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Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime Review

Recently, Sony launch the Xperia C3 smartphone with selfie Camera features which is considered the world’s best and Asus also quite successful with a Zenfone series smartphone in selfie mobile market because many users are like these smart phones. Immediately the Samsung has released Galaxy Grand Prime phone.

Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime Review

Most of major smartphone brands like Nokia, Sony, Samsung, HTC, when to launch the smartphone for mid-range segment, they tend to invest more in design and quality of resolution on the screen, the camera and the hardware. However, in recent times, the selfie photography be seen as a new trend of people using the main feature of a smart phone located in the mid-range segment.

Galaxy Grand Prime is a new product has just been released by Samsung, on the phone pretty much convergence of new features compared to the smartphones that Samsung has launched in the past.

Design:

When you can see the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime smartphone, you may easily be confused with the Samsung Galaxy Alpha. The front of the two smartphones is quite similar.

Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime Review

The size of the phone is 144.8x721x8.6mm and the weight is 156g, the user can comfortably handle with one hand. The corners, edges of the Galaxy Prime Grand somewhat similar to Galaxy Alpha smartphone, but the edges of the frame is fully made from plastic, painted frame looks similar to the metal with rounded edging. This makes the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime sleek and become more luxurious.

Display:

Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime has TFT panel, QHD Display size of 5 inch,  resolution of 960×540 pixels, the pixel density is 240ppi. Display support maximum 5 touch points at the same time, wide viewing angle screen, and not misbehaving in color when viewed at different angles. Have to say, the Grand Prime display is quite stable, somewhat sharp and neutral colors.

Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime Review

Typically, in the 5-inch screen size with this resolution, the majority will only appear on the mid-range smartphone product for the purpose of competing on price. However, the screen of the Galaxy Grand Prime displaying the content is not bad, while ensuring the detail of colors and wide viewing angles.

Camera:

Get the camera quality criteria accent on the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime should be equipped with front and rear camera is quite good. Specifically, the rear camera has a resolution of 8 MP with imaging features similar to the Samsung Galaxy S5, this is a plus point of this smartphone, which is not seen in a mid-range smartphone. The features on the camera is equipped like Tap the screen to take pictures, the effect when shooting, metering mode, etc. besides can use the volume keys for fast shooting.

5 MP camera, portrait features are enabled by default and available to help users to quickly to click pictures, Through a realistic assessment, 5 MP camera for better image quality in low-light condition although considered sufficient. This will help users more confidence for selfie without too preoccupied to light elements.

Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime Review

In addition, both rear and front camera for video capabilities are Full-HD quality resolution of 1920×1080 pixels, users can fully use both rear and front camera for video shooting in different conditions.

Call Quality:

Call quality is also a very important factor when you any buy phone, not the user can evaluate immediately. Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime only equipped with a single microphone to make calls on it while running a car off the road, the other end will easily disturb by other external effects. Voice quality is relatively good.

Hardware:

Galaxy Grand Prime is equipped with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 chip, Quad-core 1.2 GHz, Adreno 306 GPU comes with OpenGL ES3.0 version, 1 GB of RAM. With 8 GB of internal memory, users can expand the memory up to 64 GB via memory card slot. The other popular features such as Bluetooth V 4.0 with A2DP, Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g / n, Wi-Fi Direct, GPS, and a few other sensors also feature on the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime.

Additionally, this phone supports the Dual SIM, consistent with the majority of users, you can consider the use the different and competitive package from both networks at the same time.

Performance:

The phone runs on Android 4.4.4 and TouchWiz application has been optimized and feels smooth when manipulated on a touch screen, no signs of lag or freezing during use at baseline. Most of the games are loading very fast and runs smoothly. In the course of the game, not having any lag or stalling frames, display color clear and radiant. The touch screen response is quite good at games. This hardware should be good to play most games comfortably and faster.

Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime Review

Similar to other products from Samsung, Galaxy Grand Prime is also equipped with the integrated application of its own, as part of the S Planner calendar, Gifts Galaxy, VOV traffic map, etc. However, Samsung also accepts applications omit some excess out of memory in 8GB as TTS Samsung Chat ON, S Voice, S Translator etc.

