Samsung today announced its Samsung Galaxy Grand successor called Samsung Galaxy Grand 2. This is a direct competitor to previously announced Nokia Lumia 1320 phablet both in terms of pricing and specs. Here is the comparison of their specs and pricing.
|Samsung Galaxy Grand 2||Nokia Lumia 1320|
|Quad Core 1.2GHz||Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Dual-core 1.7 GHz|
|5.25” HD (1280×720) TFT||6” HD (1280 x 720) ClearBlack LCD, Corning Gorilla Glass 3|
|1.5GB (RAM) ? 8GB (Internal Memory) ? microSD (up to 64GB)||1GB (RAM) ? 8GB (Internal Memory) ? microSD (up to 64GB)|
|8MP AF ? LED Flash / 1.9MP (HD)||5 MP AF+LED Flash/640 x 480 pixels|
|Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean)||Windows Phone 8 GDR3|
|WiFi a/b/g/n, BT4.0, GPS ? Glonass, USB 2.0||WiFi a/b/g/n, BT4.0, AGPS ? AGlonass, USB 2.0|
|Proximity, Accelerometer, Compass, Light, Hall Sensor||Ambient light sensor, Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Magnetometer|
|ChatON, Samsung Hub, S Health, Group Play, S Travel, S Translator, Samsung Link, Story Album||HERE Drive, HERE Maps, Nokia Camera, Nokia Story Teller, Microsoft Office, Nokia Music, Nokia Beamer|
|146.8 x 75.3 x 8.9 mm, 163g||164.2 x 85.9 x 9.8 mm, 220g|
|Black, While and Pink||Black, White, Yellow, Red|
|USD 350(Expected)||USD 339|
According to me, the success of Nokia Lumia 1320 will depend highly on its availability in the global market. The device was announced back at Nokia world and expected to hit few markets only in Q1 2014, whereas Grand 2 was announced today and it will be available globally starting next month. What do you think?