Dual SIM smartphones are increasingly becoming popular in the masses.
One of the biggest benefits of dual SIM phone is you can take advantages of different pricing plans from two different telecom service providers and you are not required to carry two phones. If you are looking to buy a dual SIM phone, you can take a look at Grand Duos and Duos 2 belonging to Samsung Galaxy S series. We have presented a direct comparison between these two smartphones to help you take the right decision.
Dimensions and Weight
The Grand Duos fits perfectly in your palm. It measures 143.7 (H) by 77.1 (W) by 96 (D) mm and weighs around 162 grams. The Duos 2 is slightly smaller than Grand Duos and measures 121.50 (H) by 63.10 (W) by 10.5 (D) mm and weighs around 118 grams.
The bigger dimensions of Grand Duos clearly signify it has bigger screen than Duos 2. The display in Grand Duos measures 5-inches and has a pixel density of 187 ppi. On the other hand, the Duos 2 has a smaller display measuring 4-icnhes but has a higher pixel density at 223 ppi. There are several similarities in displays of both phones such as resolution of 480 by 800 pixels and types of display that is TFT capacitive display with multitouch features. The Grand Duos has a TouchWiz UI whereas the Duos feature a simple multitouch screen.
The Grand Duos is equipped with a higher megapixel camera. It features an 8-megapixel rear camera and a front 2-megapixel camera. The Duos 2 features a 5-megapixel camera and a front VGA camera. The resolution of Grand Duos camera is around 3264 by 2448 pixels while the resolution of Duos 2 primary camera is 2592 by 1944 pixels. The Grand Duos camera has more photography friendly features such as touch focus, smile and face detection, Geo-tagging, and image stabilization. The Duos 2 phone camera only has a Geo Tagging feature. The primary camera in both phones has LED flash and autofocus feature.
Processor, Memory and Operating System
Dual core processor clocked at 1.2 GHz powers the Duos 2 and Grand Duos. The Grand Duos is equipped with a discrete GPU VideoCore IV from Broadcom. The Grand Duos has around 1GB RAM and twice internal storage space – 8GB. The Duos 2 has only 768MB RAM and 4GB internal storage space. Both phones present the user with an option to extend the storage through microSD card. The maximum storage space supported by both dual sim phones is 64GB. Both phones run the same Android OS – Jelly Bean.
Despite belonging to the same category of phones and having several similar features, Samsung has provided a bigger battery in Grand Duos. The Grand Duos has lithium-ion battery rated at 2100 mAh that can provide talk time of 10 hours 10 minutes. The Duos 2 has a 1500 mAh lithium-ion battery capable of providing talk time of 8 hours on 3G networks.
You can buy an unlocked version of Grand Duos for $272.98 while the Duos 2 is priced at $238.44 approximately.
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