“Samsung has unveiled three new 4G-enabled devices for India under the Galaxy Grand and Galaxy J series”
At Samsung Forum 2015 in Bangkok, the brand has unveiled three new budget 4G LTE-enabled smartphones – the Galaxy Grand Prime 4G, Galaxy Core Prime 4G, and Galaxy J1 4G. These phones are slightly upgraded versions of the Galaxy Grand Prime, Core Prime, and Galaxy J1 respectively. They support India’s current TDD LTE band 40 and the upcoming FDD LTE band 3, and offer download speeds of up to 150mbps.
The three new smartphones share quite a few specifications. The devices are all powered by 1.2GHz quad-core processors, and run Android 4.4 KitKat. They offer dual-SIM slots, Bluetooth 4.0, USB 2.0, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct, NFC, and microSD card slots for storage expansion.
Individually, the Grand Prime 4G offers a 5-inch qHD display, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of internal memory, a 2,600mAh battery, and 8MP/5MP cameras. The Galaxy Core Prime 4G features a 4.5-inch PLS TFT display, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of internal storage, 5MP autofocus rear camera with an LED flash, a 2MP front snapper, and a 2,000mAh battery.
The Galaxy J1 4G on the other hand, sports a 4.3-inch PLS TFT display, a 5MP autofocus rear shooter with an LED flash, a 2MP front camera, 768MB of RAM, 4GB of inbuilt storage, and a 1,850mAh battery.
All three new 4G Samsung devices will go on sale in India in the second week of March at a starting price of Rs 9,900. The Grand Prime 4G will be released in white and grey hues, the Grand Core Prime 4G in white, silver and grey variants, and the Galaxy J1 4G in blue, white, and black editions.