Samsung Galaxy Ace on 3 Tariffs


  • Android
  • 5 megapixels
  • Touchscreen
  • Wi-Fi
  • GPS
  • Talk time: Up to 6h 30m
  • Standby: Up to 26d 16h
  • 278MB RAM
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"And, speaking of full marks, that’s exactly what we think the Samsung Galaxy Mega deserves. We love its enormous screen ..."
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Samsung Galaxy Ace Specs

Screen Resolution320 x 480 pixels
Screen Size3.5 inch (8.9 cm)
Resolution5 megapixels
Front Facing-
3D Resolution-
Flash TypeLED
Video CameraQVGA @ 15fps
Music & Video
Music PlayerYes
Video PlayerYes
Video CallsNo
FM RadioYes
Audio FormatsMP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+
Video FormatsMPEG4, H.263, H.264
ExpandableUp to 32GB (2GB supplied)
Form FactorSlate
Width59.9 mm
Height112.4 mm
Thickness11.5 mm
Weight113 grams
Main Connectivity3G
Maximum Data Speed7.2
NetworksGSM 850, GSM 900, GSM 1800, GSM 1900
Data NetworksHSDPA 900, HSDPA 2100
Push EmailYes
Text Messages (SMS)Yes
Picture Messages (MMS)Yes
Battery (2G Talk)Up to 6 hours 30 minutes
Battery (Standby)Up to 26 days 16 hours
App StoreAndroid Market
Processor Type800MHz ARM 11
Operating SystemAndroid
Release DateFebruary 2011

Samsung Galaxy Ace Reviews

Average Score
(10 reviews)



"And, speaking of full marks, that’s exactly what we think the Samsung Galaxy Mega deserves. We love its enormous screen experience even if it does come across something of a Peter Crouch among mobile phones. It’s as good as a tablet for watching films and browsing the web and it still fits in the average trouser pocket. What really blows us away, though, is that you can pick up a Mega for a fraction of the price of the Samsung Galaxy S4..." 5/5 Stars

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"A smart design, colourful screen and decent camera make the Ace an attractive phone, but it has limited room for apps..." 4/5 Stars

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"The lack of Flash is a major disappointment, but the Ace still has plenty of features to buoy our spirits." 4/5 Stars

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"The Samsung Galaxy Ace's 3.5in capacitive touchscreen is responsive to touch, but its low resolution of 320x480 means it isn't as crisp or clear as more expensive phones, particularly when displaying text. The screen is also tough to see in direct sunlight and although it's bright at full volume, the lack of an ambient light sensor is an annoyance." 3.5/5 Stars

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"Battery life is average, but surpasses many of the high-end devices because you’re not drawing so heavily on the 1350mAh battery." 3.5/5 Stars

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"The screen is a standard (no fancy S-AMOLED or IPS) 3.5" HVGA display. If you've seen the old iPhone's display, you've seen the Galaxy Ace display. It has no problems with brightness or contrast, even outside, but the 320x480 display does lack the crispness seen on higher resolution displays."

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"Sleek, stylish and well finished to the eye, in the hand the Samsung Galaxy Ace is - despite its budget plastic construction and weight-saving efforts - a surprisingly reassuring offering, with little flex when put under pressure." 3.5/5 Stars

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"As a phone, the voice call quality was loud and clear, and the speakerphone mode was sufficiently audible when used in a car. Text messaging, however, still feels like a chore on the phone's virtual Qwerty keyboard because of the keys that are placed too close together. "

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"...it is capable of recording video in a 320 x 240 resolution, no HD here unfortunately, and this is one of the cameras weak points, the video recording isn’t the best, but I suppose this can be forgiven for the price."

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"The Ace looks and feels good, and executes the basics with ease, but we expect a lot more from a phone at this price point." 6.5/10

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