Also, due to the firmware of Samsung’s own music player is not installed on the handset, replace it as Google application. This makes those who are already familiar with the interface and features of the music player in the Samsung, may not be satisfied with the new application. Accordingly, the user may have to look for another music application with more features and utility.

Battery:

Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime is equipped with a battery capacity of 2.600 mAh similar to the Samsung Galaxy S4 but actually when used for exceptional performance over 80% when compared to the Galaxy S4. This is understandable, as the Grand Prime hardware configuration and display use less battery than the Galaxy S4, which has heavy hardware configuration and display which are use lot of battery.

Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime Review

If used for common tasks like listening to calls, surf the web or access facebook about 3 hours a day, adjustment of brightness up to 8/10, the phone can be used for almost 2 days without enabling any battery save features.

Overview:

With a design similar to the Galaxy Alpha, Galaxy Grand Prime smartphone design is quite nice. Equipped with relatively good hardware with branded quad core Qualcomm CPU. More striking is the front camera of 5 MP.

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39 comments

  1. my phone doesnt have the inbuit music player, how do i get it?

  2. how about its performance on video call? is it good?

  3. Can it play the amazing Spiderman game and and dark knight rises without any lags

  4. Hi, why is mine always lagged when play subway?
    Other games is OK but subway is a NO

  5. i am looking to buy this phone but worry about a single thing and that could be a deal breaker for me.
    Does Grand Prime is comfortable and ease to operate in one hand ?
    Does Grand prime will fit in pocket easily and ease with bike drive ? does its portable enough to take in anywhere in pocket ? or i had to end-up with carrying in hand all time ?
    Actually i never used 5 inch devices so when i saw it at Samsung smart cafe i found it looking bigger.

    Please let me know.

    • You may face little difficulty for some days, but when you start to using this phone you will become addiction with it. The final decision is yours. All the best.

  6. I want to ask something
    Is this phone facing a lag or hang problem after long time usage??

    Plz answer i’m planning to buy this phone

  7. Good performance

  8. how about its battery life? is it normal that if i play music the battery charge is going down one by one for every 2 songs interval

  9. CAN I INSTALL SAMSUNG’S OWN MUSIC PLAYER IN SAMSUNG GALAXY PRIME?
    IF YES, PLEASE HELP ME HOW TO DO IT.

    mail id: rajrockz916@gmail.com

    THANKX ALOT

  10. its ram is not that good than is it working properly,,,and second thing about its display quality is it good or not

  11. You will get almost 400+mb on first boot,which may decrease gradually on installing other applications which uses background processes.Although it is pretty good.Display quality is good though it is qhd resolution in 5 inches.The only problem iam feeling is that phone gets a little heated up on heavy usage mostly on 3g data with two active sims.I dont feel any lag or hang in this phone as some people complaints about it.

  12. Which one is best grand prime or Asus zenfone5 ( 16gb)

  13. why my phone is alwayas charging is over when i am daily i can put a charging in 100% in mnoring but at the time of afternoon the bateery chargnh was gne to the 10% pleasw help me with your answer

  14. my samsung grand prime sound is low. when i put it in full speaker volume it is hearing low and ring volume is also low . what to do

  15. I need samsung Music player, Read all your post comments and found two links, Is it free of cost?

    Will it be possible, music player will show on home screen when minimize and lock screen when is lock, I don’t want to open Music menu without unlock the phone to change the song. I know It’s showing on notification bar.

    Thanks in advance…

  16. if through 3g video calling another person does not hear my voise

  17. i bought a new samsung galaxy grand prime but when i use a handfree to talk i only hear a incoming voice but my voic cant reach to other

    • You can follow this steps: settings > sound > volume. Once your in that setting you can adjust the volume for music, ringtones and notifications.

      Or Restart the device.

      Or Insert your headphones into the headphone jack then take them out. Continue to do this for a couple of minutes as sometimes the phone tricks its self into thinking its in headphone mode. Also by doing this step you are likely to dislodge any dust or dirt build up that also may be causing this issue.

      And last, software update, to check go into settings > about device > software update > check for updates. Download the most recent update for your phone if there is one. Depending on your carrier and device different updates will be released at various times.

  18. I’m planning to buy samsung galaxy grand prime will this phone live long and how’s the gaming ?
    I also wanted to ask about lenovo k3 note is this phone good? will it live long ?

  19. Am planning on buying dis phone is it really a good choice

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