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Good: Screen. Now a lot cheaper (especially if it's your wife's contract hand-me-down!).
Bad: Plasticky (I've been used to HTCs).
Comment: Since this review was written, it now seems that Ace 2 will get JellyBean probably around April/May in the UK, and you can find out how to get the 'leaked' version of this elsewhere. I've got mine running 4.1.2 without much drama just by following the instructions by Alan Martin on "How to root the Samsung Galaxy Ace 2". You then more or less repeat the process for the 'leaked files' which removes 'root' as it does it from what I can see.
Comment: CHEAP TO BUY AND USING ON O2 SIM ONLY. EASY TO SET UP, EASY TO TEXT USING VOICE IMPUT, GOOD BATTERY LIFE-2/3 DAYS OF USE .FAST INTERNET CONNECTION, ON MY SECOND ONE-FIRST WAS LOST AND INSURERS REPLACED WITH SAME PHONE-WHICH I INSISTED ON. HAS A TASK MANAGER FUNCTION WHICH CLOSES OPEN APPS AND REDUCES RAM WHICH LOWERS BATTERY USAGE. ALL IN ALL: A SUPERB 'PHONE.
Good: Like The Camera , Works very well .
Bad: Some screen items dissapear off main screen at times but come back
Comment: Ohone is good for the price . I see some bad reviews on Battery but so far only charging every 3 to 4 days , So ok here .
Comment: It has the potential to be a good smartphone for a fairly reasonable price, but I guess there is a price to pay after all... I got my phone from phone4u, and happily returned home with the hope to get it up and running. No matter how hard I tried - the phone wouldn't connect to KIES software which is like iTune for iPhone. I tried to resolve that, I really did! phoned the tech team at phone4u, contacted Samsung technical support and even made long searches online. NADA!
eventually Phone4U told me I can exchange the phone since it's probably faulty and that they had never encountered such a problem. I seriously doubt that now..after exchanging my phone for a similar one, the problem repeated itself. So now (after wasting all this time and money on the non-free customer service line charge) I am returning the phone for good.
There are few more problems with this phone, such as not regaining reception after coming out from the tube (unless I switch it off and on again), this is a repeated problem as I understand from other people on those forums I was searching. Another problem I had is the fact that the phone does not support Hebrew and as much as I tried to download a fix, it wasn't perfect.
If the above problems will be solved, it's a nice smartphone, but until Samsung will be more vigilant in its approach to resolve these problem - this phone(is not)4Me.
Good: Affordable on medium sepcification
Bad: camera laggy
Comment: It's great choice for a low fund find for a medium requirement and kind a great of a specification
Bad: nothing,.,it has all the good.
Comment: this android phone is really great and nothing is negative
Good: Pretty much everything
Bad: Battery could be better
Comment: Bought this phone a couple of months ago and can't fault it. Good size, good camera, fast etc. Might still run Gingerbread at the moment but Samsung have confirmed a Jelly Bean update for the Ace 2. Can't see myself changing phone for a good while now.
Good: great camera nice build
Bad: can be slow at times battery life
Comment: this is my first android smartphone and i have to say i'm very impressed. i already knew the first ace sold like hot cakes so i wanted something a little better and bought this. it's got a fantastic camera, the processor is good but can be slow at times and also the battery life is okay but dies quite quickly. overall its a great first smartphone and would recommend it to anyone who loves entertainment and likes taking a few snaps now and then.
Good: Great graphics, very fast downloads.
Comment: Battery is awful, i find i have to charge it twice a day, and i only use it for occasional phone calls and texts. It's back to O2 shop tomorrow.
Bad: Email is painfully slow
Comment: I wanted something better than my old Blackberry Bold in terms of faster internet and bigger screen. I dont like big phones so chose the galaxy ace 2. Result is that email is painfully slow and the phone is going back to the shop tomorrow. I will stick with my blackberry, it does what I want but not quite as well as I would like.
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