Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 vs Sony Xperia C and Lenovo P780

Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 vs Sony Xperia C vs Lenovo P780As you would have read, Samsung announced its successor to Galaxy Grand smartphone yesterday. Packing some decent improvements over the original Grand, Galaxy Grand 2 will be the new mid-range phablet champion from the South Korea smartphone giant.

Samsung has carefully taken care of most of issues with first generation device including the lower-resolution display. The Grand 2 packs 720p display, which is quite decent for a mid-range phablet. It also packs quad-core processor and 1.5GB of RAM, which are also good for an affordable big-brand smartphone but the question arises whether Grand 2 is competent to take on similar offerings from other smartphone vendors.

In this article, we will be comparing the specifications of Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 with Sony’s Xperia C and Lenovo’s P780, both of which come with similar specifications but being the slightly older models, they have lesser price-tag than what is expected to be of Grand 2.

Smartphone Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 Sony Xperia C Lenovo P780
Display 5.25-inch 1280x720p TFT display 5-inch 960x540p TFT display 5-inch 1280x720p IPS display
Processor 1.2GHz quad-core 1.2GHz quad-core 1.2GHz quad-core
Internal storage, microSD card slot 8GB, Yes 4GB, Yes 4GB, Yes
Connectivity Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, 3G, Dual-SIM, GPS, Glonass Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, 3G, Dual-SIM, GPS Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 3.0, 3G, Dual-SIM
Ports MicroUSB 2.0, 3.5mm audio jack MicroUSB 2.0, 3.5mm audio jack MicroUSB 2.0, 3.5mm audio jack
Android version Android 4.3 Android 4.2.2 Android 4.2
Battery 2600 mAh 2390 mAh 4000 mAh
Dimensions 146.8 x 75.3 x 8.9 mm 141.5 x 74.15 x 8.88 mm 143 x 73 x 9.95 mm
Pricing Expected to be around INR 22-23,000 INR 18,000 (current) INR 18,800 (Current)

As you can see, Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 does pack some decent features but it is still going to get a tough fight from Lenovo P780 and Xperia C.  What are your thoughts, let us know in comments.


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