Samsung Galaxy Ace Gingerbread update arrives

Samsung Galaxy Ace Gingerbread update arrives
The unofficial Gingerbread ROM for the Samsung Galaxy Ace leaked nearly three months ago, but it's only now that Samsung has pushed the official update through Kies in select regions. The first countries to benefit from Samsung's update are Russia and Poland, but others are expected to get it soon as well, according to SamFirmware.

After the update, your Galaxy Ace will run on Android 2.3.3, which not only brings slight changes to the visuals, but also patches some security holes and implements enhanced copy-paste among other features. So while the Ace is by no means a high-end device, it still manages daily tasks without a problem on its reasonably sized 3.5-inch screen. Have you already updated your Ace? Feel free to share your experiences in the comments below.


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Galaxy Ace
  • Display 3.5" 320 x 480 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S1, Single core, 800 MHz
  • Storage 0.158 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 1350 mAh(6.50h 3G talk time)

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16 Comments

2. I'm ace unregistered

when is south east Asia's turn?

3. Ashish577 unregistered

I updated it.... and it feels better, crashes less, plays better games(less or no lags), records better videos(640*480), battery life has also increased...... great update overall :)

4. Lakhan unregistered

Did u get the update in india...???

5. miten unregistered

hi ashish did u get update via kies? i m from india and cant update via kies

14. Sean unregistered

Hey I too want to update my phone as well....like you did... So how can i get it done...? What are the necessary things you used in this process....? and ist harmful for the phone,,/.?

6. miten unregistered

hi ashish did u get update via kies as i m from india and didn get update for ace..?thanx in advance

7. Avishek unregistered

Hi, Please let me know when I can update via Kies in India. Also please can some of you share if the battery life will increase after the update.

8. Sushil unregistered

Guys, I updated my Ace to 2.3.3 and its working just fine..as mentioned battery life has improved, no crashes till now (I updated 15 days back)..better video resolution...I updated using the following link...Its a leaked version but safe...No updates on Kies in India yet....http://androidadvices.com/how-to-update-samsung-galaxy-ace-gt-s5830-to-gingerbread-2-3-3-xxkp9-firmware/4/

9. Galaxian unregistered

When will it be available here in Philippines??

10. rai unregistered

update for gingerbread available @ sm megamall b 4th floor at samsung service center...

11. omnifarious unregistered

updates available in india through kies i updated mine to 2.3.4.........

12. nike unregistered

I updated mine through kies in india,,,,,, it wasn't a hassle at all.... there was no need to go to a service center,,,,, works great,,,,, go gingerbread,... :)

13. Galaxian unregistered

Nike, How you updated via kies, I am not able to see the OS(2.3) update. Can you pls suggest if any changes need to be made in kies?

15. aceessss unregistered

Updating now through kies here in the philippines

16. DK unregistered

Upgrade your Samsung Galaxy Ace officially... IMPORTANT…!!!….All of you…..While upgrading your Samsung Galaxy Ace to official Gingerbread 2.3.4 through Kies software….Please assure that your Kies has a latest version…if not…..please upgrade it first……then try to upgrade your Ace…..Upgrade your phone only if you are using hi-speed internet through Wi-Fi…..it takes around 1 to 2 hrs (Please keep patience or wait while upgrade)….Do not use any USB broadband internet device as it’s speed is very low for updating your phone through Kies…..if you still getting any message on Kies while updating or it stops…..try again and again till you get the update to your phone….it’s normal…….All the Best…!!!

17. abhinya

Posts: 1; Member since: Jan 09, 2012

I run a 2.3.6 and have tried 2.3.7, cynugen rom manager and rooted to the hilt. Use es file explorer to alter data on phone memory. @abhinya

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