The Samsung Galaxy Ace: What's it All About?
LONDON, November 14, 2012
LONDON, November 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Everyone knows that smartphone sales are ever increasing, but the Samsung
Galaxy Ace is one of the big hitters when it comes to sales. In fact,
according to Carphone Warehouse , the Ace is right up there with iPhone 5 and
the Samsung Galaxy S III in sales figures. So, what makes the Samsung Galaxy
Ace such a success?
Well, as soon as you look at it, the Galaxy Ace is a stylish smartphone with
looks well above its cost effective pricing. It's also light and portable, so
there's no troubles carrying it around all day, or being forced to use both
hands to text. The 3.5" touchscreen is also of high quality, supporting all
the features you'd expect of a touchscreen smartphone - good colour
representation, pinch and zoom, responsive.
And this is really where the Samsung Galaxy Ace leads the way. It has
everything you'd expect from a modern smartphone.
On the back there's a strong 5MP camera with LED flash that gives surprisingly
sharp images, while sharing photos and videos to Facebook and YouTube is quick
thanks to built-in Wi-Fi and 3G. This also means you can get online when
you're not at home, something that's increasingly a must have feature of the
smartphone. Emails can be checked anywhere, you can check up on the sports
results and grab your apps.
That's right, apps, the vital addition to modern phones. Because the Samsung
Galaxy Ace runs Android, it can access the apps in the Google Play Store.
There are hundreds of thousands of apps in the store, most free, letting you
customise your phone in hundreds of ways. There are new ring tones,
backgrounds, games, news apps and widgets - icons that sit on the homescreen
and update with information. Thanks to the nippy processor that powers the
Ace, games are pretty impressive too.
In fact, thanks to Google Maps, the Samsung Galaxy Ace is also a capable path
finder and sat nav, so you can use it while driving - handsfree equipment
plugged in, of course - or to find a new restaurant. There's the complete
The Samsung Galaxy is also a real steal when it comes to price. At Carphone
Warehouse you can get a monthly contract with inclusive minutes, texts and
internet data for just £7.50. Even if you're a Pay as you go user, you can
pick up the Ace for under £90. No wonder it's selling like hotcakes.
Notes to Editors
• Carphone Warehouse is the largest independent mobile phone retailer in the
UK, with over 800 stores nationwide
• Discover how to get more from your gadgets with eye openers from Carphone
Warehouse. Eye openers is a YouTube channel which features videos of Carphone
Warehouse team members sharing useful hints and tips on everything from
laptops to Sat Navs to the latest mobile phones. With new videos being added
each month, users can search through hundreds of videos at
About Carphone Warehouse and Geek Squad
In 2006 Best Buy established a partnership with Carphone Warehouse to bring
its business model and mobile phone expertise to the US market under the
banner 'Best Buy Mobile'. Two years later, Best Buy acquired 50% of The
Carphone Warehouse's European and US retail interests for £1.1billion,
creating Best Buy Europe. The joint venture now encompasses the following
retail and technical support brands: Carphone Warehouse, The Phone House and
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