Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus

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Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus
GT-S7500
Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus logo (edit).jpg
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Manufacturer Samsung Electronics
Series Galaxy
Compatible networks GSM 850/900/1800/1900
HSDPA 7.2 Mbps 900/2100 (Canada HSPA 850/1900)[1]
First released February 28, 2012; 2 years ago (2012-02-28) [2]
Availability by country UK March 17, 2012 (2012-03-17) [3]
Predecessor Galaxy Ace
Successor Samsung Galaxy Ace 2
Type Smartphone
Form factor Slate
Dimensions 114.7 x 62.5 x 11.2 mm
Weight 115 g (4.1 oz)
Operating system Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread
CPU Qualcomm S1 MSM7227A 1 GHz Cortex A5 processor
GPU Adreno 200 GPU , 200 mhz
Memory 512 MB
Storage 3 GB
Removable storage microSD (supports up to 32 GB)
Battery 1,300 mAh, 5.0 Wh, 3.7 V, internal rechargeable Li-ion, user replaceable
Data inputs Multi-touch, capacitive touchscreen
Accelerometer
A-GPS
Digital compass
Proximity sensor
Push buttons
Capacitive touch-sensitive buttons
Display TFT LCD, 3.65 in (93 mm) diagonal.
320x480 px (158ppi) HVGA
16M colors
Rear camera 5.0-megapixel 2592x1944 max, 3x digital zoom, autofocus, LED flash, VGA video recording 640x480 px MPEG4 at 30 fps max.
Connectivity 3.5 mm jack
Bluetooth v3.0 with A2DP
DLNA
Stereo FM radio with RDS
Micro-USB 2.0
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Other Swype keyboard
SAR 0.84 W/kg

The Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus (GT-S7500[L/T/W]) is a later generation of the Samsung Galaxy Ace (S5830), which was released by Samsung in 2011. The phone weighs 115 grams (4.1 oz), is 3.65 inches tall and retains the same 320x480 resolution[4] as the original Ace. Various new technologies and features are introduced as the phone came out.

Feature & Review[edit]

For its features, Galaxy Ace Plus contains a 1 GHz processor in order to carry all the applications and games on the phone. There is one back camera with auto-focus (no front camera to speak of), an A-GPS, microUSB2.0, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, radio, 3 GB of internal memory, and microSD (up to 32 GB) external memory.[2] The black colour palette with softened edges gives this phone a modern shape. The hand-small size is the most attractive point of this phone. This feature offers convenience for users to carry their phones around. Galaxy Ace Plus has running Android OS 2.3 Gingerbread,[4] has strong mobile operations and speedy.

Instant Messaging Service[edit]

Moreover, the Galaxy series involves in Samsung’s own instant messaging service, called ChatON. Users text each other or start multi-person conversations, multimedia file sharing etc. by applying their own phone numbers instead of creating username and password.[5] This mobile function drives a similar application as iPhone’s iMessage and BlackBerry’s BlackBerry Messenger.

System and Screen Control[edit]

Galaxy Ace Plus includes the upgraded GUI and TouchWiz 4.0 interface. The lockscreen and menus are simply designed with simple backgrounds.[5] The Ace Plus has the integration of missed events with shortcuts to the relevant apps. Touchscreen is allowed and swiping gesture is basically the only way to use it. Users can have up to 7 homescreens. They can be rearranged, deleted, or added at any points when the users want samsung to.[6]

Social Phonebook and Social Hub[edit]

As many modern phones offer now, Galaxy Ace Plus also has a wide range of perfectly organized phonebook and practically unlimited storage capacity. The contact book does not only show the contacts that users stored before, but it also syncs contacts from those social networking the users use. Also, the phonebook offers a Quick contacts feature, where the users can set up quick contact people specifically.[6] Social Hub combines the users email accounts with social networking (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc.) so that all incoming emails are collected on one list, the owners are able to mark them as favorites, have shortcuts to reply, manage the inflow of incoming updates and so on.[7]

Google Apps[edit]

The Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus contains an A-GPS, which offers as the same functions as Google Maps. It offers voice-guided navigation in certain countries and displays instructions elsewhere.[7] Ace Plus offers the latest Google Maps version, which the data is very efficient and easy to cache. The app will recalculate and reroute users if they get off course, even without a WiFi connection. 3D buildings are shown on the phone. Besides, the Ace Plus accesses to connect to the Android Market, as known as Google Play now. This is a big storage of database, where users can download all the applications they need. If you have used iTunes before, then it will be much easier to adapt Google Play.[7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Telus Samsung Galaxy Ace Details". telusmobility.com. Retrieved 2011-11-17. 
  2. ^ a b "Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus". Phandroid. Retrieved 31 March 2013. 
  3. ^ "Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus Arrives in U.K. Tomorrow, March 17". TechnoBuffalo. Retrieved 31 March 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "Samsung announces the Galaxy Ace Plus: 3.65-inch display, 1GHz processor… no word on a release date". Mobilesyrup. Retrieved 31 March 2013. 
  5. ^ a b "Galaxy Ace Plus". Samsung. Retrieved 31 March 2013. 
  6. ^ a b "Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus review: Aces wild". Gsmarena. Retrieved 31 March 2013. 
  7. ^ a b c "Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus review: Aces wild". Gsmarena. Retrieved 31 March 2013.