Quick Facts
91score
88
94
Reasons to Buy
  • Much more expandable memory
  • 64.00 GB vs 32.00 GB
    More expandable storage allows having more songs, photos, videos, etc.
  • Higher secondary camera resolution
  • 2.00 MP vs 1.90 MP
    Front camera of high resolution results in sharp video-chats & self-photos.
  • Has NFC
  • Yes vs No
    NFC enables faster sharing of content between NFC devices, one tap payment options, etc.
  • Larger screen
  • 5.00 inch vs 5.50 inch
    Internet browsing or watching movies is more pleasing on large screens.
  • Much faster processor
  • 1200 MHz Quad core vs 1600 MHz Quad core
    Fast processor smoothly executes multiple tasks/apps simultaneously.
  • Much more RAM
  • 1.00 GB vs 2.00 GB
    More RAM results in faster loading of multiple apps.
  • Much higher battery capacity
  • 2100 mAH vs 3100 mAH
    Greater the capacity, lesser the need to charge your battery again.
  • Much higher pixel density
  • 187 ppi vs 267 ppi
    High pixel density shows sharper text and extremely detailed photos/videos.
  • Much more internal memory
  • 8.00 GB vs 64.00 GB
    More internal storage allows having more apps, songs, videos, etc.
  • Has FM Radio
  • No vs Yes
    FM Radio allows you to listen to music & news from radio stations, even while travelling.
Design
Operating system Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Form factor Candybar Candybar
Dimensions

    Height:143.50 mm

    Width:76.90 mm

    Thickness:9.60 mm

    Height:151.1 mm

    Width:80.5 mm

    Thickness:9.40 mm

    Weight 162 grams 180 grams
    Ruggedness
    Available Colors        
    Hardware
    System chip Exynos Exynos 4212 Quad
    Processor Quad core, 1200 MHz, Quad core, 1600 MHz, Cortext A9,
    2D/3D GPU
    RAM 1 GB 2 GB
    Built-in storage 8 GB 64 GB
    Memory card support Upto 64 GB MicroSD Upto 32 GB microSD
    Display
    Physical size 5 Inch 5.5 Inch
    Display resolution 800x480 1280x720
    Display Technology LCD Super AMOLED
    3D
    Color Density
    Touch screen Capacitive Capacitive
    Camera
    Primary Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 8 MP, 3264 x 2448
    Flash
    Zoom Digital Zoom Digital Zoom
    Dedicated Camera Button
    Features
    • Auto Focus
    • Smile detection
    • Scenes
    • Continuos Shooting
    • Multi Shot
    • Auto Focus
    • Smile detection
    • Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
    • Scenes
    • Continuos Shooting
    • Multi Shot
    Scene Modes
    Video Capture Stereo sound recording,Digital image stabilization,Optical image stabilization Stereo sound recording,Digital image stabilization,Optical image stabilization
    Video Resolution 1920 x 1080p @ 24fps 1920 x 1080p @ 24fps
    Secondary camera 2 MP, 1600 x 1200 1.9 MP, 1600 x 1200
    Network
    SIM Type GSM GSM
    Network technology GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 or HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 / LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2600 MHz
    Data EV-DO HSPA EV-DO HSPA
    3g Yes Yes
    4g
    • Yes
    GPRS
    • Yes
    • Yes
    EDGE
    • Yes
    • Yes
    GPS A-GPS A-GPS
    Connectivity
    Bluetooth Version 4, A2DP Version 4, A2DP, LE, EDR
    Wi-Fi 802.11

      Wi-Fi 802.11:Yes

      Standard:a,b,g,n

      Mobile Hotspot:Yes

      Wi-Fi 802.11:Yes

      Standard:a,b,g,n

      Features:Yes,Dual antennas

      Mobile Hotspot:Yes

      Wi-Fi Direct:Yes

      USB microUSB,microUSB 2.0 microUSB,microUSB 2.0
      HDMI
      Headphones connector
      Charging connector
      External Device connector DLNA, VoIP DLNA
      Battery
      Talk time 16 Hours(2G) 35(2G), 16(3G)
      Stand-by time 980(2G), 890(3G)
      Playback time
      Battery Capacity 2100 mAh, Li-ion 3100 mAh, Li-ion
      Dual Battery Option
      Wireless Charging
      Charging via USB
      Multimedia
      Music player
      • Yes, Music Formats : MP3, WAV, eAAC+, AC3, FLAC, Active Noise Cancellation with Dedicated Mic, Loud Speaker, 3.5mm Audio Jack
      • Yes, Music Formats : MP3, OGG, WMA, AAC, ACC+, eAAC+, AMR(NB, WB), MIDI, WAV, AC-3, Flac with Loud speaker, Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, SoundAlive, 3.5mm audio jack
      Video player
      Radio

