Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830 – Not the Best in the Milky Way
5 March 2011
Summary: The Galaxy Ace is priced very attractively at Rs. 15,500 (Best Price, MOP). Dissecting the handset’s features, there are a few issues like no support for XviD or DivX video codecs, average image quality and a display screen with a slightly low resolution. At the same time, if you can do with these minor issues, the Galaxy Ace is a decent buy, the interface is pretty smooth and the audio quality is great as well.
Conclusion: Overall the Ace is a very strong entry from Samsung, but the exclusion of Office Mobile is very curious and it loses some points for the keyboard design. Other than that the Ace stacks up well with other Windows Mobile 6 Standard devices. Being a world phone is a major bonus, with even more points for an unlocked SIM slot. As we have come to expect from Samsung the build quality is top notch.
Pros: Dual mode CDMA/GSM for international use, Small form factor, Bright, crisp screen, Unlocked SIM, More memory than most WM6 Standard devices, Ultimate customization and endless third party support for WM6
Cons: Keyboard is cramped and keys are odd shaped, No Office Mobile, No GPS
Conclusion: The Samsung Galaxy Ace is a good phone in this price range. The 3.5 inch screen size is attractive, the 5 mega pixels camera works well, the battery life is amazing and the features embedded are rich and abundant. But there are few options that could have make it best in this segment like, front camera, Android gingerbread version, at least 512 MB RAM, HD video resolution, etc. overall we give this phone 3.5 star rating.
Excerpt: In Galaxy series smartphone, Samsung has come-up with an affordably priced Galaxy Ace S5830i , which comes wrapped in a sophisticated design with over 100, 000 apps from Android market, speedy Quicktype interface, ThinkFree, Voice search like alluring features for your handiness. The Quicktype is an intelligent interface, which connects the dots made by your finger across the keypad from letter to letter in one fluid motion to figure out what you are trying to write.
Summary: Ace Player Latest Android marvel to break out of Samsung ranks in India is Galaxy Ace. It is a touchscreen phone, which at first glance might evoke thoughts of iPhone 4. This resemblance is due to the sliver colour band that runs across the spines of the phone. However, a closer inspection reveals the folly. The front panel has a 3.5-inch capacitive screen and a single hardware home button at the bottom, and two touch buttons for menu and back.