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Samsung Galaxy Grand Max Quick Review, Price and Comparison

As expected, Samsung announced the launch of the Galaxy Grand Max smartphone for the Indian market for a pricing of Rs 15,990. The handset is exclusively available via the e-commerce portal Snapdeal. If you are interested in this latest market entrant, here is a quick review on the device based on its hardware.

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Camera and Internal Storage

The Samsung Galaxy Grand Max includes a decent imaging hardware comprising of a 13 MP primary snapper and a 5 front facing selfie snapper onboard. The primary snapper is accompanied with LED flash for better imaging under low light conditions. Also, the front facer seems to be a selfie focused one as it comes with 120 degree viewing angle. These imaging aspects are on par the other handsets that are priced similarly.

When it comes to the storage aspects, the Samsung Galaxy Grand Max bundles amply 16 GB of native storage space that can be expanded externally up to 64 GB with the help of a micro SD card. Well, it is pretty impressive to see 16 GB of storage capacity that is the latest trend followed by manufacturers.

Processor and Battery

The smartphone is powered by a 1.2 GHz quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor that is teamed up with 1.5 GB of RAM for impressive multitasking. These innards are similar to the ones on the Galaxy Mega 2 that was launched in the last year and in some mid-rangers launched by the other manufacturers as well.

The Galaxy Grand Max is stuffed with a 2,500 mAh battery that sounds decent enough to pump in a moderate backup to the smartphone. However, there is no specific word regarding the backup that this battery can pump.

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Display and Features

Samsung Galaxy Grand Max is bestowed with a 5.25 inch LCD display with a HD resolution of 1280×720 pixels. This moderate screen can be functional for the basic requirements of the mid-range device users without any hiccups.

Samsung Galaxy Grand Max runs on Android 4.4 KitKat platform and it is packed with usual connectivity aspects such as 3G, Wi-Fi, GPS and Bluetooth 4.0 along with dual SIM functionality.


The Samsung Galaxy Grand Max will enter the battle with other mid-range smartphones such as Asus Zenfone 5, Moto G (2014), Lenovo S90 and others.

Key Specs

Model Samsung Galaxy Grand Max
Display 5.25 inch, HD
Processor 1.2 GHz Quad Core Snapdragon 410
RAM 1.5 GB
Internal Storage 16 GB, Expandable up to 64 GB
OS Android 4.4 KitKat
Camera 13 MP/ 5 MP
Battery 2,500 mAh
Price Rs 15,990

What we Like

  • Ample storage
  • Decent imaging hardware

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Price and Conclusion

The Samsung Galaxy Grand Max is a great mid-range smartphone that comes with the most desired aspects. The smartphone features a decent display, capable internal aspects, impressive imaging aspects, capacious storage space and other aspects for its reasonable pricing. If you are an average user seeking a capable mid-ranger, the Galaxy Grand Max can be the best buy. But, there are several 4G capable smartphones at much lesser price tags.


Abhishek Bhatnagar

Abhishek Bhatnagar, a known technology blogger & YouTuber from India. A Software Engineer by qualification, now he works as the editor-In-Chief, Webmaster, & Managing Director at Gadgets To Use. He runs a number of other technology websites as well.