The Samsung Galaxy Ace has been a hit model in the mid range smartphone all over the world and it has boosted many sales just like the Samsung Galaxy S or S II did in the recent past. Just as the S series continues for Samsung, the Galaxy Ace gets an updated version in the form of Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 which has been in for a quite a time now.
Know as the successor of the Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 and still comes in the budget friendly price tag, now arrives in United Kingdom and Germany for sale. This device is available from many weeks in South Asian countries and soon it will be launched in various European countries followed with the launch in United States in tie up with carriers.
Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 Specifications
Going through the specifications of the Samsung Galaxy Ace handset this would be powered with dual core 800 Mhz processor with chipset supplied form NovaThor U8500 and for graphical support we have the Mali 400 MP graphical card. The handset equipped with 3.8 inches PLS TFT touchscreen display provides a maximum resolution of 480 x 800 pixels and comes with 246 ppi pixel density. It’s powered with Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system and this might not be upgraded to the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system. But even though this is no ICS upgrade it would include various featured free Google services like Google Maps, Google Calender, Google Drive, Google Navigation, Google Mail, Google Picasa and YouTube pre installed. The Android Play Store provides you to browse and install from a library of more than half a million Android applications available for both free and paid downloads.
The phone includes the same camera specifications as that spotted in the predecessor with 5 mega pixel camera providing auto focus with LED flash and comes with a VGA front facing camera. Various other options like NFC, 4 GB internal memory, 768 MB RAM and 32 GB micro SD card support makes this device quite handy. The smartphone is powered with 1500 mAh battery which provides very good battery during usage. With specifications it has certainly got better than Galaxy Ace handset.
Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 in UK
Galaxy Ace 2 in United Kingdom is available for purchase from Carphone Warehouse with a contract of either 18 months or 24 months and you need to choose carrier any one from Vodafone, Orange, O2 or Talkmobile. The price of this handset starts from £ 20 a month for 24 months deal or £ 36 a month for 12 months deal but the handset is available completely free. Also we have spotted Phones4U have come up with several on contract deals with this handset.
Also Galaxy Ace 2 handset is listed on the Amazon UK site and its available SIM free for a price of £ 215.
Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 in Germany
In Germany, Galaxy Ace 2 is been sold along with the Near Field Communication feature added with the handset. Now this is quite interesting as NFC recently spotted in many high end smartphone enables you to tap and share content like videos, pictures and photos easily with other devices, importantly NFC is been used to make payments with the registered merchandise and this might be the reason why NFC has been added to Galaxy Ace 2 handset. However for the budget minded users Samsung Germany has also released the device without NFC too to make the cost lower which is ideally suitable for those who don’t want NFC feature.
Galaxy Ace 2 handset is available at € 0.01 with contract from Guenstiger and available from the same retailer at € 264 off contract. Germany users can also purchase this handset at € 284 with NFC & € 320 without contract at Amazon Germany site.
We have listed all the carriers or supplier by which you buy Galaxy Ace 2 for an affordable deal but if we have missed anything then please do drop a link in the comment below, we would be happy to help other fellow consumers.