If you’re not sure what to choose between Samsung’s Galaxy Express and the Galaxy Grand Duos, here’s a comparison between the two to help you figure out the differences between the two devices as well as make a calculated decision.
Display and Design
Samsung equipped the Galaxy Grand Duos i9082 with a TFT display that measures 5 inches and that can render a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels. Regarding size, we can see that the dimensions of the device are: 143.5 x 76.9 x 9.6 mm, while the handset weighs 162 g.
Samsung equipped the other device, the Galaxy Xpress i8730, with a Super AMOLED Plus display measuring 4.5 inches that renders the same resolution of 480 x 800 pixels. This device is smaller (dimensions: 132.2 x 69.1 x 9.3 mm) and also lighter (weight: 139.1 g) than the Galaxy Grand Duos.
Hardware and Operating System
The processor that powers the Galaxy Grand Duos is a Cortex A9 processor (dual core clocked at 1.2 GHz). The device supports 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage capacity (if you choose to use a microSD card, you can expand the memory by up to 64GB). The operating system for this handset is the Android Jelly Bean OS.
The Galaxy Express is powered by a Krait processor (dual core clocked at 1.2 GHz) that is paired up with a Snapdragon 400 MSM8930 chipset from Qualcomm. This device also comes with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal memory, the only difference being that the memory can be expanded by only up to 32GB. This smartphone also runs on Android Jelly Bean.
Samsung invested more in the camera specs on the Grand Duos: the smartphone comes with an 8MP rear camera (autofocus + LED flash), while the front camera has 2MP.
The Express handset has a 5MP rear-facing camera and a 1.3MP front-facing camera.
While the Galaxy Grand Duos has the more powerful battery (capacity: 2100 mAh) it actually lasts less than the battery on the Galaxy Express (capacity: 2000 mAh). Both Li-Ion batteries, the one on the Grand Duos lasts around 10 hours and 10 minutes of talking time, while the other one is estimated to last around 11 hours and 30 minutes of talking time (3G).
If you’re looking to buy a more budget friendly device, the Galaxy Express might be more up your alley with a price of $163.99. The Galaxy Grand Duos can be found at the price of $258.99.