memory should have been 16 GB – a big disappointment here.
Internal Storage 8 GB (3.94 GB available)
Expansion microSD up to 64 GB
SOFTWARE OS Android v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) Almost latest OS version with a brilliant & intuitive user interface, the best UI you can get on a mobile phone at this moment.
User Interface TouchWiz Nature UX UI
CONNECTIVITY SIM Mini SIM, Dual slot (GSM+GSM) Standard connectivity options with dual SIM dual standby support, fast 3G speed.
Operatingfrequencies GSM – 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHzUMTS – 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
GPRS Yes
EDGE Yes
3G 21 Mbps HSDPA, 5.76 Mbps HSUPA
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS and GLONASS
Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP
USB microUSB v2.0
NFC No
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS
CAMERA Primary 8 megapixels Very good image quality. Low light photography is decent & full HD video recording is also very good for the price of this device. Rating 4/5
Secondary 2 megapixels
Video Up to 1080p@30fps (Primary)
Flash Single LED
Features Auto focus, touch focus, geo-tagging, face and smile detection
BATTERY Capacity  2100 mAh  Li-lon Good battery back-up. You will get at least a full day battery back-up with normal to heavy uses.
Talk Time Up to 10h (3G)
Standby Time Up to 440h (3G)
OTHERFEATURES
  • Other sensors : Accelerometer, Geo-magnetic, Gyro, Compass
  • Multi window true multi-tasking
  • ‘Smart Dual SIM’ calling (receive calls from SIM 2 even if you are busy on a call over SIM 1)
  • ‘Smart stay’
  • Face & voice unlock
  • Shake to update, palm swipe to capture, double tap to top, turn over to mute, tilt to zoom gestures
  • Music square
  • S Voice assistance
  • S Memo & S Planner
This is a feature rich device with a lot of innovative features available on the premium Galaxy Note 2. S Memo, Smart dual SIM function & gestures are very handy sometimes. Check the video reviews for demonstrations.
SAR INFO 0.37 W/kg (head), 1.11 W/kg (body) [US]0.24 W/kg (head), 0.29 W/kg (body) [EU] Far below the limit.
PRICE Approx. 21,400 INR ~ 400 USD Very attractive pricing, value for money rating 4.5/5

 

Strong points : Very innovative user interface with hundreds of awesome features, gestures & options. The large display size & best in class processor, RAM make this device the most desirable phone for the mid-range phone buyers.

Weak points : The main drawback is obviously the relatively lower resolution display though you can’t blame Samsung for this because of the very attractive pricing of this device. The internal memory is only 3.94 GB user available out-of-the-box.

Suitable for those people who are looking for a high performance gaming phone with a brilliant UI & huge display without breaking the bank. This phone is also good for watching movies, photography & obviously showing off the awesomeness of the UI to friends!

 

    

 

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