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Samsung Galaxy S Duos 2 vs Galaxy Grand 2 – Specs and Price Comparison

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Today we’re comparing two Dual SIM smartphones that were released at the end of 2013. The Galaxy S Duos 2 has a rating of 7.7 on PhoneArena, while the Galaxy Grand 2 got a rating of 8.5. And you’ll understand why the second phone is better than its sibling.

Samsung Galaxy S Duos 2

Display and Dimensions

The Galaxy S Duos 2 has a 4inches TFT screen, which supports a resolution of 480×800 pixels and a pixel density of 223ppi. So, the Galaxy S Duos 2 is better than the SII, but inferior to the SIII. And it’s considered somehow a hybrid between them. It’s a Dual SIM phone and it’s not extremely powerful, but the 1.2GHz dual core processor on the BCM 28145/28155 chipset is doing very well.

The dimensions of the Galaxy S Duos 2 are: 121.5×63.1×10.6mm and it weights almost 120grams.

Battery

The Galaxy S Duos 2’s battery lasts long enough, considering that it’s only a Li-Ion battery with the capacity of 1500mAh. On the phone, you can talk 8hours on 3G, and it standby mode, it lasts 280hours. But if you overuse the phone, its battery will last only 3 hours.

Camera

This smartphone has a 5MP primary camera (2592x1944pixels) which allows you to film videos at 720p & 30 FPS. The other camera is VGA and you can use it for video conferences.

Price

The Galaxy S Duos 2 costs 157 dollars on amazon.com. The phone is an excellent alternative for users who don’t browse excessively or play games.

Samsung Galaxy Grand 2

Display and Dimensions

The Galaxy Grand 2 has a 5.25inches full HD display that renders a resolution of 720x1280pixels and supports a pixel resolution of 280ppi (higher than Galaxy S Duos 2’s ppi). Its display won’t impress you much if you compare it to other smartphones released in the same time period. But the device offers a clear sound and you’ll enjoy watching movies or videos on it.

The dimensions of the Galaxy Grand 2 are 146.8×75.3×8.9mm and it weights 163grams (33grams more than the Galaxy S Duos 2). It’s powered by a 1.2GHz Quad-Core Cortex-A7 processor on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 chipset, coupled with Adreno 305 GPU and 1.5GB of RAM. This phone is also Dual SIM.

Battery

This device has a Li-Ion 2600mAh battery which allows you to talk 17hours, on 3G, and it lasts 370hours in standby mode.

Camera

The primary camera on the Galaxy Grand 2 is of 8MP (3264x2448pixels) which allows you to record videos at FullHD 1080pixels & 30 fps, with stereo sound. Still, its camera is not that that impressive if compared with other 5MP cameras on other devices. The front facing camera is of 1.9MP.

Price

The Galaxy Grand 2 costs 315 dollars on amazon.com