Samsung has today officially announced the launch of its brand new mid-range Samsung Galaxy Ace (S5830) Android powered smartphone in India that features 3.5-inch HVGA TFT touchscreen display, Qualcomm QCT MSM7227-1 Turbo 800 MHz processor and runs Android 2.2 Froyo.
Samsung’s Smartphone offering in India now comprises of eleven Smartphone models across the Android, Windows and Samsung’s own proprietary ‘bada’ platform.
The Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830 smartphone is Quad-band GSM: 850, 900, 1800, 1900 dual-band 3G HSDPA: 900, 2100 ready device which is powered by 800 MHz Qualcomm QCT MSM7227-1 Turbo Processor and features 158MB RAM with microSD card supporting 32GB expandable memory allowing practically unlimited entries contact phonebook and SMS memory.
Samsung Galaxy Ace smartphone features 3.5-inch, HVGA 320 x 480 pixel TFT capacitive gorilla glass (scratch free and tough) touchscreen supporting 16 million colors and sports two touch-sensitive keys and a home key in same fashion as on Galaxy S series smartphones.
The phone also includes Accelerometer sensor for auto screen rotate and runs on Android 2.2 Froyo version with Samsung’s TouchWiz v3.0 user interface over Android just like the one in Samsung Galaxy S smartphones.
Only 113g in weight, Samsung Galaxy Ace offers exhaustive data connectivity that includes GPRS, EDGE, 3G HSDPA 7.2 Mbps download speed, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/N Wireless LAN with DLNA, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR with A2DP wireless connection, GPS with Assisted GPS (A-GPS) and microUSB 2.0 for wired connectivity.
Galaxy Ace S5830 comes with 5 megapixel (2560×1920 pixel) rear camera with added LED flash, geo-tagging, face and smile recognition capability along with video recording in QVGA resolution in addition to a front-facing VGA resolution camera for 3G assisted video calling newly offered by Android Gingerbread. Users will be able to make calls through the Internet using Voice over IP (VoIP) technology.
Like Samsung’s Galaxy S series smartphones, the Samsung Galaxy Ace features the audio player with 5.1 channel surround sound capability which delivers truly high quality audio with Samsung’s audio headphones-cum-handsfree set.
Other features of Galaxy Ace S5830 includes Haptic feedback vibration, Digital compas, Proximity sensor for auto screen off, ambiance light sensor that automatically adjusts screen brightness with reference to surrounding light and 3.5mm headset jack.
The Galaxy Ace smartphone is powered by Android 2.2 FroYo platform and comes packed with standard Google Apps including , Android Market, Google Calendar, Gmail, Google Earth, Google Maps 4.7 with Navigatio, Google Search, Google Talk IM, Google Voice, Voice Actions, YouTube and many more. Then there are over 100,000 apps at Android Market for download.
Announcing the launch, Mr. Ranjit Yadav, Country Head, Samsung Mobiles and IT, stated, “Following the phenomenal success of Samsung GALAXY S, we wanted to expand our Android based Smartphone offerings in the Indian market in keeping with our philosophy of ‘Smartphone for everyone’. Our new Galaxy series will enable our consumers to be more effective, productive, better connected, and in tune with their smart life – both personal and professional – all in a very easy and simple way.” The new Samsung GALAXY models offer a premium design, enhanced multimedia features and the superior Android experience with Android 2.2.
The Samsung Galaxy Acer S5830 smartphone comes with 1350 mAh li-ion standard battery that offers talk time of up to 6.7 hours on 3G ( about 11 hours on 2G) and standby time up to 17.8 days on 3G ( about 29.7 days on 2G) network.
The mid-range Samsung Galaxy Ace (S5830) smartphone is now available across India at for the MRP of Rs. 18,290 with one year warranty.