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Android News 23 December 2013 – 12:00 GMT / 07:00 EST:

1. Samsung to Release Galaxy Grand 2 in India in Early January

Samsung announced the successor of Galaxy Grand, as one of the most successful Dual SIM in the market, back in November and the Korean is getting ready to release the Galaxy Grand 2 in India in the early days of the New Year, announced at the launch event in Mumbai. No official words on the price, but some reports suggest the improved Dual-SIM device will be priced around $370 to $400.

See: Galaxy Grand 2 General Specifications



2. CyanogenMod Reached An other Milestone: 10million Installs so far

If you are asked to name the best Android custom ROMs, isn’t CyanogenMod the first ROM in your mind? If you head to Cyanogen's stat page, you’ll see the impressive 10million and counting installs since the beginning. It is 10,024,239 at the moment.

The number is really huge, and since some manufacturers are going to use this favorite Custom ROM as the default ROM on their produced Android devices, we should expect the number grows with higher pace.

Galaxy S, Galaxy S2, and Galaxy S3 are the top 3 Android devices to run Cyanogen ROM, and the most installed versions are Nightly-10.1 and Nightly-10.2 with 1,158,047 and 680,559 downloads, respectively.



3. Samsung GamePad to be Available in India in January

Galaxy Grand 2 is not the only Samsung device to be launched and released in India in January, and according to Samsung India the Samsung’s new game controller, Smartphone GamePad, will be launched in the end January 2014 in India.

The GamePad will be priced at about $80 and it will be compatible with select Galaxy devices as well as some other Android device with fewer features than the Galaxy phones and tablets.

Read more about Samsung Smartphone GamePad