Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime 4G with 5-inch display launched in India, price Rs 11k

262111_SM-G530H_Dynamic_Large svSamsung Electronics expanded its 4G portfolio in India with the launch of Galaxy Grand Prime 4G, making the phone its cheapest large-screen 4G device in India. The new smartphone will be available at a price of Rs 11,100 and is available in White, Grey and Gold colours.

With the launch of this device, Samsung has extended its 4G portfolio to 14 models.

The Galaxy Grand Prime sports 5-inch display, but resolution is on the lower side at 960 x 540 pixels (total 0.5 mln pixels).

It has a wide angle 5 MP front camera with 85 degree wide lens for creating the best Groupfie which allows users to capture more friends and background into photos. The 5 MP front camera give users ultra-clear resolution in images and its 8 MP main camera with LED flash enables regular photography.

“Grand Prime’s slim and sleek design looks great in hands,” Samsung claimed.

“The metal like serrated edge gives it a sophisticated look which perfectly complements a customers’ style. Only 8.6 mm slim, the Galaxy Grand Prime combines sophistication and powerful performance for fun on-the-go in to a sleek and modern package. ”

Galaxy Grand Prime is powered by 1.2 GHz quad core processor, 1 GB RAM and 8 GB internal memory expandable upto 64 GB through microSD card. The device has the latest Android Lollipop 5.1 and Samsung’s proprietary Touch Wiz user interface for superior performance. Galaxy Grand Prime 4G has a robust and long-lasting 2,600 mAH battery enabling up to 14 hours of talk time.

Designed with the customer and their lifestyle at the core, the Galaxy Grand Prime 4G is equipped with LTE capability, supporting both TDD and FDD bands, that helps users stay connected and enjoy uninterrupted streaming of their favourite content online, the company said.

This is the third handset being unveiled today. Samsung Galaxy A8 (price Rs 31,000) and Sony Xperia C5 Ultra (price Rs 30,000) were also unveiled today.

Commenting on the launch, Mr. Asim Warsi, Vice President, Marketing, Mobile & IT at Samsung India said “Samsung is committed to develop innovative products basis deep consumer insights. With the 4G variant of the Galaxy Grand Prime we continue to expand our product offerings in the mid segment with the aim to provide uncompromised smartphone experience, at very competitive prices”