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'Marble White' Galaxy Grand Duos (GT-i9082), running Cyanogenmod 10.1.
|Model||GT-I9080 (Single SIM)
GT-I9082 (Dual SIM)
SHV-E270S/K (LTE, Korean SK Telecom & KT), SHV-E270L (LTE + CDMA2000 1800 Mhz(1.8 Ghz Korean Pcs))
EDGE / GPRS (850 / 900 / 1,800 / 1,900 MHZ)HSPA+ 21 / 5.76 Mbps (Global) LTE (South Korea) CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev.A (800 Mhz (China Telecom), Band 4 1.8 Ghz(LG U+), TD-SCDMA 1900, 2000 Mhz (China Mobile)
|First released||21 January 2013 (GT-I9082)
|Successor||Samsung Galaxy Grand 2|
|Weight||162 g (5.7 oz)|
|Operating system||Original: Android 4.1.2 "Jelly Bean"
Current: Android 4.2.2 "Jelly Bean with TouchWiz Nature UX 2.0 (last supported version as of June 2015)
|System on chip||Broadcom BCM 28155(Global)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8X(2 & 6)25(China TD-SCDMA & CDMA)
Samsung Exynos 4412(korea)
|CPU||1.2 GHz Cortex-A9 dual-core and 1.2 GHz quad-core (Korea) and Qualcomm kriat 1.2 Ghz(China)|
|GPU||Broadcom VideoCore IV VPU(global)
ARM Mali-400 MP4 440 MHz GPU(korea)
Adreno 305 GPU(China)
|Memory||1 GB RAM|
|Removable storage||micro-SD up to 64 GB|
|Battery||LiPo 2100 mAh|
|Data inputs||Multi-touch capacitive touchscreen display
Ambient light sensors
3-axis Magnetometer (Compass)
Stereo FM Radio With RDS and Swype
|Display||5.0 in (13 cm) TFT LCD
800×480 px WVGA (~187 ppi)
|Rear camera||8 MP 1080p Full HD video recording @ 30fps with auto-focus; self-timer; panorama; smile shot; face detection; stop motion|
|Front camera||2 MP|
FM radio with RDS(Global)
DMB Mobile TV(Korean)
A-GPS and GLONASS
The Samsung Galaxy Grand is a smartphone developed by Samsung Electronics, first announced on December 18, 2012. The phone has a dual core Cortex-A9 1.2 GHz processor and a RAM of 1 GB, with an internal memory of 8 GB which can be extended to another 64 GB by use of microSD cards. The device also supports internet connectivity through 2G and 3G, apart from Wi-Fi. Navigation systems including A-GPS and GLONASS with Google Maps. The phone runs on the Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) OS, with an option to upgrade to 4.2.2.
The Galaxy Grand features an 8 MP rear camera that is capable of high-resolution photos and video capture. The primary camera is capable of Full HD video recording at 1920×1080p at 30 frames per second. The quality can be adjusted between HD ready to Full HD depending on the amount of space to be utilized for each video file. The camera comes with an LED flash that is capable of illuminating your subjects quite adequately even in low light conditions. The secondary front-facing camera is composed of an upgraded 2 MP camera. Autofocus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus and Face Detection are some of the advanced features supported by the phone, as well as an image stabilizer and smile detector, and basic image editor.
In August 2013, Samsung announced that the Galaxy Grand received the Android 4.2.2 OS update. This update was first launched in Russia, while owners in India received the update in early September. This update also brought an updated version of Touchwiz. In February 20, 2014, Samsung Poland announced that Galaxy Grand is among 14 Samsung devices that will receive the Android 4.4 KitKat upgrade.
|-||international||WCDMA + GSM||Broadcom BCM 28155||ARM Cortex-A9 MP2 1.2 GHz||-||VideoCore-Ⅳ 250 MHz||FM-Radio, Single sim|
|SHV-E270S||South Korea||SK Telecom||LTE + WCDMA + GSM||Samsung Exynos 4412||ARM Cortex-A9 MP4 1.4 GHz||ARM Mali-400 MP4 440 MHz||-||T-DMB|
|SHV-E270K||South Korea||KT||LTE + WCDMA + GSM||Samsung Exynos 4412||ARM Cortex-A9 MP4 1.4 GHz||ARM Mali-400 MP4 440 MHz||-||T-DMB|
|SHV-E270L||South Korea||LG U+||LTE + WCDMA + GSM + CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev.A||Samsung Exynos 4412||ARM Cortex-A9 MP4 1.4 GHz||ARM Mali-400 MP4 440 MHz||-||T-DMB|
|-||international||WCDMA + GSM||Broadcom BCM 28155||ARM Cortex-A9 MP2 1.2 GHz||-||VideoCore-Ⅳ 250 MHz||FM-Radio, Dual sim|
|GT-I9118||China||Open Variant||TD-SCDMA + GSM||Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8230||Qualcomm Krait 200 MP2 1.2 GHz||Adreno 305||-||FM-Radio, No Google Sevirce|
|GT-I9128||China||China Mobile||TD-SCDMA + GSM||Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8230||Qualcomm Krait 200 MP2 1.2 GHz||Adreno 305||-||FM-Radio, No Google Sevirce|
|GT-I9128V||China||China Mobile||WCDMA + TD-SCDMA + GSM||Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8230||Qualcomm Krait 200 MP2 1.2 GHz||Adreno 305||-||FM-Radio, No Google Sevirce|
|SCH-I879||China||China Telecom||CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev.A + GSM||Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8630||Qualcomm Krait 200 MP2 1.2 GHz||Adreno 305||-||FM-Radio, No Google Sevirce, Dual sim|
|GT-I9082||China||China Unicom||WCDMA + GSM||Broadcom BCM 28155||ARM Cortex-A9 MP2 1.2 GHz||-||VideoCore-Ⅳ 250 MHz||FM-Radio, No Google Sevirce, Dual sim|
In South Korea, Samsung launched a variant of the product with a quad-core CPU at a much lower price. In India, Samsung also launched the Samsung Galaxy Grand with a free flip cover, 50GB Dropbox Storage, free My Services and a Dual-SIM slot.
The Economic Times reviewed the Galaxy Grand and said in their verdict: "Great for multimedia and comes with the promise of reliable after-sales service; but otherwise isn't worth twice the cost of budget phablets with similar specs."