The big players from Samsung at this year’s Mobile World Congress are, of course, the Samsung Galaxy S II and the Galaxy Tab 2. But spare a thought for the rest of the Galaxy family. Samsung introduced no less than four new mid-range members to the fold. Let’s take a look-see at the Samsung Galaxy Ace, shall we?
The Samsung Galaxy Ace is the highest of the four in terms of specs. It actually looks remarkably similar to the iPhone, and in fact has exactly the same screen size at 3.5in.
Despite being a budget phone, it looks classy enough. No plasticy exterior here; there’s a ridged matte surface on the back.
OS-wise it’s Android 2.2 with Samsung’s TouchWiz 3.0 overlay.
There’s 158MB of on-board memory, and a further 2GB on card.
The camera is a decent 5MP with flash.
On the downside, the Samsung Galaxy Ace's 800MHz processor seemed to struggle on occasion. With an expected release date of March, we’ll reserve final judgement until then. Otherwise the Samsung Galaxy Ace looks like a rather decent mid-range effort.