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Samsung shows off a new phablet

Samsung has pulled the wraps off a new smartphone in its Galaxy family called the Galaxy Grand. The smartphone runs Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean and has a large five-inch display. This is another phone from Samsung that skirts the gap between the traditional smartphone and a tablet.

The Grand also has a 1.2 GHz dual core processor, integrated GPS, Bluetooth 4.0, integrated Wi-Fi, 8 GB of user accessible memory, and a microSD card slot supporting up to 64 GB cards for expansion. The phone has an integrated accelerometer, digital compass, proximity sensor, and Gyro. The phone operates on common HSPA+/EDGE/GPRS networks.

 

The phone is loaded with the latest version of Samsung Hubs, which delivers popular games movies and music on demand. The phone will be offered in two versions including a dual-SIM version that launches first, followed by a single-SIM version later. The dual-SIM version of the smartphone allows users to manage two phone numbers with a single phone.

Pricing and availability are unknown at this time.

Source: Samsung



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RE: Phablet?
By retrospooty on 12/18/2012 10:11:47 AM , Rating: 1
THen buy a smaller phone. It's not like there arent any, its just that the majority of high end phones, and even some lower end ones are going 5 inches. Why? That is what most people want.

I get it. Todays smartphones, regardless of what platform you prefer, all do so much and have such great functionality, to waste it on a small screen is just... A waste. the bigger the better. The rumors out there are that the Note3 will have a 6.3 inch 1080p screen. Gasp!


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