Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 units in India bearing the model number SM-G7102 have started receiving the Android 4.4.2 KitKat update. The update measures 361 MB in size and it is available as both OTA and Kies.

Similar to the updates announced for other devices, the Grand 2 also receives the KitKat update in phases and it will be rolled out automatically in the coming days. If you cannot wait till its roll out, you can also manually check for the same by heading to Settings -> About Phone -> Software Update.

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The KitKat update will add support for emojis, wireless printing, minor UI changes and other enhancements such as white status bar icons, Samsung Wallet, lockscreen Camera shortcut, new launcher settings, KNOX, improved user interface, full screen music album art on the lockscreen and some performance enhancements.

Earlier reports suggest that the Galaxy Mega 5.8 and Mega 6.3 will receive the KitKat update some in June, but the latter received the update earlier than expected. But, the update is still awaited for those devices that are available in India.

The Galaxy Grand 2 was announced in January 2014 with Android 4.3 Jelly Bean out-of-the-box. The device boasts of a 5.25 inch HD display and employs a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 chipset that is clocked at 1.2 GHz paired with 1.5 GB of RAM. Furthermore, there is 8 GB of internal storage space that can be expanded up 64 GB via a micro SD card and an 8 MP primary camera with auto focus and LED flash paired with a 1.9 MP front-facer.

Connectivity features onboard include 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and micro USB to let the users stay connected on the go. Under the hood is a 2,600 mAh battery that is claimed to deliver a backup of up to 17 hours of talk time and up to 370 hours of standby time on 3G networks.

Key Specs

Model Samsung Galaxy Grand 2
Display 5.25 inch HD
Processor 1.2 GHz Quad Core Qualcomm MSM8226 Snapdragon 400
RAM 1.5 GB
Internal Storage 8 GB, Expandable up to 64 GB
OS Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, Upgradeable to Android 4.4.2 KitKat
Camera 8 MP/ 1.9 MP
Battery 2,600 mAh
Price Rs 21,500