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Samsung’s First Selfie Smart Phone The Galaxy Grand Prime Specs and Price In Kenya

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With everyone going all crazy and obsessed with taking selfie photos,it looks like the trending Spec/feature of any desirable smart phone is one which takes the best Selfie Photo. Well Samsung identifies such needs and opportunities and gives its fans exactly that or a better one.The Mobile phone developer has been accused and taken to court by other large mobile  giants like Apple,facing copyright charges,being accused of “copying”some of Apple ideas.The Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime is yet another Smartphone which many Tech lovers might closely associate with the recently launched Sony Xperia C3 Selfie Smart phone.

Both Phones have a similar feature and niche;in that they want you to take that selfie photo using them.Another great Smart Phone that’s caught up in the selfie fuzz is the recently launched Nokia Lumia 730,that’s yet to hit Stores till end of September or early October.The Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime is rumored to be a Mid ranged priced Smart phone,Check out its Specs:

Size And Display


5″QHD (960*540 Pixels)TFT Capacitive screen

144.8*72.1*8.6 mm,Weight 156 Grams

Data And Connectivity 

Supports 2G And 3G Networks,(3G HSDPA 21.1Mbps)

CPU And Os

1.2 Ghz Quad core Processor,embedded with a Snap dragon 400 Processor

Ram And Memory

A 1GB Ram Memory backs up the Quad core Processor making the smart phone an outstanding monstrous gadget for any HD Video viewing and ideal for gamers and multiple tab browsing with zero lags.The internal memory however is disappointing as the device has a 8 GB Internal Memory,similar to low end smart phones like the Nokia Lumia 520/Nokia x2,but the 64GB Micro SD expandable Memory tries to make it up for the downfall.The Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime runs on the latest Android Kit kat 4.4 OS.


As being tagged as a Selfie Smart phone the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime tries as much as possible to keep its camera Specs as its level best.Whats great about this phone is the stunning 5MP Camera Front Camera,optimized for Video calls and the best quality photos.The Back Camera has a 8MP Auto focus Led flash Camera capable of 1080p  Video recording.



Battery Capacity:2600 Amh 


Bluetooth 4.0,WIFI 801.11 b/g/n,GPS With Glonass

Samsung Grand Prime Selfie  Price In Kenya:The Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime is expected to hit stores in Vietnam for an estimated price of ($236) in October,however there are no news yet for its launch in Kenya.The anticipated price however can be ranged from (Ksh 25,000-30,000).

Tech Arena’s Verdict

The Samsung Grand Prime is a great phone,however its short comings are inevitable and disappointing.The idea to actually integrate a 8GB Internal memory is quite small for such a great phone.The 1GB Ram and the Powerful processor is nevertheless impressive and satisfactory.There are actually few specs leaks on its display hence difficult to rate it at the moment.If considering a selfie Smart Phone i would consider the OPPO N1 which sports a 13MP Front camera making it the reigning champ in the Selfie buzz and world of Smart phones .

Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime(3.9/5)

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