After brief launch of Galaxy Grand 2 in January-February 2014, The Galaxy Grand 3 an upcoming handsets had a brief visit to GFXBenchmark certification. The phone has now hit the rumor mill and will be featuring 5.25 inch touchscreen display aka 0.25” bigger screen than its predecessor.
Update 11 Dec 2014 - The device has been certified by Tenaa.
The phone will be running 64 bit processor with Snapdragon 410 processor – Cortex A53 clocked at 1.2 Ghz supported with 1.5 GB RAM and Adreno 306 GPU. The dual SIM variant namely Galaxy Grand 3 Duos will also be launched in India. The device measures a thickness of 146 x 74.8 x 7.95 mm with weight around 140 grams. It will be available in various countries as a dual SIM device but with different model number possibly SM-G7202 or SM-G7204.
Samsung Galaxy Grand 3
|Display:5.25-inch 1280x720 touchscreen display|
|1.7 GHz Quad-Core Snapdragon 410 processor|
|1.5 GB RAM|
|Software: Android 4.4.4 Kitkat with TouchWiz UI, planned Lollipop update|
|Dual SIM: Yes (Country Limited)|
|Main Camera: 13 MP rear camera with LED Flash|
|Front Camera: 5 MP front facing camera|
|Storage: 16 GB Internal + Micro SD card slot support up to 32 GB|
|Connectivity:3G HSPA, Bluetooth, WiFi tether, WiFi, Bluetooth|
|GPS, FM Radio, 3.5 mm audio jack|
CES 2015 is coming up very soon and we might expect it to be announced at Samsung CES promotional devices or at Mobile World Congress 2015.