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Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 vs Samsung Galaxy S4 – Specs, Features and Price Comparison

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Samsung released the second generation of Grand phones in 2013, together with the Galaxy S4 – both devices are nothing but amazing and offer you exactly what you need from a smartphone.

If you are having a hard time deciding between  these two phones, then have a look at their features, specs and prices to determine which works best for you.

Display and Design

The Samsung Galaxy S4 boasts a 5 inch touch screen (super AMOLED) with a 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution. The device has a light weight of 130g and its dimensions are measured at 136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm. On the other hand, the Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 has a bigger screen measuring 5.25 inches buy has a lower 720 x 1280 pixels resolution. Compared to the Galaxy S4, the Galaxy Grand 2 is very heavy with a weight of 163g. Its dimensions are measured at 146.8 x 75.3 x 8.9 mm.

Operating System and Hardware

The Samsung Galaxy S4 has two variants of quad-core processors – a 1.6 GHz, A15 cortex and a 1.2 GHz, A7 cortex. It runs on a 5 Octa 5410 Exynos One chipset. In contrast, the Grand 2 has the A7 cortex that is clocked at 1.2 GHz and runs on the Snapdragon MSM8226 400 chipset from Qualcomm.

The Galaxy S4 supports 2 GB of RAM and has 3 variations of internal storage – the 16 GB, 32GB and 64 GB. You can use a microSD card to expand the memory up to 64 GB. Meanwhile, Grand 2 has 1.5 GB of RAM and internal memory of 8GB that you can expand, using a microSD card up to 64 GB.

Both devices operate on Google’s Android Jelly Bean operating system.

Camera

The Samsung Galaxy S4 has the better of the features, when it comes to the camera. It shows off a 13 MP rear camera with autofocus and LED flash accompanied by a 2 MP front camera. This device comes with a dual shot feature. You can capture a moment, using both cameras and the phone will automatically merge the two. This is just one among the many awesome camera features that come with the phone. The Galaxy Grand 2 also has an impressive 8 MP back camera also with auto focus and LED flash accompanied by a 1.9 MP front shooter.

Battery

Samsung Galaxy S4 and Galaxy Grand 2 have a similar battery. They come with a li-Ion 2600 mAh battery unit. It is estimated to last up to 17 with regular use (3G).

Connectivity

Both devices support Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, support USB connections and 3G networks; however the Samsung Galaxy S4 supports up to 4G networks.

Price

Samsung Galaxy S4 16 GB version costs about $393.54 while Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 is cheaper compared to S4 at about $303.13.