Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 Android Smartphone Price in the Philippines, Features, and Specs: The Samsung Galaxy Ace 2, as the name implies, is an upgrade to the Samsung’s previous Galaxy Ace model. The new smartphone will be officially announced together with the Galaxy Mini 2, another Samsung line upgrade, at the MWC 2012 in Barcelona. The Galaxy Ace is bound to be another of the giant mobile company’s mid-range Android smartphone, and is expected to harness a reasonable price. The Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 is said to be designed for active people who need a powerful smartphone while retaining their own style.
Physically, the Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 is quite as stylish and classic looking as its predecessor. It measures 62.2 x 118.3 x 10.5mm, only a bit wider and longer than the original Galaxy Ace. It is also slightly heavier owing to the size adjustment by up to 9 grams, which puts the smartphone at around 122 grams. It comes with a microUSB v 2.0 port for data transfers and charging, a standard 3.5 mm headphone jack, as well as a microSD slot as a means of expanding the smartphone’s internal memory. The Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 has Wi-Fi b/g/n connectivity, GPS support, Bluetooth v 3.0, and HSDPA connectivity at 14.4 Mbp/s. It will also have stereo FM with RDS.
The Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 features a bigger touch enabled screen at 3.8 inches compared to only 3.5 inches found in its predecessor. The display is in WVGA TFT formatting with a pixel resolution of 480 x 800. The company claims that the display will offer high quality graphics at even the most demanding applications and games.
The Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 will also feature a 5 MP rear facing autofocus camera as its primary camera, the same as that found on the original Galaxy Ace. The new model however will come with much improved video recording capabilities so that it can now be able to shoot videos at 720 p in HD format. The phone also has a front facing VGA camera for video calling.
The Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 is powered by a dual-core 800MHz processor, and has 768 MB worth of RAM. The phone is expected to have enough power to be able to execute Android programs and associated applications at decent speed, not exactly lightning speed but tolerable enough for daily use. It is expected to compete power-wise with mid-range smartphones.
The Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 will also feature Google’s Android v 2.3 or Gingerbread as its operating system, and not the latest v 4.0 or Ice Cream Sandwich. However, there are talks of Samsung releasing an update to the model that will make it capable of handling an upgrade to the Ice Cream Sandwich Android version. The smartphone also has a pretty adequate 4 GB worth of internal storage, which can be extended using the aforementioned microSD slot.
The Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 has pre-installed Google-associated applications as well as Samsung’s own gloatware like Social Hub, Music Hub, Game Hub, Samsung Applications, Samsung Kies, and Samsung Chat ON messenger. It will have both Samsung TouchWiz user interface as well as Live Panel UX.
The Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 uses a standard 1,500 mAh rechargeable battery that is expected to require a nightly charge for heavy usage.
As far as the limited information about the Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 goes, the smartphone seems to be a rather capable handset and that is offered at a very reasonable price for its mid-range performance.
Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 Android Smartphone Price in the Philippines: Approximately Php 16,000.00
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