Taking the battle right at the doorstep of Indian mobile maker Micromax, Samsung has launched its cheapest quad-core smartphone in India. The all-new Galaxy Grand Quattro runs on a 1.2GHz quad-core processor and is officially priced at Rs 18,260. However, the phone is available much cheaper on several e-commerce websites, with some websites selling it at Rs 16,500 approximately.
The all-new Galaxy Grand Quattro features a 4.7-inch TFT touchscreen with 800x480p resolution and 200ppi pixel density. The device is powered by Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) and comes with 1GB RAM. This phone supports 32GBmicroSD card, while the India website has not mention onboard storage.
Connectivity features in Samsung Galaxy Grand Quattro include 2G, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 3.0 and microUSB 2.0. A 5MP camera with LED flash is strapped to the back of this smartphone, while a VGA unit is placed in the front. It is powered by a 2,000mAh battery, supports dual-sim functionality and is available in black and white colours.
Micromax's flagship quad-core phone Canvas HD bears an official price tag of Rs 14,499, but due to depleted stocks, is now selling at a premium of Rs 1,000-1,500 in grey market. The cheapest phone with a quad-core processor in India is KarbonnS1 Titanium, priced at approximately Rs 11,000.
Display: 4.7-inch TFT display with 800x480p resolution and 200ppi pixel density;
Operating system: Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean);
Processor and RAM: 1.2GHz CPU, 1GB RAM;
Storage: Up to 32GBmicroSD support;
Connectivity: 2G, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 3.0 and microUSB 2.0;
Camera: 5MP camera with LED flash on the back, VGA unit in front; and