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Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830 unveiled, we go hands-on

25 January, 2011 | Read the news | Post your comment
Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830 unveiled, we go hands-on - read the full textWithout any fanfare Samsung made the Android-running S5830 Galaxy Ace official. The full-touch mid-range smartphone popped up on the Indonesian web page of the company, confirming all rumors we heard so far. The Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830 packs a 3.5" capacitive touchscreen display of HVGA...

 

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I think it's great that they made a mid range phone have a 3.5" screen. Most mid-range phones now spots a 3.2/3.3" screens. Since its running android 2.2, its software should not be a problem. The only thing thats left wondering is the camera/video quality..and they better update it to 2.3 after a few mths..samsung has a tendency of releasing phones after phones but forgetting to update thier previous phones. Well, at least theyre not as bad as SE.X10 still stuck at 1.6 for some regions.lol!

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  • 2011-01-25 15:18
  • Ui}D

Pity....another i-copy from samsung.....wave n omnia7 stand apart for their elegant new-looks....rest r iphone-clones.

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  • 2011-01-25 15:13
  • kUW@

another look alike @_@

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  • 2011-01-25 15:05
  • t7M{

> In reply to Some guy from Greece @ 2011-01-25 14:45 from HBmm - click to readIt doesn't really look like a direct clone of the iPhone. I've seen some China-clones that looks more like a copy. The speaker slot on the top looks like the one on the iPhone, the icon on the dock at the bottom of the screen looks like a rip off and if touch wiz is on this thing then the app drawer will surely be like an iPhone app screen clone.

I have a Galaxy S and I must admit that Touch Wiz is like an attempt to bring a bit of iPhone into an Android device. I rooted my phone though and there's not a bit of hint of Touch Wiz left.

It's a wonderful device but IMO, the skin, which is supposed to add value, looks like it was inspired by the iPhone and that is not a bad thing in terms of marketting. The Galaxy S line sold well and that's what really matters.

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  • 2011-01-25 15:04
  • kJX3

this is sampple phone!

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  • 2011-01-25 15:03
  • njB7

is this the new iphone4 made by samsung?

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  • 2011-01-25 14:51
  • vp9j
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I don't see how it is a problem that it looks like iPhone. After all it isn't some copy. Samsung logo is pretty dinstictive, it's not like they to fool the customers.
Unless of course the average customer can't find a reason good enough to get the iPhone instead of this. Maybe Samsung's effort is just that. To give the message that the iPhone's experience can be offered through a device that costs half the money...
If that is Samsung's plan, the visual resemblance is tha right way to effect the purpose.

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  • 2011-01-25 14:45
  • HBmm

Be quick, indonesiadroider is waiting.

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  • 2011-01-25 14:28
  • PRWZ

iphone 4 muchhhhhhhhh????
come on sammy, all of ur phones are carbon copies these days!
get original!

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  • 2011-01-25 14:21
  • P%BX

this could be a great phone in my opinion, if the price is right :)

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  • 2011-01-25 14:18
  • pWXx

They need to concentrate on designs everything looks same..... s/w wise yes kwel better than other brand...

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  • 2011-01-25 14:14
  • F{E7

With a 3.5 inch screen, you really expect WVGA. HVGA isnt the best choice. Unless they price this well, an HTC Desire would be far better after its price drops

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  • 2011-01-25 14:09
  • vGPA

i hate iphone, but this is really close to iphone's design....c'mon, samsung loosed inspiration it seems...

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  • 2011-01-25 14:00
  • 3nqT

i hope it'll get released on my country (indonesia) quickly :)

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  • 2011-01-25 13:55
  • wray

If this keeps going on, samsung will even change their logo to an apple.

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  • 2011-01-25 13:47
  • JyxN

seriously Acer liquid metal is much much betteer , and is cheap about 300 euro .

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  • 2011-01-25 13:46
  • s0Iu

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2011-01-25 13:02 from ncI9 - click to readThanks for mentioned that;))

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  • 2011-01-25 13:33
  • m1cf

Is there any confirmation that it have a Qualcomm 7227?
Shouldn't be a Samsung CPU like a S36410 or something?

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  • 2011-01-25 13:24
  • Svkq

i think is their right to copy the visual since they sell to iphones the CPU and GPU:P This phone will be nice if appears in portugal

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  • 2011-01-25 13:12
  • 3E0G

specs look good for the price....wonder about the ram it carries

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  • 2011-01-25 13:10
  • utXJ

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