        Radio:FM

        Features:RDS

      Streaming
      Additional
      Pre-loaded Apps Google Play, S Voice, multi window mode, Direct Call, AllShare Play, Smart Alert, Popup Play Samsung Apps, Document Editor (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF)
      Supported Apps
      Sensors
      Sensors Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Compass, Light sensor, Gyroscope Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Compass, Gyroscope
      Internet Browsing
      Browser VoIP
      Third Party Browser
      Built-in online services
      Regulatory Approval
      Regulatory Approval
      Phone Features
      Phonebook
      • Practically Unlimited
      • Practically Unlimited
      Organizer Predictive text input, Organizer Organizer, Voice memo/dial/commands, Predictive text input (Swype)
      Messaging Yes Yes
      Keypad
      E-mail IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Push e-mail IMAP,POP3,SMTP,Microsoft Exchange,Push e-mail
      Instant messaging Yes Yes
      JAVA MIDP 1.0 MIDP 1.0
      OTA Software updates
      Games Yes
      Sales Pack Handset, Battery, Charger, Earphone, USB Cable, User Manual, Warranty Card Handset, Battery, Charger, Earphone, USB Cable, User Manual, Warranty Card
      Supported Accessories
      Others
      Other Features
      Speakers
      Notifications
      Additional microphone
      Projector
      Availability
      Officially announced 03-Dec-2012 30-Aug-2012
      Market status Available Available
      Price list

      ebay.in

      Rs.15,709
      Rs.28,495
      NA

      flipkart.com

      Rs.17,199
      Rs.28,427
      NA

      amazon.in

      Rs.17,299
      Rs.28,440
      NA

      shopping.indiatimes.com

      Rs.16,147
      Rs.26,999
      NA

      shopclues.com

      Rs.16,800

      Claim Flat Rs.700 Off Claim coupon.

      Rs.32,299

      Claim Flat Rs.700 Off Claim coupon.

      NA

      tradus.com

      Rs.16,770
      Rs.29,400
      NA

      snapdeal.com

      Rs.17,290
      Rs.27,527
      NA

      edabba.com

      Rs.17,590
      Rs.31,490
      NA

      homeshop18.com

      Rs.17,799
      Rs.29,399
      NA

      maniacstore.com

      Rs.16,499
      Rs.28,649
      NA

      saholic.com

      Rs.17,199
      Rs.29,679
      NA

      surf2buy.in

      Rs.18,400
      NA NA

      techshop.in

      Rs.19,429
      NA NA

      minglekart.com

      Rs.20,502
      Rs.38,427
      NA

      landmarkonthenet.com

      Rs.25,480
      Rs.35,500
      NA

      themobilestore.in

      NA
      Rs.27,779
      NA

      infibeam.com

      NA
      Rs.27,999
      NA

      theelectronicstore.in

      NA
      Rs.29,244
      NA

      cromaretail.com

      NA
      Rs.30,399
      NA
      expert reviews
      Expert's Rating
      & Reviews
      0 100

      Expert's Overall Score

      Based on expert reviews

      Hands on: Samsung Galaxy Grand review

      Note in size, but not overly impressive....

      92 100

      Expert's Overall Score

      Based on expert reviews

      Samsung Galaxy Note 2 review

      Samsung`s Galaxy Note 2 functions as both a phone and a tablet, but does the combo actually work or ....

      customer reviews
      Customer's Rating
      & Reviews

      All User Rating (Out of 2 ratings)

      3.5/5 3.5/5 3.5/5 3.5/5 3.5/5

      Sanjay
      Delhi

      4 star 4 star 4 star 4 star 4 star

      5 star 5 star 5 star 5 star 5 star

      4 star 4 star 4 star 4 star 4 star

      Fun Phablet

      its amazing i think i shud grab it 4 the purpose that its gr8ly accordable 2 me and wud work efficient.......

      Read More Reviews

      All User Rating (Out of 1 ratings)

      5/5 5/5 5/5 5/5 5/5

      Sanjay
      Delhi

      5 star 5 star 5 star 5 star 5 star

      5 star 5 star 5 star 5 star 5 star

      5 star 5 star 5 star 5 star 5 star

      The Best Phablet There Is.....

      Wonderful phone. Excellent specs. Joy to use it.....

      Read More Reviews