Posted March 20, 2013 by Nidhi Sharma in Android Tips

Update Samsung Galaxy Grand I9082 with Android 4.1.2 Group Play Firmware

Samsung’s new flagship smartphone Galaxy S4 has been launched with mind blowing specifications. At the launch company has claimed to provide such brilliant software in the old Galaxy S3. But interestingly Samsung is offering software updates in mid-range phablet Samsung Galaxy Grand. Software updates include Group Play app that was originally designed for Galaxy S4.

samsung galaxy grand group play update Update Samsung Galaxy Grand I9082 with Android 4.1.2 Group Play Firmware

Although the Group Play in Galaxy Grand will not offer all the features as offered by Group Play in Galaxy S4. Group Play allows 8 units to get connect in one time to play games and enjoy videos. This app also allows users to share and transfer data, music and many files within same Wi-Fi network and via Wi-Fi-Direct that is in-built in the Samsung smartphones.

Inspite of some updation in software features other are still the same like it is a dual SIM smartphone featuring a 12.7-cm (5-inch) WVGA display with a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels at 187 ppi pixel density and supporting 16 million colors. The smartphone comes with multi-window feature that allows seamless multitasking. You can browse the Internet, check e-mails and watch videos on the same screen. The Grand is based on a 1.2 GHz dual core processor along with 1 GB RAM and offers 8 GB on-board storage, which is expandable up to 64 GB via micro SD. The smartphone comes with an 8 megapixel rear camera and 2 megapixel front shooter for video calling.

This device offers A-GPS and GLONASS support, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0. Samsung has loaded the Grand with a 2,100 mAh battery.

The best thing which this new flagship is its mid-range price of Rs. 20,900 in the country. Now the main question, which can arise is weather its price also going hiking due to its software update or not?? Well, Samsung did not give any information regarding this.

Steps to Update Samsung Galaxy Grand I9082 to Android 4.1.2, and Get Group Play Feature of Galaxy S4

Since, update package is not leaked, and only OTA update is rolling out. You will need to check whether your phone got Android 4.1.1 Update or not. For most of the users, it is already available and it has 27.86MB size.

  • Trigger the update manually, by visiting to Settings
  • Now click navigate to the About Phone
  • Next, proceed with the Software Update and let the phone find out the update firmware. It will communicate with the Samsung servers to confirm the same, and you require a WiFi connection.
  • Wait for update to get downloaded int he phone.
  • After the package got downloaded, the phone will be rebooted, and will install the Group Play feature equipped Android 4.1.2 update package.

Now, enjoy the Group Play Feature in your Samsung Galaxy Grand I9082. Do share the feedback for same, whether this feature is useful for your or not.Update Samsung Galaxy Grand I9082 with Android 4.1.2 Group Play Firmware, 5.0 out of 10 based on 1 rating

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Nidhi Sharma

Fun loving person with sense of positiveness. Loves to write actually quite addicted to it. Crazy for latest mobiles, laptops and presently writing contents about latest gadgets. She Joined TechClap.com Team in 2013.