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Good news for the smartphone enthusiastic in India, according to IBN-Live, Samsung is planning to launch its new smartphone, Samsung Galaxy Grand 2, today in an event in India.

Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 is a successor of the highly successful droid, the Samsung Galaxy Grand which was released earlier this year.

The new version will be known as the Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 SM-G7102 with dual SIM card slots(dual standby), 2G and 3G network capabilities.

The specification includes 5.25 inches TFT capacitive touchscreen with a 720 x 1280 pixels resolution count. 8GB internal storage with microSD slot, 1.5GB RAM, 8MP snapper and Android 4.3 out of the box.

The device will be powered by a quad-core processor clocking at 1.2Ghz and a 2600 mAh battery.

The device is tipped to be available in Indian stores as soon as next week.

Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 is certainly a huge upgrade in terms of thinner body, higher resolution pixel count, RAM, Android version out of the box and battery backup. Samsung is certainly targeting the youth demographics who want a high performance stylish device with a low price tag.

According to sources the price tag of the new Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 will be around Rs. 19000 and Rs. 21000.

So will you buy this upgraded device as soon as it is released? Let us know in the comments!