Samsung has just introduced another successor to the Galaxy Ace smartphone, which is a GSM-only version of the dual-SIM Galaxy Ace Duos GSM+CDMA model. Well for your kind information, this GSM+CDMA model is already on sale for Rs. 13,500/- (approx.) in India. The new GSM-only version is quite lightweight, having 122 grams weigh and 11.5 mm thick. Most interestingly the new smartphone comes with Samsung’s Dual SIM always on feature that ensure to forward calls from SIM 2 to SIM 1 automatically when the user talking on SIM 1. Furthermore it has a premium design with advanced performance, and rich smart experience.
The new GSM+ GSM smartphone brings a 3.5-inch TFT touchscreen display that offers 320 x 480 pixels screen resolution and paired with Samsung Touchwiz UX. The new Duos smartphone comes with a better processor as well as an updated operating system. It’s powered by an 832 MHz processor and runs on Android v2.3 (Gingerbread) OS. In addition it comes built with 3GB internal memory and 512MB RAM, while it also supports for microSD cards that can be expandable up to 32GB. You’ll have advantages of various sensors like Accelerometer, Digital Compass, etc.
This Duos smartphone packs a 5 megapixels autofocus rear camera. If you’ll talk about multimedia features, then it supports 3gp (mp4), WMV (asf), MKV, FLV.VGA video player and also can record at 640 x 480 pixels @ 30fps. It also supports music player formats including AMR-WB/WAV/MID/AC3/IMY/FLAC/XMF eACC＋ with SoundAlive. Even more you can enjoy FM radio and RDS through a 3.5mm audio jack and speaker.
As per connectivity option, the smartphone supports both 2G and 3G networks. It supports EDGE/GPRS 850/ 900/1800/1900 as well as 3G HSDPA 7.2 Mbps 900/2100. In addition, it comes equipped with Wi-Fi 802.11 B/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot, USB 2.0 i9nterface, Bluetooth 3.0, A-GPS, etc. The smartphone also comes preinstalled with Samsung ChatON mobile communication service, Samsung Social Hub, all most SNS, email, and calendar accounts (Google/MS Outlook), Swype, and Document Viewer.
The new member of Duos family measures 112.74 x 61.5 x 11.5 mm and weigh just 122 grams. It boasts a 1,300 mAh battery while the CDMA version has a 1650 mAh, though CDMA networks need more battery consumption. Its 1,300 mAh battery offers talk time up to 1,000 minutes for 2G, while 390 minutes in 3G networks. It delivers standby time of up to 520 hours in 2G and 410 hours in 3G. The new GSM-only model of Galaxy Ace Duos is said to be released first in Russia sometime next month, and expect later roll out to the rest of Europe, Southeast and Southwest Asia, CIS, Latin America, Middle East, Africa, and China. The new Galaxy Ace Duos GSM-only smartphone is also expected to carry a similar price tag as its GSM+CDMA version.
Well, here we’ve found some differences between these GSM+GSM and GSM+CDMA models of Galaxy Ace Duos. Hopefully the comparison will help you in a better way, have a look.
|Galaxy Ace Duos I589
||Galaxy Ace Duos GSM-only
|800 MHz Processor
||832 MHz Processor
|150 MB (Internal memory)
||3 GB storage
|3.15 MP camera
||5.0 MP camera
|Android V2.2 (Froyo) OS
||Android V2.3 (Gingerbread) OS
|Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps (3G)
||HSDPA up to 7.2 Mbps (3G)
|CDMA 800 / 1900 / GSM 900 / 1800 / CDMA2000 1xEV-DO MHz | CDMA 800 / 1900 / GSM 900 / 1800 MHz
||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / HSDPA 900 / 2100 MHz | GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
|125 g weigh
||122 g weigh