Samsung announces Galaxy Grand with 5-inch display, 1.2GHz dual-core CPU

Samsung Galaxy Grand


Samsung just announced a new addition to its Galaxy Range – Galaxy Grand. Screen size above 5-inch was found only Note and Note II smartphone-tablet hybrids but Galaxy Grand will also sport a 5-inch LCD display albeit with a low resolution of 800×480 (WVGA).

It will run Android 4.1.2 out of the box and feature a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 1GB RAM, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, 8MP rear-facing camera and 2MP front-facing camera, 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.

No word on the availability but Samsung will sell the phone in single (I9080) and dual-SIM variants (I9082).