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Exclusive : Samsung I8552 Galaxy Grand Quattro / Galaxy Win Unboxing and Hands on

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Samsung has just announced the Galaxy Grand Quattro also known as the Galaxy Win in other markets. This smart phone is a retake on the Galaxy Grand adding a few things and removing a few. 

 

Galaxy Grand Quattro : Win 3

 

The packaging is minimal suggesting towards the lower end spectrum for Samsung but also infusing their new less paper (eco-friendly) model they suggested during the launch of the Galaxy S4. Listed below are the box contents:

  • Samsung Galaxy Grand Quattro / Win Handset
  • 2000 mAh Battery
  • USB charging cable
  • USB wall adapter
  • Documentation 
  • In-ear earphones with additional tips.

Galaxy Grand Quattro : Win 0

 

Hardware

There are a bunch of differences in the Galaxy Grand Quattro, starting with a smaller 4.7 inch 480 x 800 px display, which bumps up the ppi to 199 ppi. The chipset on the inside is now a Qualcomm MSM8625Q Snapdragon 200 quad-core 1.2 GHz chipset, along with an Adreno 203 GPU.

The rear camera and the front camera have also been downgraded to 5 MP and VGA from 8MP and 2.1 MP respectively. Inside however we still have 8GB of storage (5GB + is available to the user) and 1 GB of RAM. 

 

Samsung Galaxy Grand Quattro I8552 Initial impressions

 

The build quality is along the lines of the Galaxy Grand, composed of 100% plastic build including the back panel and the bezel. The Galaxy Grand Quattro has a significantly smaller footprint thanks to the smaller screen size. The phone also weighs less and fits comfortably in the hand of the user. 

The interface reminds us of many of the recent Samsung launches all showing of similar Touch-Wiz and Android 4.1.2 functionality. The Galaxy Grand Quattro / Win however, does not carry the smart features seen on the Galaxy Grand, No Multi Window toolbar, no S-Voice and No Pop-Up-Play. Which could nullify the proposition for a lot of buyers. The Smaller screen is definitely more crisp and is evident in the first impression. Video playback is smooth even though we felt a bit of lag in the Internet browser.

Galaxy Grand Quattro : Win 8

 

The keyboard is as fast as ever and retains the continuos input option, along with all of the Samsung customizations for its keyboard. The Samsung Galaxy Grand Quattro / Win is a promising upgrade to the Galaxy Grand, it removes a lot of software and hardware features, but, does two interesting things, Adds a quad-core Processor and drops the price by about Rs. 2500 or US $ 50. 

 

Galaxy Grand Quattro Unboxing VIdeo (Uploading)

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Bharat Nagpal
Founder and Chief Editor of iGyaan. Bharat likes to keep on top of technology ! Follow Him on Google Plus : Google+
  • User

    Bad Phone..camera failed . Just take phone 2 days

  • jeevan

    which is best to buy samsung quattro or core pls tell me am waiting

  • siva

    no

  • manish

    Which one should i buy between Samsung galaxy grand Quattro& lg optimus l9? Pls reply

    • siva

      optimus l9

  • UtkarshKhirodkar

    xolo Q1000 or canvas HD…? which is better???

  • omzii1000

    when samsung galaxy s4 mini is going to launch in india.????
    and for how much Bucks????
    plz rply.

  • HiPreet

    How to take screenshot on Grand Quatro

    • anuj v

      HiPreetPress Menu Key and Power Key together to take screen shot…works well on mine.

  • AnkitSingh

    Bharat, what camera do you use for the stills?? It looks so freaking awesome and crisp….

  • YashVerma

    samsung galaxy s3 mini  please!!!!!!

  • prashant nain

    is this Quattro  a better option then samsung galaxy dous?

    • RishiRokstar

      prashant nain yup since it has quad-core… more cores= better processing pwer

  • Sandeepattri

    in low and mid price range Indian companies are better than all mncs

  • Sandeepattri

    karbon is ofering same chimset phones below 10k

    • NavjotSingh1

      Sandeepattri karbon??????????he he

      • RishiRokstar

        NavjotSingh1 Sandeepattri atleast go fr micromax

  • neel2022

    is it worth buying for a student by spending 18000 plz reply?

    • RishiRokstar

      neel2022 no .. i sugst go fr @micromax Canvas HD

  • Piyush Saneja

    is this a dual active phone like the dual core grand itself ?

    • RishiRokstar

      @Piyush Saneja  yes

  • ManavJot Singh

    Obviously Micromax canvas HD..

    • RishiRokstar

      @ManavJot Singh hmm

  • Vivek Chawla

    @manavjot micromax canvas hd2 or this Quattro ?

    • RishiRokstar

      @Vivek Chawla HD2??? do u mean Micromax a120 canvas HD pro??

  • AnkithReddy

    can u post the camera review of samsung galaxy s2 plus and a compare between samsung galaxy grand and galaxy s2 plus

  • Sudeep Nandi

    Sad not gonna buy this

  • Soumya Ranjan Mohanty

    Xperia L is better i guess

  • Soumya Ranjan Mohanty

    18000 its too mch fr dis one… Galaxy Anda :) :p

  • Sravan Kumar

    Sudeep Nandi

  • AdilHusain

    seems like samsung is really scared of other companies like micromax , xolo when it comes to mid range budget  and performance mobiles…..  must have launched this phone in competetion with canvas hd and xolo q800….. but seriously quad core with arm 5 processor its pathetic and adreno 203 gpu also sucks whereas other companies offer quad core with arm7 and mali 400 gpu………………. but the kind of belief that people have on samsung they will surely buy this just by hearing the price and quad core.

  • NagarjunaKristam

    8225Q is really pathetic quad core out of all … doesnot even give performance of a dual core A9…

  • Pradeep Vig

    useless

  • Shahid Ul Haque

    the cam should have been 8mp..!! :

  • Anantha Krishnan

    And i think the display resolution is too low.

  • Akshay Agarwal

    You are correct, but 99% of the people out there dont know that

  • ManavJot Singh

    Adreno 203? Cortex A5? and 15 fps 720p recording ..waste of money..

    • RishiRokstar

      @ManavJot Singh MMX Canvas HD .. cortex a7 .. 30fps 1080 video recrnds under 14K .. beat tht

      • RishiRokstar

        oh i forgot to mention its powered by a PowerVR SGX544MP2 GPU

  • Deb Chakraborty

    owwsam

  • Navjit ????

    Video still processing on youtube.

  • Ankit Taneja

    video please

  • ShreenitShahapurkar

    I feel its more of a downgrade, The Chipset isn’t nearly as better as the Grand’s. It uses an A5, Not even an A7! And the GPU, Adreno 203 sucks outright..
    Its just a gimmick of selling ‘quad core’ phones, The Broadcomm with the Video Core IV does better INMHO

  • ImJC

    Battery is not 200 MAh ..pls edit…

  • AbhiAk

    Thanks you!!