Middle end Android devices have been having a very good market share and has helped Android grow extensively throughout the world, thus encouraging developers to also concentrate on the common man while making apps and manufacturers now showing interest in these segment of phones, providing tough competition to each other. We take a look at the Galaxy Cooper and Galaxy Ace s5830 here:
Both the phones are GSM based unlocked phone and comes with GSM and 3G on HSDPA. Technically, the Galaxy Ace and the Cooper has GSM on all these 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 bands and high speed internet on HSDPA 900 / 2100.
Both the phones come with a 3.5 inches TFT capacitive touchscreen which are capable upto 16M colors. The Galaxy Ace’s screen has a 320×480 pixels resolution and is made up of Gorilla Glass, and the cooper has a similar screen though the presence of Gorilla Glass is not sure yet.
Both the phones have two touch sensitive below the display along with a physical button.
Galaxy Ace and the Cooper have a 5 Megapixel camera in the rear and does not have an LED Flash. The camera cannot do HD recording and it records video at 480p. It also comes with an LED flash in the back and does not have a secondary camera.
The Galaxy Ace has 160MB of internal memory and a microSD card slot which supports upto 32 Gigabytes of storage. The Cooper from Samsung also has similar memory specifications and both the phones come with a 2GB microSD card out of the box.
Wi-fi bands are the same on both the phones supporting the latest band of Wi-Fi, the 802.11n and 802.11b/g as well. Both phones have microUSB 2.0 connectivity, GPS and Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP support.
Operating System and UI:
Galaxy Ace comes with 2.2 Froyo but the 2.3.3 Gingerbread update is already out in many regions and you can get your Ace updated to 2.3.3.
The Cooper also comes with 2.2 preloaded but Gingerbread update is available for everyone already and you can update it via Samsung Kies as soon as you get your new Galaxy Cooper mobile. It is very simple.
Battery and Processor
The Galaxy Ace and Cooper has a 1350mAh battery and around 11 hours of talktime and 640 hours of standby backup on 2G and 420 hours of standby backup and 6 hours and 30 mins of talktime on 3G.
Both the phones have a 800 MHz ARM 11 processor powered by a Adreno 200 GPU and Qualcomm MSM7227 chipset.
If you have a low budget for your Android device and want to get something that is totally worth the money you are putting for, you can go for the Galaxy Ace. The Galaxy Cooper, is the same phone as the Ace going by the specifications though it is sold under the Cooper branding in many regions. The Galaxy Cooper has 2.3.3 Gingerbread while some versions of the Ace are yet to receive it. If the Galaxy Cooper is available in your region, go for it over the Ace.