Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime  Samsung Galaxy Note 2 
Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime Samsung Galaxy Note 2
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Excellence Score
13.5
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Value for Money Score
40.6
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Price Rs. 7,444 onwards N/A
Launch Date (India) Oct, 2014 Sep, 2012
Expected Launch Date N/A N/A
Smartphone OS Android 4.4 Android 4.1, Upgradeable to 4.4
Touchscreen Yes (Capacitive) Yes (Capacitive)
Screen Size 5 inches 5.5 inches
Screen Resolution 540x960 pixels (~ 220 pixels per inch) 720x1280 pixels (~ 267 pixels per inch)
Display Features TFT Super AMOLED, Scratch Resistant
Full Physical QWERTY Keypad
Processor 1.2 GHz 1.6 GHz
Processor Type Quad Core Quad Core
Processor Name Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 N/A
GPU N/A N/A
RAM 1 GB 2 GB
3G Yes Yes
4G
VoLTE
WiFi Yes Yes
GPS Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
USB Yes Yes
Camera 8.0 MP 8.0 MP
Camera Auto-Focus Yes Yes
Camera Flash Yes Yes
HD Video Recording Yes (Full HD) Yes
Other Camera Features N/A Touch Focus, Smile Detection, Face Detection, Image Stabilization
Secondary Camera 5.0 MP 1.9 MP
Secondary Camera Features Ultra-wide view angle of 85 degrees N/A
Internal Memory 8 GB 16 GB
Expandable Memory Slot up to 64 GB Yes
Contacts Storage Unlimited Unlimited
SMS Storage Unlimited Unlimited
Music Player Yes Yes
FM Radio Yes Yes
Dual SIM GSM+GSM
Thickness 8.6 mm 9.4 mm
Weight 156 gm 180 gm
Battery Capacity 2600 mAh 3100 mAh
Battery Standby N/A N/A
Battery Standby (3G) N/A N/A
Battery Talktime N/A N/A
Battery Talktime (3G) 17.00 hrs N/A
Other Battery Parameters Internet Usage Time (3G): 9 hrs, Internet Usage Time (WiFi): 12 hrs, Video Playback Time: 10 hrs, Audio Playback Time: 75 hrs N/A
Fingerprint sensor
Other Features N/A S Pen; S Pen Optimized Features- S Note, S Planner, Email with hand writing integration, S Pen Keeper, Quick Command, Easy Clip, Photo Note, Paper Artist, Shape Match, Formula Match; Smart Stay eye tracking; Direct Call; Screen Recorder; Quick Glance; Multitasking Features- Air View, Popup Note, Popup Play, Page Buddy / Tag Buddy / Word Buddy; Enterprise Solutions- On Device Encryption (H/W), Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync, VPN (F5, Cisco, Juniper), MDM (Sybase Afaria, MobileIron, SOTI, Good), CCX, VMware MVP; DLNA; NFC; Yes, via MHL; WiFi Direct; S Beam; AllShare Play & Control; AllShare Cast (WiFi Display); AllShare Framework; Noise Filtration; Image Editor; Video Editor; Barometer; Dropbox (50 GB storage); Samsung Hub- Game Hub, Learning Hub, Music Hub, Video Hub; Kies Air (Wireless syncing with your PC); S Suggest
2-minute Review [Positives]
  • Good build quality
  • Decent display
  • Android interface with Touchwiz overlay
  • Decent speed/performance
  • Decent primary camera
  • Very good front camera for selfies
  • Good audio quality
  • Good video playback
  • Better ergonomics, and slightly more compact body than the original Galaxy Note
  • Gigantic screen
  • Absolutely stunning AMOLED display (possibly the best display on a smartphone to date)
  • S Pen is longer and thicker now, and feels much more ergonomic in the hand (compared to the original Note)
  • S Pen apps and features are quite useful
  • Silky smooth Android interface
  • Super fast quad-core processor, 2 GB of RAM
  • Super fast web browser
  • Very good camera
  • Excellent loudspeaker
  • Great music player with 'Music Square' that places your songs in a mood matrix
  • Excellent call quality
  • Very good battery life
2-minute Review [Negatives]
  • Average loudspeaker
  • As with the original Note, the main disadvantage of the gigantic phone is the same as its main advantage - its huge screen - you can forget about pocket comfort and one-handed operation
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