Samsung launched the Galaxy Grand Prime in 2014, and later brought the Galaxy Grand Prime 4G variant in August last year to India. Now, a fresh report hints that a successor has been launched via a third-party online retailer in the Russian market, where it is being called Galaxy J2 Prime. It is expected to be launched as the the Galaxy Grand Prime+ in other markets, and its entire specification sheet alongside images have been revealed.
The Galaxy Grand Prime+ or Galaxy J2 Prime’s price is RUB 9,990 (roughly EUR 140 and Rs. 10,200) in the Russian market. Just to recap, its predecessors Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime and Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime 4G were launched for Rs. 15,499 and Rs. 11,100 respectively.
The photos on Russian e-commerce site OnlineTrade reveal that the smartphone does not change much in design except for the LED flash sitting beside the camera sensor at the front, and the spotted back cover. Pink, Gold, and Black variant are in the offing, and the smartphone is synonymous with Samsung’s general design structure for its mid-range smartphones.
As for the specifications, the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime+ features a 5-inch IPS (540×960 pixels) display. It is powered by a MediaTek MT6737T quad-core processor with 1.5GB of RAM (some variants could sport 2GB RAM as well). It is available with 8GB storage in Russia, but WinFuture reveals that 16GB, and 32GB storage variants will also be launched in other markets. The smartphone will support further expansion of memory via a microSD card slot (up to 256GB) as well.
The Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime+ runs on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, and packs a 2600mAh battery. Optics include an 8-megapixel at the back and a 5-megaapixel at the front for selfies, both paired with an LED flash. Connectivity options include LTE and Bluetooth 4.2 support. The smartphone weighs 156 grams, and measures at 144.8×72.1×8.9mm. There is no word on when Samsung plans to bring the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime+ to the Indian market.