The successor of the famous Galaxy Grand is taller and what you’ll like about it is the plastic back cover that looks like faux leather with stitches on the edges. The Xperia C is cheaper and slightly inferior, but offers the same camera performance. So, if you want a phone with an advanced camera, available at an affordable price, then you should consider the second option.
Displays and sizes
Both of these smartphones are equipped with TFT displays, but of different sizes. The Galaxy Grand 2’s screen has the size of 5.25inches and supports a higher resolution – 720x1280pixels, while the Xperia C’s screen is smaller – 5inches and it renders also a lower resolution – 540x960pixels.
The Galaxy Grand 2 is definitely heavier, weighting 163grams because it’s bigger, measuring 146.8×75.3×8.9mm. The Xperia C is 10grams lighter, and its dimensions are 141.5×74.2×8.9mm.
Hardware and OS
Although they are powered by the same 1.2GHz quad core cortex A7 processor, Galaxy Grand 2 has a Qualcomm MSM8226 Snapdragon 400 chipset, while the Xperia C is equipped with a Mediatek MT6589 chipset.
The internal memory on the Samsung’s smartphone is of 8GB, and it’s expandable up to 64GB. The Xperia C’s internal memory is of only 4GB and with a MicroSD card it can be expanded up to 32GB.
AS for the OS, they both on the same Android Jelly Bean version, only that the Galaxy Grand 2 hosts 1.5GB of RAM, while the Xperia C comes with only 1GB of RAM.
If there is no significant difference between their primary cameras’ resolutions, since both of them are of 8MP and share similar features such as LED flash and autofocus, what sets the Galaxy Grand 2 apart from the Xperia C is the fact that it has a better secondary camera – 1.9MP, while the front camera on the other device is a VGA.
The Galaxy Grand 2 demonstrates its superiority again, with its 2600mAh battery that allows you to talk 17 hours, on 3G, with your friends. The Xperia C has a weaker battery with the capacity of 2390mAh, which allows you to talk only 12 hours, on 3G, on the phone.
The price of the Galaxy Grand 2 on amazon.com is 315 dollars. The Sony Xperia C costs 239 dollars.