Difference between Samsung Galaxy Win and Samsung Galaxy Grand

Key difference: The Samsung Galaxy Win is yet another phone by the Samsung Corporation. The Samsung Galaxy Win comes in two variants: Single-SIM and Dual-SIM. The Samsung Galaxy Win is also sold as Samsung Galaxy Grand Quattro in certain markets. The phone is a quad-core smartphone aimed at the budget segment.  Samsung Galaxy Win or Samsung Galaxy Grand Quattro runs on Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) which is powered by 1.2GHz Quad core Qualcomm MSM8625Q Snapdragon 200 Processor and 1 GB of RAM. Samsung Galaxy Grand is a mid-range smartphone that has been launched by the Samsung Corporation. The phone sports a 5-inch capacitive touch screen with a display of 480 x 800 pixels. The phone is cased in polycarbonate plastic and is rectangular in shape with curved edges similar to other Samsung phones. The phone runs on 1.2 GHz Dual-core processor and has 1 GB RAM.

 The Samsung Galaxy Win is yet another phone by the Samsung Corporation. Samsung seems to want to flood the market with its own products. In fact, it seems that Samsung’s biggest competitor will soon be Samsung itself. This seems even more likely as despite numerous phones in the market, Samsung also releases variants of those phones. The Samsung Galaxy Win comes in two variants: Single-SIM and Dual-SIM. The Samsung Galaxy Win is also sold as Samsung Galaxy Grand Quattro in certain markets.

The phone is a quad-core smartphone aimed at the budget segment.  Samsung Galaxy Win or Samsung Galaxy Grand Quattro runs on Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) which is powered by 1.2GHz Quad core Qualcomm MSM8625Q Snapdragon 200 Processor and 1 GB of RAM.

The user interface is that usual Samsung TouchWiz, however it has the additional Motion UI. The Motion UI allows user to control certain features on the phone by moving the phone a certain way. An example would be flipping the phone to face downward will mute the incoming call. The device also has an Easy Mode that helps the user access key functions such as favorite contacts, apps, dialer, etc on the homescreen with ease.

The device features a 4.7 inch WVGA TFT LCD screen with a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels. It also has a 5 Mega pixel rear-facing camera with LED Flash and auto focus, as well as a VGA front facing camera. The phone also has additional camera features such as Continuous Shot, Best Photo, Color Effect and Scene Mode.

Samsung Galaxy Grand is another mid-range smartphone that has been launched by the Samsung Corporation. The phone sports a 5-inch capacitive touch screen with a display of 480 x 800 pixels. The phone is cased in polycarbonate plastic and is rectangular in shape with curved edges similar to other Samsung phones. The phone runs on 1.2 GHz Dual-core processor and has 1 GB RAM.

The phone is dual-SIM, but is also available in single SIM in some countries. The phone runs on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean, with no words on if it can be upgraded to 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. One worth noting feature of the phone is the Multi Window, which allows users to seamlessly multi-task, without have to minimize one application and run another. The applications run side-by-side, or in this case up and down. The company has a mounted an 8 MP rear camera and a 2 MP front camera, par with many smartphones available these days.

The information for the detailed table about the two phones has been taken from the Samsung website and GSMArena.com.

 

Samsung Galaxy Win

Samsung Galaxy Grand

Launch Date

May 2013

January 2013

Company

Samsung

Samsung

Size

133.3 x 70.7 x 9.65 mm

143.5 x 76.9 x 9.6 mm

Display

4.7 inch WVGA TFT LCD

5.0 inches, capacitive touchscreen 16M colors

Screen

480 x 800 pixels (~199 ppi pixel density)

480 x 800 pixels (~187 ppi pixel density)

Protection

-

Yes

Weight

144 g (5.04 oz)

162 g

2G Network

GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - GT-I8550

GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - GT-I8552 (Dual SIM version)

GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2

3G Network

HSDPA 900 / 2100

HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 - SIM 1 only

4G Network

-

HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100 - SIM 1 only

GUI

Samsung TouchWiz

TouchWiz UI

CPU speed

1.2GHz Quad core Application Processor

1.2 GHz Dual-core

GPU

Adreno 203

-

OS

Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)

Android  4.1.2 Jelly Bean

Chipset

Qualcomm MSM8625Q Snapdragon 200

-

RAM

1GB RAM

1 GB

SIM Size

Mini-SIM and Micro-SIM (Optional Dual SIM)

Dual SIM

Internal Memory

8 GB

8 GB

Expandable Memory

Up to 32GB

Up to 64 GB

Sensors

Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Digital Compass

Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

Connectivity

WiFi b/g/n, Bluetooth 3.0, DLNA, MicroUSB, USB 2.0

GSM 3G, HSPA-PLUS, EDGE/GPRS, HSPA+ 21/5.76Mbps, WI-FI, WI-FI Direct, Bluetooth support.

Data

GPRS, EDGE, WLAN, Bluetooth, USB

GPRS, EDGE, WLAN, Bluetooth, USB

Speed

HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps

HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps

WLAN

Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA

Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot

Bluetooth

Bluetooth 3.0

Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR

USB

MicroUSB, USB 2.0

microUSB v2.0

Primary Camera

5 Mega pixel rear-facing camera with LED Flash and auto focus

8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash

Secondary Camera

VGA camera

2 MP

Video

Playback: 800x480 @30fps

Recording: 720x480 @30fps

Yes, [email protected]

Camera Features

Color Effect, Scene Mode, Continuous Shot, Best Photo

Geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection, image stabilization

Sound Enhancement

Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Audio supported formats

AAC, AAC+, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, MIDI, MP3, OGG, WAV, WMA

MP3/WAV/eAAC+/ AC3/FLAC player

Video supported formats

MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, 3GP, AVI, mp4, wmv, flv, mkv, WebM

MP4/WMV/H.264/H.263 player

Battery Capacity

Li-ion 2,000 mAh

Li-Ion 2100 mAh battery

Available Colors

Ceramic White, Titan Gray

Black, White

Messaging

SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM, RSS

SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM, RSS

Browser

HTML5

HTML5

Radio

FM Radio with RDS

Stereo FM radio with RDS

GPS

Yes, with A-GPS

Yes, with A-GPS, support and GLONASS

Java

Yes, via Java MIDP emulator

Yes, via Java MIDP emulator

Additional Features

  • Dual SIM Always On (Optional)
  • Samsung Apps
  • Samsung Kies/ Samsung Kies Air
  • Samsung TouchWiz
  • Samsung Hub - Game Hub/ Readers Hub
  • Samsung ChatON mobile communication service
  • Easy Mode, Smart Alert, Motion UX
  • Google Search, Google Maps, Gmail, Google Play, Google Plus, YouTube,
  • Google Places, Google Navigation (Turn-by-turn Navi.)
  • SNS integration
  • Organizer
  • Image/video editor
  • Document viewer
  • Voice memo/dial/commands
  • Predictive text input
  • SNS integration
  • Organizer
  • Image/video editor
  • Document viewer
  • Google Search, Maps, Gmail,
  • YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk, Picasa
  • Voice memo/dial/commands
  • Predictive text input

Image Courtesy: samsung.com

 

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