Samsumg Galaxy Ace pros and cons
Samsung Galaxy Ace Pros

Accelerometer and proximity sensor

Document editor

DNSe sound enhancement

5 MP autofocus camera with LED flash

Swype text input

A mid-range affordable droid

Good ergonomics and easily pocketable

Impressive and stable build-quality

278MB of RAM

800MHz ARM 11 processor


3.5" 16M-color TFT LCD capacitive touchscreen

HVGA (320 x 480 pixels) resolution

Android OS v2.2 (Froyo)

TouchWiz 3.0

Geo-tagging, face and smile detection

MicroSD slot up to 32GB

2GB card in box

Wi-Fi 802.11 b, g, n and DLNA

GPS with A-GPS

Digital compass

microUSB port charging

stereo Bluetooth v2.1

Non hyper sensitive but enoughly sensitive touchscreen

The back is fingerprints proof

Textured surface of the back gives a good grip

Even if you put it on a flat surface, the loudspeaker at the back wont be muffled .

Homescreen customizable up to seven panes filling with necessary widgets

To add, remove or rearrange the homescreen panes, zoom out with a pinch gesture to enter the edit mode

Pressing and holding on the homescreen lets the user to add , delete homescreen panes or change the wallpaper

Live wallpapers supported

The contextual menu is equipped with search, notifications and settings shortcuts

The menu edit mode, lets you rearrange and uninstall applications easily

Gmail app supports batch operations and Multiple Gmail accounts

Smart Dialing

Quick contacts feature

A phonebook with a load of functionalities and practical unlimited capacity

Built-in task manager shows the number of currently active apps . A task killer is unnecessary

Multiple email accounts and contact synchronization

Side-sweep [ left or right ] that is a part of the TouchWiz UI works wharever you have names or numbers

During a call the user can take a note, use the keypad, mute, hold the call or add another call to the ongoing conversation

Swiping on a message header left starts a new message, while swiping to the right will start a call.

A combined inbox for all email accounts

Voice input in the keyboard

3D looks , good transition effects in stock Froyo gallery

The stock gallery behaves like a file manager and lists videos and images in a relevant folder and sub folder hierarchy

The date slider in the gallery can be used to find photos taken on a certain date.

The music player lets do YouTube searches and results are saved into the YouTube client

FM radio with RDS

A most visited list in the browser

A good browsing experience

An outstanding performance in office package


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Samsung Galaxy Ace Cons
Display brightness isn’t adjusted automatically in accordance with the surrounding light conditions

Below average sunlight legibility

Poor viewing angles

An average LCD screen . Colors are bit dull

No DivX/Xvid video support

No ambient light sensor

QVGA video @ 15fps

Adobe Flash not supported in the web browser

No shutter key for the camera

Camera lens is scratch prone

Alternative edit mode in the main menu lets rearrange and uninstall applications only those that you have installed but not the preinstalled ones

The landscape mode in the text editor shows only two lines of text . The much comfortable to type virtual keypad covers most of the screen