Samsung has this habit of releasing similar models of smartphones, which are differentiated by some tiny improvisations: a slightly faster processor, or a battery with a higher capacity. In this article, we’re comparing two Dual-SIM phones which are very close at pricing. Let’s see which one is worth buying.
Displays and sizes
The Grand 2 is equipped with a 5.25inches TFT screen, with a resolution of 1280x720pixels and 280ppi. The S4 Mini Duos comes with a 4.3inches Super AMOLED screen that supports a resolution of 960x540pixels and only 256ppi.
The Galaxy Grand 2 measures 146.8×75.3×8.9mm and it weighs 163grams, being 56grams heavier than the S4 Mini Duos which measures 124.6×61.3×8.9mm.
Hardware and OS
The Grand 2 is equipped with a 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor and has an Adreno 305 GPU, just like the S4 Mini Duos, which is powered by a 1.7GHz Snapdragon 400 dual-core processor. Both of the phones have 8GB of internal memory – expandable up to 64GB.
The Galaxy Grand 2 runs on the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean OS with 1.5GB of RAM. Its sibling has 1.5GB of RAM, but it came loaded with the 4.2.2 Jelly Bean version, upgradable to Android 4.3.
Both of the devices take photos with an 8MP rear camera (LED flash, autofocus) which is capable to record video at 1080pixels. The front facing cameras are of 1.9MP.
The Galaxy Grand 2 has a 2600mAh battery, while S4 Mini Duos comes with a 1900mAh battery.
The Galaxy Grand 2 costs 313 dollars on amazon.com. The S4 Mini Duos can be purchased at the price of 289 dollars.
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