Samsung’s newest smartphone, the Galaxy Grand Prime, will be available in Canada at select retailers on July 23rd for those looking for an affordable, powerful and stylish smartphone. With a quad-core processor and 5″ display, the Galaxy Grand Prime will have an MSRP of $269.99 and will be available unlocked and ready to use with Canadian SIM cards.
Key features of the Galaxy Grand Prime include:
- Stay Stylish on the Go – At 8.6 mm thin and equipped with a modern metallic finish and refined edges, the Grand Prime is slim and trim and stylish.
- Get Everyone in the Shot – The Grand Prime features a high-res, 5 MP front camera with an ultra-wide viewing angle, bringing more friends, smiles and scenery into every selfie. Coupled with a rear-facing 8 MP camera with LED flash, the Grand Prime turns all photos into share-worthy memories.
- Where Beauty Meets Power – Well-balanced performance starts with a 5″ display for viewing videos, photos and more. Coupled with a quad-core processor and a 2,600 mAh battery, the Grand Prime keeps Canadians going all day.
- Get Closer to the Summer’s Hottest Bands and Artists – For a limited time, with the purchase of a Galaxy Grand Prime, music fans will get 3 months free when they subscribe to Google Play Music. Enjoy more than 30 million songs and curated playlists and radio stations customized for a moment, mood or activity, ad-free. Users can add up to 50,000 of their own songs from their personal music collection as well as download any song, album, or playlist so they can listen even when not connected.
- Display: 5.0” qHD (540 x 960, 220ppi), Gorilla Glass (v3)
- Processor: 1.2 GHz Quad, MSM8916(Snapdragon 410)
- Network: 3G 2,4,5; LTE B2, B4, B12, B17
- Memory: 1.5GB(RAM) + 8GB(eMMC)
- microSD up to 128GB
- Camera: 8MP AF w/LED Flash + 5MP
- Connectors: MicroUSB, USB 2.0, 3.5mm Earjack
- Sensors: Accelerometer, Proximity, Geomagnetic
- Wireless Connectivity: BT 4.0, WiFi b/g/n 2.4GHz, WiFi Direct, NFC (UICC)
- GPS: GPS + GLONASS
- Dimension: 144.8 x 72.1 x 8.6mm, 156g
- Battery: 2,600 mAh
- OS: Android Lollipop
The Galaxy Grand Prime looks to be a decently priced unlocked smartphone with reasonable specifications for the budget minded consumer. Will you be looking to pick up one on July 23rd? Let us know in the comments below, or on Google+, Twitter, or Facebook.