Samsung has recently launched its latest smartphone called the Galaxy Grand Quattro I8552. This Android smartphone has dual-SIM (dual standby) feature. It is a smaller or rather a downgraded version of Samsung Galaxy Grand which was also launched just a couple of months back.
The design reminds you that this one is a member of Galaxy series by the company. The usual metal strip runs across the entire border of the phone. The phone is completely mad out of plastic. Then there are two capacitive buttons and a physical button. Above the display there is a speaker grille and a camera. At the back there is a “Samsung” logo, a camera with flash and a speaker. The compact dimensions enable the user to easily hold the phone in one hand.
VDT and Resolution
The VDT of Samsung Galaxy Grand Quattro I8552 is a 4.7 inch capacitive touchscreen. The resolution of this display is 480x800 pixels.
Back snapper- The phone has 5mp resolution camera as its back snapper. It can record HD quality videos and comes with autofocus, face and smile detection features. It also has flash.
Front snapper- For video calling and chatting the front snapper with its 0.3mp should do just ok.
Flash support- Yes.
Android v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) is the OS on which the phone will run. We will have wait and see if there is an option available to the users to upgrade to V4.2.
Inside the phone
CPU: To make multi-tasking enjoyable, the company has loaded the phone with 1.2 GHz Quad Core Cortex-A5 processor.
GPU: The Adreno 203 GPU provides the graphical support.
Internal data storage space of Galaxy Grand Quattro I8552 is 8GB and if you wish to have more space you can use a microSD card upto 32Gb.
Bluetooth, USB, Wi-Fi, EDGE, GPRS and 3G make up the formidable list of connectivity features of this Samsung smartphone. In addition to these features, the phone is also a DLNA device.
audio jack, loudspeakers, video player, music player, FM Radio, in-built mic, video editor are the AV features.
For internet surfing purpose, the phone is loaded with Android web browser which should be very handy.
A 2000 mAh Li-Ion battery comes bundled with the phone.
Google maps, A-GPS, social networking apps, Gtalk, MMS, Youtube.
Samsung Galaxy Grand Quattro I8552’s price in India is Rs. 16,550. Looking at its features list, the phone does not score high on crucial features such as screen, processor and camera. This drawback will hurt the sales of the phone as its rivals have better spec sheet and lower price tag. It is difficult to see how this phone can convince the Indian buyers who are known for buying value for money gadgets.
Connectivity feature, internal storage space, OS.
Samsung Galaxy Grand Quattro I8552 Features
4.6 Inches Touchscreen
1.2 GHz Quad Core Processor
Android v4.1 JellyBean OS
5MP Camera with LED Flash
Social Networking Services