Samsung Galaxy Grand (Baffin) Review: Specs, Features and Price

It is the end of the year 2012 and 2013 is waiting to come. Also Christmas is on its way. Samsung wants to take the advantage of the New Year eve and Christmas since with festive season the demand of gifts also increases and in this technical era what can be a better gift than a smartphone. The new smartphone from Samsung has the quality of both Samsung Galaxy S3 and Note thus it is sure that people will love it. The name of the smartphone is Samsung Galaxy Grand or Baffin. It will have 5 inch touchscreen along with dual core processor. Let us go through the review the smartphone Galaxy Grand.

Samsung Galaxy Grand will be available in two versions. One is dual SIM with name GT I9082 and other is single SIM with name GT I9080. Here I would like to tell you that one can make both the SIMs active at the same time in the dual SIM version of the device. Thus, there is an additional advantage here.

Samsung Galaxy Grand (Baffin)

Samsung Galaxy Grand (Baffin)

Samsung Galaxy Grand Specs:

  • Operating System: Android Jelly Bean 4.1.2 OS
  • Processor: Dual core processor clocked at 1.2 GHz
  • Screen: 5 inch WVGA TFT LCD touchscreen
  • Memory: 1 GB RAM
  • Rear Camera: 8 MP
  • Front Camera: 2 MP
  • Dimension: 143.5 x 76.9 x 9.6 mm
  • Weight: 162 g

Samsung Galaxy Grand Features:

Samsung Galaxy Grand will prove a wonderful device since it has awesome features accorded with it. 1 GB RAM and dual core processor is there to support fast processing of the functions. Android Jelly Bean is there with great UI to entertain you. To add to your enjoyment there is 8 MP rear camera with flash and ultra quick feature to capture all your good moments. Also the 2 MP front camera will support good quality video calls and conference. So, the device is for both business and entertainment purpose.

The connectivity features of Samsung Galaxy Grand include Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, LTE and USB 2.0. It has accelerometer, gyro, compass and proximity sensors. Other features include Direct Call, Pop Up Video, Smart Alert, AllShare Play and S Voice. It has multi task property thus can perform various functions together.

The device has standard Li-ion 2100 mAh battery.


There is nothing surety about its price but looking at the features it will be around $700.


Although the price of the device is quite high but the specs and features of Samsung Galaxy Grand make it worth. It depends on how much you can use its features or can make it profitable. There is no harm in purchasing the device unless you are sure that it will prove useful to you otherwise it is foolish to waste money on any such device that has no use for you. So, before buying I will suggest you to make a list of the features that you want in your device and then compare it with the above given list. If it seems good to you then surely go for it.

About Aayushi Jain

Aayushi is the senior tech news reporter of Techno Stall. Most of the time, you'll find her searching for the latest and hottest gadgets. She's a computer science undergraduate, kind of a geeky girl. Follow her on Google+.

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