Samsung GALAXY Ace 2

Announced:
Feb 21, 2012
Status:
Released

PhoneArena Rating:

6.5
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Display

Size:

3.8 inches

Resolution:

800 x 480 pixels, 246 PPI

Technology:

Super PLS LCD

Screen-to-body:

55.80 %

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

Processor:

Dual-core, 800 MHz

GPU:

Yes

RAM:

0.75GB

Internal storage:

4GB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC up to 32 GB

Device type:

Smart phone

OS:

Android (4.1.2, 2.3.6), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Battery

Capacity:

1500 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time:

16.33 hours
the average is 19 h (1116 min)

Stand-by time:

27.9 days (670 hours)
the average is 21 days (514 h)

Talk time (3G):

7.50 hours
the average is 23 h (1381 min)

Stand-by time (3G):

26.7 days (640 hours)
the average is 27 days (645 h)

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

5 MP

Features:

Autofocus

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.8

Flash:

LED

Software Features:

Touch to focus, Smile detection, Blink detection, Geo tagging, ISO control, Burst mode, Panorama, Scenes, Effects

Video recording:

1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Video sharing

Front:

0.3 MP VGA

Design

Form factor:

Candybar

Dimensions:

4.66 x 2.45 x 0.41 inches (118.3 x 62.2 x 10.5 mm)

Weight:

4.30 oz (122 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (179 g)

Keys:

Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Cellular

UMTS:

900, 2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data Speed:

HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, UMTS

2G Data:

EDGE, GPRS

Global Roaming:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

DLNA

Music player:

Filter by:

Album, Artist, Playlists

Supported formats:

MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, FLAC, WMA, WAV

Video playback:

Supported formats:

MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

3.0

Profiles/ Protocols:

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Human Interface Device (HID), Logical Link Control and Adaptation Protocol (L2CAP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP)

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging

Location:

GPS, Glonass

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass

Other:

NFC, Computer sync, OTA sync

Internet browsing

Browser:

supports:

HTML, Flash

Built-in online services support:

YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+

Phone features

Notifications:

Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Phonebook:

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer:

Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer, Calculator

Messaging:

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail:

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging:

Hangouts / Google Talk, ChatON

Games:

Yes

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Apr 11, 2012

FCC ID value:

A3LGTI8160 link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.33 W/kg

Body:

0.59 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

0.76 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.62 W/kg

Availability

Officially announced:

Feb 21, 2012
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This device is also known as Samsung I8160, Samsung GT-I8160

Cons

  • Thick body (0.41 inches)

Description

Samsung GALAXY Ace 2 comes to succeed its predecessor with a dual-core 800MHz processor, 5MP camera with HD video recording, 3.8” WVGA TFT touch screen, Wi-Fi and GPS/Glonass support.

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