Galaxy Ace 2 - £150
Why this smartphone is built for you
The Samsung Galaxy Ace 2
The Galaxy Ace 2 is a mid-range smartphone that runs on Android JellyBean. It is a fully featured handset that will be an attractive proposition for both first time and returning smartphone buyers.
This phone has a 3.8 inch touchscreen that displays in 246PPI (Pixels Per Inch). The average PPI for a modern smartphone is 255.
The Galaxy Ace 2 has a 5MP camera, can record video in up to 720p and has a 0.3MP front facing camera for taking selfies and making video calls.
Performance is provided by a 0.8 GHz dual core processor and 0.8GB RAM. Based upon its processor speed and memory, this phone receives an unmudlr performance rating of 35 out of 100.
The Galaxy Ace 2 has an estimated battery life of around 15 hours. The average smartphone battery life is around 10 hours. It has a battery capacity of 1500mAh (MilliAmp hours). The average battery capacity is 1950mAh. The battery on this phone is removable.
1GB (Gigabyte) is equal to roughly 500 pictures or 250 songs. The Galaxy Ace 2 comes with 4GB internal storage and an expandable memory card slot which makes it possible for you to add a further 32GB external storage. It also comes with Google Drive installed which gives you an additional 15GB of free cloud storage.
The Galaxy Ace 2 has Bluetooth which enables it to communicate with other Bluetooth devices (such as a Bluetooth handsfree kit). It has Wi-Fi which means that it can connect to your home network or public Wi-Fi hotspots such as those available in many coffee shops, cafes or hotels. It is able to connect to DLNA enabled devices (such as a smart TV or laptop) meaning that you can stream content both to and from this device wirelessly. This phone has NFC which enables you to make contactless payments and share files with your friends.
The Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 has an FM radio and an MP3 player. It is able to integrate with social media via designated Facebook and Twitter Apps and comes preloaded with Google Maps, Gmail, Chrome, Google+ and YouTube. Other apps, such as Instagram, WhatsApp, Snapchat and Spotify are available to download from the Google Play Store, along with the latest music, films, TV shows and games.
The Ace 2 is a steady performer in all areas. As its price continues to fall in the wake of the release of the Ace 3, this phone will become an even more attractive proposition in the entry level smartphone market.