Samsung unveils new Galaxy Ace Duos

Samsung unveils new Galaxy Ace Duos
The Samsung Galaxy Ace has become one of the most successful phones in the low to mid-range, but while we’re waiting for the Galaxy Ace 2 to hit shelves in the second quarter of the year, Samsung has unveiled the Galaxy Ace DUOS.

This Ace Duos is a dual SIM phone with GSM-only support, and the latter is what makes it different from the previously announced CDMA+GSM Ace Duos. The two SIMs allow you to take the best deals of two carriers. The downside is that once in call on one of the SIM cards, the other is not active.

Except for that, there’s nothing new - the same 3.5-inch HVGA (yikes!) display, an 832MHz processor, 512MB of RAM, a 5-megapixel rear camera and Android 2.3 Gingerbread all make for a passable experience for an affordable phone.

The Samsung Galaxy Ace Duos release date is June for Russia, followed by a debut in Europe, CIS, Latin America, Southeast and Southwest Asia, Middle East, Africa, and China. 

Right now, that’s one of the best dual-SIM options on the market. Traditionally, a territory for ultra low-cost phones, dual SIM functionality is slowly climbing to more advanced handsets, but we’re sure carriers don’t like this trend, so we think it’s safe to assume there will be no high-end phone with dual-SIM functionality in the near future. How do you like the Ace Duos, would you get one?



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GALAXY Ace DUOS
  • Display 3.5" 320 x 480 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP
  • Storage 3 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 1300 mAh(6.50h 3G talk time)

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10 Comments

1. mercorp

Posts: 1045; Member since: Jan 28, 2012

Galaxy plus lite! But I don't get it.Why do we need dual-sim phones? Can someone explain? And I will take this over the mini 2 anyday.

3. hung2900

Posts: 966; Member since: Mar 02, 2012

If you're in Asia, especially in China and South East countries, you will know why. And you will feel more surpised with some tri or quad-sim phones ^^

4. PackMan

Posts: 277; Member since: Mar 09, 2012

Specially in China and India, dual-sim is big deal. People use multiple sim of different telecom companies and get the benefit of both. They also rarely have contracts and most people are on prepaid network.

7. WakaFlakaD

Posts: 576; Member since: Apr 30, 2011

Work phone + private cell phone = Do-it-all!

2. Bluesky02

Posts: 1439; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

Cute looking phone

5. skymitch89

Posts: 1453; Member since: Nov 05, 2010

Can you say "lawsuite from Apple?" This looks quite a bit like the 3GS/GS1.

6. DigitalBoy05

Posts: 278; Member since: Jun 04, 2011

I have to agree despite me being a huge android supporter.

8. corporateJP

Posts: 2458; Member since: Nov 28, 2009

You beat me to the comment...

9. DigitalBoy05

Posts: 278; Member since: Jun 04, 2011

Ahh if only your profile pic of Johnny Cash could be Samsung's new marketing poster against Apple

10. theyouthdeb

Posts: 1; Member since: Nov 28, 2013

This Phone lags a lot Any body know any solution?

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