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Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 review: Flying high

Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 review: Flying high - read the full textWith the Galaxy S III busy grabbing the headlines, a midrange smartphone has been making its way to a number of markets without much fanfare. But you can bet the Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 won't settle for the role of just another sequel. It has a chance to...


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> In reply to yowanvista @ 2012-07-17 12:17 from Nvfy - click to readthese should all be problems of your device, many smartphones it takes a while to run smoothl!ace and ace plus are good but for sure you will receive soon an update!
I took day one htc sensation xl, one s and were both far from good,...also s3 wasn't perfect,...but now s3 is the best, my opinion of course, sensation xl is now also perfect, unfortunately one s isn't yet! These are my experiences! y

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  • 2012-07-21 22:31
  • JJtn

so gsmarena go on and on with comparisons with the experia u when the sola is the same price and size and wins on features.

I know that gsmarena say that they are independent but this is non stop distorted Sony and Samsung reviews.
did someone from Sony run over the reviewers dog our something.

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  • 2012-07-21 12:19
  • TSDM

> In reply to Yomama @ 2012-07-19 20:56 from nIGx - click to readics suck gb still the best.

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  • 2012-07-20 05:07
  • XMiu

Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 is Greeaaatt. just one problem, my phone is experiencing lag quite badly sometimes. Is there anyway I can reduce lag and make the phone run smoother? Other than that, I would say this is the best Mid-range Android smartphone available right now. Unless having to wait for ICS is a problem, which it isn't for me :)

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  • 2012-07-19 20:56
  • nIGx

I've got one I8160, and i'm almost full happy with it!

i've just got one small BIG GIGANTE Issue...

the The internal memory is suppose to be 4GB and actualy i only apear 1,1 GB.... what happen to the rest?

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  • 2012-07-19 13:02
  • p%cm

> In reply to yowanvista @ 2012-07-17 12:17 from Nvfy - click to readhow come mine doesnt experience any lags?
for camera use camera zoom fx! and eventually this will be fixed in ICS. no big deal.
use a screen protector mate. that's its use.
for gaming, only tried 2xl mx offroad and handles it easily.

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  • 2012-07-18 02:17
  • vxr9

Hi, everybody, I have been keenly following this blog for the last 2 orr 3 months. I have the following questions.

1)When Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 will be launched in India ?
2)What will be its price in India ?
3)Does the rear camera really has no zoom?
4)What about the front glass - is it really scratch proof ?
5)How long is its battery lasts with moderate use - Phone calls and very moderate net
surfing ?
6)Does the browser really supports Adobe Flash ?

Since this will be my first Android - is it worth a buy ? I have opted out of Sola because it has built-in battery.

Thanks in advance.

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  • 2012-07-17 20:51
  • utfx

I've got this Smartphone & it's not that good.
1. No ability to zoom while taking picture.
2. The UI is slow and laggy, especially in TW4
3. Performance is horrible in gaming, the U8500 barely even beats Single Core SoCs
4. Plastic Screen is prone to scratches.

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  • 2012-07-17 12:17
  • Nvfy

How to use/activate the NFC?

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  • 2012-07-17 09:14
  • sxt7

> In reply to MJS @ 2012-07-16 14:20 from v0qT - click to readThe rest of the RAM is used for Android system.

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  • 2012-07-17 07:25
  • vfxH

n the specification page the RAM is 768 but when I checked the task manager 555 MB only

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  • 2012-07-16 14:20
  • v0qT

I'm also concerned about the screen. The original Ace had Gorilla Glass but apparently the Ace 2 doesn't (not according to Corning, anyway). I E-mailed Samsung a week ago to clarify but they haven't troubled to reply. Does the Ace have some other brand of glass protection?

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  • 2012-07-16 11:47
  • nUf0

Can anyone tell me the price of this samsung ace2? And When will it arrive at Indian Market? Im eagerly waiting to buy this phone.

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  • 2012-07-16 07:51
  • M8T2

I doubt Samsung will provide Jelly Bean Update to this.
Samsung doesnt put the mid range product customer as important.

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  • 2012-07-16 07:06
  • ibHM

> In reply to thunderising @ 2012-07-15 08:14 from ut2v - click to readThis video shows that the Ace 2 is Ics upgradeable, as for jellybean, we shall have to wait for that.

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  • 2012-07-16 05:27
  • s{Ks

> In reply to Yani @ 2012-07-15 11:08 from 3pwj - click to readOh they better upgrade this to ics and jellybean. Hehe

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  • 2012-07-16 05:26
  • s{Ks

Hi. Anybody can explain me about these benchmarks?

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  • 2012-07-16 02:08
  • LeyW

I have some questions regarding this phone owing to discrepancy b/w the phones specs and the review here.
1. The screen has protection or not (review says scratch res. glass-specs hav no mention watsoever)
2. BT version-2.1(in review) or 3.0(in specs)
3.Flash support in browser(specs hav no mention-they say only HTML)
4.Ambient Light Sensor present or not?
Also all users who hav commented previously-i DO think that this phn will get ics as d video looked promising & reliable enough n google has promised that jb will be a step towards ending defragmentation meaning every phone that has ics will be capable of running jb
Now to the gsmarena team- some recent news suggested that adobe flash was taken off store. now as i haven't got a droid b4 idk what effect it will hav on this phn
will this phn ship with flash or do v hav 2 download it frm d play store?
PLZ ANSWER...........

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  • 2012-07-15 19:18
  • 2@Hj

> In reply to Derp @ 2012-07-14 10:04 from 7w45 - click to readYou said that ace 2 has more ram in the advantages of ace 2 but not the more processing power of xperia U as it's advantage.

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  • 2012-07-15 17:44
  • vbMr

> In reply to [deleted post]1. I rather take GB than "official" uncooked ICS.

2. Design of Xperia U looks hideous for the most, unless you are a gay.

3. It's a same dual core.

4. Xperia U has no sd card slot and it is the deal breaker for the majority.

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  • 2012-07-15 13:12
  • YPb1

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