Business men and women, how many times have you juggled two cell phones, lamenting the fact that you cannot combine your business number and personal number into a single device?
Well, now you can, thanks to new dual SIM card devices like the Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos. Available in three colors with the typical Samsung styling, now you can mix business and pleasure for less money and more room in your already filled pockets. Read on for more details.
Starting with a large 12.7 cm screen, the Galaxy Grand Duos is built for performance without compromising on portability. The 480 x 800 WVGA resolution is not the best on the market, but it gets the job done and looks bright and cheerful. The typical Samsung styling features a textured plastic back surface, while the front is almost all screen, making the Grand Duos light and easy to transport.
Performance & Operating System
The Galaxy Grand Duos runs on a 1.2 GHz dual-core processor, and it comes outfitted with Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean. Performance is solid and smooth, integrating Google features seamlessly, including Google Search and Google Now. MultiWindow allows users to view multiple tasks on a single screen for the simple multitasking for which Samsung has become famous.
The rear 8-megapixel camera is a surprisingly strong performer for a midrange device, giving you highly detailed photographs as well as excellent video recording quality. You will not miss your portable camera when you have the Grand Duos, and it additionally allows users to shoot in fun modes such as burst, smile, and even panorama. Once you have taken your photos, you can also edit them on your device before posting on Facebook or Instagram, ensuring you get the perfect shot.
When you receive a call for either number, your phone does the thinking for you and answers using the correct SIM automatically for simple pricing and separation of your two phone numbers. If you are browsing the internet, a settings menu allows you to choose which SIM to use, and you can even turn one off if you go out of town and don’t want to be bothered by business calls (and vice-versa when you’re at the office).
The Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos retails in India for Rs. 16,541. Users in the United States can also purchase unlocked versions of the phone for around $280, although this is not the intended market and may be disappointing for American users who are accustomed to much better displays (as well as much more expensive phones).
If you are looking for a dual SIM card phone, the Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos is a great device that will fit the bill perfectly for most users. For a reasonable price, you can have the convenience of two phones in the palm of your hand for the ultimate paring of business and personal use devices. While the display and speed of this phone leave something to be desired, it is nevertheless something to consider in the midrange market.